DRS playoffs complete; Region play starts Tuesday

The Dakota-Rice-Scott playoffs concluded over the weekend, and pairings for the Region 3C Tournament have been announced. 

New Market, Faribault and Union Hill won their playoff series, joining St. Benedict, Prior Lake and St. Patrick, teams that clinched their series on Friday. 

Result Saturday, July 27

New Market 10, Shakopee 2 (New Market wins series 2-0)

Results Sunday, July 28

Faribault 9, Webster 0 (Faribault wins series 2-1)

Union Hill 2, Montgomery 1 (Union Hill wins series 2-1)


The Region 3C pairings were finalized Sunday. There will be two games played over each of six days, beginning Tuesday, July 30. The first three games, between playoff series losers, will be elimination games. The winners of those games will enter the first round of the region playoffs, which have nine teams playing two games each. Any team losing both of those games will be eliminated, and the rest will continue play vieing for four berths in the State Amateur Baseball Tournament, which begins August 18 in Maple Lake and Delano. 

Region 3C Schedule:

Tuesday, July 30: 

Game 1 - Veseli at Lonsdale, 7:30 p.m. (loser eliminated)

Game 2 - Webster at Montgomery, 7:30 p.m. (loser eliminated)

Wednesday, July 31

Game 3 - Shakopee at New Prague, 7:30 p.m. (loser eliminated)

Game 4 - Union Hill vs. St. Patrick at Veseli, 8 p.m. (time changed from 7:30 p.m.)

Thursday, Aug. 1

Game 5 - St. Benedict at Game 2 winner, 7:30 p.m.

Game 6 - New Market at Game 1 winner, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 2

Game 7 - Faribault at Game 3 winner, 7:30 p.m.

Game 8 - St. Patrick at Prior Lake, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Game 9 - Game 2 winner at New Market, noon

Game 10 - Game 1 winner at Faribault, 5 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 4

Game 11 - Game 3 winner at St. Benedict, noon

Game 12 - Prior Lake at Union Hill, 5 p.m.