Union Hill earns state berth; Montgomery, Veseli eliminated

 
Derek Masberg pitched a complete game shutout to give Union Hill a 2-0 win over Faribault in the Region 3C playoffs Wednesday, Aug. 2. the win gives Union Hill a berth in the State Class C tournament. 
In other Wednesday games, St. Patrick defeated Veseli 5-3 and Shakopee defeated Montgomery 13-2 in elimination games. 
Two more state berths will be on the line Friday, with St. Patrick facing New Market at Priro Lake and Faribault will play at Shakopee, also at 7:30. 
The double-elimination tournament will continue Sunday, Aug. 6, to determine seeding. New Prague faces Union Hill at a site to be determined and Fridays’ winners will also play each other Sunday. The loser of that game will be the No. 4 seed from Region 3C at the state tournament. 
 
Region 3C results
 
Tuesday, Aug. 1
New Prague 5, New Market 1 (New Prague clinches state berth)
 
Wednesday, Aug. 2
Union Hill 2, Faribault 0 (Union Hill clinches state berth)
St. Patrick 5, Veseli 3 (Veseli eliminated)
Shakopee 13, Montgomery 2 (Montgomery eliminated)
 
Friday, Aug. 4
Winners to state, losers eliminated
New Market vs. St. Patrick at Prior Lake, 7:30 p.m.  
Faribault at Shakopee, 7:30 p.m.
 
Sunday, Aug. 6
Union Hill vs. New Prague (New Prague home, site TBD), 2 p.m.
New Market/St. Patrick winner vs. Faribault/Shakopee winner, (site TBD) 2 p.m