Play Blue Earth Saturday for 13-60 League Championship Indians advance to Regions for fifth straight year

By: 
Jay Schneider, lrlife@frontiernet.net

Morristown first baseman Doug Harmon makes a good play on a throw at first, averting a collision from Waterville catcher Isaac Turner. (Jay Schneider photo)

Two wins last weekend has advanced the Waterville Indians amateur baseball team into a familiar spot… the Region 6C Tournament.

The Indians defeated Minnesota Lake (10-3) and Morrisown (6-1) to move into the 13-60 League Championship and secure one of four spots in the Region Playoff field.

Waterville will host Blue Earth Saturday, July 29 at 2 p.m. for the No. 1 seed and 13-60 League title. Blue Earth upset North Mankato (10-4) and Waseca (5-4) to advance to the league championship.

In Waterville’s Saturday, July 22 win over Minnesota Lake, Dalton Grose allowed three runs on eight hits in eight innings. Josh Cook pitched the final inning throwing only five pitches in sending three straight batters to the bench.

Waterville scored twice in the second inning on run scoring hits by Matthew Werk and Bladyn Bartelt.

They added six runs in the fourth inning. Shane Sellner had his second home run in as many games. Luke Sellner and Ben Boran also knocked in runs.

The Indians added two more runs in the...

To see more on this story pick up the July 27, 2023 LifeEnterprise paper. 

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