Region 2C playoffs start on Thursday

NEW ULM — The postseason for Region 2C begins Thursday with two games in New Ulm, one in Springfield and one in Stark.

All have 7:30 p.m. first pitches.

At Johnson Park, eighth-seeded Sleepy Eye meets ninth-seeded Essig and at Mueller Park, fifth-seeded Courtland battles 12th-seeded Gibbon.

In Springfield, sixth-seeded Lamberton meets 11th-seeded Fairfax and in Stark, seventh-seeded Leavenworth tangles with 10th-seeded Searles.

The top four teams, New Ulm (1), Springfield (2), Stark (3) and Hanska (4) get first-round byes.

Games continue Saturday morning in Springfield at 11 a.m. with the New Ulm Brewers meeting the winner of the Sleepy Eye-Essig game.

At 1:30 p.m., Hanska meets the winner of the Courtland-Gibbon contest. At 4:30 p.m., Stark meets the winner of the Lamberton-Fairfax game and at 7 p.m., Springfield meets the survivor of the Leavenworth-Searles game.

Games then continue on Sunday with four loser’s bracket games in New Ulm beginning at 11 a.m. at Johnson Park.

Games then continue Saturday, August 7 with four games in New Ulm.


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