Posted on February 6, 2013 by CJ Siewert
The Belle Plaine Tigers have announced the eight-team field that will participate in their 15th Annual Tigertown Classic on June 7-9. Seven leagues, two classes and two states will be represented at the Tigertown Classic – Freeport (Victory), Union Hill (DRS), Renner, S.D. (Sioux Empire), Belle Plaine (River Valley), Minneapolis Angels (Park National), Blue Earth (13-60), St. Louis Park (River View) and Upsala (Victory).
First round matchups:
Freeport vs. Union Hill – June 7, 6:30 p.m.
Renner S.D. vs. Belle Plaine – June 7, 8:30 p.m.
Mpls. Angels vs. Blue Earth – June 8, 10:30 a.m.
St. Louis Park vs. Upsala – June 8, 12:45 p.m.
* All teams are guaranteed two games (although, not a true double-elimination format - the losers of games 7 & 8 will be eliminated despite a 1-1 record).
* Games will be seven innings, with 10-run rule in effect after five (including Championship).
* Courtesy runners are allowed for pitchers and catchers at all times.
Last year’s results…
The Blue Earth Pirates topped the Freeport Black Sox 6-5 in the 14th Annual Tigertown Classic, hosted by the Belle Plaine Tigers. Blue Earth earned its third title at the Belle Plaine tourney as the Pirates also won it all in 2005 and 2008.