7/31/2017 8:25:00 AM Pirates advance to Region 13C final four
The Windom Pirates advanced to the final four of the Region 13C playoffs with Sunday's 2-1 victory over the Pipestone A's at Pipestone.
Windom won its best-of-three series 2-1 over the A's.
The Pirates will now play in the final four of the Region 13C Tournament, where the seventh-seeded Pirates will play the third-seeded Fairmont Martins in a best-of-three series, beginning Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in Fairmont.
Game two will be Friday at Island Park, beginning at 7:30 p.m. A deciding third game, if necessary, will be played Sunday in Fairmont at 2 p.m.
In the other Region 13C series, top-seeded Hadley will take on fifth-seeded Milroy. That series begins Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in Milroy. Game two will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in Hadley, with a deciding third game, if necessary, Sunday at 2 p.m. in Hadley.
The winners of the two best-of-three series will automatically advance to the Class C State Tournament, which begins Aug. 18 in Norwood, Hamburg and Green Isle. They will play a single game to determine seeding at a time and site to be determined.
The losers of the two final-four series will meet for a best-of-three series beginning Aug. 9 to determine the third team from Region 13C to qualify for the state tournament.
Draftees The final four teams in the Region 13C Tournament will each have the opportunity to draft one pitcher from one of the previously-eliminated teams.
That draft was scheduled to be held today. Results will be published as soon as they become available.
Teams that advance to the state tournament will draft two additional pitchers prior to the state tournament.