The 2021 MBA Region 1C Tournament was held August 5, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 and 16 at Solheim Veterans Field in Princeton. The field included nine teams from the Eastern Minny League. The top two teams from Region 1C, Isanti and Princeton advanced to the 2021 MBA Class C State Tournament in Chaska, Waconia and Hamburg.
State bracket and opponents As the 2nd Seed from Region 1, the Princeton Panthers played in the first round against the St. Stephen Steves, Region 8's 4th Seed from the Victory League. They won 1-0 and advanced to play the Watkins Clippers, the top Seed from Region 11 on the second weekend. The Clippers won 5-0.
As the 1st Seed from Region 1, the @IsantiRedbirds had a first-round bye and played in the second round against the Sobieski Skis, Region 8's 2nd Seed from the Victory League, and the 2014 Class C state champions. Sobieski won 6-5.
Draftees: Each team advancing to the state tournament drafted three pitchers from the non-advancing teams in the region to be part of their state tournament team.
The Isanti Redbirds selected: 28 Jimmy Skroch (North Branch Nighthawks) 33 Max Spitzer (St. Francis Silverbacks) 52 Parker Leipzig (East Bethel Bandits)
The Princeton Panthers selected: 7 Chase Oslin (Quamba Cubs) 28 Ben Sickler (Hinckley Knights) 11 Brady Johnson (Hinckley Knights)
For scores, news and updates, follow @Region1C on Twitter.Here are the results for the 2021 Region 1C tournament and the bracket:
Round One - Thursday, Aug 5 Game 1 Thu Aug 5 7:00pm Chisago Lakes 5 East Bethel 10 F (Chisago Lakes eliminated) Round Two - Saturday, Aug 7 Game 2 Sat Aug 7 11:00am East Bethel 0 Isanti 13 F/7 Game 3 Sat Aug 7 2:00pm North Branch 4 Quamba 5 F/10 Game 4 Sat Aug 7 5:00pm St. Francis 2 Mora 3 F Game 5 Sat Aug 7 8:00pm Hinckley 7 Princeton 5 F
Round Three - Sunday, Aug 8 Game 6 Sun Aug 8 2:00am North Branch 0 East Bethel 1 F (North Branch eliminated) Game 7 Sun Aug 8 4:30pm Princeton 5 St. Francis 1 F/10 (St. Francis eliminated) Game 8 Sun Aug 8 7:30pm Isanti 9 Quamba 0 F
Round Three Continued - Monday, Aug 9 Game 9 Sun Aug 8 7:00pm Hinckley 12 Mora 1 F/7
Round Four - Friday, Aug 13 Game 10 Fri Aug 13 7:30pm Hinckley 0 Isanti 10 F/7 (Isanti qualifies for state tournament)
Round Four Continues- Saturday, August 14 Game 11 Sat Aug 14 12:00pm Mora 3 East Bethel 6 F (Mora eliminated) Game 12 Sat Aug 14 3:00pm Quamba 1 Princeton 11 F/7 (Quamba eliminated)
Round Five - Saturday, August 14 Game 13 Sat Aug 14 6:00pm East Bethel 3 Princeton 8 F (East Bethel eliminated)
Round Six - Sunday, August 15 Game 14 Sun Aug 15 11:00am Hinckley 1 Princeton 4 (Hinckley eliminated, Princeton qualifies for state tournament)
Round Seven (State seeding game) - Sunday, August 15 Game 15 Sun Aug 15 2:00pm Princeton 1 Isanti 16 F/7 (Isanti 1st seed for state, Princeton 2nd seed)
The Region 1C Tournament is double-elimination, except for Game 1 and Game 15, which are single elimination.