Saints claim Camden title and win first two 3A games

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Cade Melin raps a hit for KMS during an early-season game against Benson as Josh Peterson watches from third base.  Melin went 5-for-6 during a pair of wins, Saturday.

It was an exciting week of baseball for the KMS baseball team last week.  The Saints won their final two regular-season games to finish the Camden Conference schedule undefeated and claim sole possession of the league title, and Saturday, the Saints opened up the Section 3A Tourney to up its record to 18-2.

KMS won at Yellow Medicine East last Tuesday night, 3-2, and then edged RTR, Thursday at Sunburg, 5-4.  It was the third and fourth one-run victories by the Saints this season.

The Saints earned the top seed in the Section 3A Baseball Tourney, and opened up the tournament with a 10-0, six-inning win over MACCRAY, Saturday at Sunburg.  In the second game, Saturday, KMS topped Canby (10-4), which had defeated RCW earlier in the day, 9-5.

The Saints now play Minneota at 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, at Milroy.  If KMS loses that game, it would play later in the day, but if it wins, it would play the winner of the Windom-LQP Valley game at noon, Saturday at Milroy.  The Section 3AA Tourney continues June 5 and 7, and the State Tourney is set for June 14-16....

 

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Pictured: Cade Melin raps a hit for KMS during an early-season game against Benson as Josh Peterson watches from third base.  Melin went 5-for-6 during a pair of wins, Saturday.
 

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