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Defending champs defeat Hawley in state 2A baseball quarterfinals


ST. CLOUD — The Hawley Nuggets (18-7) stranded the tying run in scoring position with the bases loaded in their final at-bats dropping a 5-3 loss in the Minnesota Class 2A quarterfinals to the defending state champions Kasson-Mantorville (22-4) Thursday.

Hawley built a 3-2 lead scoring once in the second inning and twice in the fourth. Kody Crabtree had all three RBIs for the Nuggets.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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