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Blizzard Varsity Blue and 16u Blue fall short in championship games

08/30/2015, 11:00pm CDT
By Adam Barta, Blizzard Baseball

3 of the 5 Blizzard teams finished in the top three in ScoutStop's August Select

Blizzard program finishes with three top-three finishes in August Select

Both the Blizzard Varsity Blue and the 16u Blue teams fell short of their 7th inning rallies this past weekend as the East Metro 17u and the Minnesota Mash 16u won their respective age divisions by scores of 6-5 and 7-5 in the ScoutStop August Select Tournament.

The Blizzard 16u Black earned a 3rd Place finish while the Blizzard Varsity Black and 2017 Blue team both played their way into championship play this weekend.

This was the Blizzard Elite program's first tournament of the year with the ScoutStop Labor Day Tournament (14u/15u) coming up on September 5th-7th.  This four-game guarantee, wooden bat tournament is being played at six college fields in the Twin Cities: Siebert Field, Century College, Concordia St. Paul, DCTC, Northwestern and Bethel.


About the Blizzard

About the Blizzard
The Minnesota Blizzard is the most successful traveling and club baseball program in Minnesota and among the top select teams in the Midwest winning 49 national tournaments and placing in the top four 125 times since 2003. 
The Blizzard draws players ages 10u-18u from all around Minnesota including Albert Lea to Duluth and also has had several players from the Dakotas, Iowa, Wisconsin and even Canada. 

Our coaches, led by owner, Adam Barta, features former 87/91 World Series winner, Al Newman, Joe Loftus (Vanderbilt/DBacks), Mike Loberg (SF Giants), Lonnie Robinson (SP Saints), Jesse Tollefson (Assoc. Scout, Blue Jays), Derrick Peoples (LA Dodgers) and many other top-tier instructors and coaches.
Over 200 players have committed to play college baseball and another 30 have been drafted in the last ten years.  It is one of the most well-respected programs in the Midwest and has garnered attention from Kare 11, ESPN 1500, Fox9, Channel 6, the Star Tribune and the Upper Deck Report among others.

Our vision and values of the Blizzard Big 5 drive our core values, guide players through their youth years, into high school and onto both college and professional baseball.
Play with the best in the state against the best in the country.  Blizzard Baseball.

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