SCHEDULE & RESULTS
The Sox took the decisive game 3 of the TEL playoffs from Essig by a score of 3-2. After 6 innings of zeros, the Long Sox were able to put a run on the board in the 7th. The Blue Jays rallied to score two in the top of the 8th, but the Long Sox came right back with 2 in the bottom of the 8th to survive 3-2. The Long Sox now move to Region 2C play, which begins on Saturday in Springfield at 4:30.(Photo Credit: Josh Guetter)
The Region 2C playoffs will begin on Saturday, August 3. The format of the tournament is a 6 team round-robin format, with the top three records at the end of the week advance to the Class C State Tournament.
Over the weekend the Long Sox opened Region 2C play by dropping a 5-3 game to Springfield on Saturday. Then on Sunday, the Sox bounced back with a 7-1 victory over Hanska. The round-robin format continues on Tuesday as the Long Sox travel to New Ulm to take on the top seeded Brewers.