Baseball will continue for Gaylord’s Brad Walsh. He was drafted by the Arlington A’s following the championship game of the River Valley West playoffs.
Walsh, who can pitch or catch, was the first overall pick by Arlington which won the River Valley West tourney. The A’s also selected Bryce Rippentrop of Fairfax while runnerup Winthrop drafted Fairfax players Cody Loverude and Adam Buboltz.
Arlington will open region play Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in Loretto. The A’s will face the winner of the Henderson and Maple Plain game.
Other teams in the region field include Belle Plaine and Loretto. All games in the double elimination tournament will be played at Loretto. The top two teams will advance to the state tournament in Gaylord and Arlington beginning Thursday, August 20th.