The Minnesota Baseball Association and the Dundas Dukes announced they will be hosting the State Class B and Class C tournaments in Dundas, Faribault and Miesville.
Tournaments will be held on three weekends starting August 19-21, August 26-28, and September 2-5, 2022. The Class B title game will be played at Dundas on September 5, and the Class C title game will be played at Faribaults Bell Field on September 5.
The Class B tournament will have games taking place in Miesville and Dundas with 16 teams playing in the tournament. The Class C tournament will have games at all three sites, with the finals being played in Faribault.
Mike Ludwig , co-manager of The Dukes, stated they expect crowds of over 500 for most of the games, and 8000-12000 people attending over the three weekends. This will be the second time Dundas has been a host for the state tournament. Dundas and Northfield hosted the tournament in 2003 with attendance for those games totaling over 12,000.
The Dundas Dukes have won 5 Class B State Titles, in 1982, 1988, 1998, 1999 and 2015, and has been runner-up 8 times in years 1975, 1980,1981,1996,2003, 2008, 2010 and 2019.
The Dukes are also looking for volunteers to help with the tournaments. If you are interested, please reach out to Mike Ludwig at 612-203-7463 or find more information at their website, www.dundasdukes.com