Jordan Brewers

The Jordan Brewers fell short of defending their Class C state title.

The Brewers lost 7-5 to Fairmont in the third round of state play Sept. 5 in Springfield, finishing the season with a 22-5-1 record.

Jordan, champions of Region 6C, won its first state game Aug. 30 beating Lake Henry 11-2.

After beating the Brewers, Fairmont went on to win the championship with a 12-0 win over St. Patrick in seven innings in the title game Sept. 7.

In the loss to Fairmont, Jordan trailed 5-1 after five innings and couldn’t come all the way back. The Brewers scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Nate Beckman worked 8 2/3 innings and allowed seven runs (five earned) on 11 hits while striking out five.

Beckman also led the Brewers at the plate, finishing 2 for 5 with a home run and three RBIs. Joe Lucas was 3 for 4 with two runs scored for Jordan, while Devyn Ulibarri had two hits.

Kyle Hvidsten and Scott Hollingsworth each had a hit and a run scored.

Tom Schardin covers sports for Savage and Prior Lake. He is dependable, sarcastic and always joking around. Tom enjoys running and swimming and is often busy coaching his two kids' sports teams.

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