The Prior Lake Jays made things a little difficult in their Section 3B elimination game Aug. 3 at fourth-seeded Victoria.

Leading 3-0 going into the bottom of the ninth inning, the eighth-seeded Jays blew the lead and had to go into extra innings to keep their season alive.

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.