Ben Kelsey

Ben Kelsey goes after a popup in Prior Lake's 2-0 loss to Veseli in Region 3C action June 31.

The Prior Lake Mudcats couldn’t get their offense in going in Region 3C play.

The seventh-seeded Mudcats needed to beat 10th-seeded Veseli in a three-game series to advance to the eight-team bracket play where four teams make the state field.

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.