Sibley baseball advances to state tournament
Update: Henry Sibley baseball team advances to Class AAA Championship
Posted on 06/17/2016

Henry Sibley baseball 2016The Henry Sibley High School baseball team advanced to the championship game of the Class AAA State Tournament with a 4-1 victory over Benilde-St. Margaret's on Friday, June 17. The victory sets up a matchup with Metro East Conference rival Mahtomedi to determine to the state champion. Henry Sibley had previous defeated the Northfield Raiders int he state tournament quarterfinals on Thursday, June 16, by a final score of 3-1. The championship game will be held at Target Field in downtown Minneapolis, with a schedule start time of 4 p.m. 

View the state tournament bracket here.

Original post from June 8:

Congratulations to the Henry Sibley High School baseball team on qualifying for the 2016 Minnesota State High School League Baseball Tournament. Henry Sibley defeated South St. Paul by a score of 2-1 on Tuesday, June 7 to advance to the state tournament for the first time since 2005.

Sibley had previously defeated South St. Paul 20-1 on June 6 to force the decisive game on June 7. During the Section 3AAA tournament, Henry Sibley outscored its opponents by a combined score of 63-13 across seven games.

The Class AAA tournament will begin Thursday, June 16 at Siebert Field on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Henry Sibley will take on Northfield with a scheduled start time of 3 p.m.

Tickets cost $5 for students and $8 for adults, and can be purchased at the gate. Parking information can be found here (there is no public parking immediately adjacent to the field). In addition, there is only one entrance to the stadium, located behind home plate on 8th Street. Please give yourself plenty of time to park, walk to the stadium and purchase your ticket.

Sibley baseball state tournament t-shirts are on sale in the Activities Office through Wednesday. Cost is $7 and can be paid in cash or check (made out to Henry Sibley High School). Available sizes: Youth – Medium & Large; Adult – Small, Medium, Large, 2XL.

State Baseball Shirt - full
State Baseball Shirt - center logo

Congratulations again to the Warriors, and best of luck at state!

More information is also available through the Minnesota State High School League.