The Martins used a five-run fourth inning to defeat the Flames 8-3 in a seeding game, at Paynesville.
Farming scored two runs in the first inning on a single by Mitchell Thelen, and a long homerun to right by Brad Mergen. The Flames picked up a final run in the ninth, when Tylor Schroeder led off with a pinch-hit single. Mitchell Thelen walked, and Cody Fourre hit a pinch-hit single to left, scoring Tylor.
The Flames left 11 LOB, including the bases-loaded in both the fourth and fifth innings.
Kyle Zierden went the first 3 2/3 inning for Farming, taking the loss. Taylor Fourre went three innings, and draftee Jordan Roos (Roscoe) wen the final 1 1/3.
Farming finishes as the #4 seed from Region 15C. Next up is a Saturday State Tournament tilt against the Foley Lumberjacks. Gametime is 1:30pm.