Golden Knights shut out the Minnesota Wild to take control of the playoff series 3-1, the Twins fell in extra innings to Cleveland, and high school baseball and softball teams braved the heat to play on Saturday.
The Minnesota Wild rallied for a win against St. Louis in overtime, the Timberwolves fell to New Orleans in OT, and the Twins got blown out by Kansas City. Meanwhile, collegiate baseball and softball teams ended up with three sweeps and a split.
The Timberwolves earned an upset win against the Utah Jazz, the Wild won their seventh straight game and secured a spot in the playoffs, and the Twins failed to get much offense going in a loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday. Local college baseball and softball teams had a mostly successful day as well. Between St. Cloud State, St. John's, and St. Ben's, three teams earned doubleheader sweeps and one was swept.
It was a rough day for state and local sports teams as the Minnesota Twins, Wild, St. Cloud State men's hockey and baseball teams, St. John's University baseball team, and St. Cloud Norsemen all suffered losses on Saturday.
The St. John's University baseball team came out ahead against the Concordia College Cobbers, while the Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Timberwolves, and St. Cloud Norsemen all recorded losses. Here's a look at your Saturday sports recap: