By RONN KOPP / NAFA President and State Director / Treasurer
BALDWIN, Wisc. – Eleven teams from Wisconsin and two from the Twin Cities area of Minnesota comprise the field of the 22nd Annual Wisconsin NAFA State Tournament, now named in honor of the late 2007 NAFA Hall of Fame member Hank St. Clair, longtime member of the state and continental NAFA umpiring staff.
This year’s event is being staged at Millpond Park in the northwestern Wisconsin community of Baldwin on July 25-27.
Only one class of play will be employed in this year’s tournament, a combined division of A and A-Major teams.
See Tournament Bracket: Wisc. NAFA State Tourney
Wisconsin teams entered include Arctic Springs/Christman Auto of Galesville, Bol’s Lanes of hosting city Baldwin, Bon Ton Bar of Luck, Dugout Bar and Grill of Cushing, Earl’s Club of Kenosha, the Athletics of La Crosse.
Also entered are Lifetime Seamless Gutters of Prairie du Chein, the Orangemen of Rice Lake, Sawdust City of Eau Claire, Sheddy’s Bar and Grill of Montfort, and The Stone Yard of Appleton.
Minnesota entries are Rohlik Financial Group of Minneapolis and Images of Ostrander.
Play begins Friday night at 7 p.m. when defending state champion Bol’s Lanes meets Bon Ton Bar.