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WDA coaches tab Minot in 2021 preseason baseball poll

MANDAN -- The WDA baseball poll is out, and Minot High is the pick to win this year’s conference title, according to coaches. Dickinson was second in voting with Legacy finishing third. Two-time defending state champion Century was fourth followed by Mandan, Williston, Bismarck High, Jamestown, St. Mary's and Watford City.

The Magicians finished runner-up to Bismarck Century in the 2019 Class A Tournament. Minot entered the tournament as a No. 4 seed from the West. Century was the No. 3 seed from the West in the tournament.

The season begins on Tuesday, April 6, weather permitting. Teams will again play home and away doubleheaders this spring. One of the doubleheaders will count in the conference standings. Teams will play 18 conference games.

Notes

This marks the 21st season of WDA play...The conference has won five of the past six Class A titles...Century became the first team to win back-to-back Class A titles (2018-19)...Williston is the defending WDA regular season and postseason champion...The WDA Tournament will be hosted by Dickinson, May 27-29...The Class A Tournament is hosted by Mandan, June 3-5.


2021 WDA Baseball Poll

Place
Team
2019 WDA Finish
1.
Minot High
T5th
2.
Dickinson
3rd
3.
Legacy
T5th
4.
Century
2nd
5.
Mandan
4th
6.
Williston
1st
7.
Bismarck High
8th
8.
Jamestown
7th
9.
St. Mary's
10th
10.
Watford City
9th

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