Sports Saints make it state! Published August 29, 2013 at 2:16 pm The St. Michael Saints recently placed second in the Super Sections at Victoria. The team lost to Victoria for the number one seed, but beat Sauk Rapids for second place and qualifying for the State Tournament that was hosted Saturday, Aug. 24, in Howard Lake. The team lost 2-1 to Savage at state and then lost 10-3 against Austin, ending the Saints season. Members of the qualifying state team include front row, left to right, Dane Carlson, Blake Schirmers, Alex Naasz, Jeff Hackenmueller and Alan Frank. Back row: Karl Sorensen, Bobby Kneefe, Mike Freske, Wade Gorsett, Jared Dehmer, Blaine Barthel and Dave Ditty. Not pictured: Max Ditty, Sam Boisner, Brady Jacobs, Mitch Bauer, Jacob Dzubay and Roman Collins. The Saints sent special thanks to all their fans for supporting them and coming to the games throughout the season.