In Week 3 of the Southwest Minnesota Horseshoe League, Burger King defeated Tracy Food Pride 10-7 in Marshall. Burger King top pitcher Ralph Orren was 4-0 with 46 ringers. The top pitcher for Tracy Food Pride was Lance Iverson, who was 3-1 with 29 ringers.
Balaton Fuel, which leads the overall standings, defeated First Independent Bank of Balaton 11-6 in Balaton. Balaton Fuel top pitcher Don Ebbinga was 4-0 with 69 ringers. First Independent's Reuben Anderson was 2-1 with 11 ringers.
State Farm Insurance of Canby beat Bot Appliance 11-6 in Canby. The top pitcher for State Farm of Canby was Sig Armitage, who was 4-0 with 130 ringers. For the other side, Steve Meyer was 2-1 with 14 ringers.
Overall Standings through Week 3
1. Balaton Fuel35-16
2. Tracy Food Pride28-23
3. Burger King27-24
4. First Ind. Bank22-29
5. State Farm Canby21-30
6. Bot Appliance20-31