The Britton U10 baseball team advanced to the final eight in the state tournament held last weekend. Team members in front left Chaz Vietor, Ben Suther, Colton Chapin, and Lincoln Kilker. to right are Jack Teveldal, Drew Heitmann, Luke Bosse, Zaden Not pictured are Joel Quezada, Aiden Strong, and Carter Beck, Orlando Koop, Trey Biel, and Carter Nelson. Back row Lofton Heer, Emmett Symens, Mitchell Burger, Kaden Mills, Grobe.
big stretch at first base to field a throw and get the out in the U10 state baseball tournament played in Salem last weekend. (Kelly Mills Photo)
U10 Squad Cracks Top Eight
The Britton U10 baseball team earned a spot in the final eight of a combined 14-team Class A and B state tournament played in Salem last weekend.
The Junior Jacks dropped the opening game of pool play to Platte-Geddes 5-3 but battled back to defeat Canova 4-3.
Britton finished second in its pool with the winners of each pool advancing to the final eight, along with the next best four teams. The local nine entered the single elimination eight-team tournament as the sixth seed based on runs allowed.
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