Fargo Post 2 9, Bismarck 3
BISMARCK — Fargo Post 2 surged for seven runs in the top of the seventh to defeat Bismarck on Thursday in the North Dakota Senior Babe Ruth Class 2A state baseball tournament.
Cole Hage tossed a complete game, giving up two runs for Post 2. Michael Hallquist drove home three runs and Caden Headlee had two hits, two runs and one RBI. Andrew Linn drove in two runs.
Post 2 will play the West Fargo Patriots at 5 p.m. Friday in the semifinals. Bismarck will face Grand Forks at 2 p.m. Friday in the semifinals.
West Fargo Patriots 11, Fargo Post 400 1
BISMARCK — West Fargo rolled by Post 400 to advance to the semifinals in a Class 2A elimination game.
West Fargo advanced to play Fargo Post 2 at 5 p.m. Friday in the semifinals.
Fargo Jets 3, Jamestown 2
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Calvin Clasen went 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI to lead the Fargo Jets by Jamestown in a North Dakota Senior Babe Ruth Class A baseball state tournament elimination game Thursday.
Dylan Erholtz had an RBI single and drew two walks, and Chase Hansen had a hit and a run scored.
Mitch Runcorn picked up the win, pitching a complete game and giving up two runs on five hits with three walks and two strikeouts.
The Jets advanced to play Valley City in the semifinals at 2 p.m. Friday.
West Fargo Vets 3, Valley City 2
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Vets pitcher Matt Heupel struck out 10 batters to help lead West Fargo to victory over Valley City in winner’s bracket action.
Heupel surrendered two runs on four hits with three walks in a complete-game effort.
Kole Menz and Griffin Staahl each drove in a run for the Vets.
Mitchel Taylor drove in two runs to lead Valley City.
The Vets are set to face the Bismarck Caps at 5 p.m. Friday in the semifinals. Valley City will play the Fargo Jets at 2 p.m. Friday in the semifinals.