Norris comes up short in Class B state championship

Published: May. 19, 2023 at 9:20 PM CDT|Updated: May. 19, 2023 at 11:08 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Norris came up just short on Friday in the Class B state championship, falling to Elkhorn North 2-1. The Wolves win their second straight Class B title.

Elkhorn North took control in the bottom of the third scoring two runs to take a 2-0 lead. The game stayed that way until the sixth. A Kale Fountain single followed up by an RBI single a few batters later from Collier Hestermann cut the Wolves lead to one.

The Titans started the top of the seventh with a single from Kaden Kier. Kier would eventually be bunted over setting up a runner in scoring position down one. Kaizer Papanhagen with two outs singled into center, Kier tried to score from second but was thrown out at home to end the game.