Tyndall moves to region final
TABOR -- The Tyndall 15-16 teener baseball team is one game away from earning a berth to the VFW 15-16 state B tournament, which is Aug. 8-10 in Northville.
Tyndall defeated Redfield 10-0 in the first round and Carter Mecham and Collin Mann combined for a 1-hit shutout. Mecham recorded eight strikeouts. Offensively, Zach Sutera and Alex Caba each had two hits including a triple, while Cole Uecker and Mecham also added two hits apiece.
In the semifinal, Tyndall defeated Irene 15-2. Uecker and Sutera combined to hold Irene to two runs on five hits. Tanner VanWinkle, Hunter Young and Sutera each recorded two hits.
Tyndall is in the region championship and awaits the winner of Parkston and Irene, a game that's scheduled for 5 p.m. today in Tabor. Parkston lost to Irene 9-5 in the first round and beat Redfield 4-1 to stay alive.