Two area baseball teams -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton and Canova -- captured VFW state championships this past weekend.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton won the 10U Class B title, while Canova claimed the 12U Class B crown. Parkston (10U Class B) and Corsica-Stickney (12U Class B) each took third place.
MVP topped Canistota-Freeman, 9-4, in its championship game. Parkston defeated Alexandria, 11-1, in the third-place contest.
Canova defeated Canistota-Freeman, 12-4, in its title tilt. Corsica-Stickney beat Lake Norden, 6-2, in the third place game.
In 12U Class A, Dell Rapids defeated Winner (13-5) in the championship game. Lennox knocked off Webster, 11-6, for third place.
In 10U Class A, West Central defeated Lennox (10-0) in the championship game. Flandreau topped Dell Rapids, 11-8, in the third place game.