Game 15: Edmonds 5, Topeka 1
Game 16: Cincinnati 11, Bowling Green 1
Game 17: Cincinnati 14, Topeka 4
Game 7: Oakland 14, Brainerd 13
Game 8: Burnsville vs. Aurora, Central Lakes College, 9 a.m.
Game 9: Oakland/Brainerd loser vs. Burnsville/Aurora winner, Mills Field, 1 p.m.
Game 18: Championship, Cincinnati vs. Edmonds, Mills Field, noon
Game 19: If necessary, Mills Field, 2:30 p.m.
Game 10: Mills Field, 9 a.m.
Game 11: Adamson Field, noon
Cincinnati, Ohio, and Edmonds, Wash., reached the finals of the NBC "Hap" Dumont 16 & Under World Series.
They were to meet at noon Wednesday at Stewart C. Mills Field for the championship.
Cincinnati cuffed Topeka, Kan., 14-4 after Edmonds tripped Cincinnati 5-1 in the semifinal. Topeka settled for third place.
Edmonds, Wash. 5, Topeka, Kan. 1
Edmonds rolled into the championship game by handing Topeka its first loss of the tournament.
J.T. Zink and Steve Griffith belted back-to-back RBI doubles in the first
inning for Edmonds. Mitch Canham had an RBI single in the fourth inning.
In the fifth, Austin Akau had an RBI single and Steve Griffith had an RBI double for the Northern Reign.
Griffith finished with three doubles and Akau was 2-for-3.
Cincinatti 14, Topeka, 4
Eric Lawson smacked two solo home runs to spark the Walt Sweeney Cardinals. Lawson also collected a double as he drove in four runs.
Adrian Moore had an RBI single in the fourth inning while Lawson cracked a two-run double and Drew Roberts had a two-run single as the Cardinals put up eight runs in the fourth inning.
For Topeka, Matt Arbaiza had an RBI double in the first inning and Ryan
Kirney had a two-run double in the fourth.
Oakland, Mich. 14, Brainerd 13
The Oakland Sox outlasted a depleted Brainerd VFW team in the consolation tournament of the NBC 'Hap" Dumont World Series Tuesday.
Brainerd fielded a team of mostly 15 year olds because it was gearing up to play in the District 6 VFW tournament scheduled later in the day.
Morgan Shepherd, Zach Docktor, Paul Erickson, Mike Huesmann, KevinO'Grady and Nate Maaske each collected singles for Brainerd.
Collecting hits for Oakland were Andy Maskella, Kyle Flancbaum, Steve Bradshaw, Chris Laskos, Jon Adams, Richard Engelman, Steve Cullen and Kevin Edwards.
Cincinnati, Ohio 11, Bowling Green, Ohio 1
In a battle of Ohio teams, Cincinnati prevailed. Bowling Green settled for fourth place.
Matt Arbaiza had an RBI single in the seventh inning for Cincinnati. Arbaiza and Brandon Elster both had two hits in the game.
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