SOBIESKI -- Troy Wunderlich pitched a complete game to help the Avon Lakers past the Brainerd Braves 5-1 in the losers' bracket of the Region 8C amateur baseball tournament Saturday.
Wunderlich pitched a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts and two walks.
Ross Denne hit a solo home run for Avon.
Chase Nelson went 7 1/3 innings for Brainerd. He gave up nine hits, all five runs, walked three and struck out five. Tony Whitlock finished for the Braves, giving up no runs and two hits with one strikeout and one walk.
Game 13 -- Avon 5, Braves 1, Braves eliminated
Game 14 -- Championship, Sobieski 12, Avon 4
Whitlock, Nelson and Brad Streiff represented the Braves on the all-tournament team.
Avon 5 11 1
Braves 1 2 3
WP-Troy Wunderlich. LP-Nelson.
Sobieski 12, Avon 4
SOBIESKI -- Jason King went 4-for-5 with two three-run homers and nine RBI to help the Skis to the Region 8C championship Saturday.
Simon Waltman went six innings to get the win. He gave up two runs and nine hits and struck out five.
Avon 4 11 1
Sobieski 12 13 2
WP-Simon Waltman. LP-Brandon Oberman.
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