The Fremont Force Black 14U are state champions.
The Black captured the Class C title last weekend in Hastings to cap the season with a record of 30-6.
Fremont Force Black opened the tournament with a 22-0 win over the O’Neill Green Machine. They then defeated Arlington 10-1 and the Fremont Force White 12-6.
The Black then downed the Norfolk Golden Girls 9-2. Fremont followed that by beating Elkhorn Edge Meyer 6-5 before losing to Elkhorn Edge Meyer 7-6 in extra innings to force the “if needed” game.
The final wasn’t close as the Black rolled to a 12-0 victory.
The Fremont Force Black were coached by Mike Schleicher, Brett Hanson and Jodi Kinning. Team members included: Hailey Newill, Emma Sorensen, Aleesha Broussard, Emmalee Sheppard, Callie Eyler, Sydney Hurst, Mallory Schleicher, Kylie Phillips, Mackenzie Kinning, Emma Hanson and Adisyn Mendlik.
Team sponsors included: Goree Excavating, All Systems, Mendlik Audiology, Bixby & Sorensen Team (Don Peterson), Jayhawks Boxes and Farm Bureau Financial Services (Sheri Leriger).