The Knippa Rockcrushers will be advancing to the Regional Semifinals on Saturday at Somerset High School at 7 pm. Knippa will be going against D'hanis is a one game, winner take all game. Winner of that game will advance to the Regional Finals.
Knippa defeated Runge in two games of a best 2 out of 3 series. Knippa opened up the series at home last Thursday and defeated Runge 9 to 0. Nathan Perez was the winning pitcher, throwing a no hitter and striking out 9 hitters. The big hitter for the Rockcrushers were Matthew Santos, Ernesto Garza and Nathan Perez.
Knippa traveled to Runge on Friday and defeated Runge 3 to 1 to finish off the series. Preston Stevens was the winning pitcher, striking out 12 hitters and giving up 2 hits. Big hitters for the game were Preston Stevens, Nathan Perez, and Jaden "Diamond Back" Rattler.