Brody Sintek pitched a complete-game three-hitter Wednesday to lead Fremont Bergan to a 2-1 win over Kearney in an elimination game at the Class A state baseball tournament.
Sintek struck out eight and allowed only a fourth-inning run.
Jackson Gilfry led off the 5th inning with a single. Dawson Glause’s sac bunt moved him over to 2nd. Dillon Dix singled to score Gilfry and tie the game. Dix advanced to second on the single on a Kearney throwing error. Austin Callahan then doubled to left center to score Dix.
Austin Callahan had three hits to pace the Knights, who boosted their tournament record to 2-1. Eli Herink, Mitchell Glause, and Brennan Callahan also had hits in the win.
The Bearcats, competing in varsity baseball for the first time this season, finish 18-10.
Bergan improves to 16-5, and will play Millard South in an elimination game at noon today at Haymarket Park in Lincoln. Hear the broadcast with Rich Ray, beginning at 11:45, on Mix 105.5. The game can be heard online at thebestmix1055.com
Kearney (18-10)…………….000 100 0 —1 3 1
Fremont Bergan (16-5)…….000 020 x—2 8 0