EMMETSBURG - The Alta-Aurelia baseball team met North Union (North Kossuth/Armstrong-Ringsted) here on Saturday night for the Class 2A District 2 Championship, and A-A led all the way in posting a 5-1 victory.
The Warriors' Austin Delp pitched the entire seven innings, allowing one unearned run in the 6th inning. Delp surrendered just three hits while walking two and striking out eight.
The Warriors had seven hits - six singles and a double by Jalen Henningsen - and also stole five bases. Jaden Holton had two of the Warrior safeties and drove in one run, and Neil Marshall drove in two runs.
The Warriors, now 22-10 on the season, met Hull Western Christian in a Class 2A Substate game Tuesday night in Spencer, with the winner advancing to the State Tournament at Principal Park in Des Moines.
First round 2A games at the State are scheduled for Friday and Saturday evenings, July 20 - 21.