Kingsford juniors in state tournament

Kingsford defeated Portage Lake in a best-of-three series to win a Little League baseball junior (age 13-14) sectional tournament at Marion Park. Kingsford begins state tourney play Friday at Onsted. Team members, front, from left: John Sturm, Hunter Lindeman, Daunte Fortner, Luke Terrian, Austin VanPembrook and Nick McCole. Back row, from left: coach Rob Plumley, coach Frank Pietrantonio, Ed Plumley, Jacob Henes, Samuel Burgess, Darren Wood, Jordan Monosso and manager Chad Lindeman.