Pictured here are the members of the Niles Vikings 10U travel baseball team, which finished second at the Kalamazoo BPA tourney May 25-26. In front from left is Silas Krueger, Nathan Dalenberg, Dylan Canniff, Nolan Garrard, Logan Kohler, Drew Bidwell, Max Hafner, Garett Clendenin and Kendall Chrismon. In back are coaches Rick Krueger, Mark Bidwell and Kevin Garrrard. (Leader photo/Provided)
Pictured here are the members of the Niles Vikings 10U travel baseball team, which finished second at the Kalamazoo BPA tourney May 25-26. In front from left is Silas Krueger, Nathan Dalenberg, Dylan Canniff, Nolan Garrard, Logan Kohler, Drew Bidwell, Max Hafner, Garett Clendenin and Kendall Chrismon. In back are coaches Rick Krueger, Mark Bidwell and Kevin Garrrard. (Leader photo/Provided)

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Niles Vikings 10U squad finishes second

Published 7:00pm Wednesday, June 5, 2013

KALAMAZOO — The Niles Vikings 10U travel baseball team battled to a second place finish at the Kalamazoo BPA 10U Tournament.

The Vikings easily beat their pool play competition May 25, winning 14-3 against the Battle Creek Jr. Bombers and 15-4 against Knights Travel of South Haven.

On May 26, the Vikings continued their success by overcoming the Kalamazoo Kobras 11-7, which brought them to the championship game against the Bulldogs.

The Vikings came up short in the title game.

The team recently competed in the ABYA All-American Slugfest Tournament in Elkhart, Ind.

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