STATE BASEBALL: Carroll Kuemper Cruises past Spirit Lake

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Carroll Kuemper is making their 4th straight appearance at the state baseball tournament but still in search of their first state championship.  The Knights finished runner-up in 2010, and lost in the semis in 2011 and 2012.

Monday afternoon Kuemper had no trouble with Spirit Lake beating the Indians 5-1.  Pitcher Chris Halbur was dominant, throwing a complete game while striking out 10.

Kuemper advances to the semifinals for the 4th straight year, they'll face 2nd ranked North Polk on Thursday.