Tri-County Minors advance

CHATHAM – A 14-4 mercy rule four-inning win over host Escanaba Wednesday vaulted the Tri-County Minor baseball team into District 10 play next week.

Hayden Santure hit a two-run single to lead the way. Trevor Hanson and Mike Rondeau also hit RBI singles.

The Tri-County club – comprised of players from Chatham, Eben, Trenary, Rock and Perkins – is next scheduled to play in Iron Mountain Tuesday or Wednesday in district championship play.

Tri-County opened district play with a 17-4 triumph over Gladstone on Tuesday. Lucas Kanerva and Blake Krouth hurled complete games for Tri-County against Gladstone and Escanaba, respectively.