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Bemidji's Cade Ogden rounds third base on a double by Tony Long in the fifth inning of Monday's Cal Ripken 11-year-old state championship game against Baxter. Bemidji captured the state title with a 5-3 victory. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Bemidji captures 11-year-old state championship

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Bemidji's Northern Heat completed a remarkable comeback Monday defeating Baxter 5-3 to claim the Cal Ripken 11-year-old state baseball championship.


Bemidji now heads to Sikeston, Mo. for the eight-state regional which runs from July 28 to Aug. 2.

A loser in its second start to Baxter, Bemidji won five straight games including the final pair from Baxter to claim the crown.

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