Keweenaw survives, defeats Baraga 12-1

SOUTH RANGE -The Keweenaw Major All-Stars stayed alive Sunday, earning a 12-1 win over Baraga Sunday at South Range in the loser’s bracket of the District 11 Major Little League Tournament.

Keweenaw will now face Negaunee at 6 p.m. tonight at South Range. Negaunee fell 10-0 to Portage Lake on Sunday.

For Keweenaw, Carter Kilpela earned the win on the mound and had a two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the fifth to enforce the 10-run mercy rule. Jackson Rilei, Mason Codere and Caleb Klein each added home runs, while Seth Coppo scored twice.

On the mound, Kilpela finished with eight strikeouts.