Free State catcher Adam Petz throws out a Shawnee Mission Northwest runner at first base during the seventh inning Thursday.
Free State shortstop Bo Schneider throws out a Shawnee Mission Northwest runner during the sixth inning Thursday.
Free State batter Cody Kukuk comes around on a pitch during the sixth inning Thursday.
Free State third baseman Cory Delg makes a throw to first during the sixth inning Thursday.
Free State runner Connor Stremel, center, is congratulated by his teammates and coaches after scoring off of a triple by Cody Kukuk to give the Firebirds a 2-0 lead in the third inning against Shawnee Mission Northwest Thursday.
Free State second baseman Ryan Scott throws to first for an out during the fourth inning Thursday.
Free State batter Cody Kukuk watches a hit drop in the outfield during the third inning Thursday. Kukuk's triple sent a runner home and gave the Firebirds' a 2-0 lead which they held against Shawnee Mission Northwest.
Free State batter Connor Stremel runs out a throw for a hit in the third inning Thursday.
Free State batter Preston Schenck comes around on a pitch for a sacrifice fly that helped score the Firebirds' first run during the second inning Thursday.
Free State starter Cody Kukuk delivers to the plate during the second inning with runners on for Shawnee Mission Northwest. Kukuk got the win for the Firebirds Thursday at Free State High.