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GREAT FALLS – The Mission Valley Mariners battled all the way back through the losers’ bracket to win the State A American Legion baseball tournament with a 13-4 win over Glasgow on Monday in the title game.

The Mariners beat Glasgow 11-3 earlier Monday to force a deciding game.

Shortstop Justin Evertz was 4 for 7 with two RBIs in the title game. Second baseman Jacob Young had a pair of hits and scored two runs. Seven Mariners drove in at least one run.

Robbie Gauthier went the distance on the mound to get the win. He allowed seven hits, walked three and struck out four.

In the first game, Chris Clary had two hits and three RBIs, while Zeke Webster-Yaqui and Cole McArthur added two RBIs apiece.

Evertz worked the first six innings on the hill. He allowed just one hit and walked six while striking out 13.

Both teams earned berths in the regional tournament which begins Aug. 10 in Burley, Idaho.

Mission Valley 11, Glasgow 3

Glasgow 000 020 010 – 3 3 5

M. Valley 301 005 20x – 11 9 3

Walter Dalbey, Blayd Sanders (7) and Jes Hanks. Justin Evertz, Brad Pichler (7) and Jack Humphreys. W – Evertz. L – Dalbey.

GLASGOW – Grant Legare 0-4, Hanks 1-4, Tom Leland 0-3, Wacy Ortman 1-3, Andy Gardner 0-1, Parker Kulczyk 1-1, Gage Legare 0-4, Zach Rodgers 0-3, Griffin Bengochea 0-2, Jonathan Koessl 0-3.

MISSION VALLEY – Evertz 0-4, Zeke Webster-Yaqui 2-3, Robbie Gauthier 1-5, Chris Clary 2-3, Jacob Young 1-5, Humphreys 0-3, Pichler 0-4, Cole McArthur 2-4, Dalton Molzhon 1-3.

2B – McArthur 2. 3B – Gauthier, Clary. RBIs – Gage Legare, Koessl, Webster-Yaqui 2, Clary 3, Young, McArthur 2.

Mission Valley 13, Glasgow 4

M. Valley 104 040 031 – 13 10 2

Glasgow 100 100 101 – 4 7 9

Gauthier and Humphreys. Gardner, Koessl (5), Ortman (9) and Hanks.

MISSION VALLEY – Evertz 4-7, Webster-Yaqui 1-4, Gauthier 1-5, Clary 1-4, Young 2-5, Humphreys 0-3, Pichler 0-5, McArthur 0-3, Molzhon 1-5.

GLASGOW – Grant Legare 1-5, Hanks 0-4, Leland 2-4, Ortman 2-4, Gardner 1-3, Dalbey 0-4, Rodgers 1-4, Bengochea 0-4, Koessl 0-2.

2B – Webster-Yaqui, Leland, Ortman 2. RBIs – Evertz 2, Webster-Yaqui, Gauthier, Young, Humphreys, Pichler, McArthur, Leland 2, Ortman, Bengochea.

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