FORT SCOTT — The A Iola Indians were crowned champions of the Adam LaRoche 16U Invitational tournament on Saturday in Fort Scott with a 10-7 win over the Olathe Vipers.
Iola steamrolled its way there with three impressive victories against McPherson and two different Natural Baseball Academy 15U squads before reaching the championship game.
Early scoring helped the Indians jump ahead of McPherson in their tournament opener on Friday. Carter Hutton opened the scoring with a two-RBIs double, giving the Indians a 2-0 lead after the first.
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