The West Allis Nationals punched their ticket to the Wisconsin Class A State Tournament Thursday night with an 8-0 victory over the Kenosha Kings.
The Kenosha Kings will move on to the second round of the Wisconsin State League's step-ladder playoffs after a 10-0 victory over the Burlington Barons Tuesday night in Burlington.
The Wisconsin Class A State Tournament, put on by the Wisconsin Amateur Baseball Association, currently features the top Wisconsin-based teams from the Wisconsin State League and the Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League.
The Orioles had three innings where the offense scored five or more runs as they hammered the Braves 20-2 in a matchup of the league's champion and last-place finisher.
The Kenosha Kings had a 5-2 lead going into the sixth before the Orioles scored four and shut the door the rest of the way in a 6-5 victory over the Kings.