The North Boone baseball team ended a 25-year drought without a regional championship, headlining a big day of title games on the high school fields.
The Vikings scored six runs in the top of the eighth inning in extras at Byron, beating the Tigers 13-7 in the Class 2-A final to win the program's first regional crown since 1993.
Scores from Class 1-A and 2-A regional finals are listed below.
Forreston 13, Earlville 0
Aquin 8, Dakota 2
Aurora Christian 10, Hiawatha 0
River Ridge 14, Orangeville 1
Eastland 10, Newman Central Catholic 1
North Boone 13, Byron 7 (8 inn.)
West Carroll 5, Winnebago 1
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