HUTCHINSON – The Cokato Kernels faced the Hutchinson Huskies in the winners’ bracket of the Region 12C playoffs Friday.
The Huskies, who hosted all Region 12C games, took a 5-0 lead through the first four innings.
Cokato scored a run in the fifth to to pull to within 5-1. With their backs against the wall in the top of the ninth, the Kernels scored four runs to tie the game at 5-5.
However, Hutchinson walked off in the bottom of the ninth with a run to score a 6-5 victory.