Class 2A: Southridge vs. Boone Grove

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    Southridge athletic director Brett Bardwell shook each players' hand after they received their runner-up medals at the Class 2A state finals at Victory Field in Indianapolis. The Raiders lost to Boone Grove 5-4. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Weston Allen, left, Jose Calderon, Wes Keusch and Kade Allen watched the Class 1A final before playing in the Class 2A finals at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Camden Gasser chatted with his father, Ryan, before the Raiders faced Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. "I'm not nervous, but it's starting to kick in that we're actually here," Camden said. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Tyler Bartelt of Huntingburg, 7, cooled off in the mister before the Raiders faced Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Colson Montgomery, center, watched the Class 1A state finals which went into 9 innings and delayed the Raiders' Class 2A game on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge senior Jayce Harter was announced as a starter before the Raiders faced Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge head coach Gene Mattingly huddled with the team before facing Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Logan Seger pitched in the third inning against Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Camden Gasser, right, and Logan Seger chatted after Seger pitched in the first inning of the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Tyler Rainey, left, his son Remington, 4, and his nephew Beau Erny, 4, all of Holland, watched as the Raiders faced Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Tyler said that Rainey is "just a huge Tucker Schank fan," and had Remington's shirt made with Tucker's number on the back. Remington and Beau wanted to move closer to the field in hopes of snagging a foul ball. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Colin Smith, left and Tucker Schank celebrated after their consecutive diving catches in the third inning of the Class 2A state finals at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Kolby Jones of Huntingburg, 16, held a sign made by Cindy Brewer of Huntingburg as the Raiders faced Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge assistant coach Brian Craig high-fived Colson Montgomery, the first Southridge player to get on base, in the first inning against Boone Grove at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Colson Montgomery batted in the fourth inning as the Raiders faced Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Ethan Bell pitched as the Raiders faced Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Rich Lau of Indianapolis, a 1989 graduate of Southridge High School, danced to the music as the Raiders faced Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Colson Montgomery tagged out Boone Grove's Kyle Casbon as Southridge's Jayce Harter stood by in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Eric Smith of Holland, father of Southridge's Colin Smith, led a Raiders cheer in the sixth inning of the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Logan Seger tagged out Boone Grove's Taylor Piazza in the sixth inning of the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Shannon Fuhs of Huntingburg, center, cheered on the Raiders in the sixth inning of the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Earlier Fuhs had prayed an entire rosary like she did during the football state finals. "They have so much to be proud of," Fuhs said after the game. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Logan Seger waited to bat in the sixth inning of the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. The Raiders lost 5-4. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Camden Gasser, right, and Tucker Schank rallied Southridge players and fans after the Raiders scored 4 runs in the seventh inning against Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Patrick Sander, left, Colson Montgomery, Jose Calderon, and Cort Gerber left the dugout after losing to Boone Grove 5-4 in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    With Southridge down 5-4 in the seventh inning and Colson Montgomery on third base, Tucker Schank peeked out from his jersey to watch the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge head coach Gene Mattingly spoke to the Raiders after their 5-4 loss to Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Mattingly told the team how proud of them he was. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Justin Lammers hugged his father Brian after being announced as the Class 2A mental attitude award winner after the state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. "It's an honor to even be nominated for the award," Justin later said. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge's Justin Lammers was interviewed after being named the Class 2A mental attitude award winner after the state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge’s Logan Seger received his runner-up medal after the Raiders’ 5-4 loss to Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    The Southridge Raider mascot Kamden McKeough of Holland, 13, right, Graham Bolling of Huntingburg, 5, and Aidan Wibbeler of Holland, 9, watched the awards ceremony after the Raiders’ 5-4 loss to Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Graham said he was sad the Raiders lost. Marlena Sloss/The Herald

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    Southridge head coach Gene Mattingly hugged his son Payton Mattingly after the Raiders faced Boone Grove in the Class 2A state finals on Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Marlena Sloss/The Herald