Federal Way National 10-11 All-Star Joseph Krahner, left, celebrates with a coach after scoring the game-winning run in the Federal Way Nationals’ 6-5 victory in the District 10 championship game at the Federal Way National League Complex Friday. Photo courtesy Mark Klaas

Federal Way National 10-11 All-Star team advances to state

The Federal Way National 10-11 All-Stars rallied for two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out a dramatic 6-5 victory in the District 10 championship game at the Federal Way National League Complex.

Federal Way National advances to the upcoming state tournament.

Federal Way National stayed alive in the double-elimination playoffs, routing Auburn 11-0 in 4½ innings Thursday to force a winner-take-all game Friday.

Joseph Krahner hit a three-run home run in the first inning and scored the winning run off a throwing error in the sixth. Lucas Koenig went the distance. Jake Gleason doubled.

For Auburn, Emilio Feliciano allowed three runs in 3⅔ innings, leaving the game because of the 85-pitch limit. Landen Richards blasted a pair of doubles, drove in two runs and scored twice, and Andrew Shrader doubled, singled and drove in two other runs.

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