ALTA - Blaze Alesch hit a walk-off double as Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire defeated Alta-Aurelia 2-1 in the Class 1A District 2 quarterfinal in Alta on Tuesday.
Alesch also struck out 10 batters while giving up just three hits in earning the win on the mound.
Alta-Aurelia freshman Bryce Radke took the loss for the Warriors as he gave up two runs (one earned) on five hits in 6 2/3 innings. Rake struck out six Titans and walked two.
With the game tied in the bottom of the seventh, Logan Flaharty came up with an infield single and Alesch hit a double over the Warrior's centerfielder for the game winner.
It was the Titans' second win over the Warriors this season. GTRA won 3-2 on June 13.