Peterman, Gaumer, Josh Dimmitt, Darrin Dimmitt, and Tyler Cooksey are the five seniors that all played a part in the Trojans fine 25-9 season.
Fort Madison (18-23) will play seventh-ranked Chariton (33-5) tonight in Ottumwa at 7 p.m. The winner will earn the Substate 4 championship ticket to the Class 3A State Baseball Tournament in Des Moines.
Class 3A, District 8 Final
Ft. Madison 3, Fairfield 1
FF 000 010 0 – 1 4 3
FM 120 000 x – 3 3 0
Fairfield battery – Austin Gridley (L, 6-1) (1 2/3IP, 3H, 3R, K, 3BB), Ryan Gaumer (3 1/3IP, K, 2BB), and Spencer Peterman (IP, 2K), Josh Dimmitt catching.
2B – Narendra Martin.
Hits – Peterman 1-for-3, Joseph Hietpas 1-for-3, Jordan Reid 1-for-2, Martin 1-for-3 .
RBI – Martin.
Runs – Gridley.
Fort Madison battery – Miles Wentzein (W, 4-2) (7IP, 4H, R, ER, 10K, 5BB), John Nagel catching.
Hits – Nagel 1-for-3, Wentzein 1-for-2, Jacob Riley 1-for-3.
RBI – Riley, David Guzman.
Runs – Nagel, Billy Coppage, Ryan Snaadt.