Baseball championship previews

Latta baseball coach Don Cribb talks to players during practice Friday. The Vikings open the Class 2A championship series Saturday.

Latta and Lake View open the baseball state finals Saturday. The Vikings are playing in their fifth consecutive title series, first in Class 2A. They won the Class A title in 2015. Lake View will compete for this year’s Class A crown. It’s their first trip to the title series since 2011. Click on the links to hear from coaches and players as they prepare for the finals.