Two Minnesota boys have gone viral after this amazing display of sportsmanship. Totino-Grace and Mounds View were playing each other for the section championship. Mounds View pitcher, Ty Koehn, struck out Totino-Grace batter, Jack Kocon, which clinched the championship for Mounds View. However, after he struck Jack out, Ty ran over to give him a hug before celebrating with his teammates. Turns out that the two have been life long friends and Ty wanted Jack to know their friendship was more important than the win. Check out the incredibly heartwarming video below!
MUST SEE: A heartrending scene at the Totino Grace-Mounds View game as the pitcher who struck out his childhood friend to send his team to the state championship chose to console the batter before celebrating with his team. (credit: John Hakes) pic.twitter.com/ChlDu5rtH1— WCCO - CBS Minnesota (@WCCO) June 11, 2018