Central City/Fullerton/Centura let a lead slip away late yesterday, as the Kernels were eliminated from the Class B state baseball tournament. 

The Kernels led Ralston 4-1 going to the top of the seventh, when the Rams scored four runs to take a 5-4 lead.  The Kernels tied it with a run in the bottom of the inning, but Ralston scored once in the top of the eighth and wound up winning 6-5. 

Central City/Fullerton/Centura finished with a 20-7 record, including a 1-2 mark at state.