Tripp Powell went the distance on the mound, holding the Knights to four hits and a walk while striking out three.
Jackson Mix was 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs, Sammy Walton was 2-for-2 and scored two runs, and Keylan Dykes was 2-for-3 with two RBIs to lead the offense.
“The guys played a great game. We hated having such a long layoff, but it worked out OK,” coach Tripp Burt said. His team finished with an 11-3 record.
It was especially satisfying to win the title after losing both regular season games to cross-county rival Clifton Ridge. It is the first time in a number of years that the Cougars have beaten the Hounds in baseball.
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