The second time was the charm for St. Andrew's. The Saints fell in the 3A state finals 2 years ago. Different story on Thursday.
Banks Tolley's walkoff sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 8th gave St. Andrew's their first state championship since 1985. The Saints beat North Pontotoc 3-2.
St. Andrew’s — your 2018 state champs!! pic.twitter.com/Dd7yTEoCig— Rachel Richlinski (@RachRichlinski) May 17, 2018
The victory caps a stellar school year for St. Andrew's sports. The Saints won state championships in six different sports.
St. Andrew's won six state championships as a school this year:— Brandon Shields (@bshields0244) May 17, 2018
MHSAA State Baseball Finals (Trustmark Park)
Nanih Waiya 13, Smithville 5 (1A Game 1)
St. Joseph 7, East Union 6 (2A Game 1)
St. Andrew's 3, North Pontotoc 2 (3A Game 2 - Saints win state)
Hattiesburg 11, Lewisburg 1 (5A Game 2 - Tigers win state)
George County/DeSoto Central in progress (6A Game 2)
1:00pm: Smithville vs. Nanih Waiya (1A Game 2)
4:00pm: St. Joseph vs. East Union (2A Game 2)
7:00pm: New Hope vs. Vancleave (4A Game 2)
Game 3's if necesssary
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