Juda-Albany put the finishing touches on a great season with a 2-1 win over an always tough Pacelli club at Goodman Diamond.
The winners got one run in the third and one in the fourth before seeing Pacelli cut the lead in half in its half of the seventh.
In the bottom of the third Adkins struck out swinging. Goecks tripled to right field. Burkhalter grounded out to 3b, bunt. Jordan singled to center field, RBI; Goecks scored. Jordan stole second, advanced to third on a throwing error by c. McDermott fouled out to c.
In the bottom of the fourth after a dropped foul ball that would have retired the first batter of the inning Juda-Albany's Becker doubled to left field. Crull pinch ran for Becker. Kammerer out at first 3b to 2b, SAC, bunt; Crull advanced to third. Detra singled up the middle, RBI; Crull scored, unearned. Kesler pinch ran for Detra. Frietag struck out swinging, hit into double play c to ss; Kesler out on the play, caught stealing.
Pacelli rallied a bit in the top of the seventh when Schroeder reached on an error at ss. H. Raflik pinch hit for T. Raflik. H. Raflik popped up to ss. Schroeder stole second. P. Hintz grounded out to 3b; Schroeder advanced to third. Schroeder scored on a wild pitch, unearned. T Shafranski singled to third base. T Shafranski advanced to second on a wild pitch. Firkus grounded out to ending the threat and Juda Albany had their first-ever title