It took confidence and great pitching and senior leadership to top a quality rival Lexington High School program twice, at Lexington, to capture the Gators first lower state title and first trip to the state championship series in only 4 years of existence.
It happened Wednesday night as the Gators topped Lexington in game 1 8-2 forcing a deciding Lower State Chsmpionship game. The Gators bats came out hot and struck 11 runs in 2 innings of work to defeat Lexington 11-0 in five innings.
The Gators will face Northwestern in Game 1 of the State Championship 5A series Saturday Night at River Bluff High School. First pitch scheduled for 7pm