Mars Hill Bible had a tough day on the mound in game two of the AHSAA 2A State Baseball Championship. Seven pitchers combined for three balks, three hit basemen and 10 walks which G.W. Long took advantage of to win the game 11-4 and claim the state title.
"Their patience," Mars Hill coach Jay Mitchell told AL.com when asked what made G.W. Long's offense so powerful. "We weren't throwing strikes. We walked 10. That's something we don't normally do."
G.W. Long wins the Class 2A State Title with an 11-4 win over Mars Hill Bible. This is title 15 for the Rebels which is the most in the state of Alabama. @kamryn_faria named MVP pic.twitter.com/IoDOiTE0gt
— Rocco DiSangro (@RDiSangro_WTVY) May 15, 2018
Today's win gave G.W. Long a 2-0 sweep of the series and the program's 15th state title since 1989.
Mars Hill Bible finishes the year at (30-12) as the Class 2A State Runner-Up.
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