Holy Innocents’ baseball team – 13-2 in region play – ended all suspense Monday afternoon with a five-inning 10-0 win over St. Francis to clinch the Region 5A title.
Coach Dylan Deal’s squad will finish regular season Thursday at Pace Academy before hosting the opening round of the playoffs May 4th against a team yet to be determined.
“Winning 20 games was our first goal; taking the region title was our second,” Deal said. “Now we only have one more goal to go. I’m proud of the guys; we came out aggressive and we came out confident. There’s not another group of guys I’d rather have in the trenches.”
Deal was also complimentary of the one-two punch on the mound in Daniel Topping and Charles Link. Topping went four innings and fanned five while