Prestonsburg, Ky. — Lawrence Co. 11U double dips Lexington Southeastern to win the Cal Ripken State Championship Sunday at the Stonecrest Sportspark.
2022 11U Kentucky State Champions
Coaches L to R Cody Cornwell, Jamie Adams, Jason O’Brian, TJ Caudill. Front Row L to R Issac Maynard, Luke Scott, Kolt Thompson, Dawson Kitts. Second Row L to R Aiden Issacs, Maddox Fletcher, Payton Stevens, Rylan Clay, Colin Adams, Brayden O’Brian, Eli Caudill
In the first game on Saturday Lexington Southeastern won 9-2.
In the second game on Saturday Eli Caudill singled home Dawson Kitts and Colin Adams to win it 4-3 and force a third and deciding game on Sunday.
In the third and final game on Sunday afternoon Aiden Isaac singled home Maddox Fletcher for the game winner to claim the state title 2-1.
Rylan Clay went the first five innings, struck out 10 and allowed 1 run, Dawson Kitts picked up the victory in relief after facing a bases loaded and no out situation in the top of the sixth inning.
With the state title in hand the boys earned a trip to Green Bay, Wisconsin for Regionals.