HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Heritage Academy captured the Mason-Dixon Christian Conference baseball championship on Tuesday, defeating Cumberland Valley Christian School, 5-4.
The game had been suspended last Wednesday by a thunderstorm after 6 1/2 innings.
Bryce Nigh picked up the win in relief with three innings of shutout ball. The Blazers' Tanner Propst suffered the loss despite striking out 10 batters in six innings.
For CV Christian (11-3), Chris Owens went 3-for-4.
The Blazers left six runners on base, including two in the seventh. The loss snapped a seven-game winning streak.
CVC coach Keith Propst said, "We had a great season. We just came up a little short at the end. Our record last year was 4-8 and this year it was 11-3. I'm proud of how the guys did."
Heritage 5, CV Christian 4
CV Christian 004 000 0 - 4-6-2
Heritage 003 101 x - 5-5-2
CV Christian Pitching
ip h r er bb so
Tanner Propst (L,9-3) 6 5 5 4 3 10
Bubba Kriner 3 4 4 2 5 5
Bryce Nigh (W) 4 3 0 0 1 3
2B-(H) Colin Doyle. 3B-(H) Chad Lowery.
Next game: Season is over.