Sparrows Point High School beat Eastern Technical High School 8-4 on May 17 to win the 2A North Region Championship in baseball. After a rough first inning and being down 3-0, the Pointers rallied with clutch pitching and timely hitting.

Senior Mike Gamble hit a 3-run homer in the second inning, putting the Pointers up 4-3. With the score knotted at four each in the bottom of the fifth inning, and two outs, sophomore Austin Shifflett hit a double to score Wayne Brooks and put the Pointers 5-4. The Pointers would add three more in the bottom of the sixth inning, with Brooks’ 2-run RBI triple to go up 8-4, which was the final score, resulting in the Pointers’ second straight 2A North Region Championship win and head coach Marc Kline’s 100th victory at the helm of this team.

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