Ell-Saline broke open a tight game with five runs in the sixth inning and beat Sedan 7-0 in the Class 2-1A baseball championship game Friday in Emporia.
Sedan was held to three hits and committed five errors.
Dylan Nelson went 3 for 4 for Ell-Saline.
In the third-place game, St. Paul edged Olathe Heritage Christian 11-10 in eight innings as St. Paul catcher Jake O’Brien went 3 for 4 with two doubles.
Keegan Hayes pitched a four-hitter and had two hits to help Ell-Saline defeat St. Paul 7-1 in the seminfinals. Nelson went 3 for 5 and Hayes and Luke Base went 2 for 5 for Ell-Saline.
Sedan rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh to edge Heritage Christian 7-6 in the other semifinal.
Austin Filtingberger went 2 for 3 with a double for Sedan while Zane Mills was 2 for 4 with a triple.
Ell-Saline 7, Sedan 0
|Ell-Saline||002||005||0||—||7 8 0|
|Sedan||000||000||0||—||0 3 5|
W — Walters. L — Fittingberger.
Ell-Saline 7, St. Paul 1
|Ell-Saline||410||101||0||—||7 10 1|
|St. Paul||000||001||0||—||1 4 6|
W — Hayes. L — Diskin.
Sedan 7, Heritage Christian 6
|H. Christian||302||000||1||—||6 4 3|
|Sedan||201||000||4||—||7 4 3|
W — Unruh. L — Fischer