Charleston Catholic Ends Magnolia's Comeback & Wins its First State Championship


History was made by the Charleston Catholic baseball team on Saturday.

The Irish won its first ever state baseball championship with a thrilling, 9-8 win over Magnolia.

Charleston Catholic took a 7-2 lead in the final two innings, but the lead wouldn't last.

Heading into the final inning, Catholic's lead was cut to four at 9-5.

That's when Magnolia woke up.

The Blue Eagles added three runs to cut the lead to 9-8, but that's was a close as they got.

With a runner at second with two outs, Magnolia's Chandler Sapp lined out to shortstop ending Magnolia's comeback and the game.

Catholic escaped with a 9-8 win, and the 2013 WVSSAC Class A State Championship.

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