Verdigris conquered Metro Christian, 11-3, to win the 3A state title Saturday afternoon.
The Patriots jumped out early.
In the third inning, Shawn Fitzgerald singled to right field and drove in a run to give Metro Christian a 3-1 lead.
Verdigris soon answered back, tying the game 3-3 in the fourth inning.
Gabe Rotteree hit a base-clearing double to center field, putting Verdigris up 6-3.
The Cardinals didn’t stop there; they kept rolling to win, 11-3.
Verdigris Cardinal Baseball— Gary Kennemer (@garykennemer) May 14, 2016
Your 3A State Champions!
1 down 2 to go today!