Alexandria Monroe wins class 2A baseball state title

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Alexandria Monroe won the second state title in school history Tuesday evening at Victory Field. After trailing 3-0, the Tigers scored twice in the bottom of the sixth inning, and twice more in the bottom of the seventh for a dramatic walk-off 4-3 win over Southridge in the Class 2A title game. 

Alexandria’s only other previous baseball state title came in 1998.

ONLINE: IHSAA recap of the Alexandria Monroe-Southridge game

Joe LaGrange of Southridge was named the Mental Attitude Award recipient.

In the 3A title game earlier Tuesday, Andrean defeated Edgewood 2-1. It’s the second straight championship for the Fighting 59ers and the school’s seventh baseball title, which ranks second in state history.

ONLINE: IHSAA recap of the Andrean-Edgewood game

Andrean’s Michael Doolin earned the Mental Attitude Award.