University High School wins first state baseball title

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — University High School in Carmel won its first state baseball championship Monday at Victory Field.

The University Trailblazers (22-10-1) defeated Washington Township (23-7) with a score of 4-1 to take the Class A title.

Senior pitcher Reese Sharp struck out 17 batters, a state record for all classes. Sharp is an Indiana University recruit and a San Francisco Giants draft pick.

The Trailblazers’ Nate Shatkowski of Fishers was named the Phillips Mental Attitude Award recipient. 

ONLINE: IHSAA recap of the University-Washington Township game

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On Monday night, the Class 4A title game between Columbus East and Hamilton Southeastern (HSE) ended in a 3-2 win for HSE following a throwing error on an attempted double play. 

Julian Greenwell of Columbus was the winner of this year’s Phillips Mental Attitude Award in Class 4A. He will continue his baseball career at Wright State University in the fall.

ONLINE: IHSAA recap of the Columbus East-Hamilton Southeastern game

On Tuesday, Edgewood faces Adrean at 4:30 p.m. for the Class 3A title, and Southridge faces Alexandria Monroe at 7:30 p.m. for the Class 2A championship.