Penn takes 18th sectional baseball title with win against Clay
PLYMOUTH — Penn had to wait an extra day, but the Kingsmen got to raise an 18th sectional baseball trophy Tuesday, June 3, at Bill Nixon Field.
Rain on Monday, June 2, moved the game back a day. Penn beat South Bend Clay 5-2 to win the Class 4A Plymouth Sectional and earn a berth in the LaPorte Regional on Saturday, June 7.
Colin McNamara homered for the Kingsmen (27-4). K.G. Parkhurst homered for Clay (14-14).
Penn starter Cole Harlacher was the winning pitcher with relief from Skylar Szynski.
4A Plymouth Sectional
Penn 5, SB Clay 2
Clay 000 001 1 — 2 4 1
Penn 021 110 x — 5 7 1
Joey Lang (L); Cole Harlacher (W), Skylar Szynski (7).
Penn: HR — Colin McNamara.
Clay: Hits — K.G. Parkhurst.
Records: Penn 27-4, Clay 14-14.
Next: Lake Central vs. Concord, Hobart vs. Penn 11:30 a.m. ET and following Saturday, June 7, in Class 4A LaPorte Regional; 8 p.m. ET Championship.