Lamar Drops State Title Game

By: AP/11 Sports
By: AP/11 Sports
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Eaton High School's baseball team captured its eighth state title Saturday, defeating Lamar 4-1 in the Class 3A Baseball Championship Series title game at Butch Butler Field.

Eaton (22-3) finished the double-elimination tournament with a 5-0 record on their way to their fifth state title since 2000.

If Lamar (19-7) had won the morning game, Eaton would have had a second chance at the title with a rematch Saturday afternoon because they were unbeaten in tournament play.

The Reds didn't need a second chance and Eaton senior left-handed pitcher Kyle Ottoson made sure the Savages' had few opportunities Saturday.

In his first state title game, Ottoson pitched all seven innings, striking out 15, allowing four hits, three walks and no earned runs. Ottoson (8-2) added to his single-season school strikeout record of 136 in 67 innings and his career strikeout record of 385.

Eaton's Logan Hall, Tyler Wallace, Seth Jackson, and Bennett Pickar each had two hits, combining for eight of the Reds' nine hits.

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