Morden Mohawks are 2017 Border West Baseball League Champions!
Posted August 22, 2017
After dropping game three on Saturday 9-3 in Pilot Mound, the Mohawks won game four on Sunday, 8-7, in an extra inning to claim the 2017 Border West Baseball League title, winning the best of five series, 3-1.
The Tribe let a 6-3 lead slip away in the 6th inning as the Pilots scored four runs. Chris Moffatt hit his second homerun of the series to tie the game at seven, in the bottom of the 7th. The Pilots lead off the 8th inning with a pair of singles, but even after a successful sacrifice bunt to put the runners on second and third with one out, Jesse Mutcheson induced a pair of groundballs that got the Mohawks out of the inning unscathed. Ryan Steppler knocked a one-out single through the infield in the bottom of the extra inning. Pinch-Runner Taylor Drobot, advanced to second on a wild pitch, And then scored the Championship clinching run on a Jesse Mutcheson single to centerfield.
For the Mohawks, this is their 4th League Title in five years, and will look to start their title defence, in the Spring of 2018!