College Station Wins 3A State Baseball Championship With 8th Inning Win Over Argyle

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AUSTIN, Texas -- College Station scored 3 runs in the 8th inning and won the Class 3A State Championship following a 5-2 win over Argyle at Disch Falk Field Thursday evening.

College Station took a 2-1 lead into the 7th inning, but a pair of Cougar errors lead to an Eagle run sending the game to extra innings tied at 2.

In the 8th Jaxxon Grisham delivered a 2-out 2-run double to give the Cougars some breathing room. Cole Whittlesey drew a bases loaded walk to allow College Station to regain a 3-2 lead.

The Cougars scored first in the game with both runs coming in 4th inning. Whittlesey laying down a two-strike bunt single to score Matthew Bennett. Then a wild pitch doubled the Cougars advantage 2-0.

Agryle answered with a run in the bottom of the fourth on a wild pitch by MacGregor Hines to cut the Cougars lead to 2-1.

The comeback win produces the second team state championship for two year old College Station High School. Its girls' cross country team won the 3A title last fall.

College Station finishes its season with an overall record of 35-6-1 while Argyle finishes with a record of 32-10-1

*(The records were adjusted on 6-6-2014 after KBTX Sports discovered that the UIL did not adjust the team records from their semifinal match ups to the championship game. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion.)