Simeon 3 Lake View 2
Lake View gave much favored Simeon all it could handle as Simeon won 3-2 to capture the CPS Baseball crown.
Simeon scored all 3 of its runs in the 3rd inning. The decisive 3rd run came when Simeon speedster Dion Earls(sr) scored on a grounder. Simeon starter Jamari McKinney(sr) held Lake View to 2 runs in his 5 and 1/3 innings of pitching.
Lake View starter Joey Lara(sr-FB photo)
Lake View best chance to tie the game came in the 6th inning when first baseman Sam Wusu(sr) - a star wide receiver on the Lake View football team -tried to score on a wild pitch but was thrown out.
Simeon won its 17th city baseball title. Meanwhile, Lake View finished a great run in the city playoffs which saw them beat Harlan 3-2, Whitney Young 4-3, and much favored Taft 6-3.