Thrice as Nice

The Cashtown Pirates completed one of the most dominant seasons in SPL history, winning their third straight championship after an 8-3 victory over Hanover on Sunday at Cashtown Yards. Cashtown finishes with an overall 33-4 record, including an 8-1 playoff record.  Hanover took early leads in each of the first two innings on Sunday, but the Pirates tied the game in the bottom of each frame. It wasn't until the fourth that Cashtown finally took its first lead of the game, and a 3-run sixth broke open what had been a close game. J.C. Collins' pair of hits included a home run and 4 RBIs, while Zach Ketterman had three hits and Chris Schachle and Cooper Ayers added two hits among Cashtown's 13-hit attack. Pat Brady continued a torrid post-season with three of Hanover's five hits, and Bob Taylor drove in two runs for the Raiders.