JAG SWAG: Spain Park baseball takes state championship

History has been made.

The Spain Park Jaguars captured their first baseball state championship in school history, taking down the Sparkman Senators in the AHSAA Class 6A state finals May 17.

After taking the opening game win, 2-1, May 16 at Paterson Field, the Jags took on the Senators at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery in a doubleheader to decide the title.

In the May 17 opener, a big inning by the Senators gave them a 5-0 win. Both teams played strong defense early, as neither team scored until Sparkman took a 1-0 lead in the first. A three-run bottom of the fifth proved to be the difference in the game, as the Sparkman cruised to the win…

To read more about the Spain Park Jaguars baseball state championship, check out the July 2014 issue of Hoover’s Magazine. Find your copy here.