Petal Earns 6-A Championship

PEARL,MS(WDAM)- Petal earns their second consecutive MHSAA Class 6A title with a 9-0 win over Tupelo.  The victory marked the 6th state championship for Larry Watkins, who retired as the school's athletic director last month.

Cody Conkle, Wednesday's starter, threw a complete game shutout against the Golden Wave.  He allowed just four hits. He also had three hits in the game.

Saturday's game was decided in the fourth inning when Petal scored 7 runs in the frame.  Tyler Graves' bases-loaded double which drove in 3 runs was the biggest hit of the contest.