Livingston Manor built a 6-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning and led 7-0 when the rain halted the game Saturday afternoon. When it resumed Sunday, Livingston Manor picked up where it left off by adding six runs in the fifth inning.
Livingston Manor pitcher Mikey Miles limited the Eagles' potent attack to two hits during the two-day championship game.
"We've been shut out before, but no one has held us to two hits," said Phelps.
Loudonville Christian advanced to its first state final by defeating Brookfield 5-3 in Saturday's semifinal game. Senior pitcher Alex MaLossi scattered six hits and struck out 11 for the Eagles, while David Lewicki and Luke Barton each drove in two runs.
"It was a great accomplishment for the kids," Phelps said of his team's run to the state finals.""