Poland punches ticket to State

Poland Bulldogs Division II Regional Champions

HUDSON, Ohio (WYTV) – Poland rallied from an early 3-1 deficit to defeat Canton South 8-4 in the Division II Regional Finals Friday in Hudson.  The Bulldogs advance to State for the first time since 1983.

Dom Lipari racked up 4 RBI for the Bulldogs, going 2-3 with a double and a single in the win.  Eric White also drove in a pair of runs, finishing the game with 4 singles.  Ricky Svetlak and Nick Romeo each tallied a pair of singles.

D.J. Wilson went 2-4 with a triple and a double with an RBI for Canton South.

Poland improves to 26-2 on the season.  The Bulldogs advance to face Bishop Watterson (23-8) in the Division II State Semifinals Friday at 10am at Huntington Park in Columbus.

Canton South ends the season with a record of 23-7.

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