Outfielder Drew Lechnir went 2 for 3 and drove in three of the four runs scored by the Papermakers.
Right-hander Cade Hunstiger allowed two runs in five hits in six innings to pick up the win.
The Papermakers (23-8) were making their fourth straight championship game appearance, this time pulling out a win.
West Salem scored four runs in the second and third innings and the Panthers (22-4) captured their first state baseball title. [Read more…]