FREDERICKTOWN – When Xavier Mullins stepped to the plate Thursday in the bottom of the seventh inning, with the winning run on-base and the season on the line, only one thought crossed his mind.
"We’ve gotta do this for the seniors," the Fredericktown sophomore recalled thinking. "It’s everything to them, and we want to keep them going and achieve our dream of finishing the season with a win at state."
GALLERY: Fredericktown vs. Amanda-Clearcreek baseball – Div. III district finals
Fredericktown defeated Amanda-Clearcreek, 4-3, on Thursday night to claim its fourth straight Div. III district title. The Freddies will face Barnesville next Thursday in the regional semifinals at Mount Vernon High School.