OXFORD, Ala. (WHNT) — The Russellville Golden Tigers won their second straight state title Thursday!
The 5A championship series was decided in a winner-take-all game three with the Golden Tigers overcoming the Holtville Bulldogs, 12-2. The game was a run-rule win in six innings.
Wednesday’s win marks the team’s fifth overall state championship win.
“I’m just super proud of the work they put in,” said Head Coach Chris Heaps. “I don’t have to hold them accountable. They hold each other accountable.”
In a tweet on Wednesday night, the Russellville school system said, “what an amazing accomplishment! We are so proud of this team! #ItsGreatToBeAGoldenTiger.”