Columbus - The Moeller Crusaders were outhit but they weren't out-hustled as they won the Ohio Division I baseball championship over Westlake 9-6 on Saturday at Huntington Park in Columbus.
Moeller batted around in the second inning when they scored five runs to take a commanding lead. During the course of the game, the Crusaders stole 11 bases, which is a record for a championship game in Ohio.
It was the sixth trip to the state championship game for Moeller and they have won all six times.
Westlake had nine hits in the game to Moeller's eight, but the squad from Cleveland also committed five errors, which helped lead to their loss.
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The Moeller High School baseball team added to the illustrious history of the program Sunday afternoon with a commanding 7-1 victory over Cleveland St. Ignatius in the Division I state championship game.
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