Wayne Christian flew over Freedom Christian Academy 18-1 on Tuesday afternoon to advance to the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A state championship series.
The Eagles (18-0 overall) will face Rocky Mount Academy (9-2) in the state championship series. Game one will take place on Friday at 5 p.m. and game two will be on Saturday at 1 p.m. Wayne Christian defeated Rocky Mount Academy 11-0 earlier this season.
Wayne Christian scored three runs in the first inning, and Freedom Christian Academy had no answer. The Eagles would go on to score two runs in the second and five in the third to take a 10-0 lead.
In the fifth inning, the Eagles exploded for eight runs, and despite Freedom Christian Academy scoring a run, the game was over after five innings. As a team, the Eagles had 16 hits, while Freedom Christian Academy managed just two hits.
The Eagles have now scored 10 or more runs for the 14th time this season.