The 12-U Metro Gladiators went 4-0-1, defeating the Charles County Warriors 5-4 for the championship, in the fifth annual Charles County Classic.
Blake Johnson pitched 6 1/3 innings and only gave up two earned runs.
Zack Hill and Kendric Musser each had one RBI, Justin Oakley hit a two-run home run and Chrystian Mervilus got the game-winning hit in the bottom of the sixth inning, scoring Kendric Musser.
In the top row, from left, are coach Hardy Mervilus, Nick Steury, Brett Kelley, Justin Oakley, Kendric Musser, Kenneth Frank III, Miles Levere and coach Darryl Levere. In the bottom row are Christian Elder, left, Zack Hill, Blake Johnson, Travis Sumner II and Chrystian “CJ” Mervilus.