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Wilson Wins DCSAA Baseball Championship On Extra-Innings Walk-Off

By By Michael Errigo; Washington Post. photo by Cory Royster, 05/23/18, 7:45AM EDT


Tigers defeat St. Albans, 5-4, for first D.C state championship

After the raucous celebration had died down and the D.C. State Athletic Association championship trophy had been handed out, Wilson baseball Coach Jimmy Silk sat his entire team down in the dugout at Nationals Youth Academy field.

Parents clamored for pictures and friends wanted to celebrate, but Silk asked his team to pause for a second and think about what just happened. Senior Sam Himmelfarb had hit a walk-off single to win the game against St. Albans, 5-4, and the Tigers were crowned state champions for the first time. Wilson, a public school, was finally at the top of the high school baseball world in Washington.