After forcing game two of the legion championship, Saxonburg defeated East Butler 4-3 in the bottom of the 8th inning to take home the 2015 crown.
In the bottom of the 8th inning with a runner on first and nobody out, Saxonburg attempted a sacrifice bunt to move the runner to second. An errant throw into right field scored the run and Saxonburg took the championship in walk-off fashion.
Saxonburg lost to East Butler in the 2nd round of the playoffs and had to beat East Butler twice in the championship game to win the title of the double elimination bracket.
Knoch high school was honored at PNC Park before Sunday’s game for the PIAA AAA Baseball Championship. The Knights won the WPIAL title this season as well.