Chatham High School's Matt Arnold takes a swing in Thursday's game.

After a 11-7 defeat of Stuarts Draft in the Class 2 semifinals Thursday evening at Calfee Park, the Chatham Cavaliers baseball team advanced to play Lebanon today in the Class 2 state championship game at Calfee Park in Pulaski in hopes to bring home their first state title since 2009. The game is set to start at 12:45 p.m. Follow live updates from Davin Wilson below. (Refresh for the latest.)


Chatham picks up its third state title overall and first since 2009. Coach Chad Anderson was the coach for the Cavs’ last title a decade ago.

3:14 p.m.: Chatham scores five in the top of the seventh to take a 23-4 lead heading into the bottom of the frame. Cavs three outs from Class 2 title

2:55 p.m.: CHATHAM 18 LEBANON 4 — B6

2:46 p.m.: CHATHAM 18 LEBANON 4 — T6. Chatham six outs away from a Class 2 state title

2:39 p.m.: Chatham answers back with four runs of its own to take a 18-4 lead heading into B5.

2:22 p.m.: Lebanon strikes for three runs in B4, cuts its deficit to 14-4 heading into B5.

1:58: p.m.: Chatham piles on seven runs in T4, bars around for the second time in three innings and the Cavs lead 14-1 heading into B4.

1:58 p.m: Jacob Miller’s two-run single to center increases Chatham’s lead to 9-1 with runners on first and second with one out in T4

1:46 p.m.: Arnold, Reed and Hunter Adkins each with 2 RBI and Potojecki has struck out five of the 12 batters he’s faced. CHATHAM 7 LEBANON 1 — T4

1:39 p.m.: Grayson Reed’s RBI single scores Grant Reynolds and makes it a 7-1 contest, with Chatham leading, heading into B3. Matthew Arnold, Hunter Adkins and Reed each with a pair of RBI for the Cavs.

1:33 p.m.: Andrew Potojecki strikes out three of the four he faces in B2 and Chatham leads 6-1 in T3.

1:21 p.m.: Arnold and Hunter Adkins each add two-run singles and Grayson Reed picks up an RBI after getting plunked with a pitch with bases loaded. Cavs strike for five runs in T2, lead Lebanon 6-1 after 1.5

1:16 p.m.: Grayson Reed plunked by a pitch with the bases loaded and the Cavs pull back in front 2-1. Matthew Arnold follows with a two-run single up the middle and Chatham leads 4-1 with bases juiced and two outs in the top of the second.

1:07 p.m.: Lebanon answers back with a run on a Chatham error and the game is knotted at 1-all after one full inning.

12:59 p.m.: After a half inning, Chatham leads Lebanon 1-0 in the Class 2 state title game.

12:54 p.m: Grayson Reed laces a triple to right-center field and Brae Adkins brings him around with a double to right-center that gives the Cavs an early 1-0 lead.

12:30 p.m.: It's perfect baseball weather in Pulaski with sunshine and temperatures in the lower 70s.

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