Jack Caldwell hit a two-out Grand Slam and the Flat Top Grill team held on to edge Prairie Shore 10-9 in a thrilling EBSA Middle League Championship game played at James Park on  June 13.  The game came down to the final pitch.  
Prairie Shore had battled back from a 4-run deficit in the bottom of the 6th and had the bases loaded with 2 outs and a 3-2 count on the hitter when Flat Top finally recorded the final out.
The championship tournament marked the end of a very successful Middle League season in which 24 teams and nearly 300 players participated.
Championship team: Kneeling, L to R: Christopher Werner, Ben Baker-Katz, Ezra Miller, Kelly Kleschen, Max Layden. Standing: Jack Caldwell, Simon Levy, Patrick Epler, Matt Epler, Harry Porter. Coaches: Casey Miller, Mark Layden, Henry Kleschen.  Not pictured:  Fritz Gallun, James Porter. Photo courtesy of Casey Miller.