Catholic High School (Knoxville, Tennessee) defeated Christ Presbyterian Academy (Nashville, Tennessee), 4-3, in Thursday’s TSAA Division II-AA state championship game in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Daniel Parris, signed by Tennessee 2023, started and pitched six innings for Catholic.
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He got a no-decision and allowed three runs (two earned), six hits and five walks, while striking out five.
Parris went 0-for-3 in the against Christ Presbyterian Academy.
Catholic claimed its first-ever state championship when Ian Hubbard hit a walk-off single in the seventh inning with two outs.
It was the fourth appearance in a state championship for Catholic, who reached the Division II title game in 2009. The Fighting Irish competed in the Division I Class AA championship game in 2014-2015.
Catholic lost to Christ Presbyterian in 2015.