Andrew Jones’ homer in the seventh inning against Athens Friday night helped Muscle Shoals earn a split with the Golden Eagles in the doubleheader with a 2-1 victory
More importantly, though, it helped the Trojans clinch the Class 6A, Area 15 championship.
Athens won the first game Friday 8-6 to force a deciding third game.
Caleb McDougle started the Trojans off with a homer in the third inning before Athens tied the game.
Jones struck out eight over 5.1 innings of work. The only Athens run allowed by Jones was unearned.
Chandler Moon picked up the win with four strikeouts in relief. He allowed just one hit.
Jackson McCreless had two hits for the Trojans.