The Shamrocks took the best-of-seven final 4-2.
Jay Warford’s one-out single to centrefield in the bottom of the seventh inning scored Greg Barry from second base with the winning run and completed a Shammies comeback. The Green and Gold had trailed 3-1 before scoring twice in the sixth inning.
Scott Goosney (8H, 3W, 7K) got the complete-game win, while Vikings reliever Kieran Buckingham (0.1IP, 2H, 1R, 1W, 1K) took the loss. Gonzaga’s starter was Matt Peterson (5IP, 5H, 3R, 1WK, 1K), while Dave Lahey pitched a scoreless inning in relief.
Warford had two hits and two RBIs., while Matt Parsons drove in two runs for the Vikings. Gary Dymond had two hits for Gonzaga.
Recent St. John’s senior baseball champions
2012, Holy Cross
2010, Holy Cross
2007, Holy Cross