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Magic advance to 5th consecutive World Series after sweeping Kings

LA PORTE- After finishing as the top 2 teams in the American League, the Maple City Magic and County Line Kings met up with a trip to the ORWBL World Series on the line.  These two teams met back in Week 2 of the regular season as County Line took 2 out of 3 on the same day that the Magic players received their 2019 championship rings.

Ever since the Kings took 2 out of 3 from Maple City it just seemed inevitable that these two teams would meet again.  With the Magic taking down the Meatspins along with the Kings beating the Cyclones in the ALDS, the stage was set for a rematch.

With ORWBL delaying the start of the season by 1 month, the managers decided to play the entirety of the League Championship Series' all in one day at the higher seeded teams home park. With that being said, Maple City would serve as the home team for Games 1, 2, and 5 if necessary.

After months and months of back and forth talk on twitter, these two teams were finally set for action in what was a beautiful day out at Magic Park.  With the wind howling straight in from center, both teams knew that hits and runs would be tough to come by.

Both of these teams put together quite remarkable seasons as the Kings finished as the highest scoring team in all of ORWBL while the Magic allowed the fewest runs of any team in the league. With the wind blowing in, things seemed to favor the Magic a little bit but not by much considering the Kings have 2020 American League Gold Glover Kody Webb in left field.

For Game 1, County Line's Kadin Abegg was opposed by Maple City's Jared Jonkman on the mound.  Jared Jonkman helped himself out as he put the Magic ahead early with a solo HR.  Shane Anderson followed up the homer with one of his own, blasting a ball over the right center field fence, giving the Magic an early 2-0 advantage.

County Line answered right back with 3 runs of their own in the top of the 2nd as Kody Webb and JP Kehoe each belted a Home Run.  Maple City answered right back in the bottom half of the 2nd as Caleb Jonkman added a solo homer.

The Magic sent out Wes Ellis in the 3rd to replace Jonkman on the mound as Maple City has had a rather quick hook on their pitchers this season.  After entering the game, Ellis was flawless on the mound as he shut down the entire Kings offense for the rest of the game.

The Kings and Magic traded a couple of scoreless innings back and forth before the Magic received a clutch hit that would put them up for good.  With the score tied at 3, All Star starter Jared Jonkman smashed a towering 2 run HR that gave Maple City a 2 run cushion.  Ellis closed the door shut on County Line in the 6th inning as Maple City jumped out to an early 1-0 series lead.

Hits and runs were even tougher to come by in Game 2 as Abegg and Ellis had plenty of success with opposing hitters.  The Kings struck early in Game 2 as Mike Forrester hit a solo HR to give County Line an early lead.  Forrester's HR would end up being the only long ball of the game as both pitchers were really in a zone.

After scraping together a couple of hits, Maple City utilized some small ball to their advantage as they were methodically able to scrape a couple of runs together in the bottom half of the first to take a 2-1 lead.