Germantown Academy's powerful offense, highlighted by two two-run home runs off the bat of John Citrone, carried the Patriots to the championship of the Pennsylvania Independent Schools baseball tournament with a 14-4 win over Germantown Friends on Saturday at Perkiomen School.
The top-seeded Patriots (29-3), who scored in double figures 14 times this season, outscored their four tournament opponents by 52-5.
Sean Coyle doubled and tripled, and Greg Guers and Alex Wilson also lined doubles for Germantown Academy, which grabbed an 11-2 lead in three innings.
Germantown Friends (21-8), which had its six-game streak snapped, got home runs by Jesse Biddle and Ben Rogers.
In the semifinals, Germantown Academy ousted Mercersburg Academy, 13-1, at Perkiomen School as Keenan Kish (7-3) pitched his final game of the season, allowing three hits in five innings.
Coyle, who broke the school record for single-season home runs (eight) earlier in the season, hit his 13th homer as part of the Patriots' 13-hit attack.
Germantown Friends, the No. 7 seed in the 17-team competition and the Friends Schools League champion, got to the final with a 5-4 win over Chestnut Hill in a semifinal at Upper Perkiomen.
Germantown Friends 002 020 - 4 7 1
Germantown Academy 227 003 - 14 12 0
WP: Stolzer. LP: Tyler Clauson-Wolf. 2B: GA-Coyle, Guers, Wilson. 3B: GA-Coyle. HR: GA-Citrone 2; GFS-Jesse Biddle, Ben Rogers.
Mercersburg Academy 100 00 - 1 3 0
Germantown Academy 104 8x - 13 13 2
WP: Keenan Kish. LP: Chris Thorsen. 2B: GA-Mike Fitzgerald, Sean Coyle, Chris Harvey. 3B: MA-Matt Timuney. HR: GA-Sean Coyle.
Chestnut Hill 000 301 0 - 4 7 2
Germantown Friends 140 000 0 - 5 11 0
WP: Josh Goldenberg. LP: Hubbard. 2B: GF-Biddle. CH-McAllister. 3B: CH-McAllister.