Class 3A State Championship

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    Jasper's Austin Simmers received high-fives from fans as he walked to the dugout before Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Austin Simmers, left, Noah Luebbehusen, Mason Thewes, Connor O'Brien and Josh Weidenbenner stretched before Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper pitcher Reece Kleinhelter warmed up with catcher Adam Hedinger before Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    The Wildcats ran back to the dugout after a talk from coach Terry Gobert before Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Tanner Egbert and Adam Hedinger high-fived before Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Reece Kleinhelter fist-bumped his teammates as he was announced during player introductions before Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper fans turned their backs to the field as South Bend St. Joseph players were introduced before Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper fans filled the seats from home plate to first base as Reece Kleinhelter pitched during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Carter Stamm watched as South Bend St. Joseph warmed up before Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Jared Sermersheim ran to third base during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper pitcher Reece Kleinhelter sat by himself in the dugout before pitching his first inning during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Reece Kleinhelter pitched during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Adam Hedinger watched the action as he prepared to bat during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Eric Nordhoff batted during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Josh Weidenbenner, left, Justin Persohn and Noah Weidenbenner watched the game from the dugout during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Austin Simmers landed on first base just after South Bend St. Joseph's Tyler Kleva tagged it for an out during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper fans watched a fly ball during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Trevor Krapf blew a bubble as he watched the game during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Josh Weidenbenner tagged South Bend St. Joseph's Patrick Farrisee out at second base during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Max Werner of Jasper, 10, enjoyed an ice cream cone during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. "It's melty, it's really good though," he said while sporting an ice cream mustache. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Tanner Egbert prepared to bat as he watched the final inning of the game during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jessica Hurst of Jasper, 17, a senior at Jasper High School, reacted as a Jasper hit soared toward a South Bend St. Joseph glove during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Jacob Lents emerged from a play at home plate after South Bend St. Joseph catcher Luke Houin tagged him out during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper players held up their runner-up trophy during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper head coach Terry Gobert shook Mason Thewes' hand after Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Evan Aders, flanked by his parents Pam and Doug, hugged coach Terry Gobert after being presented with the L.V. Phillips Mental Attitude Award during Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Television reporters interviewed Jasper's Evan Aders about receiving the L.V. Phillips Mental Attitude Award after Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Mason Thewes wore his runner-up medal after Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Reece Kleinhelter hugged his mother Angie after Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Jasper's Eric Nordhoff, right, was comforted by his brother Adam Nordhoff, 14, after giving Adam his runner-up medal following Saturday's Class 3A baseball state championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis. South Bend St. Joseph defeated Jasper 4-0. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald