A baseball team from Jeffersontown has earned the title of world champions.
The Jeffersontown Strike won the 2022 Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series with a 3-1 victory against Mexico on Saturday night at Ballparks of America in Branson, Missouri.
The Strike are just the second team from Jeffersontown to ever make an appearance in the international tournament and the first to both reach and win the United States championship game.
Coached by Tighe Brown, Jeffersontown defeated a team from West Raleigh, North Carolina, 1-0 to represent the country in Saturday’s finale.
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