LAWRENCE PARK — Make it back-to-back Region 4 baseball titles for Union City.

The Bears coasted to the championship Wednesday with an 11-0 win in five innings over Iroquois.

Nate Soliwoda pitched a one-hitter, striking out a dozen and walking just one.

UC, finishing 10-2 in the region, scored five runs in the first inning and never looked back.

It was 10-0 headed to the fourth.

Seven different players had hits for the Bears, Shane Uber with a double and three runs batted in.

Andrew Hoban, Bronnan Higley and Lucas Thomas scored twice, Higley and Austin Jaquith both with a pair of RBI.

Hoban walked twice and stole three bases.

Union City now heads to the District 10 Class AA playoffs.

The Bears will play the winner of Friday’s first-round game between Saegertown and Mercer. That quarterfinal contest is Monday at 4:30 p.m. at Erie’s Ainsworth Field.

The semifinals are on Thursday, May 23, and the finals on Memorial Day Monday (May 27).

UNION CITY (11-5): ab-r-h-rbi Hoban cf1-2-0-0, Hedderick 1-0-0-0, Soiliwoda 3-0-1-0, Kinney 3b 3-1-0-0, J.Higley 1b 3-1-1-1, B.Higley dh 2-2-1-2, Jaquith ss 2-0-1-2, Thomas c 2-2-1-1, Leyda c 0-0-0-0, Uber lf 2-0-1-3, Harouff 2-1-1-0, B.Hornaman 0-0-0-0, K.Hornaman 3-0-0-1, Parker cr 0-2-0-0. Totals 24-11-7-10.

IROQUOIS (2-14, 1-11): Oswalt cf 2-0-1-0, Johnson 2b 2-0-0-0, Wakefield p 2-0-0-0, Visalle 1b 2-0-0-0, Z.Jackula c 2-0-0-0, M.Jackula 2-0-0-0, Gray ss 1-0-0-0, Chapman rf 1-0-0-0, Cruiz lf 1-0-0-0. Totals 15-0-1-0.

Union City 532 10 — 11 7 0

Iroquois 000 00 — 0 1 2

2b-Uber (UC). IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO: UC- Soliwoda (WP) 5-1-0-0-1-12; I- Wakefield (LP) 1 2/3-5-8-7-4-3, M. Jackula 1 1/3-1-2-2-2-0, Gray 2-2-1-1-2-0.

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