The rainy weather that swept through the area pushed back the championship game, pitting Viola against Hillcrest, of the 1A Region 2 Baseball Tournament to May 11, after this issue of The News went to press.
In the regional semi-finals May 8, Viola (26-4) dispatched Calico Rock by the score of 13-0 in five innings of play.
Viola crossed the plate nine times in the first and four in the fourth.
Jordan Cotter was sharp on the mound, tossing a no-hitter while walking just two.
He fanned six on the day.
At the plate, Cotter racked up three hits, including a triple, and drove in three runs.
Dolan Johnston had three hits, including a double and triple, while batting-in two.
Austin Gardner and Matt Prinner (two RBIs) had a pair of hits apiece.
Jacob Payne also drove in a run for the Horns.
In opening-round action May 7, the Longhorns battered Black Rock 15-0.
Viola scored 12 runs in the second inning and never looked back.
Zane Kunz pitched a one-hitter to earn the win for Viola.
Prinner had a big day with three hits and four ribbies, while Gardner drove in three on two hits.
Dylan Holstine logged two runs-batted-in for the Horns.