From Press staff reports

Dakota Hitchner hit the game-winning double as top-seeded Atlantic Christian defeated fourth-seeded The Christian Academy 6-5 in eight innings in the first round of the Tri-State Christian Athletic Conference playoffs Thursday.

Tatiana Tennant scored two runs, including the winning run for the Cougars.

Atlantic Christian will face second-seeded Pilgrim Academy at Philadelphia Biblical University on Saturday at noon in the championship game.

The Christian Academy 110 000 30-5 5 6

Atlantic Christian 002 201 01-6 3 9

2B-Hitchner AC. 3B-Cole TCA.

WP-Martin 3k. LP-Devecchis 7k.

Records-Atlantic Christian 13-2.