Buena won its first Senior League baseball state title on Monday, beating Walkill Valley 4-3 in 10 innings in Franklin Township. Jordan Ellis scored the winning run from third base on a dropped third strike that eluded the Walkill catcher wtih two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning. Dom Lopez, the winning pitcher, went to first base as Ellis scored from third base.
Lenny Coulter hit a two-run homer for Buena, and pitcher Kris Morgenweck allowed four hits in six innings.
Buena begins Eastern Regional play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in West Deptford.