The Hippos from Havlíčkův Brod are the Czech National Champions.

For the third time in history, the Hippos won the title of Czech National Champion.

In the best-of-5 series against the Beavers Chumotov, the Hippos won in the fastest possible way: 3 games to 0 (0:4, 0:7 a 1:3).

Pitcher Michal Holobrádek lead his team to the title by striking out 11 of the Beavers hitters.

After losing two games, the Beavers took the initial lead of game 3, and kept it until the third inning when the Hippos scored twice. At the seventh, David Mertl hit a solo home run for the Hippos to close the game 3-1.

After 3 years since last title in 2017, the Havlíčkův Brod Hippos are the Czech National Champions.

/ Elda Ghilardi

Photos courtesy of Jan Beneš / BenyPhoto