The Pittsburg High School baseball team made a return trip to the Class 5A state baseball tournament in May 2008.

The Pittsburg High School baseball team made a return trip to the Class 5A state baseball tournament in May 2008.

The Dragons returned to the state tournament after a three-year hiatus and faced Wichita’s Kapaul-Mt. Carmel in the first round.

Eleven seniors led Pittsburg to the state tournament, but the Dragons could not overcome the Crusaders in a 6-1 first-round loss.

Ryan Williams picked up the lone run for the Dragons in the third inning on a single from Austin Ross.