By: Kevin Redfern
Joliet, Ill. – August 16, 2021 – Joliet faced elimination in four out of its six playoff games in the past week. If anything, The Generals embraced having their backs against the wall, and now they are champions.

The Joliet Generals (2-1) defeated the Northwest Indiana Oilmen (1-2) 16-5 in the rubber-match MCL Championship game on Sunday evening to earn the program’s first ever MCL title.

“It’s really hard to put into words,” manager Joe Silva said. “I think that every single one of the guys that suited up for us this year is deserving of this championship…