The Hornets battled back from 4-0 and 5-3 deficits to take the lead. DeLaSalle regained the lead and the Hornets were a hit away from stealing it back in the seventh of the state championship game.
The Hornets are headed to the final four.
The red-hot Hornets took a doubleheader from Skyline Monday to extend their winning streak to nine. Saline defeated Skyline 5-0 and 8-5.
Saline got the best of Bedford in an early SEC Red baseball showdown Monday. Solid pitching and timely hitting helped Saline sweep a doubleheader,
Saline gave up four runs in the first three innings and couldn’t come back in a 4-3 home-opening loss to Toledo St. Johns Tuesday.