Monday, May 14, 2012

[VIDEO] Catholic Baseball Punches Ticket to Semi-Finals with Comeback Win

Lancaster Catholic Baseball makes up a 12 run defecit against Solanco to punch its ticket to the semi's.

Team Celebrating Mattison homerun
Lancaster Catholic baseball will never forget May 12, 2012.

The Crusaders looked down and out in the bottom of the third, losing 11-1 to Solanco in the L-L League baseball quarter-finals. Then some baseball magic happened at War Memorial Field.

The Crusaders got three on the board in the 3rd, and it sparked an unlikely comeback. Catholic with an offensive explosion in the bottom of the 6th, launched an air raid on the Mules - scoring 11 runs... culminating with a 3-run blast by Chris Mattison.

Catholic wins the game 17-13; the first win for the school in the league championship.

The Crusaders will face Hempfield in the league semi-finals on Tuesday.

Check out highlights and reaction from the match up below.

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