At the start of Friday, the Bayside conference was guaranteed at least one team advancing to the Maryland High School Baseball Semifinals. The 1A East Region Final pitted St. Michaels against Washington. Thanks to an 11-1 win St. Michaels continues their quest for a state title. The game was essentially decided in the second inning. Individually the inning belonged to Devin Stanford. The Saints pitcher struck out the side in the top of the frame. He then followed with a 2 RBI base hit to open the scoring for St. Michaels.
St. Michaels will face Brunswick on May 24 in Frederick.
In 2A, Queen Anne’s advances to the semis with a 7-4 win at Fallston. Next up for the Lions, Williamsport on May 24.