The La Salle College High School Varsity Baseball Team defeated Hatboro-Horsham High School 7-5 in the PIAA AAAA State Semifinals on Monday, June 11, 2012 to advance to the 1st PIAA State Championship Game in Program History.
In the State Semifinal, Senior Kevin Long struck out 5 in 6 innings, and sophomore Dom Cuoci picked up the save. Senior P.J. Acierno led the offense going 2-4 with 4 RBIs, including a two-run triple in the 4th inning.
The Explorers will face Council Rock South in the PIAA AAAA State Championship Game on Friday, June 15th at 1 PM at Lubrano Park on the campus of Penn State University. La Salle improves to 23-3 on the season while the Golden Hawks enter the State Championship game with a 23-2 record after shutting out Altoona 4-0 in the other State Semifinal matchup.
The State Championship Game will air on Tape Delay on Friday, June 15, 2012 at 10:30 PM on PCN. A live video stream is also available for purchase through the PCN Web Site. WBCB 1490 AM will also air a live audio stream on their website at http://wbcb1490.com/
Click Here to listen to an audio podcast of the State Semifinal vs Hatboro-Horsham courtesy of Bob Long '09.
Stay up to date with La Salle and get live updates on Friday's Game at our Facebook and Twitter pages.
For more information on the La Salle College High School Baseball Program, visit http://www.lschs.org/baseball.
PIAA AAAA Championship Bracket
"La Salle Tops Hatboro-Horsham To Reach Title Game"
By Rick O'Brien, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6-11-12
"La Salle Edges Hatboro-Horsham - Earns Spot in State Title Game"
By Mike Prince, www.montgomerynews.com, 6-11-12
"Acierno Lifts La Salle Into State Championship Contest"
By Tom Kerrane, www.timesherald.com, 6-11-12
PIAA Baseball Championships Information
Box Score: La Salle 7 Hatboro-Horsham 5
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