As successful as top-ranked Calvert Hall has been this year, the Cardinals found themselves four outs from elimination Friday. That circumstance evidently didn't sit well with Jose Torres and Garrett Matheny.
The pair combined to drive in five runs in the sixth to erase a one-run deficit and defeat visiting Archbishop Spalding, 7-5, in a wild Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference playoff elimination game.
Calvert Hall (26-3) advances to face archrival Loyola Blakefield Sundaty at 4 p.m. at Harford Community College. If the Cardinals win that game, they will play Loyola again Monday at Harford Community College for the league title.
The loss ends a...