Matt Flynn

Howard baseball comes back to stun Severna Park in 4A state semifinals

Howard baseball comes back to stun Severna Park in 4A state semifinals

The buses had fired up just outside the stadium and fans who stuck it out in the drenched conditions were on the verge of filing toward the exits. There were two outs in the top of the seventh and Severna Park maintained a strong grip on a two-run lead in a Class 4A state semifinal match-up against Howard — a game they controlled from the onset.

Then, courtesy of some two-out magic spread over a series of wild events, everything turned on its heels, as Howard put its next four batters on base to complete the improbable.

For those who attended Tuesday night’s semifinal at Shirley Povich Field in Bethesda, it will be talked about for years to come as Howard scrambled with...

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