Susquehannock grad Josh Heyne delivered a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning helping West Chester University reach its first NCAA Division II national championship game, behind a 2-1 win over Catawba in the semifinals.

Ranked 13th entering the college World Series, the Rams have won 11 straight games and will face the winner of Friday's game between Delta State vs. Minnesota-Mankato. The championship contest is slated for 7 p.m. Saturday at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.

After Justin Lamborn started the ninth-inning with a double to center field, Matt Baer reached on a bunt single, moving Lamborn to third. Dylan Zigman came in to pinch run for Lamborn before a pitching change, followed by an intentional walk, loaded the bases.

Heyne hit the second pitch from Catawba reliever John Tuttle to deep left field, bring in Zigman with the winning run.

Sophomore Fred Breidenbach (9-2) tossed a complete-game, six-hitter, walking two and striking out six, helping the Rams improve to 45-10 on the season.

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