Highland Bulldogs In IHSA Baseball Final Four

The Highland Bulldogs are in the Final Four of the state Class 3A baseball tournament.

The Bulldogs defeated Champaign Centennial, 3 to 2, in the super-sectional.

Highland will battle Chicago Morgan Park in the tournament semifinals at noon Friday at Silver Cross Field in Joliet.

A win over Morgan Park will put the Bulldogs in the state championship game, to be played about 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Joliet. A loss to Morgan Park will send Highland to the third place game, scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday.

The Bulldogs enter Friday’s game with a 26-13 record. The other semifinal game is Wheaton St. Francis against LaGrange Park Nazareth Academy.