The Cathedral baseball team defeated Delano 5-0 Thursday night to advance to the Class AA state tournament semifinals against Proctor today at 2:30, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 2:25.  The Crusaders scored all 5 of their runs in the 2nd inning.  Eric Pelant threw a complete-game 4-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts to get the win for the Crusaders.  Mike Kerber and Matt Dodge each had 2 hits for the Crusaders and Jeff Facshing had 2 RBIs.

The Crusaders are 23-5 and will play Proctor at 2:30 today.  Seth Toupal and Ty James call the game on AM 1390-the Fan.  The winner advances to play either Holy Family or Fairmont for the Class AA State title Monday at 3pm at Target Field.  Holy Family will play Fairmont at noon today in the first of 2 semifinals in Class AA.