CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Barnwell's baseball team held off Bishop England 4-2 Monday to advance to the South Carolina Class AA Lower State title game.
Barnwell (20-8) will be the host team for the Lower State game Friday. Its opponent has not been determined.
The Warhorses, with Matt Fields on the mound, took a 2-0 lead in the third inning and pushed across two more runs in the top of the seventh inning before Bishop England staged a rally, picking up two runs in the bottom of the seventh.
Fields (8-3) held Bishop England to five hits and finished the game 2-for-3.