Nick Waite drove in four runs and Jeremy Brown had three RBI as 16th ranked Harford Tech High advanced to the Class 2A East Region District VII semifinal  baseball semifinals with a 16-6 victory over Elkton in a region quarterfinal match in Harford County.

Tyler Mister and Kyle Zentkovich each went 2 for 3 for the Cobras, who had 12 hits and had every player in the lineup scored a run. Devin Chapman, AJ Borg and Travis Hash each had an RBI.

Justin Smith pitched 3 1/3 innings to improve to 7-0. Kyle Thomas, Zack Richardson and Isaac Robinson each had two hits for Elkton.

Harford Tech will host defending region champ Patterson Mill in the District finals Wednesday. The winner will play the District VIII winner between Easton and North Caroline for the region championship Friday.

Class 2A East Region/District VII baseball semifinal

No. 16 Harford Tech 16, Elkton 6

Elkton 300 30 – 6 9 1

Harford Tech 570 4x – 16 12 0

WP: Smith; LP: Taylor