Griffin Goering put on a superb pitching performance in a 2-0 semi-final win over Tecumseh by throwing seven shut-out innings, and recorded 10 strikeouts on July 15, at Wymore.
Syracuse will enter the district finals without a loss.
In this contest, both pitching staffs battled through four innings before Syracuse got on the board.
Grant Stubbendeck, who was 2-for-3 in this contest, led off the top of the fourth with a single.
With one out, Kayden DeGoyler smacked an RBI single and Syracuse led 1-0.
Goering led off the top of the seventh with a single and eventually made his way to third. After a wild pitch, Goering made his way home for the score and Syracuse led 2-0.
In the bottom of the seventh, Dalton Leefers picked up a ground ball at second base and threw out the Tecumseh runner.
Tecumseh popped up to Leefers for the second out, and Syracuse was one out away from advancing to the district championship.
Goering got ahead in the count, 0-2, and struck out the final hitter to pick up the victory.
Each team had four hits.
Stubbendeck had two singles; Goering and DeGoyler, each with a single.
Goering allowed four hits and struck out 10 in seven innings of work.
Syracuse will face Wymore on Tuesday, July 16, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Wymore. If Syracuse loses another game will be played at 8 p.m.