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Oregon State’s Garret Forrester celebrates while rounding the bases after hitting a three-run homer during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Garret Forrester (44) heads for home after hitting a three-run homer during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Garret Forrester (44) celebrates with Wade Meckler (28) after Forrester hit a three-run homer during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Justin Boyd swings during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Justin Boyd (4) leads off from first base during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State starter Jake Pfennigs pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Sonny DiChiara connects during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Sonny DiChiara (17) heads for home after hitting a home run during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Sonny DiChiara (17) celebrates with teammates including Cole Foster (7) after DiChiara hit a two-run homer during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Sonny DiChiara celebrates after hitting a two-run homer during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Sonny DiChiara celebrates after hitting a two-run homer during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Jacob Melton gestures during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State fans cheer during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State coach Mitch Canham talks to the umpires during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s DJ Carpenter pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Mitchell Verburg celebrates during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State coach Mitch Canham talks to Auburn coach Butch Thompson at Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State catcher Gavin Logan catches a foul popup during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Mitchell Verburg celebrates during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Kyle Dernedde makes a play during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Travis Bazzana (37) makes a catch during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn coach Butch Thompson (30) looks on during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Mitchell Verburg reacts during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Kyle Dernedde makes a play during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State relief pitcher DJ Carpenter talks to catcher Gavin Logan during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Mike Bello (31) heads toward second, with Oregon State shortstop Kyle Dernedde (left) and second baseman Travis Bazzana waiting during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Kyle Dernedde makes a play during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Travis Bazzana throws to first during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Justin Boyd watches the ball as he leaves the batter’s box during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Mitchell Verburg pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.An Auburn pitcher delivers during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Gavin Logan swings during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s AJ Lattery pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Gavin Logan leaves the batter’s box during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State players break the huddle for Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Blake Rambusch (1) follows through on a swing during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn players celebrate after Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Gavin Logan gestures during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn players meet at the mound during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Travis Bazzana (37) tags out Auburn’s Nate LaRue during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Kyle Dernedde throws to first during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Wade Meckler watches the ball after a swing during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Kyle Dernedde makes a play during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Garret Forrester swings during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Gavin Logan (left) and Travis Bazzana (right) receive instructions during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Jake Pfennigs pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn pitcher Tommy Sheehan throws during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Matthew Gretler makes a throw during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State outfielders Wade Meckler (left) and Jacob Melton kneel during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Brock Townsend pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Cole Foster (7) talks to Oregon State’s Travis Bazzana (37) during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Gavin Logan (from left), Jake Pfennigs and Garret Forrester meet at the mound with others during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Brock Townsend pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn shortstop Brody Moore makes a throw during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn second baseman Cole Foster makes a throw during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn second baseman Cole Foster makes a throw during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Matthew Gretler makes a play during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Cole Foster (7) slides into second base safely on a steal before Travis Bazzana (37) can make the play during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn shortstop Brody Moore makes a throw during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Travis Bazzana bunts during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Matthew Gretler makes a throw during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Cole Foster (7) is safe at second base with a steal as Oregon State’s Travis Bazzana (37) has no play during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Matthew Gretler (left) and Kyle Dernedde (15) look on as Auburn’s Cole Foster (7) talks to Oregon State’s Travis Bazzana (37) during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Brock Townsend pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Brock Townsend (43) pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Cole Foster scores ahead of the tag by Oregon State’s Gavin Logan during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn teammates congratulate Bobby Peirce (27) after he hit a home run during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Bobby Peirce celebrates after hitting a home run during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Oregon State’s Brock Townsend pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.Auburn’s Tommy Sheehan (47) pitches during Game 1 of the Corvallis Super Regional between the Oregon State Beavers and the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Auburn won 7-5.

CORVALLIS — It was about two hours before the first pitch of the Corvallis Super Regional when the disheartening decision was made.