Going into the seventh inning, Albion led 5-3. That is when the game went downhill for the Boone County team.
Malcolm scored five runs in the top of the seventh to take an 8-5 lead. They held on to that lead to give Albion their first loss of the state tournament.
Noah Valasek took the loss on the mound for Albion.
The loss drops Albion to the loser's bracket for a rematch with Creighton. The elimination game is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday.