Timo Aracena homered, helping Vero Beach overcome an early deficit to defeat Treasure Coast 6-3 to claim the District 9-7A championship on Thursday.

Treasure Coast quickly jumped out in front of Vero Beach — taking a 3-0 just three batters into the game.

Vero Beach didn’t panic. Instead, the team shut down Treasure Coast the rest of the way.

Elon signee Jake Nolan, who was roughed up for those three runs, settled down to earn the win as the program took its fifth straight district title.

Vero Beach head coach Bryan Rahal (middle) celebrates with his team after winning the District 9-7A baseball championship against Treasure Coast on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Vero Beach High School. Vero Beach won 6-3.

Treasure Coast jumped out on top when Danny Martinez lofted a three-run home run to right-center field, scoring Brady Nash and Nate Miller, who led off the game with back-to-back singles.

Vero Beach quickly narrowed the gap in the home half of the first with two runs, including an RBI double from Laheim Bell.

Vero Beach tied it on Jake Randolph’s RBI single in the second inning.

Vero Beach's Timo Aracena (10) is safe at home plate in a District 9-7A championship baseball game against Treasure Coast on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Vero Beach High School. Vero Beach won 6-3.

In the bottom of the third, Vero Beach (22-1) seized the lead on Aracena’s two-run homer that also plated Max Swords.

Swords added an RBI single in the sixth for his third hit of the night.

Nolan ended up going the distance, allowing only two hits after the shaky first inning. He had eight strikeouts.

Vero Beach next will host Palm Beach Central in a 7A regional quarterfinal May 7.