STATE COLLEGE - Big Valley scored three runs in the first, second and third innings en route to an 11-1 win over State College National Tuesday in the District 5 9-10 tournament.
The locals will now take on State College American Thursday evening in State College.
Three Big Valley pitchers combined for a one-hitter against State College. But it was the offense that got the job done.
Brycen Hassinger had a two-run double in the first inning. Colby Bodtorf's RBI single preceded a two-run double by Ethan Eichhorn in the second inning. Eichhorn's double drove in Wyatt Garver and Bodtorf.
Marshall Maidens' two-run triple ballooned the score to 9-0. In the fourth, Kaiden Milliron drove in a run with a single. The game was finished on a Cole Knable sacrifice fly that enforced the 10-run rule.
Shik-Acorn 5, Juniata 4
LAURELTON - In a game that could have went either way, Juniata's club couldn't pull one out against Shik-Acorn Tuesday in the District 13 Area II 11-12 tournament.
Juniata scored three runs in the fifth to take the lead but Shik-Acorn scored three of its own in the top of the sixth en route to the win. The locals had a runner on in the sixth but a strikeout and a ground out ended the game.
Juniata's Carter Reichenbach had a pair of hits for Juniata and an RBI. Zach Fogel and Jared Heister also drove in runs for Juniata.
Juniata will play Thursday's Lewisburg/Selinsgrove winner Saturday at 3 p.m.
Milton 12, Snyder County 1 (4 inn.)
LAURELTON - Milton scored four runs in the first and four the fourth en route to a 12-1 win over Snyder County in the District 13 Area II 11-12 tournament Tuesday.
Milton belted out 12 hits to Snyder County's two.
Ben Kratzer had a triple for Snyder County and Ethan Richard reached base twice via free passes.
Snyder County will play the Mifflinburg/Warrior Run winner Saturday at 1 p.m.
Centre County League
Howard 11, Lewistown 4
HOWARD - Despite a two-run home run from Kevin Reigle, the Lewistown Predators fell victim to Howard, 11-4, in Centre County League action Tuesday.
The Hawks, from top-to-bottom, battered the Lewistown pitchers - with everyone in the batting order reaching base.
Dylan Womer led the way for Howard, going 4-for-5 on the night, including two doubles and four RBI. Evan Gettig also came up big for the Hawks, going 3-for-4, with a triple, a double, 2 RBI and scored four times.
It was back-and-forth to start the game, with each team grabbing the lead in the first few innings.
The Hawks started out hot, picking up an early 1-0 lead, after Getting was plated home by a Bones Fisher double.
Lewistown answered back in the second - picking up two runs off a fielding error by the Howard first baseman.
The game was tied back up in the bottom of the second, after Gage Gardner scored in the second off an error,
Tyler Womer's home run gave the Hawks the lead again in the third, only to see Reigle's home run give the Predators a 4-3 lead.
The final three innings proved to be the difference for the Hawks, as they scored two in the bottom of the fourth, two in the fifth and four in the sixth - clinching the 11-4 victory and giving them a firm hold on the fourth spot in the standings.