SALSIBURY - Salisbury-Elk Lick won the WestPAC baseball championship on Saturday night, thanks to a 4-2 win over Portage in high school action.
Trailing 1-0, Portage (12-4) tied the game up at 1-1 when Jeremy Piatak hit a home run in the bottom of the third inning.
Salisbury took a 4-1 lead with three runs in the top of the fifth. Portage cut it to 4-2 with a run in the bottom of the fifth. Tyler Nesbella singled and Andrew Maul plated him with a triple.
Portage will now host Bishop Carroll in the second round of the District 6 Class A playoffs Monday at 4 p.m.
Three Lions honored
UNIVERSITY PARK -Three members of the Penn State wrestling squad have been named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Team, and the squad itself distinguished itself as the top academic squad in the Big Ten.
Sophomore Quentin Wright, freshman David Taylor and junior Cameron Wade were all first team All-Academic selections. Wright, a business management major, was the 2011 NCAA national champion and 2011 Big Ten champion at 184 pounds this year.
Taylor is a recreation, park and tourism management major and was the 2011 NCAA National Runner-Up at 157 as well as the 2011 Big Ten Champion. Taylor, who was named Big Ten Wrestler of the Year and Freshman of the Year, went 38-1 as a freshman.
Wade, a finance major, earned his second straight trip to the NCAA Championships this year. An injury in the national quarterfinals kept Wade from achieving All-America status.