PennCrest makes finals
PennCrest Bank clinched a spot in the Altoona Teener Major League championship series with a 16-9 win in game three of its best-of-three semifinals series against Eldorado Kiwanis on Friday night at Seitz Field.
PennCrest, the fifth seed, will meet sixth seeded Professionals Auto Body in the finals beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday at Seitz Field.
Carson Kensinger had two hits and drove in three runs, and Ryan Hopkins knocked in three as well for PennCrest. Justin Fleck and Reese Evans each had two hits. Kaleb Mountain got the win, striking out two.
PennCrest took advantage off nine walks in the second inning to build an insurmountable 14-0 lead. Kiwanis closed the gap with four in the third and five in the fourth before Connor Blough shut out the second-seed over the final 3ª innings to clinch the victory.
Gaven Ridgway, Hunter Rossman and Brennan Friewald each had two RBIs for Kiwanis.
PENNCREST BANK 16, ELDORADO KIWANIS 9: Multiple hits—Kensinger 2, Evans 2, Fleck 2 (PCB). WP–Mountain. LP–Kost. SO–Mountain 2, Blough 3 (PCB); Friewald 7, Sanders 1 (EK).
Series: PennCrest wins, 2-1.
All games at Seitz Field
PennCrest Bank 16, Eldorado Kiwanis 9, PennCrest Bank wins series 2-1
Professionals Auto Body (6) vs. PennCrest Bank (5), 7
PennCrest Bank (5) vs. Professionals Auto Body (6), 7
Professionals Auto Body (6) vs. PennCrest Bank (5), 7, if necessary
Greater City League
Johnston Realty at Cumming Motors, at Juniata, 2
Sheetz at B&M Contracting, at Vets, 8
Cumming Motors at Johnston Realty, at Juniata, 2
B&M Contracting at Sheetz, at Vets, 6
Johnston Realty at Cumming Motors, at Juniata, 5:30, if necessary
Sheetz at B&M Contracting, at Lilly, 6, if necessary
CBRC LAKEMONT PARK
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Johnstown High vs. Sway Lawn Care (Clearfield), 6:20
Snare & Associates vs. Schon Chiropractic, 5:30
L.S. Fiore/C.E. Wood Construction (BG) vs. GT Ballers, 6:20
Altoona High vs. New Balance Altoona (Tyrone), 7:10
Claysburg-Kimmel High vs. Central PA Mounties (Philipsburg-Osceola), 8
Beating the Odds vs. Postal Express, 5:30
New Life Worship vs. Sheetz, 6:20
Miller & Associates vs. Imler’s Poultry, 7:10
Rail Road City vs. Credit Control Collections, 8
Those Guys Pizza vs. LB Trucking/Lacue’s, 5:20
Grace Bible Church vs. Comics Vault, 6:20
JP Mortgage Lending vs. Barton’s Plumbing & Heating, 7:10
Mike’s Court vs. TM Pride, 8