A Brief Recap of Day 2
Day two of PA's regional tournaments commenced on Sunday with fifty-six teams still vying for a spot in states. By the end of the day, that number had been reduced to forty-two, with another fourteen elimination games today.
In Region 2, Bath eliminated Northern Valley by double digits in game one. Fullerton bounced back with a three run victory against Southern Area. Boyertown knocked off defending regional champion Pennridge 8-4 in game 3, while Nazareth topped the host Nor-Gwyn 3-1 in the night's final contest.
It was a tough day for the Main Line League in Region 3 as Whitpain beat Wayne by five in the opener and Olney eliminated Narberth 12-6 in game two. Defending state champion Spring City was defeated by four at the hands of Bristol in the third game. NorChester continued their success by beating Fort Washington by twelve.
Waynesboro ended Annville's season with a mercy rule win in game one in Region 4. Hummelstown bounced back to defeat host Fredericksburg in the day's second contest. Red Land won a thriller against Southwestern York by a run, while New Oxford defeated Ephrata late Sunday night by a run.
Jersey Shore needed just seven innings to eliminate FMS in Region 5. Green Ridge knocked off host Bloomsburg by four the in the second game of the day. Back Mountain won by thirteen over defending regional champion Danville. Plains continued their tournament success with a mercy rule eleven run win over Canton in the nightcap.
Shaler got by Peters Township by a run in the first game in Region 6. Keystone Oaks dispatched Monroeville in the tournament's second game of the day while Bethel Park continued their winning ways with a seven run victory over New Brighton. Blackhawk played their way into the winner's bracket final with an eight inning ten run win over Uniontown.
Host Bedford eliminated Indiana yesterday morning with a ten run win in Region 7. Beech Creek knocked out Claysburg with a six run victory in game two. In the winner's bracket contests, Mifflin County squeaked by Bushy Run and West Hempfield got by DuBois.
In Region 8, Corry defeated Center Township in a close contest in game one. Wilcox ended Meridian's season with an eight run win, while defending champion Millcreek beat Meadville by eight in their second round contest. In game eight, host Saegertown defeated Albion/Edinboro by seven.