Region 2 Roundup
The Region 2 Tournament has featured some of the closest games across the state this weekend. On Saturday, Pine Grove of the Schuylkill-Berks League edged out the Birches of the Northampton County League 3-2 in twelve innings. NorChester, the Berks County champion, topped NorCo champion Bath 4-3. In the second doubleheader, Lehigh Valley champion North Parkland defeated Hatfield of the Bux-Mont League 8-3 and host Muhlenberg was downed by Bux-Mont regular season champion Nor-Gwyn 2-0.
On Sunday, the Birches bounced back to eliminate Hatfield 3-2. Muhlenberg couldn't get the bats going for a second straight game and were defeated 12-2 by Bath. In the winner's bracket, North Parkland won a 3-0 decision over Pine Grove and Nor-Gwyn topped NorChester 3-2.
Monday will feature two loser's bracket games and the winner's bracket final. In game 9, Bath will take on Spring Grove. To follow, the Birches will take on NorChester. In the winner's bracket final, with a trip to the tournament's championship round on the line, North Parkland will face off against Nor-Gwyn.