WEXFORD — District 5 champion North Star will face District 10 champion Saegertown at 1 p.m. on Thursday at North Allegheny High School in the quarterfinals of the PIAA Class AA baseball tournament.
Somerset Area High School will host a PIAA baseball doubleheader on Thursday. In Class A, 6-1 Bishop McCort takes on 7-3 OLSH at 2 p.m. In Class AAAA, 6-1 Altoona and 7-2 Mount Lebanon play at 4 p.m.
Rotary locks down 1st
SOMERSET — Rotary officially clinched first place and the No. 1 seed for the upcoming Somerset Little League baseball playoffs with a 12-1 victory over SDC Building Center Monday at the Stadium Drive complex.
Starter Tyler Mulhollen had a big night earning the win on the mound punctuated by a grand slam walk-off home run in the bottom of the fifth inning. Tyler Krause combined efforts as the closer and the pair sat down 11 SDC hitters.
Mulhollen also had a double and two singles culminating a perfect night at the plate. Hunter Stoy contributed a two-run homer and a single. Ethan Hunt also doubled and singled in the contest for Rotary.
SDC starter Colton Stutzman pitched a solid game despite the loss. He fanned six Rotary hitters. Relief came from Shane Roberts. SDC recorded two hits on the night from Ryan Yachere and Connor Singo.
The regular season ends for Rotary on Thursday against Saylor Motors.
League playoffs get under way Sunday at the Stadium Drive complex and feature top-seeded Rotary against Saylor's in the 2 p.m. game followed by the second-seeded Lions versus Kiwanis at 4.