From a spectator’s point of view, the game may have looked like it was in hand for the Bellefonte Teener League 13-14-year-old All-Star Team.
Bald Eagle Area had other plans, with seven unanswered runs in the final three innings to hand Bellefonte an 8-5 loss in the Area 5 All-Star Tournament on Tuesday.
With Bellefonte up 5-1 in the fifth inning, Bald Eagle Area sent 10 batters to the plate. Tanner Kresovich and Ty Walker split pitching duties for Bald Eagle Area and combined for eight strikeouts.
Jacob Gates and Brian Egan scattered two hits apiece for Bald Eagle Area (7-1) while Bellefonte (5-3) was led by Joe Knapp (double) and Adam Armstrong’s two singles.