One inning can be key in a victory or loss.
For Bellefonte, it was the bottom of the fourth inning in its 10-7 win over Bald Eagle Area in an elimination game in the Area 5 VFW 15-16 tournament on Monday.
Bellefonte was down 7-4 going into its half of the inning. Joey Knapp, Dane Alterio and Darren Heeman had key singles in a five-run rally that sent Bellefonte ahead 9-7 after the inning was finished.
Storm Smith and Heeman led the Bellefonte attack with three hits a piece. Smith had three doubles, while Heeman had two singles and a double.
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Jeremy Warefield got the win on the mound with four strikeouts.
With the win, Bellefonte advanced to host Mount Union on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
Caleb Bell’s home run and Kody Hamer’s four singles led the way for Bald Eagle Area.