Grant Donghia tossed a three-hitter as State College Post 245 defeated West Scrantom 6-0 in the opening round of the Pennsylvania Junior Legion Regional Championships on Saturday.
Donghia struck out seven and walked none in the triumph for State College, which will play in the winerr’s bracket semifinals on Sunday.
State College scored twice in the first. After a leadoff walk to Donovan Brown, Liam Clarke doubled. Joe Johnston’s single scored Brown and Clarke came home on Evan Smith’s sacrifice fly.
Donghia’s single and Matthew Tomczuk’s sacrifice fly plated two more runs in the third. State College tacked on two more in the sixth. Justin Beck smacked a RBI single and another run scored when Dillon Roettger was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.