State College Post 245 dropped from the winner’s bracket at the Pennsylvania Junior Legion regional tournament with a 9-1 setback against Greater Pittston on Sunday.
State College was held hitless through five innings by Greater Pittston’s Kevin Kopaza. Liam Clarke broke up the no-hitter with a single to right-center in the sixth. Evan Smith’s two-out single moved Clarke to second. Gavin Schafer-Hood followed with a RBI single.
Those three hits were all State College could muster. Kopaza went 6 2/3 innings, striking out six and walking one, to earn the win.
State College next will face Boyertown at 1 p.m. Monday. Greater Pittston and Hamburg will battle in the winner’s bracket final at 4 p.m.