Teener League: Bellefonte cruises past Penns Valley

Bellefonte dominated its opening game in the VFW Teener League Area 5 13-14 year-old tournament Saturday, dropping Penns Valley 17-4 in five innings.

Winning pitcher Dan Catchmark doubled and scored three runs while Dylan Diethrich crossed the plate four times, Caden Lucas collected a pair of hits and Steve Kuches doubled.

Bellefonte jumped ahead with an 11-run first inning after spotting Penns Valley three runs in the top of the frame.

Hunter Homan’s two doubles led Penns Valley, which meets State College on Sunday while Bellefonte faces Huntingdon in the round-robin tournament.