VFW Area 5 Teener (13-14): Bald Eagle Area rips Penns Valley, ready for state tourney

Bald Eagle Area wrapped up in title-winning effort in the VFW Area 5 tournament on Friday with a 17-2 victory over Penns Valley.

BEA scored seven runs in the first inning and seven more in the third to cruise in the four-inning contest, rapping out a dozen hits. Tanner Kresovich got the offense started, belting a two-run home run as the second batter of the game.

Kresovich, Hunter Eminhizer, Jacob Gates and Rilee Bechdel all belted doubles as well.

Eli Myers gave up four hits and two walks with two strikeouts for the win as the team prepares for the state tournament at Schuylkill Haven beginning on Friday.

Hunter Homan’s two-run homer in the first inning accounted for the Penns Valley runs.