Little League baseball: Bellefonte routs Big Valley in District 5 Tournament opener

C.J. Funk led off with a home run and Bellefonte kept on hitting in a 12-2 rout of Big Valley in five innings as the District 5 Little League Northern Division Tournament opened on Saturday.

Funk later added a three-run shot and Ben McCartney had a two-run blast as Bellefonte smacked seven extra-base hits in the contest. Colton Burd led the winners with four doubles. Funk and McCartney had three hits each, while Timmy Shawley added two singles.

Cam Burris earned the win on the mound, with relief help from McCartney.

Ethan Eichhorn had a double for Big Valley, which drops into loser’s bracket.

Bellefonte will face State College American at 6 p.m. on Monday.