The next opponents await Centre County’s surviving teams in the PIAA playoffs.
The state tournament continues Saturday for the State College boys’ lacrosse team. Fresh off a heart-stopping double-overtime win over North Allegheny on Wednesday, the Little Lions meet Cumberland Valley at 1 p.m. at Lower Dauphin High School in Hummelstown. The Eagles beat the Little Lions 5-4 on April 7 in Mid Penn Conference play.
The state baseball tournament opens Monday.
State College will face Norwin in a Class AAAA first-round game at Hollidaysburg High School at 4 p.m. The Little Lions beat Altoona for the District 6 title and DuBois in a play-in game this past week.
Bellefonte will meet West Allegheny at 3:30 p.m. at Philipsburg-Osceola’s field. The Red Raiders upended Somerset for the District 6 Class AAA crown Wednesday.
The Little Lions and Red Raiders are trying to survive to the state championships, set for Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on June 12.