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District 6 baseball pairings

Three Centre County baseball teams are opening the District 6 playoffs at home.

Philipsburg-Osceola and Bald Eagle Area received the second and fourth seeds, respectively, in Class AA while Bellefonte earned the fourth seed in Class AAA.

The Mounties (13-5) play the Cambria Heights-Marion Center winner, BEA (13-7) meets the Tyrone-Blairsville winner and Lewistown visits Bellefonte (12-6) next Monday. All games are at 4 p.m.

The Class AA tournament begins with first-round games Thursday. The Class AA and AAA semifinals are May 26. Finals in all four classifications are May 31 and June 1 at Blair County Ballpark.

Mount Union is the No. 1 seed in Class AA. Indian Valley received the top seed in Class AAA.

The District 6-9 Class AAAA pairings will be released later this week. State College (10-4) is expected to receive the second seed behind Central Mountain.

District 6 Baseball PlayoffsClass AAAQuarterfinalsMay 23(All games at 4 p.m.)No. 1 Indian Valley, bye; No. 5 Lewistown at No. 4 Bellefonte; No. 6 Forest Hills at No. 3 Hollidaysburg; No. 7 Johnstown at No. 2 Somerset

SemifinalsMay 26At higher Seed(All games at 4 p.m.)Indian Valley vs. Lewistown-Bellefonte winner; Forest Hills-Hollidaysburg winner vs. Johnstown-Somerset winner

FinalsJune 1 At Blair County BallparkSemifinal winners, 4 p.m.

Class AAFirst RoundMay 19(All games at 4 p.m.)No. 1 Mount Union bye; No. 9 West Branch at No. 8 Central Cambria; No. 12 Tyrone at No.5 Blairsville; No. 4 Bald Eagle Area bye; No. 3 Central bye; No. 11 Bellwood-Antis at No. 6 Ligonier Valley; No. 10 Cambria Heights at No. 7 Marion Center; No. 2 Philipsburg-Osceola bye

Quarterfinals May 23(All games at 4 p.m.)West Branch-Central Cambria winner at Mount Union; Tyrone-Blairsville winner at Bald Eagle Area; Bellwood-Antis-Ligonier Valley winner at Central; Cambria Heights-Marion Center winner at Philipsburg-Osceola

May 26Semifinals(All games at 4 p.m.)At higher seedQuarterfinal winners

FinalsMay 31At Blair County BallparkSemifinal winners, 7 p.m.

Class AFirst Round (All games at 4 p.m.)No. 1 Bishop McCort bye; No. 9 Moshannon Valley at No. 8 Penns Manor; No. 12 Blacklick Valley at No. 5 Northern Cambria; No. 4 Homer-Center bye; No. 3 Ferndale bye; No. 11 Claysburg-Kimmel at No. 6 Juniata Valley; No. 10 Bishop Guilfoyle at No. 7 Bishop Carroll; No. 2 Portage bye

Quarterfinals(All games at 4 p.m.)Moshannon Valley-Penns Manor winner at Bishop McCort; Blacklick Valley-Northern Cambria at Homer-Center; Claysburg-Kimmel-Juniata Valley at Ferndale; Bishop Guilfoyle-Bishop Carroll winner at Portage

Semifinals At higher seed(All games at 4 p.m.)Quarterfinal winners

FinalsJune 1 at Blair County BallparkSemifinal winners, 7 p.m.

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