Bellefonte baseball, BEA softball get next opponents for playoffs


Bellefonte and Bald Eagle Area now know who their quarterfinal opponents will be.

The PIAA updated it bracket Tuesday to reveal Bellefonte baseball will face East Pennsboro Thursday at noon at New Port High School. Bald Eagle Area will clash with Keystone Oaks Thursday at 5 p.m. at Saint Francis University.

The Red Raiders secured a seed in the quarterfinals after defeating Blackhawk, 4-1, Monday in the opening round of the state playoffs. East Pennsboro (23-1) is the District 3 champion, but lost to the Red Raiders, 15-4, in the opening round of the state playoffs a season ago.

The Eagles battle Keystone Oaks, who took a silver medal in the WPIAL class 3A playoffs. Keystone Oaks defeated District 10 champion Girard, 8-0, in the opening round of states.