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Flashback: P-O 9-10s outlasts BEA to take District 5 title

MILESBURG -After going through the District 5 9-10 year old all-star schedule only paint to each other, it was a winner take all in final game of the D5 season.
Early in the tournament, Bald Eagle was beaten by a very determined Philipsburg -Osceola team.
After battling their way back through the second tier. Bald Eagle battled back through to force a rematch with Philipsburg.
This time it was the Eagles’ time to shine as they topped the Mounties, 11-9, forcing a title game.
Unfortunately for Eagles fans, the PO team bounced back from the loss to clinch the title with a 13-10 hard fought victory.
Bald Eagle dropped the first runs onto the scoreboard, landing two in the top of the first and holding PO at bay in their at bats.
Kahale Burns led off the small rally on a simple single.
Teammates, Justin Bisel and Noah Foltz reached on consecutive walks, loading the bases.
A Logan Lehman 2-run single set the tone early, leading 2-0.
After holding the Mounties scoreless in the bottom of the inning, Tayten Yoder got things off and running with a single.
Gavin Eckley doubled putting runners on first and third.
Burns scored Yoder when he blasted a single, Making it 3-0.
But it would be Noah Foltzthat would get the crowd of their feet, posting a 3-run roundtripper, ending the scoring in the inning, 6-0.
With things seemingly running smoothly in the game for the Eagles,the Mounties came battling back in the bottom of the inning by plating seven unanswered runs.
Parker White started off the inning with a single and moved up to second on a single by Jake Bainey.
Brandon Hahn and Colby Hahn reached base on a single and then walk, respectively.
Colby Hahn’s walk brought in White, putting PO on the board at 6-1.
Gavin Emigh posted an infield single, inching the home team ever closer in the deficit.
A double by Alex Maines cleared the bases, cutting the lead to 6-5.
Maines later scored on an RBI single by Jake Desimone, tying the contest.
An RBI single by Bainey gave the Mounties the lead for the first time in the contest, 7-6.
Bald Eagle scratched their way back in the third, tying the game up at seven.
However, Philipsburg rallied again in the bottom of the inning to go ahead 10-7.
PO would take a six run lead going into the late innings, leading 13-7.
Bald Eagle didn’t go down without a fight as it got the game to as close to 13-10 running out of innings.

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