Baseball is king in the area right now. Not one, but two, local schools will play for state championships on Thursday. Mount Union advanced by knocking off Franklin, 3-1, in yesterday’s 3A semifinals. The Trojans will take on Notre Dame Green Pond tomorrow at 4:00 for a state title. Greenwood will play West Middlesex for the single-A championship after ousting Halifax yesterday, 10-0. The Wildcats will play at one tomorrow. Both the MU and Greenwood games will be played at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park at Penn State University.
Phillies over visiting Arizona last night, 7-4. The Pirates lost in Atlanta, 7-5.
The United States put on a show in its FIFA Women’s World Cup opener. Alex Morgan led the Americans with five goals, as the U.S. pounded Thailand, 13-0.
And, In Eastern League action, Harrisburg beat Richmond, 6-2, and Altoona edged Portland, 5-4.