BLAIRSVILLE SPLITS IN DISTRICT TOURNEY
Ligonier defeated Blairsville, 18-6, in a District 26 Little League 11- and-12-year-old all-star tournament baseball game Thursday at Blairsville Little League Field.
Mike Petroff singled three times to lead Ligonier. John Paul Salansky singled and homered, and John Caldwell homered.
Tyler Moran paced Blairsville with two singles and a double. Lucas Platt cracked a three-run homer, and Carrick Cavender and Josh Koches each singled twice.
Blairsville travels to West Point on Saturday.
• BLAIRSVILLE — In a game played Wednesday, Blairsville thumped Lower Burrell, 13-4, at Blairsville Little League Field.
Moran led Blairsville with two singles and a double. Blake Furman hit a grand slam and a single, and Garrett Henigan singled and doubled.
Nick Hrebik struck out 10 in five innings to earn the win.
Jack Bowser hit a pair of solo homers for Lower Burrell.