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Falcons and Rams win PIAA openers, Parkland falls to Knights

Published On: Jun 03 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 04 2013 08:29:03 PM CDT

The Salisbury Falcons needed extra innings on Tuesday to beat Neumann-Goretti in round one of the state tournament. Meanwhile Parkland fell to North Penn and Pennridge won at the AAAA level.

The Salisbury Falcons needed extra innings on Tuesday to beat Neumann-Goretti in round one of the state tournament. Meanwhile Parkland fell to North Penn and Pennridge won at the AAAA level.

Salisbury needed 8 innings to beat Neumann-Goretti, but the Falcons rallied in the 8th to win 6-2.  They'll face Hughesville Thursday in the quarterfinals.

North Penn beat Parkland 1-0 behind a 3-hit shutout from pitcher Brian Maher.  The win puts the Knights into the quarterfinals against Coatesville.

Pennridge also advanced, beating LaSalle 11-4 in the opening round.  That moves the Rams into the next round to face Wyoming Valley West.