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Oley Valley, Kutztown advance to county baseball finals

Published On: May 13 2013 10:12:53 PM CDT

Berks III rivals Oley Valley and Kutztown will play for a county championship following wins in Monday's semifinals.

READING, Pa. -

Oley Valley and Kutztown will meet in the BCIAA baseball championship game following semifinal wins on Monday at FirstEnergy Stadium.

In the early game, 8th-seeded Kutztown knocked off 4th-seeded Wilson, 2-1. With the score tied at one and two outs in the 7th inning, Kutztown's Kyle Hartman drove in Austin Isamoyer with a double for what proved to be the winning run.

The Cougars' Andrew Gernert allowed one run in a complete game victory, out dueling Wilson's Adam Bainbridge.

In the nightcap, 2nd-seeded Oley Valley defeated 6th-seeded Hamburg, 4-2. Oley's Hunter Renninger drove in three runs. Garrett Pelko went all seven innings for the Lynx to earn the win.

Hamburg's Brandon Fry led off the game with a home run, but the Hawks allowed two runs in the bottom of the first.

Oley Valley and Kutztown will play on Wednesday at 6:05 at FirstEnergy Stadium.