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Oley Valley, Kutztown advance to county baseball finals

Published On: May 13 2013 11:12:53 PM EDT

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


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.