Marten Pauwels continued his hot streak, and Springfield (Montco) advanced to the state Class AA baseball tournament by beating Philadelphia Academy Charter, 10-0, Friday at Neumann University.
Pauwels and Jeff Hammons had two-run doubles in a nine-run sixth inning. Pauwels has nine RBIs in three playoff games.
The contest was a playoff between the District 1 champion, Springfield, and Philadelphia Academy Charter, the District 12 runner-up.
Austin Guyer pitched a two-hitter to lead Conestoga to a 3-2 win at Spring-Ford in the third-place game. Guyer struck out five.
Bonner-Prendergast hired Jack Concannon as its boys' basketball coach. Concannon coached the Friars from 1992 to '96, compiling a 76-55 record. He replaces Thomas Meakim.