Thursday's Pa. roundup: Kylie Kenney pitches Central Bucks South to District 1 Class 6A softball title

Central Bucks South defeated Council Rock North, 1-0, in the District 1 Class 6A softball final on Thursday.

Kylie Kenney tossed a four-hit shutout as the Central Bucks South softball team defeated Council Rock North, 1-0, in the District 1 Class 6A final on Thursday. Tara Tumasz drove in the lone run of the game with a single in the third inning. The top-seeded Titans allowed just one run in four tournament games. They will take on Neshaminy – the fifth-place finisher from District 1 after a 16-6 win over Conestoga Thursday – in the first round of the PIAA state playoffs.

Coming Friday …

The District 12 baseball championships will highlight the day. Neumann-Goretti was already awarded the Class 2A crown after Masterman forfeited.

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La Salle players and coaches gather around the championship plaque for photos after the Explorers won the Catholic League baseball final Saturday, May 26, 2018, by beating Archbishop Carroll, 10-0, at Immaculata University.

On Thursday …

 

Conwell-Egan won its seventh consecutive District 12 softball title with a 5-0 win over Philadelphia Academy Charter in the Class 2A final.

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Faith Christian clinched a spot in next week’s PIAA Class 1A tournament when District 12 opponent Maritime Academy forfeited.

Baseball

Tommy Eliason delivered a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh to give Downingtown West a 4-3 triumph over Boyertown in the District 1 Class 6A fifth-place game. Jake Reese tossed 6 1/3 innings of one-hit ball and Eric Grintz hit a three-run homer to send the Whippets to states.

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The Downingtown West baseball team advanced to states with a win on Thursday.