Dallastown baseball, Donegal and Cedar Cliff softball advance to PIAA Finals

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The final week of the high school sports season is here.  The last batch of PIAA champions are crowned on Friday and a few local teams are still vying for a title.  Dallastown’s baseball squad racked up their 20th victory in a row in the semifinal round with a solid 6-1 win against State College in 6A.  East Pennsboro held the lead in their 4A matchup with Dallas before falling 7-5.   In the 1A semi, High Point Baptist is edged by Meyersdale 2-1 in extra innings.

A local softball champ is guaranteed with Donegal and Cedar Cliff colliding in the 5A final on Friday at Penn State.  The Indians blanked their league rival Lampeter-Strasburg 7-0 to earn a spot in the gold medal game.  The Colts nipped West Allegheny 6-5 for the other berth in the championship.

Chambersburg is knocked out for the second straight year by defending state champ Hempfield Area 11-4.