Reading, BC advance to BCIAA final; Boyertown falls

Red Knights and Saints to meet for title; Bears ousted by Methacton

Reading and BC book title date; Bears fall in semis

The Reading High and Berks Catholic baseball teams advanced to the BCIAA championship game on Monday night. In the PAC-10 semifinals, defending champion Boyertown was eliminated by Methacton.

At FirstEnergy Stadium, (4) Reading knocked off top-seeded Wilson, 8-4, in the early semifinal. Maicol Parilla paced the Red Knights with 3 RBIs as they will play for a county championship for the first time in 11 years.

In the nightcap, (7) Berks Catholic defeated (6) Governor Mifflin, 7-5, in 8 innings. Franklin Ramirez scored the winning run when Wilson missed a pick-off throw at first. Pop Lacey drove in Ryan Emkey later in the inning to add insurance.

Reading will meet Berks Catholic in the county final on Wednesday night in Baseballtown at 7:05.

At Royersford, (4) Methacton edged (1) Boyertown in the semifinals, 3-2, to end the Bears streak of consecutive league titles at two.

Tyler Comport knocked in a pair of runs for Boyertown. But Glenn Seymour's sac fly in the 7th scoring Austin Bregman proved to be the difference.

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