L-L League Playoffs:
The Hempfield Black Knights defeated the Manheim Central Barons 4-2 in a semifinal game at Ephrata’s War Memorial Field last night.
The win means Hempfield (19-3) will now play the Lampeter-Strasburg Pioneers (19-2) in the finals on Thursday evening in Ephrata.
CJ Taylor led off the game with a home run for the Black Knights to putting them on the board 1-0.
Garrett Bruckhart hit a 2-run home run for the Barons in the 7th inning.
Hempfield’s closer Andrew Blough finished the inning with a strike out and save sending the Black Knights to the finals.
Ty Vaughn started for the Black Knights and retired 11 of the first 12 batters he faced.
Colton Book started for the Barons finishing with 7 strike outs.
The last time Hempfield played the Pioneers, in a Section cross-over game they lost 7-0.
Final League Standings: