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CENTRAL: First-round playoff pairings now set

STAFF REPORT
  • Regular-season champion Jefferson and runner-up Stoverstown get first-round byes.
  • Tuesday, Pleasureville visits Mount Wolf and Glen Rock travels to Manchester.
  • Shiloh, Dover and Dillsburg did not make the Central League playoff field.

The first round of the Central League baseball playoffs have been set.

Regular-season champion Jefferson (23-6-3) and regular-season runner-up Stoverstown (24-8) got first-round byes.

Jordan Witmer and the rest of his Jefferson teammates earned a first-round bye in the Central League baseball playoffs after winning their first-ever Central League regular-season championship.

Jefferson beat Pleasureville and Shiloh on Saturday to wrap up its first-ever Central League regular-season crown.

On Tuesday, in first-round best-of-three playoff action, sixth-seeded Pleasureville (12-19-1) will visit third-seeded Mount Wolf (21-11) and fifth-seeded Glen Rock (18-14) will travel to fourth-seeded Manchester (19-11-2).

Pleasureville and Glen Rock will play to Game 2 contests on Thursday evening.

Game 3 in each series, if needed, will be played at Mount Wolf and Manchester on Saturday afternoon.

Shiloh (11-19-2), Dover (8-24) and Dillsburg (4-28) did not make the Central League playoffs.

CENTRAL

LEAGUE GAMES

Dover 14, Mount Wolf 3: At Mount Wolf, Ross Drawbaugh led the visitors by going 2 for 3, including three RBIs. Also for Dover, Cody Glass went 2 for 4 with a double, two RBIs and one run scored; Grant Hoover went 2 for 3, including a double, with two runs and one RBI; Mitch Slater went 2 for 5 with three runs; Derek Slagle doubled with two RBIs; Mike Moore had three RBIs; and Chris Hoover doubled with two RBIs. For Mount Wolf, Dustin Kuhn went 2 for 4 with a double and one run.

Pleasureville 7, Glen Rock 0: At Glen Rock, the visitors rolled behind a combined shutout from Andrew Parks and Tyler Wagner. Parks went the first four innings, while Wagner hurled three hitless innings. Parks got the win. Chet Haifley had two hits, including a homer, and finished with three RBIs for the winners. Justin Anderson had two hits for Glen Rock.