The PIAA baseball semi-final round has been set for Monday. Cathedral Prep will play Harriton at 4pm at Bellefonte in the AAA Semi-Finals while Northwestern will travel to North Allegheny HS to take on Central Mt. at 4pm in the AA Semi's. The winners play for the state title later next week.
Pitcher Dan Altavilla of Mercyhurst was selected in the fifth round of the MLB Draft on Friday by the Seattle Mariners. He was the first Division II player chosen and the 15th overall in the history of the Mercyhurst program. His 5th round selection was the highest ever for a former Laker. Altavilla recently won the Brett Tomko Award as the top pitcher in the nation in Division II.