West York and Spring Grove will square off for the York-Adams League Baseball Tournament championship.

The Bulldogs (13-7) and Rockets (14-6) punched their tickets for the title game by earning semifinal victories on Monday night at Sovereign Bank Stadium in York.

Division II champion West York rallied past Division IV champion Delone Catholic, 4-2, while Division I champion Spring Grove downed Division III champion Littlestown, 4-1.

Delone fell to 15-4, while Littlestown dropped to 16-3.

The championship contest is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, back at Sovereign Bank Stadium.

Spring Grove beat West York during the regular season, 10-2, on April 19 at West York.

West York is the defending tournament champion.

In West York's win on Monday vs. Delone, Brett Kinneman starred for the Bulldogs, pitching a complete-game, six-hitter, striking out 11 and allowing just one earned run. He walked three.

The Bulldogs trailed 2-0 entering the bottom of the fifth when they used a two-out rally to earn the victory. Nick Traettino coaxed a two-out walk, followed by a Chase James single and a Brandon Rauhauser walk to load the bases. Brandon Wetzel then belted a clutch two-out single to tie the score at 2-2 and Brandon Kinneman followed with an RBI single to give West York a 3-2 lead. Another walk to Logan Stover loaded the bases and the final run came home on a passed ball.

Delone scored both its runs in the fourth. Austin Roth's RBI double plated one run, while the other run scored on a throwing error.


Wetzel had two of West York's five hits, while Roth had two of Delone's six hits.

In Spring Grove's triumph, Levi Krause pitched a complete-game four-hitter on 97 pitches. He struck out four and walked one. Krause also had two hits and two RBIs at the plate. Brad Stagemyer also had two hits and a run scored for the Rockets.

Ryan Kehr pitched a complete game for Littlestown, throwing 114 pitches. He struck out three, walked four and gave up nine hits. Only two of the runs he allowed were earned. The Thunderbolts committed three errors. Seth McGregor had two hits for Littlestown.

The game was tied 1-1 heading into the fourth inning when Spring Grove plated a run to take a 2-1 lead. The Rockets added two insurance runs in the sixth.