Predators win 11-9 contest

LEWISTOWN – The Predators’ bats were on fire Tuesday against Howard in Centre County Men’s League baseball, and it resulted in a 11-9 win.

The Predators took an early 3-0 lead, then the Hawks went ahead 5-3, but the Predators came through in the fifth for six runs and the final lead.

The Predators’ big fifth came off a bases-loaded double and a three-RBI blast from Ryan Keefer, who also picked up the win in relief. Multiple hitters for the Predators included Jay Hartman, Sean Heckert, Chris Drobnick, Keefer and Andy Georgeson.

Lewistown (5-3) will host Pleasant Gap Thursday at 6 p.m.