|Belfast Area High School||Gardiner Area High School|
At Gardiner, the ninth-ranked Belfast Lions edged the No. 8 Gardiner Tigers in a Class B North prelim to earn a berth in the quarterfinal round.
Emery Dinsmore struck out eight batters to spark the Lions while Lucien Gordley-Smith, Skylar Perkins and Zachary Smith each notched a hit.
Gardiner finished with a 9-8 record while Belfast improved to 10-7 and will visit Old Town to take on the top-ranked Coyotes (15-1) at a date to be announced.