ROY — After 15 league games, the Bees and Royals will battle one more time for a spot in the state 4-A baseball tournament.
Box Elder and Roy have been scrapping for the final playoff sport out of Region 5, but both dropped their regular-season finales on Friday afternoon.
Region champion Mountain Crest stopped Roy 8-1, while Box Elder fell to Logan 5-0.
The teams will meet at 4 p.m. on Monday at Box Elder High School in a win-and-advance setting.
The Bees earned the right to host the contest by virtue of going 3-0 against the Royals in the regular season.
• MOUNTAIN CREST 8, ROY 1: At Roy, too many errors doomed the Royals.
Ben Weese scattered six Roy hits and picked up the win for Mountain Crest. Trace Hansen doubled for the Mustangs, setting a state record for doubles with 39 in his career. Spencer Coombs and Scott Henderson also doubled for the Mustangs.
Carson Bubert took the loss for the Royals, who committed five miscues behind him.
• SKY VIEW 5, BOX ELDER 0: At Smithfield, the Bees went on th road looking for a little magin, but were unsuccesful and now host the play-in contest.
The winner plays at Skyline on Tuesday afternoon in the tournament opener.
• LOGAN 6, BONNEVILLE 5: At Logan, the Lakers pushed across a run in the sixth inning to take the lead, but gave up the tying run in the bottom of the inning, and the winning run in the seventh.
Bonneville outhit the Grizzlies 9-7, getting a triple from Wil Heward and doubles from Kacey Kundick and Jesse Jones.
Heward took the loss, while Logan’s Jake Thompson earned the win.
•WEBER 11, NORTHRIDGE 2: At Layton, despite not earning a state 5-A playoff berth, the Weber Warriors finished the 2012 season with a win over the Knights.
Mitchell Collins earned the win on the mound for Weber.
The state 3-A tournament begins today around the state, with the state 4-A and 5-A tournaments beginning on Tuesday at host schools.
The Utah High School Activities Association recently announced Kearns High School will host the 2012 championsips for the 4-A and 5-A teams.
The 4-A tournament will be at Kearns from Monday, May 21, through the championship game on May 25. The 5-A tournament will be at Salt Lake Community College from May 21-23 before shifting to Kearns for the semifinals and championship.