Thanks to a pair of "Kyles," the Warriors will stay alive in the state playoffs.

With the help of a two-run double from Kyle Lowery, the Methacton Warriors varsity baseball team defeated George Washington, 4-0, in the first round of the state playoffs at Neumann University.

Lowery’s clutch hit came in the midst of Methacton’s three-run fifth inning that broke the once-close game wide open. Patrick O’Neill’s RBI double added an insurance run in the sixth. Kyle Feaster also contributed three hits, including a double in the game.

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The late-scoring offense supported a dual-threat pitching performance given by Owen McCue and Tim Cargrey.

The two hurlers combined to throw a five-hit shutout. McCue made the start, allowing four hits in just over four innings pitched with four strikeouts. Carfrey picked up the win in relief, giving up just a lone hit in just over two innings of work.

Methacton will face Spring-Ford Senior High School in the PIAA-Class AAAA Elite Eight on Thursday at Neumann University. The first pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m.