The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 1, 2013

High school roundup: Shikellamy rallies for win in ninth inning


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SOFTBALL

SUNBURY -- After rival Selinsgrove scored the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth inning, Shikellamy rallied for a thrilling 5-4 win with two runs in the bottom of the ninth in a Heartland Athletic Conference Division I game on Tuesday night in the Braves' "Pink Out" game.

Courtney Lahr and Taylor Lauver both had a pair of hits for Shikellamy (2-14). Lahr scored the game-winning run for the Braves, sliding into home just ahead of the tag. Lahr scored twice and Carly Koppen added a double in the victory.

Rachel Goodling hit an RBI single in the top of the ninth to drive home Sarah Reibscheid to give Selinsgrove a 4-3 lead.

Goodling finished with two hits, while Brynn Musser hit a double and a triple, and Jess Kerstetter had two hits including a two-run home run in the fourth for Selinsgrove (6-7 overall).

n Mifflinburg 22,

Midd-West 0 (3 inn.)

MIDDLEBURG -- It didn't take the Wildcats very long to win the HAC-I matchup against the Mustangs after the team scored 13 runs in the first inning.

Mifflinburg (14-3, 10-1 HAC) hit two home runs in the game. Alli Lloyd hit a grand slam in the second inning and Kayla Kline hit a two-run homer in the third.

Kline finished the game 4-for-5, and Lloyd went 2-for-3 as the Wildcats pounded out 19 hits.

Midd-West (1-11, 1-9) was held to one hit, a single by Lori Yoder.

n Jersey Shore 1,

Milton 0

JERSEY SHORE -- Rebecca Caputo picked up her seventh win of the year for the Bulldogs as she held the Black Panthers to just two hits in the HAC-I win. Bethany Brennan and Kiah Brink both singled for Milton (8-2 overall and HAC). Jersey Shore improves to 8-5, 8-3.

n Southern Columbia 9,

Central Columbia 5

ALMEDIA -- An RBI double by Kayla Lavella in the fourth inning blew open the game for the Tigers in the HAC-II win.

Lavella finished with three hits for Southern. Carley Swisher led Central (10-4, 8-3 HAC) with three doubles.

n Lourdes Regional 10,

Col. Mont. Vo-Tech 0 (6)

MOUNT CARMEL -- Charlee Rosini threw a four-hit shutout while also driving in a pair of runs to lead the Red Raiders (11-4 overall) in the nonleague contest.

n Shamokin 8,

Danville 7

COAL TOWNSHIP -- Katie Augustitus found success both behind the plate and in the box, with three hits on offense while catching, the Indians scored in each of the first three innings and withstood a late Ironmen rally in the top of the seventh to hang on for the HAC-I win. Carly Edwards, Ericka Heath and Tara Fritz each recorded multiple hits for Danville (7-7).

n Upper Dauphin 10,

Greenwood 2

MILLERSTOWN -- The Trojans ran away for the Tri-Valley League victory after scoring seven runs in the top of the seventh inning.

Amber Bingaman helped her own cause with three hits, falling a double short of the cycle. Tori Cleveland added four singles for Upper Dauphin.

Loyalsock 16,

Lewisburg 1 (3 inn.)

WILLIAMSPORT -- The Lancers scored early and often against the Green Dragons, with at least three runs in every inning in a HAC-II game that was stopped after three.

BASEBALL

n Selinsgrove 8,

Milton 2

SELINSGROVE -- After the game was suspended by rain Monday with the Seals up 5-2 in the fourth inning, Isaiah Rapp made sure that lead stood as his RBI double in the sixth helped the hosts take the HAC-I victory.

Rapp went 3-for-3 and he added a double to key a four-run third inning for Selinsgrove (5-9, 3-6 HAC). Colton Brouse and Colby Crissinger both added a pair of hits for the Seals.

Brady Chappell had a pair of hits including a solo home run in the first for Milton (4-6, 4-5).

n Midd-West 8,

Shikellamy 1

SUNBURY -- A solo home run by Luke Zimmerman in the fourth inning put the icing on the Mustangs' HAC-I win over the Braves.

Zimmerman went 2-for-4, as did Hunter Shuff and Alex Lash for Midd-West (7-5 overall). Jon Stettler had a 2-for-3 day for Shikellamy (5-8, 2-6 HAC).

n Upper Dauphin 9,

Halifax 1

HALIFAX -- Freshman pitcher Kyle Glouner pitched a complete-game one-hitter as the Trojans took a big Tri-Valley League victory over the Wildcats.

Ian Buffington led Upper Dauphin (11-4, 9-2 TVL) at the plate going 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.

Halifax was a game behind Upper Dauphin in the standings, but now the Wildcats fall to 9-3, 8-2.

n Line Mountain 9,

Lancaster Co. Day 1

MANDATA -- A three-hit, three-RBI day by Kellan Masser included a pair of doubles in the Eagles' TVL win. Line Mountain improves to 6-7, 5-5 in league play.

n Newport 11,

Millersburg 1 (5)

MILLERSBURG -- The Buffaloes scored three runs in the top of the first inning and did not look back en route to a dominating TVL victory.

BOYS TENNIS

n Lewisburg 4,

Towanda 1

BLOOMSBURG -- Although Ben Koch suffered his first loss of the season at No. 1 singles, the Green Dragons still prevailed in the District 4 team tournament quarterfinal match at Bloomsburg University.

No. 2-seed Lewisburg (14-1) next plays Hughesville in the team semifinals on Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Green Dragons have won two of the last three district championships, and the one they didn't win was won by the Spartans in 2011.

n South Williamsport 3,

Milton 0

BLOOMSBURG -- Despite two matches not being completed, the Mounties still won easily over the Black Panthers in a first-round match of the District 4 team tournament. Milton ends its season at 9-8.

BOYS LACROSSE

n Selinsgrove 18,

Danville 6

SELINSGROVE -- The Seals kept rolling on the season as Austin Stroup, Marcus Winn and Zach Adams all recorded six points in the CSLL victory. Winn led Selinsgrove (10-0) with five goals and Adams added four goals for the Seals, who blew the game open with an 8-1 third quarter.

GIRLS LACROSSE

n Lewisburg 21,

Mifflinburg 7

MIFFLINBURG -- Hannah Gotoff and Lisa Steinhubl scored four goals apiece as the Green Dragons cruised to the Central Susquehanna Lacrosse League win. Sarah Talabiska, Ashley Bilger and Jess Penn each added three goals in the win for Lewisburg (8-3, 7-0 CSLL).

BOYS TRACK

n Selinsgrove 117,

Mifflinburg 34

SELINSGROVE -- Mike Ede, Juvon Batts, Brody Beiler, Billy Parks and Kaelan Sullivan all won two individual events apiece for the Seals in the HAC-I victory.

n Warrior Run 104,

Loyalsock 45

TURBOTVILLE -- Elias George won all three sprinting events and the long jump to lead the Defenders to the HAC-III win and a share of the division title. Noah Byerly added wins in both hurdles races for Warrior Run (4-0-1).

n Lewisburg 109,

Jersey Shore 41

JERSEY SHORE -- Sean Walker's two wins helped the Green Dragons score 80 points on the track as they took the HAC-II victory.

n Mount Carmel 109,

Montoursville 41

MONTOURSVILLE -- Justin Skavery ruled the track with three wins, while Eric Joraskie and Elijah Duran both had a pair of wins in the field to lead the Red Tornadoes in HAC-II action.

GIRLS TRACK

n Warrior Run 88,

Loyalsock 62

TURBOTVILLE -- Olivia George and Steph Shamburg were both triple-event winners for the Defenders on the track and in the field, respectively, as they clinched the HAC-II championship. Warrior Run improves 5-0.

n Selinsgrove 114,

MIfflinburg 36

SELINSGROVE -- Along with getting a pair of individual wins from Marissa Heddings on the track, the Seals got two wins apiece from Courtney McCartney and Alexis Auman in the field events to cruise to the HAC-I win.

n Lewisburg 113.5,

Jersey Shore 36.5

JERSEY SHORE -- The Green Dragons placed first in every track event to out-gain the Bulldogs, 80-7, as they ran away for the HAC-II victory.

n Montoursville 98,

Mount Carmel 52

MONTOURSVILLE -- Ali Varano and Lauren Hause had two wins apiece on the track for the Red Tornadoes, but the Warriors claimed 51 of 63 points in the field events to win the HAC-II meet.