By The Daily Item
WILLIAMSPORT -- A three-run top of the seventh inning by Southern Columbia resulted in the Tigers pulling out a 7-5 victory over Loyalsock in a Heartland-II matchup on Tuesday.
Southern (12-6 overall) may have gotten the win, but Loyalsock (14-4) will play for the Division II title on Thursday versus Warrior Run, who beat Montoursville on Tuesday.
Mallory Tomaschik got the complete-game victory for the Tigers, and she also went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs. Tomaschik's battery mate, Blair Johnston, led Southern by going 2-for-4 with a double and a home run and Haley Levan added three RBIs in the win.
n Warrior Run 12,
Montoursville 0 (6 inn.)
MONTOURSVILLE -- Tay Parker tossed her 16th career no-hitter and her 800th career strikeout in the dominating HAC-II win for the Defenders.
Parker, who now has 805 career strikeouts, also doubled for Warrior Run (14-2, 11-2 HAC-II) and Gabby Shrawder hit a pair of doubles and also tripled for the Defenders.
n Selinsgrove 5,
n Selinsgrove 12,
Midd-West 0 (5 inn.)
SELINSGROVE -- Moments after completing a win over the Mustangs in a contest that was suspended by rain, the Seals swept the unconventional doubleheader by beating Midd-West in the day's regularly scheduled HAC-I game by 10 runs.
Jordan Wilt won both games for Selinsgrove inside the circle, while Brynn Musser went 2-for-2 and hit a three-run home run in the third inning of the second game for Selinsgrove (7-10).
n Line Mountain 13,
East Juniata 12
MANDATA -- After both teams withstood an offensive barrage from the other side, the Eagles rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat the Tigers in Tri-Valley League action.
Sarah Lahr was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate with three RBIs for Line Mountain. Madeline Reed had four hits and Kiana Lukoskie went 3-for-5 with three runs scored for the Eagles.