The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 8, 2013

H.S. roundup: Southern Columbia rallies to top Loyalsock in softball


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SOFTBALL

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,

Midd-West 0

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.

Lauren Maguire went 3-for-5 with four RBIs and Kiley Sheaffer added a 3-for-4 day at the plate for East Juniata.

n Halifax 9,

Greenwood 8

HALIFAX -- Clinging to a one-run lead in the sixth, Paige Miller made a diving catch behind first base to end the inning and keep the tying run from scoring from third and help give Halifax the TVL win.

BASEBALL

n Wellsboro 5, Danville 2

DANVILLE -- Scotty Heeter went 2-for-3 for the Ironmen, but no other Danville player could muster multiple hits as the Green Hornets picked up the nonleague win.

The loss drops Danville to 5-10 overall (4-7 HAC-I).

Matt Reese went all seven on the mound for Wellsboro in addition to a 4-for-4 performance at the plate with a double.

Danville travels to Selinsgrove today, needing to win out to make the playoffs.

n East Juniata 6,

Line Mountain 1

COCOLAMUS -- Dalton Rowe was the star of the game for the Tigers as he had a pair of hits, including a triple and a two-run home run, to lead EJ to the Tri-Valley League win.

Kellan Masser had an RBI single to account for the only run for Line Mountain (8-8, 7-6 TVL).

BOYS TRACK

n Milton 115,

Montoursville 35

MONTOURSVILLE -- The Black Panthers dominated in both facets of the meet to take the HAC-II win and clinch the division title. Milton (8-0) won two of the three relays and swept the pole vault.

n Shikellamy 82,

Jersey Shore 68

JERSEY SHORE -- Ryan Wary was a four-event winner -- 100, 200, 300IH, 400R -- as the Braves took the HAC-I win. Shikellamy improves to 3-4, 3-3 in the division.

n Lewisburg 117

Shamokin 33

COAL TOWNSHIP -- The Green Dragons swept eight of the 11 track events to take a large lead en route to the HAC-I win.

n Southern Columbia 111,

Central Columbia 39

CATAWISSA -- The Tigers roared out of the gates for a dominating win over the Blue Jays. Southern swept each relay event along with the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs.

GIRLS TRACK

n Montoursville 88,

Milton 62

MONTOURSVILLE -- The Warriors swept the triple jump and the 800-meter run and grabbed two of the three relays en route to the HAC-II victory. Montoursville nearly earned every point in the discus and long jump, finishing one-two in each event.

n Shikellamy 107,

Jersey Shore 43

JERSEY SHORE -- Treicy Cedeno won three events, while Kurstyn Pfleegor, Hallie Blackwell, Elle Martinez, Rachel Pontius, Cheyenne Tumolo, Sierra Strouse and Lexi Colescott were all double-event winners as the Braves dominated the HAC-I meet. Shikellamy improves to 6-1, 5-1 in the division.

n Lewisburg 122.5,

Shamokin 27.5

COAL TOWNSHIP -- The Green Dragons only allowed the Indians to take 13 points in the track events as they paced the field in nearly every event in the 95-point HAC-I win.

n Central Columbia 76,

Southern Columbia 74

CATAWISSA -- Sweeping the shot put proved to be key for the Blue Jays as they narrowly took the HAC-II win.

BOYS LACROSSE

n Lewisburg 11,

Mifflinburg 10

LEWISBURG -- Matt Fedorjaka scored a goal and assisted on two others in the final minutes of the game to help keep the Wildcats at-bay and lead the Green Dragons to the CSLL win on senior day. Fedorjaka finished with eight points on three goals and five assists for Lewisburg.

GIRLS LACROSSE

n Danville 12,

Selinsgrove 4

DANVILLE -- Leading by just a 4-0 score at the break, the Ironmen survived an early attack by the Seals to start second half to take the Central Susquehanna Girls Lacrosse League win.

Martina Plafcan led Danville (8-1) with five goals and an assist for six points. She scored three of her goals in the second half after Selinsgrove (4-6) cut its deficit to one just moments after halftime.

Allison Kahn scored twice for the Seals, while Jenna Clark and Sara Moyer had one goal each.

n Lewisburg 18,

Bellefonte 7

BELLEFONTE -- Hannah Gotoff and Sara Talabiska scored six goals apiece to lead the Green Dragons to the CSGLL victory.