When the Lewisburg Green Dragons faced the Central Columbia Blue Jays in Wednesday’s Heartland-II matchup, it was just your typical matchup between the two programs.
However, a game-high 26 points and 10 rebounds from Sam Allen helped propel Lewisburg to a 60-56 victory.
Jesse Flannery added 14 points for Lewisburg (9-0, 4-0 HAC-II), which needed to hold off a late rally by Central (6-2, 1-2) to remain undefeated on the season.
“It was a typical game at Central where two teams played extremely hard,” said Lewisburg coach John Vaji. “We got up by 10 points in the fourth, but Central made a couple of threes and we pulled out a hard-fought victory.”
Kevin Krouse led the Blue Jays with 17 points.
Jersey Shore 72, Selinsgrove 47
JERSEY SHORE — A 20-point first quarter got the Bulldogs off and running for the HAC-I win.
Eric Huling led Jersey Shore with 20 points.
Isaiah Rapp tallied 13 points, and Andy Ryan scored 10 for Selinsgrove (0-8, 0-4 HAC-I).
Shamokin 62, Shikellamy 54
COAL TOWNSHIP — The Indians claimed the cross-county matchup and the HAC-I victory behind 16 points from Jakob Weaver and 14 from Austin Stine.
Zach Moyer added 12 points for unbeaten Shamokin. Weaver also had seven assists, and Stine added eight rebounds in the win.
C.J. Tyler paced Shikellamy with 21 points.
Line Mountain 59, Lancaster Co. Day 57
MANDATA — Elijah Zablosky and Logan Ingram both nearly had double-doubles in the Eagles’ Tri-Valley League victory.
Zablosky scored 17 points and pulled down nine rebounds, while Ingram posted 11 points and eight rebounds for Line Mountain (1-9, 1-4 TVL), which needed to hold off late Lancaster Country Day rally.
Kellan Masser chipped in 14 points and four assists for the Eagles.
Lourdes Regional 50, Weatherly 30
COAL TOWNSHIP — Larry Czeponis and Luke Holloran both posted double-doubles for the Red Raiders in the Schuylkill League win.
Czeponis had 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Holloran had 10 points and 10 rebounds. Micheal Gilger added 10 points, eight assists, three steals and three rebounds for Lourdes (6-4 overall).
Montoursville 36, Lewisburg 28
MONTOURSVILLE — The Green Dragons matched the Warriors point for point until the final quarter when Montoursville scored 18 to pull away for the HAC-II win.
Emily Conrad knocked down three 3-pointers and finished with 14 points to lead Lewisburg (4-6, 0-4 HAC-II).
Mifflinburg 50, Midd-West 23
MIDDLEBURG — Kayla Kline scored 17 points while Julia McArdle-Coe added 10 points and nine rebounds in the Wildcats’ dominating HAC-I win.
Sara Stauffer added seven points and seven steals for Mifflinburg.
Midd-West (4-4, 1-3 HAC-I) was led by Morgan Shirk’s 11 points.
Danville 48, Milton 37
MILTON — Maggie Wetzel may have out-dueled Amber Renz in the contest, but Renz and the Ironmen got the last laugh by taking the HAC-I win.
Renz scored 16 points, with 10 of those points coming in the second quarter as Danville took a 35-25 halftime lead.
Wetzel led Milton (6-4, 2-2 HAC-I) with 17 points.
Mount Carmel 46, Southern Columbia 26
CATAWISSA — Ali Varano scored 16 points and Jen Bolick added 10 to lead the Red Tornadoes to the HAC-II victory. Mount Carmel (8-2) out-scored Southern 25-11 in the first half.
Line Mountain 53, Lancaster Co. Day 19
MANDATA — Led by Joelle Snyder’s 14 points, three players scored in double figures in the Eagles’ Tri-Valley League win. Madison Lagerman and Madeline Reed added 11 points apiece for the Eagles (3-5 overall).
Shamokin 40, Jersey Shore 26
COAL TOWNSHIP — Liv Bonshock tallied 14 points, and Catie Pancher and Gabriann Lahr added 10 points apiece in the Indians’ HAC-I victory.
Central Columbia 46, Warrior Run 44 (OT)
TURBOTVILLE — Abby Fisher and Steph Shamburg combined for 28 points but their Defenders (8-1) were beaten for the first time this season.
Mifflinburg 48, Milton 28
MIFFLINBURG — Beginning with Patrick Wetzel’s fall at 113 pounds, the Wildcats pinned their way to wins in five of their first seven matches to take the Heartland-I victory.
Noah Kuba (126), Cooper Wagner (132), Cole Walter (152) and Darian Trego (160) followed Wetzel with pins of their own.
Logan Bennett (120), Ryan Preisch (170), Gage Heller (182) and Nevin Aeppli (220) had pins for Milton.
Selinsgrove 40, Midd-West 33
MIDDLEBURG — Selinsgrove escaped Midd-West with a seven-point team win for the Seals.
Aaron Boob got things started at 182 for the Seals by pinning the Mustangs’ Jerry Lewis in 1:12.
Selinsgrove won four total matches with a pin, including at 285 when Andrew Boob pinned Adam Zerbe in 3:34 and at 170, where Nathan Bingaman pinned Cameron Snook in 1:23.
The Seals are 3-2, while Midd-West is 5-12.
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