MONTOURSVILLE — A two-run homer in the fourth inning by Chad Diggan gave Milton a one-run lead, but it was temporary as Montoursville came back with two runs to take a 4-3 Heartland Athletic Conference Division I victory.
Montoursville (3-0 overall and HAC-I) took an early lead on a two-run home run from Christian Clark in the first inning.
Behind Diggan’s homer Milton tallied three runs in the fourth to take the lead, but Montoursville scored a run in each of the fourth and fifth innings to come back for the win.
Jersey Shore 6, Mifflinburg 2
JERSEY SHORE — The Bulldogs tallied five runs in the first inning to take the HAC-I win. Matt Kurelja and Logan Cooper each had a pair of hits for the Wildcats (0-4 overall and HAC-I).
Hughesville 16, Lewisburg 3 (5 inn.)
HUGHESVILLE — Sam Booth pitched 3 2/3 innings and also hit a home run as the Spartans took the HAC-II win. Pat Corrigan singled and had two RBIs for the Green Dragons.
Danville 104, Mifflinburg 46
MIFFLINBURG — The Ironmen won all but one event on the track to take the HAC-I victory.
Two of Danville’s wins on the came from Mikeal Owens-Wright in the 100 meters (11.9 seconds) and 400 (55.5).
Dillon Culp swept the jumping events to lead Mifflinburg.
Warrior Run 123, So. Williamsport 26
TURBOTVILLE — Lukas Weikel won three events to help lead the Defenders to the HAC-II victory. Weikel won the 300 intermediate hurdles (44.9), high jump (5-4) and he ran a leg on the 1,600 relay for Warrior Run (1-0).
Danville 106, Mifflinburg 44
MIFFLINBURG — Alison Billas and Vada Majors won two individual events apiece to lead the Ironmen to the HAC-II victory.
Billas won the 800 and the 3,200, while Majors won the discus and the high jump for Danville.
Brooke Zimmerman was a double-event winner for Mifflinburg.
Warrior Run 127, South Williamsport 21
TURBOTVILLE — Bri Clayton was a three-event winner to lead the Defenders to the HAC-II win.
Clayton won the 100-meter dash (13.5), 100 hurdles (18.0) and she ran a leg on the winning 1,600 relay for Warrior Run (1-0), which had an additional six runners win two events apiece.
Selinsgrove 15, Bellefonte 2
SELINSGROVE — Ryan Stroup tallied five goals and three assists as the Seals took the CSLL game. Ben Youngman added four goals and an assist for Selinsgrove (2-1).
Midd-West 15, Bellefonte 4
MIDDLEBURG — Felicia Bickhart and Kailey Wagner scored four goals and had two assists apiece to lead the Mustangs to the CSLL win.
Midd-West is 5-0.
Wrestling: Mifflinburg's Walter, SCA's Lane place at Greco nationals
The calendar might say July, but for many high school wrestlers the summer months are a perfect time to hone their skills in anticipation for the upcoming prep season.
American Legion Baseball: Season comes to an end for Line Mountain
Line Mountain catcher J.P. Lenker knew right down to the inning how much baseball he and his teammates have played in the last three weeks.
Danville's Gronsky signs with Cardinals organization
It’s been a whirlwind past couple of weeks for Jake Gronsky, and it’s about to get headier for the Danville High grad.
Legion baseball: Line Mountain pulls out 12-11 victory at Region V tournament
Line Mountain manager Sam Strause exited the home dugout at Schute Field at Mansfield University looked at his home fans and said “I feel sick.”
Susquehanna's Hotaling named a preseason All-American in football
Susquehanna University senior placekicker Spencer Hotaling has been named a USA College Football Division III First-Team Preseason All-American. In addition, senior wide receiver Denzell Walker was named an Honorable Mention selection on offense.
Softball: Danville Bandits 18U squad qualifies for World Series
Most of them will be juniors or seniors when the fall scholastic year rolls around here in just a few short weeks, some are even in college already. But for a brief moment back on July 5, Danville Bandits manager Tony Fritz could’ve sworn he was staring at a bunch of Little League kids with the way his team was excited having earned a spot in the Stars and Stripes Salute 18U Tournament championship game.
SU's Hotaling earns preseason All-America honors
Susquehanna senior kicker Spencer Hotaling has been named a USA College Football Division III First-Team Preseason All-American.
Baseball: Crosscutters' Fultz no stranger to big leagues
He reached the pinnacle of Major League baseball in 2002: the World Series.
American Legion: Line Mountain tops Hughesville in Region V tournament
Kellan Masser wore a blank game face as he made his way off of the mound, cracking the slightest hint of a smile as his teammates leapt from the dugout to high-five him.
Motorsports: Dewease scores 300th career win in rain delayed Summer Nationals
There’s nothing like having the World of Outlaws come to town and breaking a winless streak.
American Legion: Line Mountain falls in opener of Region 5 tournament
Line Mountain manager Sam Strause was quick to note that Dickson City may be one of the top teams in the Region V Tournament.
Southern Columbia's Blake Marks named Daily Item Male Athlete of the Year
In an era of athletes focusing on one sport, Blake Marks is literally a man for all seasons.
Mount Carmel's Ali Varano named Daily Item's Female Athlete of the Year
While her junior year as a whole was successful, Mount Carmel’s Ali Varano wasn’t necessarily satisfied with how it turned out in the end, especially in track and field. The speedy Red Tornado was just shy of a qualifying time in the 300 hurdles and missed out on going to the PIAA Track & Field Championships by literally the slimmest of margins: .03 seconds.
Motorsports: Hodnett claims win at Williams Grove
Greg Hodnett has been struggling a lot at Williams Grove Speedway this season.
Baseball: Danville grad Gronsky adjusts to minor leagues
Friday was “Zombie Night” at Silver Cross Stadium in Joliet, Ill., which made for an interesting first home game for Slammers second baseman Jake Gronsky.
Baseball: Danville grad Gronsky makes pro baseball debut
Jake Gronsky stood at second base, just as he’d done hundreds of times before — yet never before — and gave in to a relieved smile.
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