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.
School closings cause schedule changes
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