The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

February 21, 2014

H.S. roundup: Defending District 4 boys champion Milton falls to Jersey Shore in quarterfinals

By The Daily Item

JERSEY SHORE — Milton had a bit of a resurgent year in 2013-14, but a big second-half run by Jersey Shore in their District 4 Class AAA quarterfinal game on Friday ended the Black Panthers’ hard work in a matter of minutes.

No. 4-seeded Jersey Shore out-scored No. 5 Milton by 11 points in the second half to take a 75-66 victory.

Brody Smith scored a game-high 23 points and Cody Confair added 18 in the victory for Jersey Shore (14-9).

Ethan Baker led all scorers with 24 points for Milton (13-10), while Logan Feltman and Travis Krall chipped in 13 and 11 points, respectively, for the Black Panthers.

Krall also had 13 rebounds for Milton.

Jersey Shore next faces top-seeded Shamokin (20-3) in the semifinals at a site and time to be determined.

District 3 Tournament

Greenwood 62, Lancaster County Chr. 50

MILLERSTOWN — The Wildcats knocked down nine 3-pointers on the way to taking the Class A quarterfinal victory on their home court.

Adam Harrison scored 23 points and Tyler Fegley added 15 in the win for No. 3 Greenwood (18-5). Harrison and Fegley both hit three 3-pointers in the game.

Next up for Greenwood is a semifinal game against Mount Calvary on Monday at 5 p.m. at Central Dauphin East High School.

ACAA Tournament

Meadowbrook Chr. 63, Columbia County Chr. 49

JOHNSTOWN — After missing out on a trip to the ACAA finals by six points a year ago, the Lions qualified with ease this year by cruising to a semifinal win over the Jaguars at Cambria County Christian School.

Tyler Baughman led Meadowbrook Christian (18-6) with 17 points. Kurtis Klodnicki added 15 points for the Lions and David Showers chipped in 12 additional points for the Lions.

Cory Blockus led Columbia County Christian with 20 points.

Meadowbrook will play Sunbury Christian in today’s final at 3 p.m.

Sunbury Chr. 38, Great Commission 35

JOHNSTOWN — The Eagles completed the other half of the ACAA finals matchup after they played their best game of the season to edge the Bears in the day’s other semifinal.

Blake Spangler-Jones scored 13 points to go along with his six rebounds and five assists for Sunbury Christian (16-10). Karch Carey added 12 points and eight rebounds, while Jackson Snyder also had eight caroms to go along with his seven points.


ACAA Tournament

Sunbury Chr. 53, Cambria County Chr. 35

JOHNSTOWN — The Eagles will be making their second straight trip to the ACAA finals following a career night by Tori Erdman in Sunbury Christian’s semifinal matchup.

Erdman scored 24 points and had six assists and four steals, plus Faith Gingrich added 14 points and six rebounds for the Eagles.

Sunbury Christian next plays Juniata Mennonite in today’s championship game at 1 p.m.


District 3 Tournament

HERSHEY — Upper Dauphin will have three wrestlers competing for medals after the completion of the first day of the Class AA tournament held at Hersheypark Arena.

Connor Boyer at 106 pounds and Coy Campbell at 113 both won their quarterfinal bouts for the Trojans to advance to the semifinals, while Trey Campbell fell in the quarters at 195 pounds.

Campbell, however, won his second-round consolation match by fall to stay alive for a third-place medal.

The semifinals get underway today at 9 a.m., with the finals following at 6 p.m.