MONTOURSVILLE — With the District 4 playoffs set to begin in just over a week, Warrior Run gained some momentum heading into the postseason by taking a 45-32 Heartland-II victory over Montoursville on Thursday.
Abby Fisher scored 15 points and Steph Shamburg had 13 for Warrior Run (13-6 overall), which outscored Montoursville 35-12 in the second half.
The Warriors fall to 15-5 overall and dropped out of first-place tie with Mount Carmel in HAC-II.
Lourdes Regional 47, Williams Valley 28
COAL TOWNSHIP — Another all-around solid game produced by Nikki Komara helped lead the Red Raiders to the Schuylkill League win.
Komara scored nine points and had eight rebounds, seven assists and five steals for Lourdes (17-5 overall), which also got 18 points and three steals from Rachel Schultz.
Halifax 46, Greenwood 34
MILLERSTOWN — Five points from Kylee Sorichetti jump-started Halifax’s game in the first quarter as the visitors led by nine after one and took the Tri-Valley League win.
Sorichetti and Tess Kieffer both had 11 points for Halifax.
Hattie Kuhns also tallied 11 points to lead Greenwood (3-18, 3-12 TVL).
Meadowbrook Chr. 59, Immanuel Christian 25
HAZLETON — Madison Burrows scored 27 points, and Meadowbrook Christian blanked Immanuel in the second quarter of its nonleague win.
Meadowbrook outscored Immanuel 17-0 in the second period to break open the game. Micayla Lynd added 15 points for the Lions (14-5).
Sunbury Christian 37, Belleville Mennonite 23
NORTHUMBERLAND — Blake Spangler-Jones’ 11 points helped pave the way for the Eagles’ nonleague victory.
Karch Carey added seven points, seven rebounds and three steals for Sunbury Christian (10-13).
Watsontown Chr. 69, New Covenant 63
WATSONTOWN — A fourth quarter surge was what the Crusaders needed to rally past New Covenant in a Allegheny Christian Athletic Association game.
Barry Wohlschlegel scored a team-high 33 points for Watsontown Christian (2-11 overall).
The Crusaders trailed going into the final quarter and trailed as the second quarter ended by six.
Mifflinburg 62, Williamsport 11
WILLIAMSPORT — A pin in 28 seconds by Eric Dock at 152 pounds and a pin in 38 seconds by Ty Walter at 170 were just two of the highlights for the Wildcats in a dominating HAC-I victory over the Millionaires.
Nazar Mironenko added a 57-second pin for Mifflinburg (7-7 overall) at 285 and Dakota Haines claimed a 13-11 sudden victory at 145 for the Wildcats.
Montoursville 59, Danville 15
DANVILLE — The Ironmen managed just one victory (a forfeit at the 120 pound weight) against Montoursville.
The Warriors collected five pinfalls in the win, including back to back at the 170 and 182 weight classes.
Midd-West grad hands Messiah NCAA men's soccer title
Messiah junior Jeremy Payne showed just why he was The Daily Item’s Boy’s Soccer Player of the Year twice while in high school this weekend.
Ex-PSU wrestler holds clinic at Shamokin High School
There’s a very simple explanation as to why Wade Alleman and over 50 wrestlers in the Shamokin High School wrestling program chose to venture out into Saturday’s blustery, winter conditions when staying under those warm blankets certainly had to be a better alternative to shorts and smelly shirts and rolling around on a hard mat: Pride.
Todd Hummel's college basketball column: Bucknell men's defense improving
The most underrated part of Bucknell University’s run over the past four years had been predicated on defense.
Men's basketball: Susquehanna drops conference opener
With the clock winding down in the first half, Ross Danzig found the ball in his hands.
Women's basketball: Strong Bucknell rally can't overcome deficit
The ball rarely bounced Bucknell's way in the first half Saturday, and, even worse for the Bison, it went in the basket less often.
H.S. wrestling: Mifflinburg's Walter shines while winning Top Hat title
Line Mountain freshman Earlston wins 113-pound crown
Men's basketball: Bucknell closes show against Columbia
Chris Hass and Ryan Hill came up with the big plays down the stretch and, despite shooting less than 40 percent from the floor, the Bison held the Lions 13 points under their season average.
H.S. roundup: Mifflinburg wins with balanced scoring, good defense
Sunbury Christian boys, Milton girls win tournament titles
H.S. wrestling: Seven Eagles, five Wildcats advance at Top Hat
Going into the tournament with less than a full field, Line Mountain qualified seven of its dozen wrestlers for the quarterfinals. Mifflinburg ran into some bumps in the road, but still managed to qualify five wrestlers for the quarters.
Boys basketball: Momentum shift helps Milton defeat Hughesville in tipoff tournament
It looked as if all the momentum was finally changing hands. Little by little, Hughesville was chipping away at Milton's lead.
Boys basketball: Mifflinburg rolls past Line Mountain in tipoff tournament
Kellan Masser got the ball in the lane, jumped toward the basket and rolled in a layup off his fingertips with 4:20 to play in the first quarter. The Line Mountain basket cut Mifflinburg's lead to just three points.
Mariners stay quiet on Cano deal
The Seattle Mariners were staying quiet on Friday about a potential major deal with free agent second baseman Robinson Cano.
Group of Death for U.S. men
The United States will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany in a tough first-round group at next year’s World Cup that will take them on a lengthy 9,000-mile trip around Brazil.
High school wrestling: Shikellamy to honor late coach's memory
The Shikellamy wrestling community will pay tribute to the memory of its longtime successful wrestling coach when the program holds what it plans as an annual Phil Lockcuff Duals.
Men's soccer: Midd-West grad playing for repeat national title
Messiah junior Jeremy Payne admitted that there wasn't much time for nerves in regards to playing in the NCAA men's soccer Final Four tournament once the wee hours of Wednesday morning rolled around.
College football: Fisher resigns as Penn State quarterbacks coach
Warrior Run graduate helped mold Big Ten Freshman of the Year
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