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December 20, 2013

H.S. roundup: Milton's Preisch wins 100th match

MILTON —  A long list of accomplished wrestlers have pulled on the singlet and strapped on the headgear for the Milton Black Panthers, and senior 170-pounder Ryan Preisch put his name on that list.

Preisch became the 14th Milton wrestler to reach 100 career wins on Thursday as the Black Panthers rolled to a 59-18 Heartland-I victory over Williamsport.

Preisch, who is committed to wrestle at Lehigh next year, reached his milestone by pinning Mikale Guinter in 32 seconds to improve to 6-0 on the season. He is 100-18 in his career.

The Black Panthers (1-2, 1-1 HAC-I) picked up a total of seven pins against the Millionaires (0-2, 0-2), as well as one technical fall.

Also getting falls for Milton were Dillian Sweeley (132), Taylor Houtz (138), Zack Bennett (152), Gage Heller (182), Brandon Stokes (195) and Nevin Aeppli (220).

Midd-West 51, Shamokin 15

COAL TOWNSHIP — With a couple of double forfeits mixed in, the Mustangs won their first five matches by pin to cruise to the HAC-I victory.

Corey Stauffer got the first pin at 113 pounds for Midd-West in 2 minutes, 56 seconds.

From there, Dalton Klingler got a pin at 120 before other pins came from Michael Ettinger (132), Brody McGlaughlin (138), Tanner Ebright (145), Jerry Lewis (182), Alex Lieberman (195) and Adam Zerby (285).

BOYS BASKETBALL

Lourdes Regional 41, Schuylkill Haven 40

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — Kenny Pawelizyk hit a basket with just two seconds left on the clock to give the Red Raiders a Schuylkill League win.

Pawelizyk had just four points in the game, but he scored the game-winner with an assist by Mike Gilger, who finished with six assists to go along with nine points.

Jordan Fobia led Lourdes (3-1) with 13 points against winless Schuylkill Haven (0-4).

Sunbury Christian 56, Northumberland Chr. 27

NORTHUMBERLAND — Led by Jackson Snyder’s game-high 21 points, three players scored in double figures in the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association win for the Eagles.

Blake Spangler-Jones added 16 points, and Karch Carey chipped in 13 points and eight rebounds.

Northumberland Christian falls to 1-6, 1-3.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Juniata 66, Line Mountain 21

MIFFLINTOWN — Reigning Tri-Valley League MVP Victoria Varner scored 25 points, including four 3-pointers, for Juniata.

The Indians led by 11 after one quarter and by 29 at halftime. Madison Lagerman and Joelle Snyder each scored six points to lead Line Mountain (2-4, 2-1 TVL).

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