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September 17, 2013

Area roundup: Selinsgrove hockey blanks Mifflinburg in HAC-I showdown

Selinsgrove blanks rival Mifflinburg

By The Daily Item

FIELD HOCKEY

SELINSGROVE -- One big step was taken by Selinsgrove in its quest of recapturing the Heartland-I title, as the Seals upended Mifflinburg, 3-0, in their showdown on Tuesday.

Lexi Horst and Nora Aucker scored to give Selinsgrove (7-1, 5-0 HAC-I) a 2-0 halftime lead. Brooke Zeiders later scored off a Megan Wetzel assist midway through the second half to put the game away for the Seals.

Zeiders also assisted on Horst's goal and Keely Rodarmel made three saves to get the shutout for Selinsgrove.

"I'm very pleased with the win. We hustled to the ball and we gave a great effort overall," said Selinsgrove coach Cathy Keiser.

Nicole Mironenko made 10 saves for Mifflinburg (5-1, 4-1), last year's Division I champs.

n Shikellamy 2,

Midd-West 1 (OT)

SUNBURY -- Jade Coxe scored the tying goal with 89 seconds left in the game, and Cori Lahr rifled the game-winner in overtime for Shikellamy.

The Braves dominated statistically in shots (12-5) and corners (17-4), but needed the late-game heroics for the HAC-I win.

Jessa Houghton made four saves for the Braves (3-4, 2-3 HAC-I), allowing an early first-half goal by Abby Miller of Midd-West (1-5, 1-2).

n Lewisburg 4 Danville 0

DANVILLE -- Lewisburg's seniors scored the first three goals in a HAC-I win over Danville.

Eliza Newlin, Maddie Scarr and Shannon Albright put the Green Dragons up 3-0, with the latter two tallies coming in the second half.

Junior Maggie Harrison tacked on the final goal for Lewisburg (4-2-1, 2-2 HAC-I). Kylie Edwards made 27 saves for Danville (3-2, 1-2).

n Central Columbia 3,

Warrior Run 1

TURBOTVILLE -- The Defenders and Blue Jays were tied at 1 after the first 30 minutes of action, but Central would scored two late goals to pull out the HAC-II matchup. Sarah Vermilya tallied the goal for Warrior Run.

n Greenwood 10,

Belleville Mennonite 0

MILLERSTOWN -- Katie Barton scored four goals and Mallory Fortenbaugh tallied three to power the Wildcats to the nonleague win. Greenwood improves to 4-2.

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