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SELINSGROVE -- With a little bit of power off the bat of Aidan Greak, Selinsgrove picked up a key home win versus perennial league contenders Montoursville on Thursday.
Greak hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning and a sacrifice fly in the sixth to help the Seals fend off the Warriors, 9-7, in the Heartland-I contest.
Selinsgrove (2-2, 1-2 HAC-I) led 5-3 following Greak's homer, but the Seals every one of the four runs they scored in the sixth to get the win.
Colton Brouse and Isaiah Rapp both had two hits including a double in the game for Selinsgrove, with Brouse also driving in a run.
Four of the Seals' runs were unearned as the Warriors committed three errors in the game.
n Jersey Shore 10,
MIDDLEBURG -- By the time the third inning was over, the Bulldogs already led by seven as they went on for the HAC-I win.
Eric Huling had two hits and two RBIs for Jersey Shore.
"Jersey Shore has a good ballclub. There's no question," said Midd-West coach Ron Flood. "You know going in you'll have a tough time."
Midd-West (3-1, 2-1 HAC-I) got a 2-for-4 day and an RBI from Hunter Shuff.
n Jersey Shore 8,
JERSEY SHORE -- The Seals made a run late, but the Bulldogs scored four runs in the first inning to put the visitors in a hole en route to the HAC-I win.
Brianna Stetts went the distance for the win, while Rachel Duda batted 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored for Jersey Shore (3-0, 3-0 HAC-I).
Liz Mosey went 3-for-4 and Katie Rice doubled and drove in three runs for Selinsgrove (0-4 overall).
n Shamokin 7,
MIDDLEBURG -- A late effort by the Mustangs to rally back against the Indians fell just short in the HAC-I matchup.
Midd-West (1-4, 0-4 HAC-I) scored two runs in the seventh, but only managed to bring the game to within two runs. The Mustangs tied the game at 2-all in the bottom of the second and then made it a 5-4 game in the bottom of the fifth when Sara Shambach hit a solo home run. Shambach ended the day going 2-for-4.
Shamokin (4-0, 3-0) was led by Helana Supsic and Olivia Bonshock, who each went 2-for-4 in the win.
n Milton 10,
Shikellamy 0 (5 inn.)
MILTON -- Taylor Batman improved to 3-0 on the year after she tossed a two-hitter to lead the Black Panthers to the HAC-I victory.
It marks Batman's third shutout in as many games.
Mack Miller provided a good portion of the offense for her battery mate by hitting a solo home run in the first inning and scoring three runs for Milton (3-0, 3-0 HAC-I).
Shikellamy falls to 1-3, 1-3.
n Southern Col. 15,
Lewisburg 0 (3 inn.)
CATAWISSA -- A five-RBI day by Taylor Hoffman propelled the Tigers to the HAC-II win.
Hoffman went 2-for-3 with a double and a three-run home run in the third inning for Southern (2-0, 2-0 HAC-II).
Abbey Herr recorded a no-hitter in the win for the Tigers.
n Line Mountain 15,
MILLERSTOWN -- Joelle Snyder and Bre Boyer had three hits apiece in the Eagles' Tri-Valley League win over the Wildcats.
Maddy Pyle batted 4-for-5 to lead Greenwood (0-2, 0-2 TVL), which had a total of four girls get at least two hits in the game.
n Tri-Valley 16,
Lourdes Reg. 1 (3 inn.)
HEGINS -- The Bulldogs amassed 14 hits during the Schuylkill League rout of the Red Raiders. Tri-Valley's most productive inning was the first, when the Bulldogs pushed seven runs across the plate.
n Meadowbrook Chr. 76,
MILTON -- Dakota Pickett and Kurtis Klodnicki were both double-event winners for the Lions in the nonleague meet.
Pickett won the 110 high hurdles and 300 intermediates in 17.84 seconds and 48.07, respectively. Klodnicki won the 800 (2:24.0) and the 3,200 (13:01.0).
In addision, Jose Rivas won the 200 (23.94) and was a runner-up in the 100 to automatically qualify for the District 4 championships in both events, plus Dan Gallagher won the shot put (41-9 1/2) to provisionally qualify for the district meet.
n Montgomery 103,
Meadowbrook Chr. 47
MILTON -- The Lions had several winners in the nonleague meet, including Madison Burrows who took the long and triple jumps.
Burrows leapt 14 feet, 9 inches in the long jump; and 31-6 in the triple jump. She provisionally qualified for the District 4 meet in both events.
Also for Meadowbrook, Hannah Runtas claimed the high jump (5-1) to automatically qualify for districts.
n Danville 10,
DANVILLE -- Nick Treon had six goals and 10 total points in the game, but no goal was bigger than the one he scored with 37 seconds remaining in regulation to give the Ironmen the Central Susquehanna Lacrosse League win.
Zach Adams and Ben Youngman scored four goals apiece to lead Selinsgrove.
n Mifflinburg 7,
BELLEFONTE -- Tyler Stoltzfus had five goals and Sam Wright also had five points (2G, 3A) in the Wildcats' CSLL win.