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May 15, 2014

H.S. roundup: Milton softball tops Montoursville with walk-off win

MILTON — SOFTBALL

With the postseason just days away, Milton got warmed up for the District 4 playoffs by edging Montoursville, 3-2, in a Heartland Athletic Conference cross-over game Thursday.

Milton (16-3) scored the winning run with no outs in the seventh.

Devin Heimbach singled and then scored the winning run for Milton on a single by Dani Lincoln.

The walk-off hit came after Montoursville (10-9) scored a run in each of the fifth and sixth innings to tie the game.

The Black Panthers temporarily had the lead after they scored twice in the fourth inning.

Mackenna Miller went 2-for-4 and doubled, while Dani Lincoln and Taylor Batman also got two hits apiece for the Black Panthers.

Southern Col. 11, Bloomsburg 1

BLOOMSBURG — The bats of Taylor Hoffman and Haley Levan were hot, and they led the Tigers to the HAC-II victory over the Panthers.

Hoffman batted 3-for-4 and had a double, a two-run home run in the third inning and a total of four RBIs. Levan also went 3-for-4 with a double and a solo homer in the second.

With all of that offense and a solid defense behind her, Abbey Herr pitched a complete game for Southern (15-5 overall) with three strikeouts and no walks.

Warrior Run 12, Selinsgrove 1 (5 inn.)

SELINSGROVE — The Defenders’ offense exploded for 12 runs off 15 hits as they cruised to the HAC cross-over win over the Seals.

Maddie Beyer and Lynn Vermilya had two hits apiece, and three doubles between them, to lead Warrior Run (7-13).

Sara Reibschied had a double for Selinsgrove (5-14).

Danville 13, Montgomery 1 (5 inn.)

DANVILLE — Beginning with three runs they scored in the first inning, the Ironmen poured it on versus the Red Raiders to take the nonleague victory.

Katherine Reedy and Meghan Dennen both went 3-for-4 and doubled twice to lead Danville (6-12).

Dennen added three runs scored to her day while Allie Mettler added two hits — a double and triple — for the Ironmen.

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