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April 19, 2014

High School Roundup: Line Mountain wins tournament behind MVP Bobb

SHAMOKIN — A pair of Tri-Valley League foes met in the final of the Zalar baseball Tournament, with Line Mountain edging Upper Dauphin, 5-4, for the title.

Tournament Most Valuable Player Zach Bobb went the distance for Line Mountain in the championship game, striking out four.

The Eagles (6-1, 4-0 TVL) scored three runs in the top of the first to take a lead that they did not give up the rest of the way despite Upper Dauphin (7-1) pulling within a run with a two-run fifth inning on a home run from Matt Deitrich.

Kellan Masser and Brady Michael each had two hits for Line Mountain, and Mac Ney and Kyle Glouner had two hits apiece for Upper Dauphin.

Warrior Run 9, Milton 8

TURBOTVILLE — Warrior Run exploded for six runs in the sixth inning and erased a five-run deficit to take the Heartland Athletic Conference crossover victory on Saturday.

Milton’s Jeff Levitan went the distance on the mound.

Gage Heller came up big in the sixth, hitting a three-run home run.

Warrior Run’s Derek Keiser had a two-run home run in the fifth inning and four RBIs. Hunter Straup also had four hits and four RBIs.

The Defenders improve to 2-6 on the year while Milton drops to .500 at 3-3. Warrior Run hosts South Williamsport on Tuesday.

Shikellamy 8, Montoursville 6

SUNBURY — Andrew Null hit for the cycle, but Shikellamy had enough offense to withstand Null’s bat, beating Mountoursville in the Heartland Athletic Conference Division I matchup Saturday.

Each of the Braves’ starters had a hit in the game as the Braves pounded 11 hits, led by a 2-for-4 day from Matt Snyder. Snyder made an early impact with a solo home run in the first.

The Braves (5-4) rallied for five runs in the bottom of the sixth to pull ahead. Nick Dunn shut the door on the Warriors (1-2) in the seventh inning to earn the win.

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