The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 17, 2013

High School Roundup


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DANVILLE -- With the advantage of playing on its home course of Frosty Valley Country Club, the Danville Ironmen easily won the Heartland-II matchup over Montgomery/Muncy, 322-356, on Monday.

The lopsided victory by Danville (25-0) gave the Ironmen their fourth consecutive HAC-II title and fifth overall after they first claimed the Division I crown.

Austin Renz shot a 2-under-par 70 to claim top medalist honors for Danville, while Mark Mullery (83), Gavin Geiger (84) and Kyle Brady (85) were also medalists for the Ironmen.

Kohltin Bartlow shot an 81 to lead Montgomery/Muncy (14-11). Ben Apple also shot an 81 to lead Lewisburg (15-10), which finished third on the day with a round of 360.

Milton's Katie Behnert was also a medalist on the day. She shot an 84.

GIRLS SOCCER

n Shikellamy 1,

Lewisburg 0

SUNBURY -- After being fouled just outside the box, Haley Bingaman fired the ensuing direct kick right into the goal to give the Braves the HAC-I upset victory.

"It was a total team effort and everybody contributed to turn things around (in the game)," said Shikellamy coach Angela Sivillo. "Haley was hurting bad when she was taking the kick, but she put her head back in the game to make it."

Kaitlyn Harmon made five saves to get the shutout for Shikellamy (3-3, 2-3 HAC-I).

Kirsten Blakeslee made six stops for Lewisburg (2-1-1, 1-1-1).

"Shikellamy played great, and they are a very good team," said Lewisburg coach Jose Vega.

n Southern Columbia 1,

Warrior Run 0 (2 OT)

CATAWISSA -- Bailey Bzdak didn't waste much time ending the game for Southern, as she scored just 58 seconds into overtime to give the Tigers the HAC-II victory.

Aly Stavinski assisted on Bzdak's goal, while Jess Watkins made five saves to get the shutout for Southern (6-0, 4-0 HAC-II).

Madi Welliver and Olivia George combined to make eight saves to keep Warrior Run (3-2, 3-1) in the game.

n Selinsgrove 2,

Williamsport 0

WILLIAMSPORT -- Sam Rodkey scored both goals for the Seals in a shutout victory over the Millionaires in the HAC-I matchup played at the Balls Mills Complex.

Lexie Willard and Nikki Krebs assisted on the goals for Selinsgrove (7-0-1, 4-0-1 HAC-I).

"It was nice to play on the turf at Balls Mills, and it was good to go up there and get the win," said Selinsgrove coach Matt Metzger.

n Montoursville 2,

Danville 1 (OT)

MONTOURSVILLE -- Nicole Weisser scored unassisted late in the first overtime period to give the Warriors the HAC-I win.

Paige Harris scored unassisted to tie the game at 1 with under a minute remaining in the first half for Danville (1-3 overall and HAC-I). Kayla Morran made nine saves for the Ironmen.

n Jersey Shore 2,

Mifflinburg 1

JERSEY SHORE -- The Bulldogs scored two unanswered goals in the second half to take the HAC-II win. Madison Machmer scored for Mifflinburg (1-5, 1-3 HAC-II) with 3:20 to go in the first half.

n Shamokin 2,

Loyalsock 1

COAL TOWNSHIP -- Gabby Lahr scored unassisted in the 64th minute to give the Indians the HAC-II victory. Mackenzie Koharski also scored for Shamokin off a penalty kick just 12 seconds before the half.

n Northumberland Chr. 8,

Columbia County Chr. 1

NORTHUMBERLAND -- Bethany Severn recorded a hat trick, while Allison Moore added two goals and an assist in the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association win for the Warriors. Northumberland Christian improves to 10-1, 5-0 in league play.

n Sunbury Christian 5,

Juniata Mennonite 1

NORTHUMBERLAND -- Faith Gingrich assisted on two goals before scoring midway through the second half to lead the Eagles to the ACAA win. Marissa Spangler scored and had an assist in the first half for Sunbury Christian (5-3, 3-3 ACAA).

BOYS SOCCER

n Northumberland Chr. 4,

Columbia County Chr. 1

NORTHUMBERLAND -- After scoring twice in the first half, Daniel Severn completed his hat trick by scoring with under 16 minutes remaining in the ACAA game. Zach Newbury also scored for Northumberland Christian (10-0, 5-0 ACAA).

n Juniata Mennonite 4,

Sunbury Christian 1

NORTHUMBERLAND -- A hat trick by Tony Gehman gave Juniata Mennonite the ACAA win.

Blake Spangler-Jones scored to break the shutout for Sunbury Christian (3-6-1, 1-4-1 ACAA) with 2:22 left in the game.

GIRLS TENNIS

n Montoursville 4,

Selinsgrove 1

MONTOURSVILLE -- With No. 1 player Sara Moyer still out of the lineup due to injury, the Seals fell to the Warriors in the HAC-I matchup.

Liza Smith, the regular No. 2 player for Selinsgrove (5-5, 5-3 HAC-I) won at No. 1 singles over Lindsay Sweeley, 6-3, 6-1. The Seals, however, fell in three sets at No. 3 singles.

n Danville 4, Milton 1

MILTON -- The Ironmen swept the singles matches and won in three sets at No. 1 doubles to claim the HAC-I victory. The Black Panthers fall to 4-7, 2-7.

n Jersey Shore 3,

Lewisburg 2

LEWISBURG -- The Green Dragons pulled out a three-set win at No. 2 doubles, but they couldn't pull out the win in the match as the Bulldogs took the HAC-I victory.

Shannon Loftus and Hannah Gotoff won at No. 2 doubles for Lewisburg (1-10, 1-7 HAC), while Erin Devine won at No. 2 singles for the Green Dragons.