By The Daily Item
SUNBURY -- Ty Ross had a hat trick plus an assist to lead Midd-West to a 4-1 Heartland-I victory over Shikellamy on Thursday.
All of the goals for Midd-West (7-3, 5-2 HAC-I) were unanswered after Shikellamy (7-2, 5-1) opened the game with a goal from Andrew Marczyk just 2 minutes, 30 seconds in.
"The beginning of the game was well-played, but Midd-West put a lot of pressure on our defense," said Shikellamy coach Jonathan Steese. "We had the opportunities to counter, but we couldn't find the back of the net."
n Warrior Run 4,
TURBOTVILLE -- Elias George had two second-half goals to complete a hat trick as the Defenders blanked Montoursville, handing the Warriors their first league loss of the year.
The win moves Warrior Run to 7-3 (4-2 HAC-II).
n Lewisburg 5,
MIFFLINBURG -- Joey Bhangdia had a hand in three of the Green Dragons' five goals that were scored against the Wildcats as they won the HAC-I matchup.
Bhangdia had a goal and an assist in the first half before he opened the second half with his third goal of the game for Lewisburg (9-0, 6-0 HAC-I).
Mifflinburg falls to 4-6.
n Selinsgrove 8,
SELINSGROVE -- Manny Little scored the first of his three goals just 1:52 into the game as the Seals routed the Black Panthers for the HAC-I win.
Byron Heinbach, Devon Blair, Dawson Klinger and Steven Pomykalski all chipped in a goal and an assist for Selinsgrove (5-5, 3-4 HAC-I).
n New Covenant 5,
Sunbury Christian 3
NORTHUMBERLAND -- The Eagles fell victim to a Ben Harris hat trick as they lost the ACAA matchup.
Adam Clemens scored twice, while Tanner Gutelius had a goal and an assist to lead Sunbury Christian (5-9-1, 2-6-1 ACAA).
n Lewisburg 7,
LEWISBURG -- Maddie Scarr scored five goals -- four in a 14-minute span of the second half -- to fuel the Green Dragons' rout in the HAC-I matchup.
Lewisburg (7-2-1, 5-2 HAC-I). led 2-0 at halftime on goals by Cassie Sumfest and Scarr. Sumfest opened the second-half scoring with a penalty stroke, and Scarr followed with four goals.
n Warrior Run 3,
Southern Columbia 1
TURBOTVILLE -- Brittany Hunt scored 3:40 into the game, and as it turned out it was the only goal the Defenders needed for the HAC-II win.
Brittany Hunt and Sarah Vermilya scored in the first half for Warrior Run, with Kylee Nicholas adding a goal off a Vermilya assist in the second half.
n Danville 4,
DANVILLE -- The Ironmen (6-4, 2-4 HAC-I) dominated with 18 shots and 10 corners.
Milton dropped to 0-9.
n Bloomsburg 1,
Line Mountain 0
BLOOMSBURG -- Kayla Rostucher scored the game's lone goal at the 26:47 mark of the first half.
n Warrior Run 2,
TURBOTVILLE -- Tori Ross scored her first goal late in the first half, and her second early in the second half to lead the Defenders to the HAC-II win.
Maddie Beyer and Erika Landis assisted on Ross' goals for Warrior Run (7-3, 6-2 HAC-II).
In addition to Ross, the defensive side of the ball was dominated by Chloe Eisenhuth.
"Chloe played an awesome game at midfield. She was all over the field," said Warrior Run coach Jen Allen, whose team next plays Bellefonte under the lights at Williamsport's Balls Mills Complex on Saturday at 7 p.m.
n Southern Columbia 4,
CATAWISSA -- A pair of late first-half goals by Mackenzie Clark propelled the Tigers to the HAC-II victory.
Both of Clark's goals came in the final 3:17 of the first half to give Southern a 3-0 halftime lead. Teanna Shutt and Bailey Bzdak also scored for the Tigers (10-0-1, 7-0-1 HAC-II).
n Norry Chr. 3,
Meadowbrook 3 (OT)
NORTHUMBERLAND -- Bethany Severn recorded a hat trick for the Warriors, but the Lions stuck right with them en route to an overtime tie in ACAA action.
Emily Benfer recorded two goals for Meadowbrook Christian (9-0-1, 7-0-1 ACAA).
n Montoursville 3,
MONTOURSVILLE -- The Green Dragons' Libby King and Sydney Hartzell took a tough, three-set win at No. 1 doubles, but Lewisburg fell in three sets at both No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles to lose to the Warriors in an HAC-I match. Also winning for Lewisburg (3-14) was Erin Devine at second singles.