The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 1, 2013

High School Roundup


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BOYS SOCCER

SELINSGROVE -- With a pair of second-half goals, Selinsgrove came back and took a 2-1 victory over Danville in a Heartland-I matchup on Monday.

Derek Menges and Mannny Little scored for Selinsgrove (6-6, 4-4 HAC-I), with Little's goal coming with 5:07 remaining to break a 1-all tie.

Menges' game-tying goal came off a penalty kick 16:15 into the second half.

Eric Dempsey scored for Danville (5-4) off an assist by Shayne Riley.

n Shikellamy 3,

Milton 0

SUNBURY -- Seth Burk scored a goal in each half and Luis Carrasco added a pair of assists to lead the Braves to the HAC-I win.

"Our guys worked very well tonight. We consistently had the majority of the possessions and we put together some nice passes all over the field," said Shikellamy coach Jon Steese. "We did very well tonight."

Drayton Laverio also scored for Shikellamy and Justin Engle made three saves to get the shutout.

n Midd-West 4,

Mifflinburg 0

MIDDLEBURG -- Ty Ross had a hand in three goals being scored for the Mustangs in the HAC-I win over the Wildcats.

Ross scored a goal in each half, and he also assisted on a second-half goal by Christian Callender for Midd-West (8-4, 6-2 HAC-I). Callender also had an assist for the Mustangs.

n So. Williamsport 2,

Southern Columbia 0

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT -- The Tigers fell victim to a pair of late goals in the second half to fall in the HAC-II matchup. Southern falls to 6-6 overall.

GIRLS SOCCER

n Danville 1,

Central Mountain 0

DANVILLE -- A Paige Harris goal that was scored 13 minutes into the game was all that the Ironmen needed to take the nonleague victory. Brittany Walters assisted on the goal for Danville (3-4-1).

n Northumberland Chr. 6,

Lourdes Regional 0

NORTHUMBERLAND -- Bethany Severn recorded a hat trick as the Warriors cruised to the nonleague victory. Calista Ulmer, Allison Moore and Terah Lee Hayner tallied the other goals for Northumberland Christian (16-1-1).

FIELD HOCKEY

n Southern Columbia 2,

Danville 1 (OT)

DANVILLE -- Bailey Carl scored a goal to send the game into overtime, and she then assisted on Miranda Long's game-winner in the extra period as the Tigers prevailed in the nonleague matchup.

Rachel Billig scored unassisted for Danville in the first half.

n Hershey 3,

Greenwood 0

HERSHEY -- Despite 15 saves from Nikki Willi, the Wildcats fell to the Trojans in a nonleague game. Greenwood moves to 8-4 on the season.

GIRLS TENNIS

n Selinsgrove 3,

Danville 2

DANVILLE -- The Seals became the first area tennis team to reach the postseason as they beat the Ironmen in the HAC-I match.

Liza Smith won at No. 2 singles for Selinsgrove (8-7, 8-5 HAC-I), along with both doubles teams, including a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 1 by Jess Kerstetter and Olivia Fravel.

"Qualifying for districts was our goal. The girls are glad, I'm glad, and we worked hard to get there," said Selinsgrove coach Duke Fravel.

n Milton 5,

Shikellamy 0

MILTON -- With a dominating shutout victory over the Braves, the Black Panthers are now two wins away from qualifying for the district playoffs.

Keying the win for Milton (7-9, 4-8 HAC-I) was a 6-7 (1-7), 6-1, 6-2 win by its No. 1 doubles team of Jenna Bowersox and Hunter Metzger.

The Black Panthers have to beat Jersey Shore on the road Wednesday and Central Columbia at home on Thursday to qualify for districts.

n Williamsport 5,

Lewisburg 0

WILLIAMSPORT -- The Millionaires shut out the Green Dragons for the HAC-I win, but they needed to pull out a pair of three-set victories in doubles in order to do so.