BERWICK — Four different Danville players scored as the Ironmen rolled past Berwick for a 73-48 nonleague victory on Saturday.
Bret Berg led all scorers with 23 points, while Austin Renz added 14 and Zach Kozick added 13. Scotty Heeter scored chipped in an additional 10 points for Danville (4-1).
Danville is back in action on Thursday at the Pine Grove Invitational Tournament against Mahanoy Area.
East Juniata 70, Halifax 41
COCOLAMUS — Nick Lorenz and Bailey Coder scored 21 points apiece to lead the Tigers to the Tri-Valley League win.
Dylan Leonard added 10 points for East Juniata (6-1, 4-0 TVL).
Line Mountain 53, Juniata 42
MIFFLINTOWN — A game-high 28-point night by Bill Breinich also included seven rebounds as the Eagles took the TVL victory. Line Mountain improves to 5-3, 3-1 in league play.
Danville 56, Jersey Shore 14
DANVILLE — Behind junior Erica Heath’s career-high 17 points, the Ironmen took a dominating HAC-I victory over the Bulldogs.
Freshman Amber Renz added 13 points for Danville (4-0, 2-0 HAC-I), while Donie Ann Keeley chipped in 10 points for the Ironmen.
Upper Dauphin 56, Line Mountain 38
ELIZABETHVILLE — McKenzie Clark’s all-around game produced 23 points, eight rebounds and four steals, and it helped produce a Tri-Valley League win over the Eagles.
Sarah Lahr led Line Mountain (2-5 overall) with 12 points, while Madison Lagerman and Colleen Troutman added 10 points apiece.
Upper Dauphin improves to 4-3, 4-1 in league play.
Selinsgrove 34, Midd-West 22
MIDDLEBURG — The Seals led by 10 at the half, and they held on for the HAC-I victory.
Kierstin Craig-Sovic led Selinsgrove (3-4, 1-1 HAC-I) with 11 points.
Allie Camp scored 10 points for Midd-West (1-3 overall).
Milton 50, Mifflinburg 39
MILTON — Led by Katelyn Gensel and Mackenna Miller, the Black Panthers beat the Wildcats to claim their first victory of the season.
Miller scored 17 points and had nine steals, while Gensel added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Milton (1-4, 1-1 HAC-I).
Kayla Kline had 10 points for Mifflinburg.
Southern Columbia 46, Loyalsock 39
WILLIAMSPORT — Mallory Tomaschik scored 15 points and Kayla Lavella had 13 to lead the Tigers to the HAC-II win. Southern improves to 6-0 overall, 2-0 in conference play.
Shikellamy 3, Selinsgrove 1
SUNBURY — Zack Williams’ high game of 269 and his 679 series helped the Braves beat the Seals for the HAC win. Aaron Dues led the Seals with a 615 series, which included a high game of 247.
Central Columbia 3, Mifflinburg 1
SELINSGROVE — Austin Miller had a match-best 639 series for the Wildcats, but the Blue Jays took the HAC victory. Miller had games of 225 and 251 to lead Mifflinburg (1-3).
Shikellamy 3, Selinsgrove 1
SUNBURY — All but one girl had a 500 series or better as the Braves took the HAC win.
Kaitlin Swank led Shikellammy with a 590 series. Selinsgrove was led by a 626 series from Brynn Musser. She had a 246 high game.
Central Columbia 3, Mifflinburg 1
SELINSGROVE — The Wildcats made it close against the Blue Jays, but they fell in the HAC matchup by just 30 pins. Brianna Hollenbach paced Mifflinburg (1-3) with a 609 series, which included games of 210 and 221.
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Women's basketball: Bucknell loses in Patriot League quarterfinals to Holy Cross
In winning two games over Holy Cross during the regular season, Bucknell saw very little of the Crusaders’ zone defense. Unfortunately for the Bison, they saw a lot of it in Thursday’s Patriot League quarterfinal at Sojka Pavilion.
Men's basketball: Penn State smothers Northwestern
Penn State coach Pat Chambers struggled to explain why his Nittany Lions have experienced success on the road during Big Ten play.
H.S. wrestling: Shikellamy's Pepper wins opener in Class AAA tourney at Hershey
Dwayne Pepper thought that if he had an advantage in the preliminary round Thursday night in the PIAA Class AAA wrestling championships, it was his aggressive style.
H.S. wrestling: Two area wrestlers stay alive with consolation wins in Class AA tourney
Warrior Run’s Zack LeBarron won’t forget what last year’s early exit from the PIAA Class AA tournament taught him.
Wrestling: Six Valley grapplers advance to quarterfinals in Class AA
Getting to wrestle with the best in the state was a dream-come-true for Lewisburg’s Max Reed.
Bob Garrett's Talking Points column: Time to clean Penn's Creek
It's an excellent opportunity for Scouting groups and other conservationists to help clean areas that normally get little-to-no attention.
Power lifting: Pfleegor repeats as state champion
In two short years, the Milton High junior has won nine titles and three state power-lifting championships.
H.S. girls basketball: Mifflinburg arrives at district pinnacle early
Sara Stauffer couldn't wait a few years. She and Mifflinburg's other seniors needed Kayla Kline and Julia McArdle-Coe to be transcendent players this season.
Men's basketball: Army ends Bucknell's season in PL quarters
Army had the lead for a only few moments in the second half of Wednesday's Patriot League quarterfinal with Bucknell. But as it turned out, that was enough.
Women's basketball: Bloomsburg wins 17th straight game
The Bloomsburg University women’s basketball team is making another trip to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Final Four.
Former PSU assistant McQueary admits to ESPN he was sexually abused as a child
Mike McQueary told Penn State players in November 2011 that he was sexually abused when he was a child, ESPN The Magazine reported Tuesday.
H.S. wrestling: Southern cousins take talents to Hershey
They have wrestled all across the state, and the country. This week, cousins Kent and Todd Lane will be together on one stage.
Boys basketball: Tough schedule has Shamokin ready for state playoffs
All year long, Shamokin has had the same mentality: They want to go toe to toe with the best.
Women's basketball: Bucknell's DeBoer named Rookie of the Year
It has been a season of milestones for the Bucknell women’s basketball team, as the squad continues to elevate its level of play under second-year head coach Aaron Roussell, and the release of the Patriot League’s All-League teams and major awards on Tuesday was just one more testament to that fact.
College Basketball: Bucknell's Ayers is PL Player of the Year
Cameron Ayers entered his senior year with the unenviable task of replacing two-time Patriot League Player of the Year Mike Muscala as Bucknell’s go-to scorer.
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