By The Daily Item
MIFFLINBURG -- The Wildcats scored one run in four different innings to take a workmanlike HAC-I victory over Shikellamy, 4-0.
Ali Lloyd struck out 12 and allowed just one hit and one walk to take the complete-game win for Mifflinburg (2-0 overall and HAC-I).
Lloyd's battery mate, Kelcie Crabb, also went 2-for-2 and Sara Stauffer and Kylie Kuhns both added 2-for-3 days for the Wildcats. Kuhns added two RBIs in the win.
n Warrior Run 13,
Central Columbia 8
TURBOTVILLE -- Tay Parker and the Defenders continued their torrid start to the season by roughing up the Blue Jays in a HAC-II matchup.
Parker got the complete-game win and she also had three hits in the game, including a double and triple.
Devin Nicholas added a three-hit day for Warrior Run (2-0 overall and HAC-II), as did Jackie Clemens, Katie Swartz and Lynn Vermilya.
n Jersey Shore 10,
Midd-West 0 (6 innings)
JERSEY SHORE -- The Mustangs fell victim to the arm and bat of Holly Peacock, as the Bulldogs' pitcher shut out Midd-West and also hit a two-run home run to lead Jersey Shore to the HAC-I win.
Midd-West (0-1 overall and HAC-I) was held to three hits, two of them coming from Brii Zeigler.
n Montoursville 16,
Lewisburg 1 (3 innings)
MONTOURSVILLE -- Alexis Neuer and Amy Faux each had a single, but that was all the offense Lewisburg could produce as Montoursville cruised to an easy win in three innings against the Green Dragons.
The Warriors (1-1) were led by Kelsey Stine and Kim Foster, each of which hit a triple.
The Green Dragons are now 0-2 on the season.
n Millersburg 9,
MILLERSTOWN -- The Indians slammed the door on the Wildcats by scoring five runs in the top of the seventh to take the Tri-Valley League win.
Greenwood (0-1 overall and TVL) was held to just one hit by Millersburg (2-0, 2-0) starter, Marla Roadcap, who was relieved in the sixth inning.
n Shikellamy 4,
SELINSGROVE -- Nick Dunn not only got the complete-game win for the Braves, but he also hit a leadoff double in the fifth inning to set up an insurance run in the HAC-I victory over the Seals.
Dunn struck out six and walked three to finish with a three-hitter. Following his double, Dunn was plated by a Jean Turber RBI single for a 4-2 lead for Shikellamy (2-1, 2-0 HAC-I).
Andy Ryan doubled as Selinsgrove (0-2, 0-2) scored both of its runs in the third inning.
n Jersey Shore 7,
JERSEY SHORE -- Mason Fausnaut went 2-for-3 at the plate for the Ironmen, but the rest of the team managed just one total hit as Danville fell to Jersey Shore in a HAC-I showdown.
Danville (1-1, 1-1 HAC-I) threw Zach Brent and Brett Kranak, who combined to allow just seven hits.
n Midd-West 3,
MIFFLINBURG -- A two-run fourth was enough for the Mustangs to take the HAC-I win. Colton Keister, Hunter Shuff and Luke Zimmerman all had two hits apiece for Midd-West.
n Shamokin 13,
Warrior Run 3 (5 inn.)
COAL TOWNSHIP -- The Defenders put the Indians in a two-run hole early, but it wasn't for long as Shamokin broke the game wide open by tallying eight runs in the second inning for the HAC-II win.
Derek Keiser led Warrior Run (2-1, 1-0 HAC-II) with a two-run home run in the first inning.
n Southern Columbia 7,
Sullivan County 0
CATAWISSA -- The Tigers scored four times in the fourth inning to cruise to the HAC-III win. Southern improves to 2-0.
n East Juniata 5,
Upper Dauphin 2
ELIZABETHVILLE -- Ryan Stuck had two hits, including a home run, and picked up the win for East Juniata over the defending Tri-Valley League champion Trojans.
Stuck had a solo blast in the second inning on the heels of Upper Dauphin running into an inning-ending double play in the bottom of the first.
"We had two runners thrown out at the plate in the game and did some other things that aren't typical of Upper Dauphin baseball," said Trojans coach Ryan Lentz.
Ian Bufflington had a pair of hits for the Trojans (0-1 overall and TVL), who play Saturday at Williams Valley.
n Shikellamy 3,
Jersey Shore 2
SUNBURY -- Bobby Dallious won his singles match in straight sets, and the Shikellamy doubles teams swept for the program's first match win in several seasons.
All three Braves singles players had hard-fought matches, with Noah Stahl going to a first-set tiebreak at No. 1 and Jacob Stuck extending his match three sets.
"The first two singles were very close," said Braves coach Mindy Hoffman. "All the boys played well.
"It was exciting for everyone," Hoffman continued. "The kids were very proud, as well they should be."
Shikellamy (1-1) plays Tuesday at Selinsgrove.
n Lewisburg 4,
LEWISBURG -- With No. 1 player Ben Koch still out of the lineup, the Green Dragons only lost that match as they picked up the HAC-II win.
Lewisburg (4-1, 3-1 HAC-II) won its remaining matches in straight sets, although Hughesville (1-2) got at least two or three wins in each set.
n Shikellamy 101,
COAL TOWNSHIP -- Ryan Wary was a four-event winner while Drayton Laverio claimed three events as the Braves started the season on the right foot.
Wary won both the 100- and 200-meter dashes, plus the 110 high hurdles and he ran on the winning 400 relay team. Laverio claimed the long and triple jumps, and he also ran a leg on the victorious 1,600 relay team for Shikellamy.
COAL TOWNSHIP -- Treicy Cedeno and Madeline Calderon were both triple-event winners in the Braves' season-opening HAC-I win.
Cedeon won the 1,600 and 3,200 in 5:34.30 and 12:01.40, respectively, and she also ran a leg on the 3,200 relay team that won in 10:54.30. Calderon won the 100 hurdles (17.60), the long jump (13-0) and she ran on the winning 400 relay team as well.