The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

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April 6, 2013

High school roundup: Shaw's grand slam propels Danville softball past Line Mountain

By The Daily Item

SOFTBALL

MANDATA -- Danville came out the gates firing and didn't let up as the Ironmen rolled to a 15-2, five-inning nonleague win over Line Mountain on Saturday.

Alyssa Shaw gave Danville (1-3) a 10-2 lead in the third with a grand slam. She would finish the game with five RBIs.

The Ironmen later got a two-run homer from Leslie Fritz in the fifth to help end the game early.

Zina Knight added a 3-for-3 day for Danville. It included four runs scored and four stolen bases.

Line Mountain's two runs came on a two-run double from Savannah Copson in the first inning.

n Warrior Run 11,

Montgomery 3

TURBOTVILLE -- Battery mates Tay Parker and Lynn Vermilya both hit home runs for the Defenders' in their nonleague win.

Parker, along with getting the complete-game win inside the circle, came within a single of also hitting for the cycle for Warrior Run (5-0 overall). Vermilya finished with two hits, including a single that Parker could've used.

n Loyalsock 19,

Shikellamy 0 (5 inn.)

SUNBURY -- The Lancers added to the Braves' early-season struggles by pounding out 21 hits to take the nonleague win.

Kayla Gee led Loyalsock (4-1) going 5-for-5 with a double, a home run and four RBIs.

Carly Koppen went 2-for-2 and doubled to lead Shikellamy (0-5).

BASEBALL

n Shamokin 12,

North Schuylkill 7

COAL TOWNSHIP -- The Spartans scored five runs in the third inning to take a commanding lead, but the Indians responded with five runs in the sixth to comeback and take the nonleague win.

Paul Gurba and Nate Malett both went 3-for-4 to lead Shamokin at the plate. Gurba also got the win on the mound for the Indians. He entered in relief in the fourth with his team down 7-3.

Perry County Tourn.

n Susquenita 13,

Greenwood 1 (5 inn.)

n Newport 14,

Greenwood 2 (5 inn.)

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