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May 3, 2014

High school roundup: Mifflinburg's Leitzel shuts down Selinsgrove

By The Daily Item

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MIFFLINBURG -- Pitcher Andrew Leitzel allowed just one run and Dillan Weikel drove in three runs to lead Miffllinburg to a 5-1 Heartland-I victory over Selinsgrove on Friday.

"He pitched really well," said Wildcats coach Tom Church. "He got in some situations and he got himself out."

Selinsgrove scored its lone run in the top of the first, but Mifflinburg (5-9) answered with two runs in the bottom half of the inning before tacking on three runs in the bottom of the fifth.

Weikel batted 2-for-2, while Brady Lloyd went 3-for-4 for Mifflinburg.

Colton Brouse had two hits for Selinsgrove.

n Midd-West 10,

Montoursville 7

MONTOURSVILLE -- Powered by three-RBI days from Shane Connahan and Luke Zimmerman, the Mustangs held off the Warriors for the HAC-I win.

Connahan hit a solo home run in the second inning before hitting a two-run double in the third. Zimmerman added an RBI double in the third for Midd-West (11-2, 6-2 HAC-I).

Connahan and Zimmerman, in addition to Aaron Sharp, Eli Stem and Matt Aurand, all had two hits apiece for the Mustangs.

n Jersey Shore 9,

Milton 3

JERSEY SHORE -- Three hits apiece from Colton Potter and Cody Bradley paved the way for the Bulldogs to score all nine of their runs in the first and third innings in the HAC-I win over the Black Panthers.

Jeff Levitan batted 2-for-3, while Brady Chappell hit an RBI single and Gage Heller had a double and scored a run for Milton (5-6 overall).

n Lewisburg 9,

Shamokin 5

LEWISBURG -- The Green Dragons erased an early deficit, scoring all nine of their runs in a three-inning span to take the HAC-II win.

The Green Dragons (4-10) scored three in the third inning to take the lead before scoring four runs in the fourth and two in the fifth.

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