DANVILLE — The game was knotted at four in the fifth inning until Bret Berg and Mason Fausnaught hit back-to-back doubles to break the tie and lead Danville to an 8-4 nonleague victory over Troy on Tuesday.
Berg and Fausnaught didn’t stop there when it came to scoring runs for Danville (2-1).
Berg, who finished the game 4-for-4, added an RBI double in the sixth inning. Fausnaught went 2-for-3 in the game and he also hit a two-run single with the bases loaded in the first for the Ironmen.
Brett Krainak got the win for Danville. He entered the game in relief of starter Scotty Heeter in the fifth innning.
Bloomsburg 6, Southern Columbia 3
BLOOMSBURG — The Panthers scored four runs in the fourth inning to put the Tigers in a deep hole and take the nonleague victory. Mason Peters went 2-for-3 to lead Southern (2-1).
Millersburg 10, Lanc. Co. Day 0 (6 inn.)
MILLERSBURG — Sophomore Ethan Troutman threw a two-hit shutout in Millersburg’s first win.
Freshman Austin Hoke capped a six-run rally in the sixth with his second hit, an RBI double.
The Indians (1-2) play Friday at Newport.
Newport 10, Midd-West 4
NEWPORT — A 5-run sixth inning was what it took to put the game out of reach for the Mustangs, as the Buffaloes took the nonleague victory.
The Lady Mustangs are 0-2 (0-1 HAC-I).
Adrianne Gesselman recorded just one strikeout and one walk for Midd-West (0-2) as Newport collected 15 hits, including a two-run home run by Megan Reeser in the sixth.
Newport’s Tessa Campbell struck out 10.
Troy 4, Danville 3
DANVILLE — A late rally by the Ironmen fell short as the Trojans held on for the nonleague win.
Kylie Romeo hit an RBI double and Megan Dennen hit a two-run single to lead Danville (0-2).
Bloomsburg 3, Milton 2
MILTON — Dylan Everhart’s 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 win over Drew Pace at No. 1 singles helped give the Panthers the HAC-I win over the Black Panthers.
Milton (3-3, 3-1 HAC-I) got its wins from James Jones at No. 2 singles, 7-6 (9-7), 6-2; and from No. 3 Alandean Elsayed, 6-4, 1-6, 6-1.
Selinsgrove 4, Shikellamy 1
SELINSGROVE — The Seals made it look easy in the first two singles matches as they gave up just two games en route to the HAC-I victory over the Braves.
Safwan Khan clinched the match for Selinsgrove (5-0) with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 win over Bobby Dalius.
The win for Shikellamy (1-2) came at No. 2 doubles as Justin Eroh and Taylor Herb won 6-4, 1-6, 6-4.
Mifflinburg 3, Danville 2
DANVILLE — The Wildcats won a pair of matches in straight sets to take the HAC-I victory. Cameron Murphy won 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles for Mifflinburg (1-4), while Jenn Southerton and Sam Beiler won 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles.
Lewisburg 4, Central Columbia 1
ALMEDIA — After clinching the match with a win at No. 1 doubles, the Green Dragons’ Wes Sigl and Tim Weisbarth pulled out a tough 7-6 (3), 7-5 win at No. 2 doubles to put the icing on the cake in the HAC-II victory.
Warrior Run 105, Montgomery 45
TURBOTVILLE — Spencer Williamson, Elias George and Kyle Jeremiah were all triple-event winners in the HAC-II win for the Defenders (1-0).
Warrior Run 93.5, Montgomery 56.5
TURBOTVILLE — Sarah Grow won all three distance races, Kenzie Mathna swept the jumping events, plus Steph Shamburg and Olivia George won two events apiece in the HAC-II win for the Defenders (1-0).
Lewisburg 13, Bellefonte 5
LEWISBURG — Hannah Gotoff’s three-goal day helped propel the Green Dragons to the CSGLL victory. Maggie Connolly and Lisa Steinhubl both added two goals in the win.
Girls basketball: Mifflinburg falls in first round
If she had played it by the book, Kelly Griffith would have emptied her bench late in Saturday’s game and given the Mifflinburg reserves some token state playoff time.
Boys basketball: Lewisburg falls on buzzer-beater
Lewisburg’s Jesse Flannery just laid on the court looking up, as if hoping maybe, just maybe, the basket didn’t just happen.
AAA Wrestling: Shikellamy's Pepper takes fifth in the state
Saturday was a memorable day for Shikellamy wrestling fans.
Girls basketball: Bower girls lead Millville past Upper Dauphin
Like a sprinter, Maci Bower exploded forward with her finish line in sight at the other end of the floor.
Girls basketball: Scranton Prep's pressure is too much for Danville
Scranton Prep’s pressure defense often prevented Danville from getting its offense started.
AA state wrestling: All 3 Southern wrestlers take silver
Blake Marks knows what is is like to win in sudden and dramatic fashion. He did it Friday night in the PIAA Class AA 152-pound semifinals.
AA state wrestling: 3 Southern Tigers march into finals
The Lane family had all the makings of a family reunion to be held today in the Giant Center in Hershey.
Girls basketball: Mount Carmel prevails behind big fourth quarter
To hear her mother explain it, Ali Varano hates to lose more than she wants to win. That’s just how the Mount Carmel senior is wired.
Wrestling: Shikellamy's Pepper still has shot at 3rd place
Dwayne Pepper grudgingly admitted that he has a reason to smile.
Girls basketball: Warrior Run falls to Dunmore in first round of states
At a time when her teammates were struggling offensively, Steph Shamburg took one last shot at extending the Warrior Run season and the most productive scoring career in program history.
LIVE updates from PIAA wrestling
The Daily Item will post updates throughout the day from the PIAA Wrestling Championships on Friday
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.
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