The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 7, 2013

Local roundup: Southern Columbia girls post OT win at Mount Carmel


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GIRLS SOCCER

MOUNT CARMEL -- Although it's still early in the season, Southern Columbia is starting to assert itself as a team to watch in the Heartland Athletic Conference.

The Tigers are gaining momentum after they picked up a big 2-1 overtime victory over Mount Carmel in a Division II matchup on Saturday.

Haley Levan scored off a Mackenzie Clark assist with 3 minutes, 8 seconds left in overtime to give Southern (3-0, 2-0 HAC-II) the win.

Clark also scored for the Tigers. Her goal came 14 minutes in with an assist by Aly Stavinski.

Mount Carmel (1-2, 0-2) tied the game with 11:22 remaining in the opening half with an unassisted goal from Ali Varano.

n Warrior Run 4,

Jersey Shore 0

TURBOTVILLE -- The Defenders spread the ball around as their offense produced goals from four players to take the HAC-II win.

Chloe Eisenhuth and Sara Grow both scored in the first half for Warrior Run (2-0 overall and HAC-II), before Erika Landis and Chloe Sees tallied goals in the second half for the Defenders.

n Williamsport 2,

Danville 1

DANVILLE -- Despite holding decisive advantages in both shots and corner kicks, the Ironmen were upended by the Millionaires in HAC-I action.

Julia Shipe scored off a Riley Jones assist with 22:29 left in the first half to tie the game at 1 for Danville (0-2 overall and HAC-I), which led in shots (14-6) and corners (14-1).

Williamsport's game-winning goal came from Tauntyonah Guinter 3:52 into the second half.

n Montoursville 4,

Milton 0

MILTON -- The Black Panthers got a mere three shots on goal against the Warriors, who took the HAC-I win. Dani Lincoln made 14 saves for Milton, which falls to 2-1 overall and in conference play.

n Shamokin 3,

Mifflinburg 2

MIFFLINBURG -- The Wildcats scored the first two goals of the game, but from there the match belonged to the Indians as they scored three unanswered goals to take the HAC-I win.

Sara Stauffer and Madison Machmer gave Mifflinburg a 2-0 lead. Kali Shuck assisted on Machmer's goal.

Shamokin's first goal came from Mackenzie Koharski off a penalty kick in the 68th minute. Gabby Lahr then tallied the next two goals in the 72nd and 73rd minutes to give the Indians the win.

Janacyn Seitzer Memorial Tournament

n Northumberland Chr. 3,

Canaan Christian 0

n Northumberland Chr. 2,

Faith Christian 1

CLARKS SUMMIT -- Allison Moore stole the show for the Warriors by scoring both of her team's goals in the finals, leading them to the tournament championship.

Bethany Severn recorded a hat trick for Northumberland (7-1) in a first-round win over Canaan Christian, and two of her goals were assisted by Moore. Makayla Ferster had the other assist.

Severn also assisted on Moore's first goal in the final, while Moore's deciding goal was assisted by Calista Ulmer with 10:50 remaining in the game.

Northumberland Christian actually hosted the tournament, which is named in honor of Seitzer, a 1995 graduate of the school.

n Halifax 4,

Annville Cleona 2

HALIFAX -- The Wildcats built a two-goal lead in the first half and held on despite tries from Annville Cleona to tie the game. Halifax blasted 28 shots in the win with four Wildcats finding the back of the net.

BOYS SOCCER

n Muncy 2,

Milton 1 (OT)

MUNCY -- The Black Panthers couldn't mount much offense against the Indians, who took the nonleague victory.

Austin Robbins scored the goal for Milton off an assist by Sloan Fry. Dan Hall and Alex Stabler tallied Muncy's two goals.

n Warrior Run 2,

Midd-West 0

MIDDLEBURG -- Elias George scored two second-half goals to give the Defenders the victory. Mason Wagner assisted on both goals for Warrior Run (2-2).

FIELD HOCKEY

n Lewisburg 1,

Line Mountain 1 (OT)

MANDATA -- Kortney Schwartz's goal with 9:14 left in the game tied the score for the Eagles, before the nonleague matchup ended in a deadlock. Maddie Scarr scored off an assist from Cassie Sumfest at the 20-minute mark of the second half for the Green Dragons (1-1-1).

GIRLS TENNIS

n Loyalsock 3,

Lewisburg 2

LEWISBURG -- The Lancers' dominance in singles action propelled them to the Heartland cross-over victory.

Both wins for Lewisburg (1-7) came in doubles, with the No. 1 team of Sydney Hartzell and Libby King taking a 6-3, 6-3 victory. The No. 2 team of Shannon Loftus and Hannah Gotoff won by default.

Loyalsock lost just four games combined in the three singles matches.