The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


May 3, 2013

H.S. roundup: Warrior Run's Tay Parker sets school record

By The Daily Item


CATAWISSA -- Thanks to a career day by Tay Parker on Thursday, Warrior Run scored three runs in the first inning and they held up the remainder of the game to give the Defenders a 3-1 Heartland-II victory and a season sweep over Southern Columbia.

Parker threw a three-hitter with 13 strikeouts to break the school record of 790 career strikeouts set by Laura Harris from 1998-2001. The Bloomsburg University-bound Parker has now struck out 797 batters in her career.

Katy Swartz and Lynn Vermilya provided the offense for Warrior Run (13-2, 10-2 HAC-II). Swartz hit a double and a triple and had two RBIs, while Vermilya hit an RBI triple for the Defenders.

Blair Johnston hit an RBI double for Southern (11-5).

n Milton 13,

Selinsgrove 3 (5 inn.)

MILTON -- While Taylor Batman was pitching a complete game, her battery mate, MacKenna Miller, provided the offense as she went 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored in the HAC-I win for the Black Panthers.

Dani Lincoln added two hits with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored, plus Mary Adams and Bayli Derr had an additional five combined RBIs and four runs scored for Milton (10-2 overall and HAC-I).

Jess Kerstetter and Katie Spriggle both had a pair of hits to lead Selinsgrove.

n Danville 12,

Midd-West 1 (5 inn.)

MIDDLEBURG -- Megan Dennen was a one-girl wrecking crew for the Ironmen as her five-RBI day led Danville to the HAC-I win.

Danville (8-7) batted around in the first inning and scored 10 runs. Dennen went to bat twice in the frame and had two hits and three RBIs.

Dennen added a two-run single in the second inning for the Ironmen.

Midd-West (1-12, 0-11 HAC) was held to a single hit, a double by Adrianne Gesselman.

n Lourdes Regional 10,

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