The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 15, 2013

High school roundup: Jersey Shore softball rallies to beat Danville


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SOFTBALL

JERSEY SHORE -- It's always better to end the regular season with a win prior to beginning the District 4 playoffs.

Danville will have to shake off a late-season loss before the tournament begins next week after Jersey Shore took a 6-3 HAC-I victory on Wednesday.

The game was to be played at Danville, but it was later moved to Jersey Shore.

Amber Walter hit an RBI single in the second inning and Leslie Fritz hit a two-run double in the fourth to give Danville (11-9) a 3-2 lead.

Jersey Shore came back with four runs in the fifth behind Shelbie Wenner's two-run double.

Meghan Dennen added a pair of hits, and winning pitcher Tara Fritz hit a double for Danville.

n Shamokin 16,

Midd-West 0 (3 inn.)

COAL TOWNSHIP -- The Indians tallied 11 runs in the second inning and held the Mustangs to no hits as they cruised in the HAC-I matchup. Midd-West falls to 1-17 overall.

BASEBALL

n Midd-West 11, Troy 2

BEAVER SPRINGS -- Aaron Sharp had three of Midd-West's 16 hits, and the Mustangs scored multiple runs in four innings of their nonleague win.

Shane Connahan, Austin Hockenbrock and Marcus Benfer each drove in a pair of runs for Midd-West (11-8).

n Mifflinburg 10,

Warrior Run 2

TURBOTVILLE -- A grand slam by Devin Hendrix blew the HAC crossover wide open for the Wildcats.

Oakley Whitesel added a solo home run in the seventh to put the finishing touches on the win for Mifflinburg (11-9).

Warrior Run (3-16) got its runs in the fourth inning on a two-run single by Andrew Gummo.

n Jersey Shore 8,

Selinsgrove 1

JERSEY SHORE -- Chris Glunk held the Seals to just one run on two hits in the HAC-I contest.

Tyler Cook doubled for one of the hits for Selinsgrove (8-12).

n Southern Columbia 10,

Mount Carmel 5

MOUNT CARMEL -- The Tigers continued their late-season display of power hitting as Nate Hunter hit a home run in the HAC crossover win over the Red Tornadoes.

Mason Peters went 3-for-5 with a double and four RBIs, plus Garrett Sosnoski had two hits with a double and two RBIs for Southern (15-5).