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May 17, 2013

High School Roundup: Defenders earn top seed for playoffs

By The Daily Item

SOFTBALL

MUNCY -- The Warrior Run Defenders are all geared up and ready for the District 4 Class AA playoffs after they routed nonleague foe Muncy 13-0 in their regular season finale on Thursday.

Tay Parker struck out 12 Indians and threw her 18th career no-hitter for Warrior Run (17-3). Parker now has 211 strikeouts on the season and 850 for her career.

Cortney Stahl hit a double and a home run to lead the Defenders offensively.

n Montoursville 8,

Milton 7

MONTOURSVILLE -- The Black Panthers let a six-run lead slip away as the Warriors scored six runs in the seventh inning to come back for the HAC-I win.

Mack Miller, Bayli Derr and Kiah Brink all went 2-for-3 for Milton (12-7).

n Millersburg 8,

Line Mountain 1

MANDATA -- After taking a 3-0 lead in the first inning, the Indians scored five more times in the third to take control of the Tri-Valley League matchup.

Sarah Lahr went 2-for-3 and Shania Kerstetter doubled for Line Mountain.

n Newport 6,

Greenwood 2

NEWPORT -- The Buffaloes rallied for the Tri-Valley League win.

Brooke Louden, who pitched the complete game for Greenwood (6-11, 5-9 TVL), also went 3-for-3 at the plate.

BASEBALL

n Danville 10,

Montoursville 4

MONTOURSVILLE -- Danville ripped HAC-I runner-up Montoursville for seven first-inning runs.

Garrett Krum had a pair of hits and RBIs, while Mason Fausnaught and Scott Heeter each had two hits and an RBI.

Kurtis Mordan scattered nine hits for the win. He struck out three.

The Ironmen are 7-12, 6-8.

n Newport 10,

Greenwood 2

MILLERSTOWN -- The Wildcats concluded their season by losing to the Buffaloes. Adam Harrison went 2-for-3 to lead Greenwood (1-19 overall).

n Central Columbia 10,

Shamokin 6

n Shamokin 8,

Central Columbia 7

ALMEDIA -- With a win in the day's second game, the Indians picked up their 10th win of the season to qualify for the District 4 playoffs.

In the first game, Theo Deptula went 4-for-4 and scored three runs for the Indians (10-10).

n Milton 10, Loyalsock 7

WILLIAMSPORT -- The Black Panthers (7-11) fended off the Lancers after they scored four runs in the seventh inning of the nonleague contest.

Michael Jacobs and Ryan Solomon both had two hits for Milton (7-11), but Jacobs also doubled and homered and drove in six runs for the Black Panthers. Damian Moyer added three RBIs in the win.

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