By The Daily Item
LOCK HAVEN -- There would be no comeback this time around for the Milton Major Division All-Stars in the Section 3 Tournament.
Clinton shut down Milton's offense for the second time in three days to take an 11-2 victory Friday and claim the section title at the Lock Haven Little League Complex.
The game was close until District 15 champ Clinton scored three runs in the third inning, plus four more in the fourth to take a commanding 9-1 lead.
Pitcher Caitlyn Brush got the complete-game win for Clinton, and she also had two hits including a triple and two RBIs. MaKenzie Peters led Clinton by going 3-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs.
Jillian East went the distance in the loss and Alyse Goodwin doubled in the game for Milton.
n Lewisburg 3,
LEWISBURG -- Dakotah Snyder led Lewisburg with his arm and his bat as the hosts held on to claim the Area II championship at Danny Green Field.
Snyder pitched a complete game and he shut Mifflinburg down after it scored both of its runs in the second inning.
At the plate, Snyder went 2-for-3 and drove in two of Lewisburg's three runs. Batterymate Brock Noone added a 2-for-3 day that included two runs scored.
Lewisburg next plays Danville, which claimed the Area I title with a 10-6 win over South Columbia, for the District 13 title. The first game is Sunday at 3 p.m. at Danny Green Field.
n Danville 10,
South Columbia 6
BERWICK -- Danville out-slugged South Columbia, hitting four home runs to just two for its opponent, to take the Area I title at Ber-Vaughn Park.
Jared Mowery began the hit parade for Danville with a two-run homer in the second. The shot helped Danville take a 5-4 lead after South Columbia scored four in the top of the inning.