The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


January 26, 2013

Area roundup: Mifflinburg boys improve postseason chances


SELINSGROVE — The Mifflinburg Wildcats improved their playoffs chances while severely hurting Selinsgrove’s hopes by coming away with a 60-49 victory in Heartland-I action on Saturday.

Selinsgrove (5-10, 4-5 HAC-I) never got closer than seven points in the second half mainly because Mifflinburg (7-7, 3-6) converted on their foul shots down the stretch.

The Wildcats made 19 of their 28 free throws in the game, including 6 of 8 from James Zack in the fourth.

Zack finished with 22 points and Braden Lee had 14 for Mifflinburg.

David Aurand and Ethan Fadale both scored 12 points for Selinsgrove.

Danville 71, Milton 35

DANVILLE — A 25-point first quarter was too much for Milton to bounce back from as Danville rolled past the Black Panthers in a HAC-I conference game.

Zach Kozick led the Ironmen (12-2, 8-0) with 16 points while Bret Berg chipped in 13 and Austin Renz added 12.

Milton (10-4, 7-2) was led by Michael Jacobs 11 points.

Shikellamy 65, Midd-West 39

MIDDLEBURG — The Braves’ Austin Mowery knocked down four 3-pointers to help knock down the Mustangs in the HAC-I matchup.

Colton Keister led Midd-West (3-12, 0-9 HAC-I) with 14 points.

Shikellamy improves to 9-6, 7-2.

Montoursville 49, Warrior Run 38

MONTOURSVILLE — Zach Miller and Calen Foresman each scored in double figures, but Montoursville broke open the game in the second quarter.

Miller had 11 points to lead the Defenders (1-13, 0-9). Foresman added 10.

Greenwood 61, Juniata 28

MILLERSTOWN — Leading by just four points after one quarter of play, the Wildcats blew the game wide open by outscoring the Indians by 21 points in the second quarter to cruise to the Tri-Valley League win.

Tyler Fegley led Greenwood (16-2, 12-0 TVL) with 16 points and Ryan Kerstetter added 12 for the Wildcats.

Col. Mont. Vo-Tech. 50, Meadowbrook Chr. 43

BLOOMSBURG — Curtis Klodnicki’s double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds wasn’t enough as the Lions lost the nonleague matchup.

Dakota Pickett added 11 rebounds and Graham Feaster had 10 for Meadowbrook Christian (10-6).

Loyalsock 53, Southern Columbia 37

CATAWISSA — Matt Klock scored 19 points for the Tigers, who were outscored 28-15 in the second half of the HAC-II contest.

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