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February 10, 2013

H.S. roundup: Mifflinburg boys one step closer to district playoffs

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Shamokin 72, Midd-West 61

MIDDLEBURG — The Mustangs hot shooting night was marred by turnovers as the Indians took the HAC-I victory.

Midd-West (3-17, 0-15 HAC-I) shot 64 percent from two-point range, but the Mustangs committed 21 turnovers.

Austin Stine scored 22 points for Shamokin, which made nine 3-pointers in the contest.

Hughesville 48, Warrior Run 46 (OT)

HUGHESVILLE — The Defenders came close to getting their third win of the year, but the Spartans would hold on for the HAC-II win.

Neither team scored until there were four minutes remaining in the first quarter, but both squads were neck-and-neck throughout the game.

Lance Pealer scored 15 points to lead the Defenders (2-17 overall).

Southern Columbia 49, Montoursville 45

MONTOURSVILLE — Matt Klock knocked down four 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 18 points to lead the Tigers to the HAC-II win.

Mount Carmel 46, Central Columbia 34

MOUNT CARMEL — The Red Tornadoes outscored the Blue Jays 23-7 in the first half to cruise to the HAC-II victory. Ben Scicchitano led Mount Carmel (11-8, 7-6 HAC-II) with 13 points.

Williams Valley 57, Lourdes Regional 48

COAL TOWNSHIP — Three players in double figures weren’t enough for the Red Raiders as they fell in the Schuylkill League game. Anthony Pennypacker led Lourdes with 12 points, seven rebounds and five steals.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Selinsgrove 40, Milton 29


SELINSGROVE — Laura Long scored 16 points as the Seals took a HAC-I victory over the Black Panthers and get within a single win of qualifying for the District 4 playoffs.

Jess Kerstetter added 10 points for Selinsgrove (10-9, 7-5 HAC-I), which plays at Mifflinburg on Tuesday and hosts Midd-West on Wednesday.

Emily Baker scored 11 points to lead Milton (12-9, 10-3).

Shikellamy 32, Midd-West 22

MIDDLEBURG — An off shooting night by the Braves wasn’t enough to cost them a HAC-I win over the Mustangs.

Alexis Angstadt and Corey Yerger were held to nine total points by Midd-West (7-12, 3-9 HAC-I), but the Mustangs also struggled with their shots got a high of eight points from Mikayla Beiler.

Kierra Smith led Shikellammy (14-7, 8-5) with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

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