The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

April 2, 2014

High school roundup: Mifflinburg softball wins with eight-run inning


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SOFTBALL

MIFFLINBURG -- The Mifflinburg Wildcats scored all eight of their runs in the fifth inning to take down Shikellamy, 8-4, in a Heartland-I matchup Tuesday.

Molly Davis, Kylie Kuhns and Margaret Wiand all had two RBIs in the fifth for Mifflinburg (2-0 overall and HAC-I). Davis went 3-for-4 in the game, and Kuhns had a 2-for-3 day for the Wildcats.

Brianna Yarger had a double and an RBI for Shikellamy (0-2, 0-2).

n Shamokin 7,

Selinsgrove 2

SELINSGROVE -- Olivia Bonshock had a pair of hits and drove in three of the Indians' seven runs to lead the HAC-I victory.

Brianna Bonshock added a 2-for-3 day that included an RBI and two runs scored for Shamokin (3-0, 2-0 HAC-I).

Jess Kerstetter tripled and scored a run, plus Sarah Reibschied hit an RBI single for Selinsgrove (0-3, 0-2).

n Jersey Shore 12,

Midd-West 0 (5 inn.)

MIDDLEBURG -- In their first game of the year, Brianna Stetts and the Bulldogs came out firing against the Mustangs and cruised to the HAC-I win.

Stetts struck out seven and walked one in the complete-game two-hitter. She also batted 2-for-3 with a triple and had four RBIs and two runs scored.

Midd-West falls to 1-2, 0-2 in league play.

n Milton 14,

Danville 0 (5 innings)

MILTON -- A two-run single by Peyton Phillips in the second inning got the Black Panthers off and running for the HAC-I win.

Milton (2-0 overall and HAC-I) tallied four runs in the second and also in the third before putting the game away with a five-run fourth.

Megan Davis added a pinch-hit, two-run single in the third for the Black Panthers. Mack Miller led the team with a 4-for-4 day that included a double.

Ericka Heath led Danville (1-1, 1-1) by going 2-for-2.

n Southern Col. 7,

Hughesville 0

HUGHESVILLE -- Scoreless through the first three innings, the Tigers exploded for five runs in the fourth to take the HAC-II win.

Jadyn Dunkelberger batted 3-for-4 with two RBIs, plus Blair Johnston had a 2-for-4 day that included a double and two RBIs for Southern (1-0 overall and HAC-II).

BASEBALL

n Midd-West 8,

Danville 5

MIDDLEBURG -- It was in the fifth inning that the Mustangs blew open the game, scoring five runs to build a 7-0 lead before they held off a late rally by the Ironmen to get the HAC-I win.

Danville (1-1 overall and HAC-I) scored four in the sixth inning to make it a 7-4 game. Zach Kozick drove in two runs for the Ironmen.

Luke Zimmerman went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run in the second inning for Midd-West (2-0, 2-0).

n Milton 11,

Selinsgrove 10

MILTON -- The Seals took a two-run lead in the top of the sixth inning, but the Black Panthers quickly erased that with three runs in the bottom of the frame to take the HAC-I win.

Milton (1-0 overall and HAC-I) had only six hits in the game, but Brady Chappell singled and plated two runs and Gage Heller hit a two-run double in the win.

Aidan Greak batted 3-for-5 with a triple and two RBIs, plus Tyler Cook doubled and plated three runs for Selinsgrove (1-1, 0-1).

n Jersey Shore 5,

Mifflinburg 1

MIFFLINBURG -- Clinging to a 2-0 lead, Boone Costa hit a two-run double to pad the Bulldogs' lead as they went on for the HAC-I win.

Jersey Shore (1-0 overall and HAC-I) got off to a good start after Christian Rishel hit a two-run double in the first inning.

Brian Zimmerman and Dillan Weikel both doubled for Mifflinburg (0-2, 0-2), with the latter also driving in the Wildcats' lone run with his hit.

n Upper Dauphin 16,

Newport 0 (4 innings)

NEWPORT -- The Trojans scored 15 of their 16 runs with two outs to rout the Buffaloes in the Tri-Valley League game.

Kyle Glouner struck out 10 of the 14 batters he faced for Upper Dauphin (2-0 overall and TVL), and he also went 2-for-3 and scored two runs for the Trojans.

Newport falls to 1-2, 0-1.

n Halifax 11,

West Shore Chr. Acad. 5

HALIFAX -- A 3-for-3 night by Koby Bowman powered the Wildcats to the nonleague win. Joe Raker added a 2-for-4 for Halifax, which had 11 hits in the game.

BOYS TRACK

n Selinsgrove 85,

Shikellamy 65

SELINSGROVE -- Brody Beiler's switch from baseball to track is starting to pay off as the sophomore won three individual events to lead the Seals to the HAC-I win.

Beiler won the 800 (2:06.57), 1,600 (4:46.88) and the 3,200 (10:24.89) for Selinsgrove (2-0).

Shikellamy (3-1) got three solo wins from Ryan Wary (100, 200, long jump) and Garrett Kemberling (TJ, HJ, javelin).

n Warrior Run 122,

Montgomery 28

TURBOTVILLE -- Jared McHenry set school and stadium records with a 14-foot, 3-inch leap in the pole vault as the Defenders cruised to the HAC-II win. Warrior Run is 1-0.

GIRLS TRACK

n Selinsgrove 91.66,

Shikellamy 58.33

SELINSGROVE -- Powered by Courtney McCartney's performances in the shot put and discus, the Seals out-ran and out-threw the Braves for the HAC-I victory.

McCartney won the shot with a heave of 45 feet even, and the discus with a throw of 123-10. Mackenzie Apple added wins in both hurdles races and Natalia Brown won the 100 and 200 for Selinsgrove (2-0).

Kurstyn Pfleegor took the 400 and the long jump for Shikellamy (3-1).

n Warrior Run 105,

Montgomery 45

TURBOTVILLE -- Steph Shamburg won all three throwing events to lead the Defenders to the HAC-II win. Shamburg's best effort came in the javelin with a winning throw of 117 feet, 11 inches for Warrior Run (1-0).

POSTPONED

The following events from Tuesday were postponed. Make-up dates are provided when available.

Girls lacrosse

Selinsgrove at Lewisburg, TBA

Bellefonte at Lewisburg (Wednesday), TBA

Track and field

Southern Columbia at Mount Carmel, May 8