The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


April 2, 2014

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


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).


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.

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