The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

January 17, 2014

High school roundup: Milton wrestlers win with pins


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WRESTLING

SELINSGROVE -- Milton notched five pins among its six bonus-point wins to topple Selinsgrove, 41-30, in a Heartland-I matchup Thursday.

Brian Smith (106), Logan Bennett (120), Taylor Houtz (138), Colin Arndt (152) and Ryan Preisch (170) had pins for the Black Panthers (6-5 overall). Zack Bennett posted a technical fall at 145.

The Seals (7-6) got consecutive pins from Austin Lewis (220) and Andrew Boob (285), while Bryce Reichenbach (113), Brett Benfer (132) and Joey Radel (160) all won by major decision.

n Lewisburg 60,

Danville 12

DANVILLE -- The host Ironmen didn't have much luck in their HAC-II match against the Green Dragons, who earned nine pins on the night.

Getting the pins for Lewisburg were Brian Friery (106), Jordan Gessner (113), Dante Taylor (126), Trey Delbaugh (138), Aaron Vansickle 145), Max Reed (160), Nicholas Bernstein (182), John Ward (220) and Cody Palmer (285).

n Midd-West 62,

Williamsport 11

WILLIAMSPORT -- The Mustangs picked up seven pins -- all coming in the upper weights -- to down the Millionaires in the HAC-I matchup.

Getting pins for the Mustangs were Andrew Zerby (145), Cameron Snook (160), Brent Blair (170), Jerry Lewis (182), Alex Lieberman (195), Zach Longacre (220) and Adam Zerby (285).

n Southern Columbia 46,

Montgomery 24

CATAWISSA -- Late pins by Matt Fabian at 285 and Todd Lane at 120 helped the Tigers fend off the Red Raiders for the HAC-II victory. Blake Marks (152), Steve Toczylousky (170) and Chase Tillett (182) added pins for Southern.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

n Midd-West 53,

Belleville Mennonite 33

MIDDLEBURG -- The Mustangs got plenty of scoring punch from Morgan Shirk, Chloe Wagner and Brianna Beiler to take the non-league victory.

Shirk led the team with 16 points, while Wagner added 15. Beiler chipped in an additional 12 points for Midd-West (5-7).

n Greenwood 41,

Upper Dauphin 35

MILLERSTOWN -- Anna Weger, Hattie Kuhns and Mallory Fortenbaugh each scored 11 points to lead the Wildcats to the Tri-Valley League win.

Taylor Brown tallied 13 points, and Laura Sweger also had 11 points to lead Upper Dauphin.

n Line Mountain 55,

Millersburg 28

MANDATA -- With Madison Lagerman directing the offense, the Eagles had no problem beating the Indians for the TVL win.

Lagerman scored 11 points and she also had three assists in the win. Colleen Troutman and Joelle Snyder added 18 and 12 points, respectively, for Line Mountain (4-8 overall).

n Nativity 62,

Lourdes Regional 58

COAL TOWNSHIP -- With four players in double figures, the Golden Girls edged the Red Raiders for the Schuylkill League win.

Bailey Trell scored 19 points and had five rebounds, five steals and three assists, and Caitlin Funk scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to pace Lourdes (6-7 overall).

Erin Luckenbill led Nativity with 17 points.

n Sunbury Christian 39,

Walnut Street Chr. 33

NORTHUMBERLAND -- Torri Erdman had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Eagles to the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association win. Sunbury Christian improves to 7-2, 5-0 in league play.

BOYS BASKETBALL

n Midd-West 36,

Belleville Mennonite 31

MIDDLEBURG -- The Mustangs' offense struggled from the floor, especially in the second half, but the team held on for the non-league victory.

Ascher Marks led the way with seven points for Midd-West (3-6), which scored just 11 points in the second half.

n Sunbury Christian 45,

Walnut Street Chr. 21

NORTHUMBERLAND -- Fifteen points from Blake Spangler-Jones helped lift the Eagles to the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association win. Sunbury Christian improves to 8-5, 4-1 in league play.