The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

January 23, 2013

High school roundup: Danville wins streak at six


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GIRLS BASKETBALL

DANVILLE -- After playing four times in the last five days, the Danville Ironmen can finally relax.

Danville has gone 4-0 during that stretch, including Tuesday's 73-49 victory over Mifflinburg in a Heartland-I matchup.

Danville (12-2, 6-2 HAC-I) has now won its last six games in a row and the Ironmen will look to increase that streak when they play at Jersey Shore on Friday.

Amber Renz once again led Danville by scoring 19 points. Paige Harris added 12 points for the Ironmen.

Kayla Kline scored 16 points and Sara Stauffer added 13 for Mifflinburg.

n Shamokin 43,

Selinsgrove 27

COAL TOWNSHIP -- Ten points from Olivia Bonshock helped the Indians get out to a 21-10 lead at the half as they went on for the HAC-I win.

Bonshock finished with 17 points for Shamokin (8-6, 6-2 HAC-I).

Laura Long paced Selinsgrove (6-8, 4-4) with 15 points.

n Southern Columbia 55,

Hughesville 28

HUGHESVILLE -- With a one-two punch of Kayla Lavella and Mackenzie Clark, the Tigers routed the Spartans for the HAC-II win.

Lavella scored 21 points and Clark added 13 for Southern (12-3, 6-2 HAC-II).

Hughesville falls to 1-14, 0-8.

n Midd-West 45,

Jersey Shore 27

MIDDLEBURG -- Led by Brianna Beiler's game-high and career-high 21 points, three players scored in double figures in the Mustangs' HAC-I win over the Bulldogs.

Mikayla Beiler added 11 points and Allie Camp had 10 for Midd-West (6-8 overall). Brianna Beiler also had eight rebounds for the Mustangs.

n Warrior Run 51,

Lewisburg 48

TURBOTVILLE -- The Green Dragons needed more than just the efforts of Maria Kelleher and Emily Conrad as the Defenders pulled out a close HAC-II victory.

Kelleher scored 22 points and Conrad had 12 for Lewisburg (10-4 overall).

Steph Shamburg scored 16 points and Tay Parker had 14 for Warrior Run (9-5), which opened the game with a 27-16 lead.

n Sunbury Christian 49,

Meadowbrook Chr. 41

MILTON -- The Eagles kept their near-perfect season rolling with a close Allegheny Christian Athletic Association win over the Lions.

Tori Erdman scored 16 points to lead Sunbury Christian (13-1, 9-0 ACAA), plus Abby Daddario and Faith Gingrich tallied 12 points apiece for the Eagles.

Madison Burrows led Meadowbrook (9-5, 6-2) with 15 points.

BOYS BASKETBALL

n Line Mountain 64,

Newport 53

NEWPORT -- The Eagles inched closer to a District 4 playoff spot as they took the Tri-Valley League win behind a game-high 30 points from Cole Rickert.

Coltin Hunsberger added 10 points for Line Mountain (9-7, 7-3 TVL), which needs just two more wins to qualify for the postseason.

n East Juniata 78,

Juniata 44

MIFFLINTOWN -- The Tigers got 20-point days from both Nick Lorenz and David Brantley to take the easy Tri-Valley League win.

Lorenz tallied 24 points and Brantley had 23 for East Juniata (13-3, 8-2 TVL), which outscored Juniata 40-18 to start the game.

n Lourdes Regional 49,

Marian Catholic 43

TAMAQUA -- A late-game push by the Red Raiders gave them the Schuylkill League win.

Zack Oquendo tallied 19 points and Anthony Pennypacker had 10 points, five rebounds and three assists for Lourdes (12-4 overall).

Michael Gilger added eight points, six assists and two steals for Lourdes, which outscored Marian 16-5 in the fourth quarter to pull out the win.

n Meadowbrook Chr. 56,

Sunbury Christian 36

MILTON -- After a strong start the Eagles faded down the stretch and the Lions took the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association victory.

Austin Schott scored 18 points and Logan Torrey had 10 for Meadowbrook (10-5, 7-0 ACAA).

Blake Spangler-Jones led all scorers with 19 points for Sunbury Christian (6-11, 5-6).

n Norry Chr. 51,

Watsontown Chr. 30

NORTHUMBERLAND -- Daniel Severn scored 15 points and Nathan York had 12 to lead the Warriors to the ACAA win.

Damian Gittens added 10 points in the win for Northumberland Christian (8-12, 5-3 ACAA).

Watsontown Christian (1-9 overall) was led by 12 points from Barry Wohlschlegel.

WRESTLING

n Benton 50,

Southern Columbia 16

CATAWISSA -- Freshman Blake Marks suffered his first loss of the season, and Southern as a team lost as well by falling to Benton in a Heartland crossover match.

Marks fell to three-time state placewinner Colt Cotten by a 7-6 score at 152 pounds. Marks is now 23-1 on the season and Cotten is 22-5.

Southern falls to 14-9.