The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


April 24, 2014

H.S. roundup: Seal's McCartney takes third at Penn Relays


PHILADELPHIA — Southern Col. 12, Hughesville 0 (5 inn.)

CATAWISSA — Taylor Hoffman batted 3-for-3 with a double and five RBIs as the Tigers cruised to the HAC-II victory.

Southern (8-2) plated eight runs in the fourth inning to end the game early. Hoffman plated two of the runs in the fourth with her double, while Blair Johnston hit a three-run double in the same inning for the Tigers.

Greenwood 5, West Perry 4

MILLERSTOWN — The Wildcats picked up their first win of the season behind a two-hit, three-RBI day by Kelsey Stemler, who hit a three-run home run in the second inning for Greenwood (1-7) in the nonleague matchup.

Nativity 14, Lourdes Regional 9

POTTSVILLE — Caity Funk almost hit for the cycle for the Red Raiders, who ultimately fell in the Schuylkill League matchup.

The one hit Funk failed to get was a single, and her three extra-base hits drove in a total of four runs for Lourdes.


Lewisburg 12, Shamokin 1 (6 innings)

COAL TOWNSHIP — Led by Jesse Flannery’s 3-for-3 day, a total of five Green Dragons had at least two hits in the HAC-II victory over the Indians.


Selinsgrove 5, Shikellamy 0

SUNBURY — The Seals dropped just 10 games on the day as they won the HAC-I crossriver matchup over the Braves.

Rob Smith lost just one game as he won at No. 1 singles over Jacob Stuck, 6-0, 6-1. Brandon Dunkle and Doug Vanbenthysen, the No. 2 doubles team for Selinsgrove (12-1), won their matchup, 6-0, 6-0.

Mifflinburg 4, Danville 1

MIFFLINBURG — Anchored by wins from Matt Southerton and Cameron Murphy at Nos. 1 and 3 singles, the Wildcats claimed the HAC-I match.

Clinching the win for Mifflinburg (9-6) was the No. 1 doubles team of Sam Beiler and Ian Reish, who picked up a 6-3, 6-3 win.

Danville falls to 3-7.

Lewisburg 4, Central Columbia 1

LEWISBURG — The Green Dragons got all four of their wins in three sets to take the HAC-II matchup.

Leading the way was Tim Sprunt’s triumph at No. 1 singles. He beat Tristin Snyder, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-0 to help keep Lewisburg (13-1) in good position for a possible top seed for the upcoming District 4 team tournament.

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