WILLIAMSPORT — The Mount Carmel Red Tornadoes are advancing in the District 4 Class AA tournament after getting a combined 35 points from Elijah Duran and Zack Tocyloski in Tuesday’s first-round victory over Williamson at the Magic Dome, 59-49.
Duran scored 19 points to lead Mount Carmel, which used a 16-4 second quarter to lead by eight points at the half.
Mount Carmel next plays Lewisburg in the quarterfinals this weekend at a site and time to be determined.
Central Mountain 62, Shikellamy 61
MILL HALL — A cold shooting third quarter by the Braves was all it took for the Wildcats to come away with the nonleague victory.
Shikellamy (12-10) was up 29-24 at the half, but Central Mountain (16-6) came back with a 21-point third period to take control of the game.
Austin Mowery scored 17 points and brothers C.J. and Ernie Tyler tallied 16 and 13 points, respectively, for the Braves. C.J. Tyler also had seven assists.
Cole Renninger totaled 40 points to lead the Wildcats.
Emmanuel Baptist 48, Northumberland Chr. 37
NORTHUMBERLAND — One more double-double by Alyssa Wesner couldn’t get the Warriors to win the season-ending nonleague matchup.
Wesner scored 14 points and she pulled down 12 rebounds for Northumberland Christian (17-11).
Girls basketball: Mifflinburg falls in first round
If she had played it by the book, Kelly Griffith would have emptied her bench late in Saturday’s game and given the Mifflinburg reserves some token state playoff time.
Boys basketball: Lewisburg falls on buzzer-beater
Lewisburg’s Jesse Flannery just laid on the court looking up, as if hoping maybe, just maybe, the basket didn’t just happen.
AAA Wrestling: Shikellamy's Pepper takes fifth in the state
Saturday was a memorable day for Shikellamy wrestling fans.
Girls basketball: Bower girls lead Millville past Upper Dauphin
Like a sprinter, Maci Bower exploded forward with her finish line in sight at the other end of the floor.
Girls basketball: Scranton Prep's pressure is too much for Danville
Scranton Prep’s pressure defense often prevented Danville from getting its offense started.
AA state wrestling: All 3 Southern wrestlers take silver
Blake Marks knows what is is like to win in sudden and dramatic fashion. He did it Friday night in the PIAA Class AA 152-pound semifinals.
AA state wrestling: 3 Southern Tigers march into finals
The Lane family had all the makings of a family reunion to be held today in the Giant Center in Hershey.
Girls basketball: Mount Carmel prevails behind big fourth quarter
To hear her mother explain it, Ali Varano hates to lose more than she wants to win. That’s just how the Mount Carmel senior is wired.
Wrestling: Shikellamy's Pepper still has shot at 3rd place
Dwayne Pepper grudgingly admitted that he has a reason to smile.
Girls basketball: Warrior Run falls to Dunmore in first round of states
At a time when her teammates were struggling offensively, Steph Shamburg took one last shot at extending the Warrior Run season and the most productive scoring career in program history.
LIVE updates from PIAA wrestling
The Daily Item will post updates throughout the day from the PIAA Wrestling Championships on Friday
Women's basketball: Bucknell loses in Patriot League quarterfinals to Holy Cross
In winning two games over Holy Cross during the regular season, Bucknell saw very little of the Crusaders’ zone defense. Unfortunately for the Bison, they saw a lot of it in Thursday’s Patriot League quarterfinal at Sojka Pavilion.
Men's basketball: Penn State smothers Northwestern
Penn State coach Pat Chambers struggled to explain why his Nittany Lions have experienced success on the road during Big Ten play.
H.S. wrestling: Shikellamy's Pepper wins opener in Class AAA tourney at Hershey
Dwayne Pepper thought that if he had an advantage in the preliminary round Thursday night in the PIAA Class AAA wrestling championships, it was his aggressive style.
H.S. wrestling: Two area wrestlers stay alive with consolation wins in Class AA tourney
Warrior Run’s Zack LeBarron won’t forget what last year’s early exit from the PIAA Class AA tournament taught him.
Wrestling: Six Valley grapplers advance to quarterfinals in Class AA
Getting to wrestle with the best in the state was a dream-come-true for Lewisburg’s Max Reed.
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