The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


January 17, 2013

Area roundup: Southern Columbia girls qualify for districts


CATAWISSA — Southern Columbia has become one of the first teams to qualify for a district playoff berth as the Tigers edged Central Columbia 41-36 in HAC-II on Wednesday.

Southern (11-2, 5-1 HAC-II) outscored Central by eight in the second quarter for a 22-15 halftime lead.

Kayla Lavella led the Tigers with 19 points.

Shikellamy 49, Midd-West 21

SUNBURY — Double-doubles from both Alexis Angstadt and Cory Yerger propelled the Braves.

Angstadt scored 17 points and had 10 steals, while Yerger tallied 14 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for Shik (9-4, 4-2 HAC-I).

Midd-West fell to 5-7.

Lewisburg 45, Loyalsock 30

WILLIAMSPORT — Maria Kelleher’s 25-point day included a 10-for-12 effort from the free throw line, and it helped the Green Dragons win.

Lois Lesher added five rebounds and five blocks to go along with her four points for Lewisburg (9-3, 4-2 HAC-II).

Warrior Run 61, Hughesville 26

HUGHESVILLE — Tay Parker led a trio of Defenders who scored in double figures in the HAC-II win over the Spartans.

Parker had 24 points to almost outscore Hughesville herself, but Abby Fisher and Steph Shamburg each scored 12 points.

Warrior Run improves to 7-5, 1-5 in league play.

Mifflinburg 70, Jersey Shore 43

MIFFLINBURG — Leading by just eight points at the half, the Wildcats poured it on in the second half to rout the Bulldogs.

Mifflinburg, which outscored Jersey Shore 40-21 in the second half, got 21 points from Sara Stauffer, 13 of which came after halftime.

Kayla Kline added 16 points for the Wildcats.

Mount Carmel 39, Montoursville 24

MONTOURSVILLE — Christina Perles and Isabella Stellar combined for 29 points as Mount Carmel rallied from a first-quarter deficit to hand Montoursville its first HAC-II loss.

The Red Tornadoes (9-2, 5-1 HAC-II) outscored the Warriors 28-9 over the final three quarters, including zero points in the fourth.


Upper Dauphin 52, Line Mountain 28

MANDATA — The Trojans dominated in the upper weights to defeat their nearby rival Eagles in a Tri-Valley League match.

Following Trey Campbell’s pin at 195 pounds, Upper Dauphin got pins from Zach Zerby at 220 and Payton Kennerly at 285 to take a 28-12 lead.

Britton Heim (152) and Erik Smeltz (182) both had pins for Line Mountain.

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