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High School Sports

January 4, 2013

Area roundup: Milton wins rumble in 'The Jungle'

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MILTON — With both Milton and Mifflinburg at or near the .500 mark, the Heartland-I matchup on Friday was a crucial one.

The Black Panthers won the rumble in “The Jungle” by holding off the Wildcats’ second-half rally for a 50-47 victory.

Michael Jacobs scored 16 points and Chad Diggan had 12 for Milton (5-4, 2-1 HAC-I).

Mifflinburg (4-4, 0-3) out-scored Milton 26-23 in the second half to fall short of its comeback. Seth Derk led the Wildcats with 11 points.

Lewisburg 52, Montoursville 27

MONTOURSVILLE — The Green Dragons held the Warriors to just 13 first-half points and it resulted in the HAC-II victory.

Travis Conrad and Mike Driscoll both scored 14 points and Erich Kline led Lewisburg (8-0, 3-0 HAC-II) with 10 rebounds.

“I was just pleased with our defensive effort. I thought we did a very good job playing team defense and contesting shots,” said Lewisburg coach John Vaji.

Montoursville falls to 2-8, 2-1.

Danville 70, Shamokin 53

DANVILLE — A 19-point performanc from Bret Berg and 17 points from Zach Kozick helped lift the Ironmen to a HAC-I win over the Indians.

Austin Renz added 11 points for Danville. Shamokin was led by Austin Stine’s 17 points.

The Ironmen used a 22-point third quarter to help distance itself against the Indians.

Central Columbia 56, Warrior Run 44

TURBOTVILLE — A game-high 23 points from Dylan Hine lifted the Blue Jays to the HAC-II win.

Zack Miller tallied 13 points and Collin Foresman added 12 for Warrior Run (1-6, 0-3 HAC-II).

Jersey Shore 62, Midd-West 35

MIDDLEBURG — The Bulldogs spread the ball around as nine players scored in the HAC-I win over the Mustangs.

Kahill Brooker and Dyllan Folk scored nine and eight points, respectively, for Midd-West (2-5, 0-3 HAC-I).

Greenwood 70, Lancaster Country Day 18

LANCASTER — Josh Ferguson scored a game-high 21 points, while Ryan Kerstetter and Adam Harrison added 12 and 11, respectively, in Greenwood’s rout.

The Wildcats (9-2, 5-0 Tri-Valley League) build a 16-point lead in the first quarter and blanked TVL newcomer Lancaster Country Day in the fourth.

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