The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

High School Sports

December 18, 2012

H.S. roundup: Northumberland Christian's Wesner sets career scoring mark

GIRLS BASKETBALL

NORTHUMBERLAND — One week ago Northumberland Christian’s Alyssa Wesner broke the school record for points scored by a female. Now, she’s the school’s overall all-time leading scorer.

Wesner tallied 16 points to break Dan Knauss’ career mark to lead the Warriors to a 32-22 Allegheny Christian Athletic Association win over Columbia County Christian on Tuesday.

Wesner now has 1,811 career points. Knauss had a total of 1,795 he set in 2005. In addition, Wesner also had 16 rebounds and 10 steals.

Bethany Severn added nine points and 18 rebounds for the Warriors (5-4, 1-1 ACAA).

Sunbury Christian 66, Juniata Mennonite 27

NORTHUMBERLAND — Nineteen of Torri Erdman’s game-high 24 points came in the first half as the Eagles cruised to the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association win.

Tiffany Billings and Abby Daddario added 18 and 15 points, respectively, for Sunbury Christian (6-1, 3-0 ACAA). Erdman added 12 rebounds and Billings had seven caroms for the Eagles.

Line Mountain 43, Greenwood 36

MILLERSTOWN — The Eagles got back into the win column behind a 15-point first quarter that was fueled by five points from Madison Lagerman, who finished with 12 points to lead Line Mountain in the Tri-Valley League matchup. The Eagles are 2-4 overall, while Greenwood is 0-5, 0-3 in league play.

Minersville 39, Lourdes Regional 28

COAL TOWNSHIP — A slow start by the Red Raiders resulted in the Schuylkill League loss to the Battlin’ Miners. Rachel Schultz scored eight points to lead Lourdes.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Shikellamy 63, Mifflinburg 24


SUNBURY — Brothers C.J. and Ernie Tyler combined for 36 points to lead the Braves to a Heartland-I victory over the Wildcats.

C.J. Tyler led the way with 20 points for Shikellamy (2-2, 1-0 HAC-I), which got out to a 32-12 lead at the half. A 25-point third quarter later sealed the deal for the Braves.

Mifflinburg suffered its first loss of the season and the Wildcats are now 4-1, 0-1.

Lewisburg 54, Hughesville 30

LEWISBURG — The Green Dragons got the job done both offensively and defensively to beat the Spartans in a HAC-II matchup.

Travis Conrad scored 17 points and Erich Kline had 10, and both players also pulled down seven rebounds apiece for Lewisburg (4-0, 1-0 HAC-II). Sam Allen added 13 points and eight boards in the win.

“I thought we did a real nice job on the boards,” said Lewisburg coach John Vaji. “Jesse Flannery also did a great job handling the pressure from Hughesville.”

Tristan Jeffries led Hughesville (4-2, 0-1) with 15 points.

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