JERSEY SHORE — Ian Weaver’s run-scoring single in the top of the fourth inning scored Evan Poust with the go-ahead run and Selinsgrove went on to record a 5-2 victory over the host Bulldogs in a Heartland-I contest Thursday.

Logan Leiby’s RBI single and an error led to two more runs an inning later as the Seals (13-5, 9-4 in HAC-I) bumped their lead to 5-2.

Given the lead in the fourth inning, Blaise Zeiders made the cushion stand up en route to a complete-game five-hitter. Zeiders, who yielded one earned run, walked two and struck out six.

RBI singles from Morgan Fisher and Poust staked Selinsrgrove to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but Jersey Shore (10-8, 8-6) responded with two runs of its own in the bottom of the first on Koby Peacock’s sacrifice fly and an error.

 

Warrior Run 5,

Millville 3

MILLVILLE — Brayton Rowello, Noah Showers, Gage Anzulavich and Michael Muffly banged out two hits apiece and combined for a handful of runs batted in as the regular-season champion Defenders closed out HAC-III play with the road win.

Warrior Run jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the top of the fourth, staking winning pitcher Kyle Welshans to a lead he would maintain the rest of the way while scattering seven hits.

 

Midd-West 11,

East Juniata 1 (5 inn.)

COCOLAMUS — Hunter Jordan tossed a complete-game one-hitter, while Aaron Sharp, Dylan Loss and Tyler Martin posted two knocks apiece as the Mustangs needed just five inning to take the nonleague win.

Jordan fanned two and walked two, yielding only Jake Kinzer’s leadoff single in the home half of the second to lead Midd-West (4-15) past East Juniata (6-12)

 

Montoursville 16,

Milton 1 (5 inn.)

MILTON — Sending 17 batters to the plate in the top of the third inning, the Warriors rolled up 11 runs and turned an early deficit into a huge lead with one timely outburst that resulted in the HAC-I win.

Brycen Mussina went the distance for Montoursville (10-9, 7-7 HAC-I), limiting the Black Panthers to a single hit while fanning seven. Aidan Plants paced the Warriors attack with three hits, while Mussina, Nolan Ott and Abdi Rodriguez chimed in with two apiece.

Ott also drove in three runs. Hunter Snyder’s one-out double in the bottom of the second inning was the lone hit for the Black Panthers (6-13, 3-11).

 

Bloomsburg 12,

Southern Col. 1 (5 inn.)

BLOOMSBURG — Logan Hock’s three-run jack highlighted a nine-run first inning as the Panthers turned some two-out magic into a decisive, five-inning victory in HAC-II play.

Joe Zola, Tyson Thrush, Evan Long, Mitch Reed and James Birrane added two hits each for Bloomsburg (9-11, 6-10), which pounded out 14 hits against a pair of Southern pitchers.

Thrush, who worked two-plus innings in relief, limited the Tigers to one hit and struck out four while picking up the victory. Andrew Haupt launched a third-inning homer for Southern (5-15, 2-14).

 

Shamokin 8, Central Columbia 4

COAL TOWNSHIP — The Indians took advantage of seven Blue Jays’ errors to knock Central Columbia from the District 4 Class AA playoffs.

Tom Campbell went the route for Shamokin (12-8 overall, 8-8 HAC-II), allowing two earned runs. He struck out three and walked one.

The Blue Jays finish the season at 9-11, 7-9.

 

H.S. SOFTBALL

Upper Dauphin 7, Millersburg 4

HALIFAX — Grace Klinger had a triple and two runs batted in to lead Upper Dauphin to a 7-4 win over Millersburg in the Tri-Valley League championship game Thursday afternoon.

Trailing 2-1 entering the bottom of the fourth, the Trojans (15-7) plated three runs to take the lead for good.

Lydia Troutman, Cheyanne Phillips and Tatum Lloyd had RBIs for the Indians (12-7).

Upper Dauphin opens District 3 Class AA play at 5 p.m. Thursday against Kutztown at Lyons Park in Fleetwood. Millersburg will host Halifax in a District 3 Class A semifinal at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

 

Milton 2, Jersey Shore 1

MILTON — Madi East’s groundball to shortstop was mishandled allowing Hayley Aunkst to score in the bottom of the seventh to lift Milton to the HAC crossover win over the Bulldogs.

Milton right hander Kylie Brouse stymied a Jersey Shore offense that had scored a combined 29 runs on Tuesday and Wednesday. Brouse allowed just six hits and struck out nine.

The Black Panthers finish the year at 18-2 and will await a coin flip Sunday to determine the top seed for the District 4 Class AA Tournament. Loyalsock is also 18-2 and the teams split their meetings this season.

The Bulldogs fall to 13-5.

 

Lewisburg 4,

Line Mountain 1

MANDATA — Anna Gargano scored on a passed ball and Kira Stump added an RBI double as the Green Dragons scored two runs in the fifth inning to take the lead for good in the nonleague softball matchup.

Sydney Hoffman allowed just two hits for Lewisburg (3-16) and struck out nine.

Cheyene Weiser had the RBI for the Eagles (4-15).

 

Shamokin 12,

Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech 2 (5 inn.)

COAL TOWNSHIP — The Indians erupted for eight runs in the third inning to down the District 4 Class AA playoff-bound Rams in nonleague action.

Brooke Hovenstine and Maryssa Erdman each knocked in two runs for Shamokin, which finishes the season at 9-11.

Columbia Montour Vo-Tech finished the season at 14-6 and should be the No. 4-seed in the district playoffs.

 

Central Columbia 11,

Montoursville 4

MONTOURSVILLE — Mackenzie Klinger knocked in five runs to lead the Blue Jays (11-6, 10-4 HAC-II) to the league win. The Warriors finish the season at 10-10, 8-8.

 

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