COAL TOWNSHIP — With the game tied at 34 with under two minutes left to play, Ernie Tyler’s put-back gave Shikellamy a lead and the Braves held on for a 44-34 Heartland-I win over Shamokin on Tuesday.
Following Tyler’s put-back, Shamokin missed its following shot and guard Chris Zimmerman was hit with two technical fouls and ejected — enabling Shikellamy to finish out the game at the free throw line.
Jersey Shore 59, Selinsgrove 54
JERSEY SHORE — The Bulldogs made a total of 15 foul shots in the game, including nine in the fourth quarter to hold off the Seals for the HAC-I win.
Selinsgrove (3-6, 2-2 HAC-I) relinquished the lead in the second quarter, although the Seals managed to cut their deficit to just one a couple times but couldn’t retake the lead.
Dillon Hoke paced Selinsgrove with 20 points.
Lewisburg 55, Central Columbia 46
ALMEDIA — Travis Conrad scored a game-high 28 points to propel the Green Dragons to the HAC-II win. Mike Driscoll added 12 points for Lewisburg (9-0, 4-0 HAC-II), and the two players combined for six 3-pointers.
Danville 67, Mifflinburg 22
MIFFLINBURG — The Ironmen jumped out to a 45-14 halftime lead to rout the Wildcats in an HAC-I matchup.
Scotty Heeter and Zach Kozick both scored 15 points to lead Danville (7-2, 4-0 HAC-I), while Austin Renz and Bret Berg also scored in double figures.
Mifflinburg falls to 4-5, 0-4 in league play.
Loyalsock 77, Warrior Run 31
TURBOTVILLE — The Lancers put their game into cruise control in the second and third quarter as they outscored the Defenders 48-9 to take the HAC-II victory.
Roger Wilson led Loyalsock (8-1, 4-0 HAC-II) with 22 points.
Zack Miller had 10 points for Warrior Run (1-8, 0-4).
Meadowbbrook Chr. 48, Northumberland Chr. 26
MILTON — Out of the five players who scored in the game for the Lions, three of them were in double figures to lead the team to the ACAA win.
Tyler Baughman scored 14 points and Graham Feaster added 12 for Meadowbrook (4-5, 4-0 ACAA).
Damian Gittens led Northumberland Christian with 10 points.
New Covenant 67, Sunbury Christian 49
MANSFIELD — Karch Carey had a double-double and Ashton Bartlett almost finished with one, but it still wasn’t enough for Sunbury (5-7, 4-3 ACAA).
Lourdes Regional 56, Weatherly 27
COAL TOWNSHIP — A 20-point, six-steal day from Rachel Schultz helped the Red Raiders win.
Nikki Komara added 10 points, and she had five rebounds, five steals, four assists and two blocks for Lourdes (9-2 overall).
Sunbury Christian 65, New Covenant 16
MANSFIELD — Abby Daddario scored 24 points, including four 3-pointers, in Sunbury Christian’s ACAA rout. Daddario also had six rebounds and five steals for the Eagles (10-1, 6-0 ACAA). Torri Erdman and Faith Gingrich added 18 and 15 points, respectively, for Sunbury Christian.
Meadowbrook Chr. 37, Northumberland Chr. 33
MILTON — Meadowbrook Christian shook off a seven-point deficit after the first quarter to come back and defeat Northumberland in an ACAA matchup.
Madison Burrows led the way for Meadowbrook Christian by scoring 17 points, while Northumberland Christian was led by Alyssa Wesner’s 14.
Lewisburg 52, Selinsgrove 24
LEWISBURG — Beginning with Brandon Smith’s major decision win at 220 pounds, the Green Dragons would reel off five straight wins to open up a huge lead and take the HAC cross-over matchup.
Lewisburg (4-1) began the match with a pin from Nicholas Bernstein at 170, and after Dante Taylor’s pin at 120 the Green Dragons had a 34-12 lead.
Brian Friery (113), Logan Aikey (145), Steven Gingher (152) and Max Reed (160) added pins for Lewisburg.
Tom Kramer (132), Andrew Boob (182) and Vitaly Ivankin (195) all had pins for Selinsgrove (1-4).
Williamsport 54, Danville 21
DANVILLE — The Millionaires won eight of the first 10 bouts that were contested to take the HAC cross-over win. Jay Brennan (152), David Burke (160) and Gunner Feldman (195) all got pins for Danville (0-3).
H.S. baseball: Upper Dauphin loses in first round of District 3 playoffs
By The Daily Item CAMP HILL -- It was like deja vu all over again for the Upper Dauphin High baseball team as the District 3 Class AA playoffs got underway on Monday.
Professional basketball: Bucknell's Muscala writes in his 'Draft Diary' about NBA journey
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is Mike Muscala's own account of his journey to the NBA through the league's "Draft Diary." Please visit the NBA's "All Ball Blog" at "http://allball.blogs.nba.com/category/draft-diaries/" to read more on Muscala and other NBA rookie hopefuls.
H.S. track and field: Selinsgrove senior battles through injury to help Seal girls win gold
By Eric Shultz For The Daily Item For a while, it seemed as if an abundance of hard work had just gone down the drain.
College notebook: Bucknell narrowly wins Patriot League President's Cup
By The Daily Item It was not easy, but Bucknell added another Patriot League President's Cup to its name, extending its conference dominance in 2012-13.
High school sports: Valley teams gear up for postseason
Nine softball teams, six baseball squads eye district titles
Bob Garrett's No Child Left Indoors series: Just let wild animals be
A quick guide on what to do if and when you or a family member encounters a baby animal in the wild.
Boys track and field: Wary performance at districts
Shikellamy junior collects three individual Class AAA gold medals
H.S. girls track: Shikellamy relay turns disappointment into triumph in district meet
Sometimes disappointment can be a great motivating factor as half of the Shikellamy girls 1600 relay found out on Saturday afternoon at the District 4 Track and Field meet at Susquehanna University.
H.S. softball: Fifth-inning rally propels Midd-West past Shikellamy
By Anthony Mitchell For The Daily Item MIDDLEBURG -- The fifth inning has been Shikellamy's Achilles heel all season long according to Braves coach Heidi Kerchoff.
H.S. track and field: Selinsgrove senior jumper Lockcuff fighting through an injury
SELINSGROVE " As an athlete, working through an injury while trying to reach the top level of your sport can have the coaches and the athlete walking a tightrope.
Harold Raker's high school track & field column: Numbers game at District 4 meet
As you enjoy your morning coffee, or tea, this morning, athletes from as close as Shamokin and East Juniata to as far away as Athens and Sayre are warming up at Susquehanna University for what many of them hope will be the next to last weekend of track and field for the 2013 season.
High School Roundup: Defenders earn top seed for playoffs
The Warrior Run Defenders are all geared up and ready for the District 4 Class AA playoffs after they routed nonleague foe Muncy 13-0 in their regular season finale on Thursday.
High School Boys Lacrosse: Seals dominate Wildcats
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High School Girls Lacrosse: Danville, Lewisburg advance to final
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High School Baseball: Braves' postseason hopes end
It was a tall order for sure, having to beat three district qualifiers in four days to make the playoffs.
Motorsports: Andy Haus keeps family tradition alive
The year that Andy Haus was born, 1986, his legendary father, Scott Haus, had finished sixth in the Selinsgrove Speedway 410 sprint car point standings. In his sixth year of racing and third in the late model, Andy Haus is still keeping the family name in the Selinsgrove record books.
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