Tyler Gee hit a walk-off single and Loyalsock scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Southern Columbia, 12-11 and win one of the year’s wildest games yet. Loyalsock trailed 5-0 in the fifth inning before erupting for nine runs that inning and holding a 9-5 lead until the seventh. Southern then scored six times in the top of the inning before Loyalsock (13-6) erased that deficit with its gutsy three-run, game-winning rally. The Lancers twice beat Southern this season in their final at-bat and collected 15 hits as did Southern. Eight different Lancers had hits and Braydon Miller went 3 for 4 with four RBIs and two runs. Gee was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Moxen Cotter, Cooper Larson and Matt Worth all had two hits. Kaden Rodarmel tripled, Khyler Allis hit a two-run double and Gavin Rice was 1 for 1 with an RBI and a run. Loyalsock concludes its regular season Wednesday at South Williamsport.
Aiden Barlett went 3 for 3 with a double and three RBIs as Hughesville scored the game’s final 12 runs and defeated Warrior Run, 12-2 in five innings. Eli Olshefskie threw a one-hitter and closed with four scoreless innings after Warrior Run took a 2-0 first-inning lead. He also went 2 for 4 with an RBI as Hughesville (15-4) won its sixth straight game. Coen Riegner and Brenden Knight each had hits and two RBIs while Jed Webb was 1 for 1 with an RBI and a run.
Montgomery clinched its sixth straight playoff berth and 16th in 17 seasons as Colby Springman and Austin Kuhn each hit home runs in a 9-5 win against Milton. Springman was a triple shy of hitting for the cycle, going 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs. Caleb Hall had two hits and a double, while Devon Deem was 2 for 3 with an RBI. Tanner Springman tripled and Noah Gearhart drove in two runs as Montgomery (10-8) won for the ninth time in 12 games. Coltin Hans threw six strong innings for Montgomery which concludes its regular season Thursday against Warrior Run.
Darryn Callahan program the program-record for both single-season (6) and career triples (9), going 2 for 4 with an RBI and helping Wellsboro defeat Coudersport, 9-4. Every Wellsboro starter produced a hit and the Green Hornets (13-4) concluded the regular season on an eight-game winning streak. Blake Hamblin was 3 for 4 with an RBI and both Conner Adams and Gabe Sprouse were 2 for 4 with doubles and RBIs. Wellsboro finished with 14 hits.
Gio Persun hit a solo home run, Loudon Boring went 2 for 2 with a double, and Muncy defeated Bucktail in a three-inning rout, 17-2. Ross Eyer had a double and Braydon Kamerer went 1 for 2 with a double and two RBIs.
Chase Crawley scored three times and had a single, as did Kadyn Berry. Muncy led 9-0 after the first inning and 17-0 after two. Bucktail was led by Kyler Friese, who hit a double.
• Central Mountain limited Clearfield to just two hits en route to a thrilling 1-0 win in high school softball. Addie McKeague pitched all seven innings for the Wildcats for the complete-game victory. She struck out 11, allowing just two hits and no walks. The Wildcats also honored their two seniors in Caitlyn Watson and Madison Toner.
Harley Kunes drove a two-out double to the right-center fence to reach base and then scored thanks to a single by Sophie Mitchell for the game’s lone run.
Williamsport belted eight doubles and collected 13 hits, defeating Shikellamy, 9-6. Abby Robertson sparked the offense, going 3 for 4 with three doubles and two RBIs. Myla Kelley roped two doubles and drove in two runs. Winning pitcher Kendall McAnelly and Layla Waldman also each had two hits and doubles. Ally Chilson hit another double and drove in a run, while Aubri Blair had a hit and two RBIs. The Millionaires (11-6) won their second straight and host Loyalsock at Elm Park Wednesday.
Bucktail made both its hits count at Warrior Run with Emma Poorman and Makenzie Wagner both going deep to help it win, 7-4. Wagner’s two-run home run in the sixth tied the game and Bucktail (16-2) scored three times in the seventh to take the lead. Wagner earned the win in relief and combined with Poorman on a four-hitter. Abby Evans and Mackenzie Watts each hit doubles for Warrior Run.
• Penn College seniors Olivia Hemstock and Kyla Benner and junior Jordan Specht were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-Region third team.
It’s the second consecutive year that Hemstock and Specht earned all-region honors and Benner’s first all-region nod.
Hemstock finished the 2022 campaign with her second United East first team selection after finishing the regular season with a .462 batting average, on 42 hits, with six doubles, one triple, and 37 RBI.
A United East all-conference selection escaped Specht last season despite slashing .463/.667/.492. She picked up 50 hits, including 15 doubles, two triples, and one home run and batted in 37 runners.
Benner earned United East Pitcher of the Year honors after tossing two perfect games during the regular season. She started in 18 regular season games and finished with a 13-5 record. Benner threw 95.2 innings, allowing just 67 hits, 30 runs (20 earned), while posting a 1.88 ERA. Benner struck out 127 batters and walked 18.
• Six Lycoming College student-athletes have been named to the spring edition of the 2022 All-Middle Atlantic Conference Sportsmanship team. The Sportsmanship team is made up of a student-athlete from each conference institution that exemplifies outstanding sportsmanship on and off the field over the course of a season. Each member of the team is chosen by their respective coaches and teammates.
The honorees include Michael Turck (men’s golf), Jason Chappell (men’s lacrosse), Emma Lehr (women’s lacrosse), Angie King (softball), Nathan Redell (men’s tennis) and Rei Saar (women’s tennis).
Redell, a Wellsboro graduate, is a three-time member of the Sportsmanship team, Redell helped the Warriors to their best record since 2017-18 as they won five dual meets.
Saar, a Montoursville graduate, led the women’s tennis team to a 7-10 overall record as she set the school’s single-season wins record, going 17-5 overall in the No.3, 4, and 5 positions with a 13-4 dual meet singles record. She added a 4-6 doubles record with teammate Hannah Seebold in the No.1 slot.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Loyalsock 12, Southern Columbia 11
Southern 100 220 6 – 11 15 1
Loyalsock 000 090 3 – 12 15 4
Masala, Cambria (5) and Sharrow. Brendan Clark, Alec Kulp (5), Tyler Gee (7) and Cooper Larson. W: Gee. L: Cambria.
Top Southern hitters: Cambria 3-4, run; Zsido 2-5, 3 RBIs; Masala 3-5, RBI; Dunkleberger 3-5, 2B, RBI, 2 runs; Sharrow 3-5, RBI, run. Top Loyalsock hitters: Moxen Cotter 2-4, run; Larson 2-4, 2R; Matt Worth 2-4, 2 runs; Braydon Miller 3-4, 4 RBIs, 2 runs; Tyler Gee 3-4, 2 RBIs; Kaden Rodarmel 1-3, 3B; Kyler Allis 1-3, 2B, 2 RBIs, run; Gavin Rice 1-1, RBI, run.
Records: Loyalsock (13-6), Southern (10-8).
Hughesville 12, Warrior Run 2
Warrior Run 200 000 – 2 1 0
Hughesville 105 024 – 12 12 2
Sheesley, Reese (5), Rager (6) and Lewis. Eli Olshefskie and Tyler Wetzel. W: Olshefskie, (3-2). L: Sheelsey.
Top Warrior Run hitters: Isaiah Betz 1-3, run. Top Hughesville hitters: Aiden Barlett 3-3, 2B, 3 RBIs, 2 runs; Olshefskie 2-4, RBI, run; Coen Riegner 1-1, 2 RBIs; Brenden Knight 1-4, 2 RBIs; Dylan Farnsworth 1-3, RBI, 2 runs; Jed Webb 1-1, RBI, run; Wetzel 1-3, 2R.
Records: Hughesville (15-4).
Montgomery 9, Milton 5
Milton 011 000 3 – 5 5 1
Montgomery 132 120 x – 9 13 1
Goodwin, Sharader (3) and Keiser. Coltin Hans, Austin Kuhn (7), Noah Gearhart (7) and Thayden Miller. W: Hans. L: Goodwin.
Top Milton hitters: Keister 2-4, 2B, RBI, run; Baker 1-2, 2B, RBI, run; Bair 1-2, 2 RBIs. Top Montgomery hitters: Colby Springman 3-4, HR, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; Kuhn 1-2, HR, RBI, run; Caleb Hall 2-4, 2B, R; Devon Deem 2-3, RBI, run; Tanner Springman 1-2, 3B, RBI, run; Gearhart 1-3, 2 RBIs, run; Alex Burleigh 1-3, 2 runs.
Records: Montgomery (10-8).
Wellsboro 9, Coudersport 4
Wellsboro 023 101 2 – 9 14 0
Coudersport 003 010 0 – 4 6 0
Blake Levindoski and Caden Smith. Garrett Kallert, Myers and Jacob Hooftallen. W: Levindoski. L: Kallert.
Top Wellsboro hitters: Darryn Callahan 2-4, 3B, RBI, run; Gabe Sprouse 2-4, 2B, RBI, run; Conner Adams 2-4, 2B, RBI, run; Cam Brought 1-3, 2 RBIs, run; Blake Hamblin 3-4, RBI, run; Dylan Abernathy 1-3, 2 RBIs.
Records: Wellsboro (13-4).
Muncy 17, Bucktail 2
Bucktail 002 — 2 3 1
Muncy 98x — 17 11 1
Intallura, Probst (1), Pick (2) and Mason. Ross Eyer, Stiles Eyer (3) and Braydon Kamerer.
Top Bucktail hitters: Kyler Friese 2B. Top Muncy hitters: Chase Crawley 1-1, 3 runs; Ross Eyer 1-1, 2B; Braydon Kamerer 1-2, 2B, 2 RBIs; Gio Persun 1-1, solo HR; Kadyn Berry 1-1; Cameron Kamerer 1-1; Loudon Boring 2-2, 2B.
Records: Muncy (17-3).
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
Williamsport 9, Shikellamy 6
Shikellamy 002 400 0 – 6
Williamsport 151 110 x – 9
Layla Waldman, Kendall McAnelly (4) and Abby Mahon. W: McAnelly (4-1).
Top Williamsport hitters: Abby Robertson 3-4, 3 2Bs, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; Myla Kelley 2-3, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; McAnelly 2-4, 2B, RBI, run; Waldman 2-4, 2B, RBI, run; Ally Chilson 1-3, 2B, RBI; Aubri Blair 1-3, 2 RBIs.
Bucktail 7, Warrior Run 4
Bucktail 010 012 3 – 7 2 2
Warrior Run 102 100 0 – 4 4 5
Emma Poorman, Makenzie Wagner (6) and Jordan Burrows, Haley Burrows (6). Kaelyn Watson and Maggie Gelnett. W: Wagner (8-2). L: Watson.
Top Bucktail hitters: Emma Poorman HR; Wagner 2-run HR. Top Warrior Run hitters: Abby Evans, 2B; Mackenzie Watts 2B, run.
Records: Bucktail (16-2), Warrior Run (4-14).
LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL
Allstate-Tilson Agency 9,
Hartman Agency 3
Allstate-Tilson Agency 102 024 — 9 11 1
Hartman Agency 210 000 — 3 6 2
Liam Lucas and Bryce Parker. Levi O’Neill, Curtis Lewis (4) and Dylan Bilbay. W: Lucas. L: O’Neill.
Top Allstate-Tilson Agency hitters: Brent Crawford 3-4, 2B, RBI, 4 runs; Cy Heddings 3-4, HR, 3 RBIs, 2 runs; Liam Lucas 2B, RBI, 2 runs; Brennan Lynch 2-4, 2B, RBI; Bryce Parker 2 RBIs; Easton Geary 2B, BB; Christian Wood 2 BB. Top Hartman Agency hitters: PArker Frederick 2-4, run; Carter Brown 1-2, BB: Levi O’Neill RBI; Curtis Lewis 1-1, 2B, 2 BB; Kam Miller 1-3; Cooper Laubach BB, RBI.
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