HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Southern Columbia softball defeats Central Columbia
ALMEDIA - Southern Columbia finally got a signature win this season with a 9-5 Heartland Conference Division II softball victory over Central Columbia on Tuesday.
Kayla Lavella went 3-for-4 with two singles and a double and scored two runs to lead Southern's offense. Taylor Hoffman also had three singles for the Tigers, and freshman Jadyn Dunkleberger had two singles.
Southern Columbia plays Warrior Run Thursday at home.
Tomaschik and Johnston; Siegrist, Hollister (3), Siegrist (4) and Klinger. W - Tomaschik (11-4). L - Siegrist.
Hits: Southern Columbia - Tomaschik, Lavella 3, Hoffman 3, Johnston, Levan, Troup, Dunkleberger 2. Central Columbia - Swisher 3, Hollister, Shelhamer, Davis, McCracken.
2B - Tomaschik, Lavella, Swisher 3, Hollister. 3B - Shelhamer.
Lourdes 10, CMVT 0
MOUNT CARMEL - Peyton Klembara and Caity
Funk belted two hits apiece, leading Lourdes Regional to a 10-0 non-league softball victory over Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech on Tuesday.
Klembara drove in two runs with a triple and single, while Funk pushed three runs across with two singles.
CharLee Rosini knocked in two with a single.
Rosini collected the victory for Lourdes (11-4), striking out three and issuing three free passes.
W - Rosini (9-2). L - Horne.
Hits: CMVT - Faus, Horne, B. Witchney, Surkin. Lourdes - Klembara 2, E. Long, Rosini, Funk 2, Keuhner.
3B - Klembara.
Baseball Mount Carmel 13 Warrior Run 0
KULPMONT - Jayson Stellar hit his second grand slam in as many games as the Red Tornadoes cruised by Warrior Run.
Jacob Jones worked the complete game for the win on the mound and
Michael Pupo had three singles for the Red Tornadoes.
Kaiser, Michaels (4) and Pelletier; Jones and Leshko. W - Jones. L - Kaiser.
Hits: Warrior Run - Lebaron, Raup. Mount Carmel - Pupo 3, Bettleyon, Lesko, Stellar 3, Karycki 2, Tocyloski 2.
2B - Stellar. HR - Stellar.
Line Mountain 9 Lanc. Country Day 1
MANDATA - Kellan Masser had three hits and three RBIs and Brady Michael threw a complete game for Line Mountain in their Tri-Valley League win over Lancaster Country Day.
Cory Warford, Britton Heim and Jeremy Renn all had two hits each for the Eagles.
Williams, Vicari (6) and Harrington; Michael and Heim. W - Michael. L - Williams.
Hits: Lancaster Country Day - Keller, Thornton, Vicari, Williams, Jenkins, Hunsberger, Gerdy 2. Line Mountain - Masser 3, Warford 2, Mace, Snyder, Heim 2, Renn 2.
2B - Masser 2, Heim.
North Schuylkill 2 Blue Mountain 1
ORWIGSBURG - North Schuylkill's Jake Damiter won an old-fashioned pitcher's duel against Blue Mountain giving up just one run on three hits to the Eagles.
Matt Smarkanic and Alex Wiley scored the Spartans' runs.
Damiter and Demansky; Stramara. W - Damiter. L - Stramara.
Hits: North Schuylkill - Grigas, Damiter, Stokes, Wiley. Blue Mountain - Hull, Snyder, Kirby.
Girls track Montoursville 98 Mount Carmel 52
MONTOURSVILLE - Ali Varano (100, 200) and Lauren Hause (1600, 3200) were double winners for the Red Tornadoes in the Heartland Conference loss.
Kirsten O'Malley won the 200 and 400 for the Warriors.
100 - Ali Varano, MC, 12.9; Caruso, M; Cipcic, M; 200 - Kirsten O'Malley, M, 25.8; Stoner, M; Rachel Schultz, MC; 400 - Kirsten O'Malley, M, 59.7; Varano, MC; Schultz, MC; 800 - A. Weisser, M, 2:29.4; Maddie Watkins, MC; Cathy Fletcher, MC; 1,600 - Lauren Hause, MC, 5:50; Harlacher, M; Frantz, M; 3,200 - Hause, MC, 12:22.13; Chantelle Skavery, MC; Frantz, M; 100 hurdles - T. Stoner, M, 15.7; Jenna Jurasich, MC; C. Wood, M; 300 hurdles - Varano, MC, 47.7; Stoner, M; Wood, M; 400 relay - Mount Carmel (Jurasich, Cooper, Mazurkevich, Fletcher), 55.8; 1,600 relay - Montoursville 4:17.3; 3,200 relay - Montoursville (Wood, Dewald, N. Weisser, A. Weisser), 10:30.40; High jump - Schulte, M, 4-8; Schultz, MC; Grohowski, MC; Long jump - Caruso, M, 17-1; Stoner, M; Schulte, M; Triple jump - Caruso, M, 35-0¾; O'Malley, M; Ireland, M; Shot put - Marissa Folk, M, 33-9; Leah Nicola, MC; Amber Kogut, MC; Discus - Long, M, 99-1; Bennett, M; Folk, M; Javelin - Walker, M, 93-1; Isabella Stellar, MC; Paige Hornung, MC; Pole vault - Kreitz, M, 7-0; Mayo, M; Cipcic and O'Connor, M (tie).
Danville 98 Southern 52
DANVILLE - Bailey Bzdak won the 100 and long jump for the Tigers. Kelly Henry (shot), and Olivia Potter (high jump) also won.
3,200 relay - 1. Danville (Rachael Aramante, Kelsey Hess, Hannah Maize, Mackenzie Jones), 11:13. 100 hurdles - 1. Rachel Billig, D, 18.2; 2. Gabrielle Scherer, SC; 3. Elyse Noll, SC. 100 - 1. Bailey Bzdak, SC, 13.6; 2. Kirsten Zerbe, D; 3. Mallory Jones, D. 1,600 - 1. Mackenzie Jones, D, 5:36.4; 2. Katie Maffei, D; 3. Emily Haney, D. 400 - 1. Erin Raup, D, 1:03.8; 2. Gabby Delbo, SC; 3. Aramante, D. 400 relay - 1. Danville (Leah Hartzell, Shelby Freedman, Mallory Jones, Zerbe), 54.6. 300 hurdles - 1. Billig, D, 52.4; 2. Scherer, SC; 3. Noll, SC. 800 - 1. Mackenzie Jones, D, 2:34.1; 2. Maize, D; 3. Maffei, D. 200 - 1. Mallory Jones, D, 28.2; 2. Aly Stavinski, SC; 3. Abby Foster, D. 3,200 - 1. Maddy Messa, D, 12:31; 2. Haney, D; 3. Teanna Shutt, SC. 1,600 relay - 1. Danville (Katie Hess, Mallory Jones, Kelsey Hess, Mackenzie Jones), 4:37.8. Shot put - 1. Kelly Henry, SC, 26-9 1/2; 2. Sara Ford, D; 3. Emily Mottern, D. Discus - 1. Mottern, D, 87-3; 2. Henry, SC; 3. Abby Meredick, D. Javelin - 1. Freedman, D, 121-7; 2. Kasey Getkin, D; 3. Miranda Long, SC. Long jump - 1. Bzdak, SC, 15-6; 2. Freedman, D; 3. Mackenzie Halady, SC. Triple jump - 1. Freedman, D, 34-8; 2. Bzdak, SC; 3. Stavinski, SC. High jump - 1. Olivia Potter, SC, 4-6; T2. Shannon Daubert, SC, T2. Jillian Oley, SC. Pole vault - 1. Mary Babameto, D, 9-2; 2. Julia Mudrock, SC; 3. Adriana Townsend, SC.
Boys track Mount Carmel 109
MONTOURSVILLE - Elijah Duran was a triple winner, and Eric Joraskie and Rob Varano each double winners as Mount Carmel improved to 6-1 on the season.
Duran won the high hurdles, long and triple jumps, Joraskie the shot put and discus, and Varano the high jump and pole vault. Joraskie had a career-best 50 feet, 11½ inches in the shot put. Other Mount Carmel winners were Treyvon White (300 hurdles), Nate Bartos (3200) and the 3200 and 400-meter relays.
100 - Walker, M, 11.4; Christian Kelly, MC; Nick Troutman, MC; 200 - Walker, M, 23.2; Troutman, MC; Zeke Zsido, MC; 400 - Evans, M, 50.9; Dondre Glasper, MC; Stoner, M; 800 - Justin Skavery, MC, 2:07.3; Greco, MC; McMahon, M; 1,600 - Justin Skavery, MC, 4:51.7; Hoffman, MC; Greco, MC; 3,200 - Nate Bartos, MC, 10:39.85; Cory Hoffman, MC; Tommy Moser, MC; 110 hurdles - Elijah Duran, MC, 16.6; Kelly, MC; Nolan, M; 300 hurdles - Treyvon White, MC, 44.4; Nick Duceman, MC; Hernandez, M; 400 relay - Mount Carmel (Troutman, Joraskie, Duran, Kelly) 44.9; 1,600 relay - Montoursville (Walker, McMahon, Stoner, Evans) 3:27.7; 3,200 relay - Mount Carmel (Skavery, Bartos, Moser, Fletcher) 8:59.21; High jump - Rob Varano, MC, 5-4; White, MC; Bressler and Nolam, M (tie); Long jump - Elijah Duran, MC, 18-8¾; Batkowski, M; M. Duran, MC; Triple jump - E. Duran, MC, 37-7½; Varano, MC; M. Duran, MC; Shot put - Eric Joraskie, MC, 50-11½; Kelly, MC; Trimble, M; Discus - Joraskie, MC, 154-1; Krezmer, M; Farronato, MC; Javelin - M. Krezmer, M, 178-0; Varano, MC; Farronato, MC; Pole vault - Varano, MC, 13-6; Bomboy, M, and Fike, M (tie).