Brandt Harer became just the third Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling state champion from Muncy on Saturday when he won the 50-pound weight class in the 8-and-under age group.
Harer went 4-0 in the tournament, winning his first match by fall. He defeated Glendale's Nick Zabinski, 4-2, in the final. Harer joined Troy Hembury, and his brother Connor, as the only PJW?state champions from Muncy.
Seven local wrestlers place in the top eight in the state at this weekend's state tournament, five of which were from Muncy. Austin Johnson took sixth place in the 8-and-under 65-pound tournament. Scott Johnson of Muncy was seventh in the 9-10-year old 55-pound bracket. Connor Harer finished fifth at 60 pounds in the 9-10-year old tournament. Muncy's Michael Kustanbauter was seventh in the 11-12-year old 125-pound tournament.
Also placing in the top eight were Williamson's Billy Barnes who was fifth in the 9-10-year old 85-pound tournament. Montgomery's Dylan Bennett finished sixth in the 11-12-year old 95-pound tournament.
Andrew Andreychik pitched his second career shutout to lead the Bucknell baseball team to its first victory over Penn State in 16 years Sunday afternoon at a chilly Depew Field. The Bison won game one of the doubleheader, 1-0, behind Andreychik's strong pitching. Penn State took the win in game two, 6-2. Andreychik, who last year became the first Bison freshman to pitch a shutout since at least 1979, struck out five, allowed just four hits and retired the final 11 hitters he faced.
Lock Haven dropped both games of a PSAC East softball doubleheader at Millersville University, 3-0 and 4-2. Jodi Weaknecht drove in a pair of runs in the second game.
No. 4 Lock Haven rallied late to force overtime, but the Lady Eagles opened PSAC play at No. 15 IUP with an 11-9 loss in women's lacrosse. Kelly Hamilton led the way for Lock Haven with a three-goal effort.
The Lycoming men's tennis match at Juniata on Monday has been cancelled due to the forecast for freezing temperatures. The match will not be made up.
45:?Joshua Hill, Muncy, 0-2. 50:?Brandt Harer, Muncy, first place. 55: Kaden Shay, South Williamsport, 1-2. 60: Hudson Ward, Canton, 0-2. 65: Austin Johnson, Muncy, sixth place. 80: Michael Davis, Canton, 2-2. 110: Bryce Burkhart, Montgomery, 0-2
55: Cole Fortin, Hughesville, 1-2; Scott Johnson, Muncy, 7th place. 60: Conner Harer, Muncy, fifth place; Luke Simcox, Williamson, 2-2. 70: Kaiden Wagner, Lewisburg, 1-2. 75: Devon Deem, Montgomery, 1-2. 80: Ty Nixon, Muncy, 2-2. 85: Wesley Barnes, Williamson, fifth place. 120: Zeke Gilliland, Canton, 0-2; Raymond Poust Jr., Hughesville, 1-2
65: T.J. Walter, Milton, 1-2. 70: Jacob Blair, Muncy, 2-2. 75:?Noah Hunt, Warrior Run, 0-2. 85: Mario Barberio, Muncy, 3-2; Cael Crebs, Montoursville, 3-2. 95: Dylan Bennett, Montgomery, sixth place. 105: Cameron Andrews, North Penn, 1-2. 115: Caleb Dixon, Hughesville, 0-2. 125: Michael Kustanbauter, Muncy, seventh place. 135: Cameron Wood, Montoursville, 0-2. 160: Dalton Guisewite, Milton, 0-2. 200: Dante Ackerman, Williamsport, 0-2.
Bucknell 1, Penn State 0
Penn State000 000 0 - 0 4 0
Bucknell000 010 x - 1 3 0
Greg Welsh and Alex Farkes. Andrew Andreychik and Justin Meier. W-Andreychik. L-Welsh.
Top Penn State hitters: Steve Snyder, 2-3. Top Bucknell hitters: Anthony Gingerelli, 1-2, run; Ryan Otis, RBI.
Penn State 6, Bucknell 2
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Bucknell000 001 100 - 2 9 4
Nick Hedge, Ryan Harper (5), Dakota Forsyth (7) and Alex Malinsky. Xavier Hammond, Mike Castellani (6), Tucker Rekucki (9) and Jon Mayer. W-Harper. L-Hammond.
Top Penn State hitters: Jim Haley, 3-4, 2 runs; Tyler Kendall, 1-4, 2 RBIs, run; Alex Malinsky, 2-4, RBI, run. Top Bucknell hitters: Joe Ogren, 2-4, RBI, run; Jon Mayer, 2-4; Anthony Gingerelli, 2-4, RBI.
Lock Haven 0
Lock Haven000 000 0 - 0 2 0
Millersville002 010 x - 3 6 1
Jessie Probst, Rachel Mouillesseaux (5) and McKenna Garlock. Andraos and Berry. W-Andraos. L-Probst.
Top Lock Haven hitters: Taylor Magee, 1-3; McKenna Garlock, 1-2. Top Millersville hitters: DiFilippo, 2-3, RBI, run; Sheffield, 1-4, 2 runs.
Lock Haven 2
Lock Haven000 020 0 - 2 5 1
Millersville030 001 x - 4 7 0
Rachel Mouillesseaux and McKenna Garlock. Andraos and Berry. W-Andraos. L-Mouillesseaux.
Top Lock Haven hitters:?Jodi Weaknecht, 1-3, 2 RBIs; Chelsea Edwards, 2-3, run. Top Millersville hitters:?DiFilippo, 2-2, 2 RBIs; Smith, 2-3, 2 runs.
Indiana 11, Lock Haven 9
Lock Haven3 6 0 - 9
IUP3 6 2 - 11
LOCK?HAVEN?SCORING - Goals: Kelly Hamilton 3; Jessica Pandolf 2; Shannon Bissnette 1; Rachel Ward 1; Hope Thomas 1; Taylor Klunk 1. ASSISTS: Chelsea Borrino 4; Shannon Bissnette 1; Jenna Dingler 1.
IUP SCORING - Goals: Drew Hayden 5; Alex Edwards 4; Kim Hooven 1; Michelle Zakrzewski 1. ASSISTS: Sarah Ward 3; Brittney Palardy 2; Amy Weinberg 1.