ROUNDUP: Williamsport boys earn playoff bye

The Williamsport boys basketball team will have a bye in the first round of the District 2/4 playoffs and will face the winner of the Wyoming Valley West/Wallenpaupack game on Saturday in a semifinal matchup.

The St. John Neumann boys basketball team also received a bye as the top seed in the District 4 Class A field. They’ll face the winner of Tuesday’s game between Muncy and Mansfield at a date and time to be determined.

In the girls Class AA?field. the tournament gets kicked off Tuesday when Warrior Run plays Wellsboro and Williamson plays Muncy.

Bucknell’s baseball team collected just two hits in a 6-1 loss to Richmond. Corey Furman and Scott Glass each picked up a hit for the Bison.

Cleveland State scored five runs in the top of the eighth inning to beat Bucknell, 6-2, in college softball. Mariah Midyette drove in a run for the Bison, who used three pitchers in the extra-inning affair.

Hannah Sunday scored her team-leading 13th goal of the year, but Bucknell’s women’s water polo team lost the back end of a doubleheader to Marist, 9-6. The Bison started the day with a 9-4 win over Villanova.

COllege baseball

Richmond 6, Bucknell 1

Bucknell000 001 000 – 1 2 0

Richmond000 002 40x – 6 5 2

Dan Goldstein, Marcus Garone (6), Xavier Hammond (7), Dan Keller (7), Tom Hrabchak (9) and Justin Meier. Blum, Stoops (8) and Newman.

W-Blum. L-Goldstein.

Top Bucknell hitters: Corey Furman, 1-3; Scott Glass, 1-3, run. Top Richmond hitters: Stanley, 1-3, double, 2 RBIs, run; Fraser, 1-3, RBI, run; Poulos, 2-4.

College softball

Cleveland State 6, Bucknell 2

Cleveland State010 000 05 – 6 8 1

Bucknell000 000 11 – 2 6 1

Knight and McNew. Dana Nielsen, Amanda Fazio (6), Bridget Gates (8) and Cheyanna Young.

W-Knight. L-Fazio.

Top Cleveland State hitters: McNew, 1-4, 2 RBIs, run; Toman, 2-3, double, home run, 2 RBIs. Top Bucknell hitters: Mariah Midyette, 1-4, RBI.

Women’s water polo

Marist 9, Bucknell 6

Marist3 1 1 4 – 9

Bucknell0 3 1 2 – 6

Goals: Barnett (2), Ovalle, Sunday, Peterson, Marrs. Assists: Marrs (2), Ovalle, Valdes, Bozorghadad, Murao. Field Blocks: none. Ejections Drawn: Sunday (3), Ovalle, Smith, Ferry, Barnett, Bozorghadad, Morgan. Saves: Heim (5 svs., 9 ga., 32:00 min.). Steals: Smith (2), Barnett (2), Bozorghadad (2), Marrs (2), Valdes, Ferry. Sprints: Ovalle (1-2), Marrs (1-1), Valdes (1-1).

Bucknell Record: 3-2.

Bucknell 9, Villanova 4

Villanova0 0 1 3 – 4

Bucknell2 2 4 1 – 9

Goals: Sunday (4), Valdes, Ferry, Peterson, Morgan, Marrs. Assists: Ferry (2), Marrs (2), Valdes, Murao, Sunday. Field Blocks: Barnett, Peterson. Ejections Drawn: Morgan (5), Sunday (2), Smith, Nowlin. Saves: Heim (12 svs., 4 ga., 32:00 min.). Steals: Ovalle, Valdes, Smith, Bozorghadad, Sunday, Peterson, Marrs, Fester, Heim. Sprints: Ovalle (2-3), Marrs (0-1).

Bucknell Record: 3-1.

H.S. basketball

District 4

playoff pairings


First Round

Class A

Muncy vs. Mansfield, at Williamsport, Tuesday, 8 p.m.

Sullivan County vs. Galeton, at Mansfield University, Friday, 6 p.m.

Lourdes vs. Sayre, at Montoursville, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

St. John Neumann vs. Muncy/Mansfield winner, TBA

Class AA

Line Mountain vs. Canton, at Montoursville, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.

Mount Carmel vs. Williamson, at Williamsport, Tuesday, 5 p.m.

Bloomsburg vs. Hughesville, at Danville, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.

East Juniata vs. Towanda, at Montoursville, Friday, 8 p.m.

Wellsboro vs. Line Mountain/Canton winner, Friday, at Mansfield University, 7:30 p.m.

Class AAA

Mifflinburg vs. Shikellamy, Friday, at Milton, 7:30 p.m.

Class AAAA

Wallenpaupack/Wyoming Valley West winner at Williamsport, Saturday, TBA


First Round

Class A

Millville vs. St. John Neumann, at Montoursville, Tuesday, 8 p.m.

Mansfield vs. Northeast Bradford, at Troy, Saturday, 2:30 p.m.

Benton vs. East Juniata, at Montoursville, Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Lourdes vs. Galeton, at Montoursville, Thursday, 6 p.m.

Sayre vs. Millville/St. John Neumann winner, at Troy, Saturday, 1 p.m.

Class AA

Warrior Run vs. Wellsboro, at Montoursville, Tuesday, 5 p.m.

Williamson vs. Muncy, at Williamsport, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.

Lewisburg vs. Bloomsburg, at Danville, Tuesday, 6 p.m.

Southern Columbia vs. Montoursville, at Danville, Friday, 6 p.m.

Wyalusing vs. Bloomsburg/Lewisburg winner, at Montoursville, Friday, 5 p.m.

Class AAA

Shikellamy vs. Selinsgrove, at Milton, Friday, 6 p.m.

Shamokin vs. Milton, at Danville, Friday, 7:30 p.m.