Roundup: Williamsport Major Softball opens District 12 play by beating Clinton

Williamsport topped Clinton, 6-5, on the road in the opening round of the District 12 Little League all-star Major Softball championships on Monday evening.

Williamsport won despite committing three errors, because of a solid batting performance. They were helped by Amy Holzapfle, who went 2-4 with an RBI, as well as Alexis Berbordy, who had one hit in and drove in a run as a pinch hitter.

With the win, Williamsport will go on to pay East Lycoming on Wednesday in the tournament’s second round.

Major Softball

Williamsport Area 5, Clinton 4, 6 innings

Clinton 003 010 – 4 7 0

Williamsport 003 002 – 5 8 3

Caitlyn Brush and Joselin Bershem; Lynna Robertson and Amee Holzapfle.

Clinton top hitters: Brush 3-4, 2B; M. Moyer 2-3. Williamsport top hitters: Alexis Greiss 1-3, 2B; Amy Holzapfle 2-4, RBI; Alexis Bebordy 1-1, RBI; Gabby Thomas 2-4.

Next game: Williamsport at East Lycoming on Wednesday, June 19.

AMERICAN LEGION

Williamsport (Post 1) 4, Milton (Post 71) 0

Williamsport 000 002 2 – 4 5 1

Milton 000 000 0 – 0 3 3

A. Webber (W) and R. Reid; C. Shaffer (L), J. Levithan and Chappell

Mifflinburg 8, Williamsport 4

Mifflinburg 311 300 0 – 8 8 4

Williamsport 300 100 0 – 4 4 0

O. Whitesell (W) and L. Cooper; N. Greico, I. Beiter, C. McCoy and N. Beiter

Record: Williamsport 2-3

Next game: Jersey Shore at Williamsport on Wednesday.