Local roundup: South opens with win in D12 Major Baseball
Chris Klem was 4-for-4 with a double and triple in the leadoff spot, and Nathan Persun hit the go-ahead RBI in an 8-run fifth inning as South Williamsport beat Muncy, 14-8, to open the District 12 Major Baseball tournament Monday night at South Williamsport.
Elsewhere, Newberry beat Montgomery 12-2.
In Major Softball, South Williamsport reached Thursday’s Major Softball title game vs. Williamsport with a 2-1 victory over Clinton. South scored twice in the fifth inning and Lexi Schuler stranded 10 Clinton baserunners in the win.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT 14, MUNCY 8
Muncy031 310 – 8 12 2
South Williamsport050 18X – 14 10 2
Little, Oden (5), Hembury (5), Rymza (5) and Gold. Winner, Bolay (3), Guerrisky (6) and Klem. W – Winner. L – Little.
Top Muncy hitters: Good 2-4, RBI; Oden 2-4 2RBI; Rymza 2-4 2 RBI. Top South hitters: Chris Klem 4-4, 2 2B, 3B, 2RBI; Austin Nash 2-3, 3B, 2RBI: Nathan Persun 1-2, 2 RBI.
Next:?South at East Lycoming, 6, Wednesday. Muncy vs. Jersey ShoreGSV-Montoursville loser at Muncy, 6, Thursday.
South 2, Clinton 1
South 000 020–2 6 0
Clinton 100 000–1 6 0
Lindsey Johnson and Madyson Smith. Lexi Schuler and Bella Bachman. WP: Schuler. LP: Johnson.
Top South hitters: Olivia Fessler 2-3, 2B, run, RBI; Lexi Schuler 2B, RBI. Top Clinton hitters: Lindsey Johnson 2-3, run; Madyson Smith 2-3, 2B; Madalyn Bechdel 2-3.
Records: Clinton 2-2. South 2-1 Next: South vs. Williamsport, Thursday at Volunteer Stadium at 6 p.m.