Montoursville Seniors near Section 3 banner
Devin Singer and Mitchell Rothrock combined on a 1-hit shutout and Montoursville scored 10 fourth-inning runs as it pounded Warrior Run, 13-0 in five innings in Thursday’s Section 3 Senior Baseball tournament winner’s bracket final. Montoursville has won its first two games by a 17-0 margin and will play for the championship Saturday in Danville. Nate Krizan went 3 for 3 for Montoursville while Aidan Plants hit a three-run home run. Ray Farr and Dylan Fontentot each had two hits. Singer struck out six in three innings.
In Junior Softball, Williamsport advanced to the Section 3 championship after its 15-5 win over Warrior Run. Williamsport awaits the winner of Warrior Run and Northeast Bradford for Saturday’s championship game. Aimme Holzapfel led Williamsport with two hits, a double and five RBIs. Williamsport scored seven runs in the first two innings and seven more in the final inning.
In Babe Ruth Baseball, West End surrendered eight first-inning runs to Broomall/Newtown in a 12-1 loss at the 15-year-old state tournament in Drums.
Section 3 Tournament
Montoursville 13, Warrior Run 0
Warrior Run000 00-0 1 4
Montoursville210 (10)x-13 10 0
Litchard, Gross (4) and Muffley. Devin Singer, Mitchell Rothrock (4) and Tristin Bailey. W-Singer. L-Litchard.
Top Montoursville hitters: Nate Krizan 3-3; Ray Farr 2-2; Dylan Fontenot 2-3; Aidan Plants 1-2, 3-run HR.
Next Game: Montoursville vs. TBA Saturday at 2 in championship
Section 3 Tournament
Williamsport 15, Warrior Run 5
Williamsport 430 17- 15 7 1
Warrior Run 202 01- 5 7 3
Skyler Callarusso and Aimme Holzapfel. Megan Harrman and Haley Miller. W- Callarusso. L- Harrman.
Top Williamsport hitters: Cali Shields 1-3 3B; Aimme Holzapfel 2-3 2B, 5 RBI; Sklyer Callarusso1-3 3B; Karima Wright 1-2 2B; MaKenzie Cannon 1-3; Erika Talini 1-3. Top Warrior Run hitters: Haley Miller 3-3; Megan Harrman 1-2 2B; Lydia Swanson 1-3.
Record: Williamsport (6-1) Next: Williamsport vs. Warrior Run/NEB in Sectional Championship at Turbotville (Saturday at 2)
Babe Ruth Baseball
15 Year Old State Tournament
Broomall/Newtown 12, West End 1
West End 000 10 – 1 4 4
Broomall/Newtown 822 0X – 12 7 1
Scott Hahn and Kevin Downs, B. Archambo (4). Brady Sahm, Jacob Zimmerman (1), Davis Lytle (3) and Michael Weber. WP Hahn. LP Sahm.
Top West End Hitters: Sal White 1-1, Jesse Cornell 1-2 R, Elliott Walker 1-2 RBI, Aaron Orgitano 1-2.
Record: West End 1-1 in Pool Play (Top four teams advance). Next Game: Tonight 5 vs. Valley (1-0).