ROUNDUP: Loyalsock tennis opens with win over Central
Loyalsock dropped just a combined five games in singles competition as it opened the high school tennis season with a 4-1 win over Central Columbia. Katie Savidge, Madison Savidge and Jenna Beiter all took straight-sets victories in singles. Abigail Patel and Sienna Tolomay combined for a 6-1, 6-1 win in doubles.
Milton won the final four matches of the night to take a 4-1 win over Bloomsburg. Chloe Perrin and Emily Snyder teamed for a 7-5, 6-0 win at first doubles, and Mekayla Schrock and Hanna Seebold won, 6-1, 6-0 at second doubles.
Williamsport swept a trio of singles matches in straight sets and Desiree Aversa and Madison Marchese combined for a 6-0, 6-4 doubles win as the Millionaires beat Mifflinburg, 4-1. Katie Meale picked up a 6-3, 6-2 win at first singles for Williamsport.
• Warrior Run’s Vincent Bender carded the second-best score of the day, firing an 81 at the Berwick Country Club in the Heartland-II golf season opener. Bender’s score was bested only by Bloomsburg’s Morgan Sohosky, who was the tournament medalist with a 76. South Williamsport’s Bryce Brewer shot an 86 to lead the Mounties.
Mike Miller led Montgomery with a 79 as the Red Raiders finished second at the first-ever Mid-Penn golf match at Mill Race in Benton. Mario Barberio added an 87 for Montgomery. Nate Hansen shot a 97 to lead Sullivan County and Garrett Walizer shot a 93 to lead Sugar Valley.
Loyalsock 4, Central Columbia 1
Katie Savidge (L) def. Tessa Gill, 6-0, 6-1; Madison Savidge (L) def. Emma Kelchner, 6-1, 6-0; Jenna Beiter (L) def. Leah Fritz, 6-3, 6-0.
Abigail Patel/Sienna Tolomay (L) def. Grace Dawson/Isabelle McHugh, 6-1, 6-1; Codi Young/Morgan Savage (CC) def. Melina Vuocolo/Morgan O’Connor, 1-6, 6-4, 10-4.
Milton 4, Bloomsburg 1
Kera Schmit (B) def. Haley Seebold, 6-1, 6-1; Rachel Boop (M) def. Ingrid Habea, 6-4, 6-0; Olivia Eisenhauer (M) def. Emily Keyger, 4-6, 6-4, 10-6.
Chloe Perrin/Emily Snyder (M) def. Ashley Rostacher/Oamgh White Spunner, 7-5, 6-0; Mekayla Schrock/Hanna Seebold (M) def. Megan Confer/Ashley Klinger, 6-1, 6-0.
Record: Milton (1-0). Next: South Williamsport at Milton, Wednesday.
Lewisburg 5, Danville 0
Lauren Shearer (L) def. Emma Lehr, 6-0, 6-0; Caroline Sigl (L) def. Peri Hassanzadeh, 7-5, 6-1; Lexi Maarkunas (L) def. Gracie Crone, 6-1, retired.
Maria Cooper/Erin Hilkert (L) def. Heather Walter/Paige Holcombe, 6-4, 6-1; Hallie Keiser/Hannah Castellan (L) def. Millie Elangbam/Emily Salerno-Oswald, 6-1, 7-5.
Record: Lewisburg (1-0). Next: Lewisburg at Central Mountain, Wednesday.
Williamsport 4, Mifflinburg 1
Katie Meale (W) def. Colette Southerton, 6-3, 6-2; Mia Shuler (W) def. Allison Wagner, 6-3, 6-1; Kalindi Maggs (W) def. Abby Underhill, 6-4, 6-3.
Melanie Rakerd/Cheyenne Sauder (M) def. Taylor Shipman/Megan Wike, 6-4, 7-5; Desiree Aversa/Madison Marchese (W) def. Tiffany Feese/Lucia Lemon, 6-0, 6-4.
Record: Williamsport (1-0). Next: Williamsport at Jersey Shore, Wednesday.
Heartland Division II at Berwick Golf Club
Bloomsburg: Morgan Sohosky, 76; Andrew Chyko, 92; Cade Young, 100; Matt Mumaw, 100; Andrew Lunger, 120.
Central Columbia: Grant Gronka, 86; Tyler Levitski, 82; Cole Hock, 88; Josh Bartlett, 99; Nathaniel Mathias, 95; Hunter Valles, 94.
Danville: Coleman Cush, 99; Marin James, 87; Ben Sweetra, 89; Colin Holcomb, 91; Mason Shultz, 88; Nick Klein, 97.
Warrior Run: Vincent Bender, 81; Luke Burrows, 95; Elliott Kelchner, 114; Jack Watkins, 101; Grady Miller, 134.
South Williamsport: Bryce Brewer, 86; Cole Brewer, 99; Logan Burkett, 112.
Mid-Penn at Mill Race
Benton (321): Daryn Hess, 71; Mike Sherrick, 83; Will Holdren, 83; Jake Fought, 83. Mike Myrthel, 85; Sarah Sorber, 96.
Montgomery (391): Mike Miller, 79; Mario Barberio, 87; Brandon Daldo, 107; Austin Diehl, 118.
Sullivan County (411): Nate Hansen, 97; Alex Baumunk, 102; John Saxe, 106; Alexis Randall, 106; Braden Bedford, 119; Will Kiner, 124.
Sugar Valley Charter (445): Garrett Walizer, 93; Brandon Flick, 103; Logan White, 112; Isaac Shawver, 137; Skyler Nixon, 157; Blaine Falk, 159.