Local roundup: Kline’s 3-run HR lifts Lyco softball to win

Back-to-back one-run pitching performances and a three-run home run from junior Kayla Kline led the Lycoming College softball team to their third sweep in a row at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex, beating SUNY Poly, 8-1, in the morning and Fitchburg State, 3-1, Thursday.

Williamsport grad  Mikayla Aldenderfer earned her fourth straight victory against Fitchburg State, throwing seven innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out five.

The junior pitching tandem of Raeanne Geffert and Lauren Lichtenwalner combined on a four-hit shutout as Bucknell continued its West Coast trip with a 1-0 victory over Sacramento State. Freshman Ava Fairbanks accounted for the game’s only run with an RBI single in the fourth inning.

Facing a Hornets squad that came in with an 11-10 record, including two wins over Pacific last weekend, Geffert and Lichtenwalner were terrific in this one. Geffert went the first three innings, giving up only three singles while striking out three. She conceded a leadoff single in the second, then retired the next three hitters.

• In baseball, Penn College went 2-2 in the final four games of its spring break trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Wildcats lost to Stockton in a doubleheader, 4-2 and 16-5, and beat Wells, 13-0, and Centenary, 11-2.

• The Lock Haven lacrosse team (2-3) scored just 56 seconds into the game as the Bald Eagle goals came early and often on the way to a 24-9 road-win at Caldwell University.

The duo of Braxtin Reddinger and Loren Librizzi combined for 20 points as the offense surged. Reddinger scored seven goals and added five assists on the way to her 12-point outing.

Entering the game needing four goals to set a school record, senior Kelly McGinniss posted six to lead Lycoming to its first win of the season, 20-6, against Wesley College.

McGinniss finished with six goals, an assist and 17 draw controls to lead the Warriors (1-5 overall), as she broke the school record of 237 goals set by Meghan Wallenhorst (2007).

• At the Alan Connie/Shamrock Invitational in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Lock Haven finished 1-2 as Laurel Moyer won in 38:14.55 and teammate Cadie Kiser finished in 38:14.56 to cap the women’s 10K race for the Bald Eagles. Lock Haven’s Amanda Hassinger finished 11th.

On the men’s side, Lock Haven’s Luke Vanderhoff placed fifth in the 10K with a time of 32:48.59.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Lycoming 8, SUNY Poly 1

(GAME ONE)

SUNY Poly 100 000 0 — 1 4 1

Lycoming 004 013 x — 8 10 0

Jordan Penoyer, Ashleigh Johnson (4) and Bailey Wood. Liz Nace and Kacee Reitz. W: Nace (2-0). L: Penoyer (0-3).

Lycoming 3, Fitchburg St. 1

(GAME TWO)

Lycoming 000 030 0 — 3 10 0

Fitcburg State 100 000 0 — 1 3 0

Mikayla Aldenderfer and Isabella Gackenbach. Mikayla Harnois, Emma Campbell (5) and Nicole Sylvester. W: Aldenderfer (4-0). L: Harnois (3-1).

Top Lycoming hitters: Kayla Kline, HR.

Bucknell 1, Sacramento St. 0

Bucknell 000 100 0 — 1 7 0

Sacramento State 000 000 0 — 0 4 1

W: Raeanne Geffert. L: Jensen Main.

Top Bucknell hitters: Volpe 2-4; Wolfgang 2-3; Hom 1-2; Hadley 1-3; Fairbanks 1-3. Top Sacramento State hitters: N. Alas 1-3; Rasmussen 1-3; K. Aubert 1-3; K. Vretzos 1-3.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Stockton 4, Penn College 2

(GAME ONE)

Stockton 000 030 1 — 4 10 1

Penn College 020 000 0 — 2 4 4

Zach Fillmore, Tyler Apt (5), Rino Viani (7) and Garrhet Reedy. Devon Sanders, Hunter Jordan (7) and Alex Flicker.

Top Stockton hitters: Joe Pipher 2-4; Austin Gonella 3-3, 2B, RBI. Top Penn College hitters: Rylan Whitmyer 2-3, 2B, 2 RBIs.

Stockton 16, Penn College 5

(GAME TWO)

Penn College 400 001 0 — 5 9 0

Stockton 012 193 x — 16 16 0

Bradley Walter, Andrew Gilbert (3), Braden Smith (4), Luis Rodriguez (5), Clark Jackson (5), Max Conrad (7) and Brittan Kittle. Andrew Luongo, Matt Zurawiecki (5) and Justin Shaff, Brandan Gomez. W: Zurawiecki (1-0). L: Smith (0-1).

Top Penn College hitters: Alex Zelger 2-4; Richard Lennon 2-3, RBI, run; Jacob Carles 2-2, 2 RBis; Christian Perna 2-3; Colton Riley, 2B. Top Stockton hitters: Rico Viani 2-2, RBI, 3 runs; John Perrino 2-3, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; JJ Swentkowski 3-4, 2B, 2 RBIs, run; Garrhet Reedy, 2B; Brendan Doherty, 2B; Austin Gonella, HR.

Penn College 13, Wells 0

(GAME THREE)

Penn College 300 133 012 — 13 16 0

Wells 000 000 000 — 0 3 1

Nathan Holt and Brittan Kittle. Noah Smith, Ben Beratta (6), Evan Ecker (6), Jack Field (9) and Mark Yorkey. W: Holt (1-1). L: Smith (0-1).

Top Penn College hitters: Brittan Kittle 3-4, 2B, 4 RBIs, 4 runs; Jacob Carles 2-5, 2 runs; Cole Hofmann 2-3, RBI, run; Richard Lennon, 2B.

Penn College 11, Centenary 2

(GAME FOUR)

Penn College 010 460 000 — 11 18 2

Centenary 011 000 000 — 2 10 1

Cody Nelson, Andrew Gilbert (8) and Brittan Kittle. Jared Miller, Nick Scotto (4), Jack Coker (9) and Joe Saffioti. W: Nelson (1-1). L: Miller (0-1).

Top Penn College hitters: Cole Hofmann 3-5, 2B, RBI, run; Jacob Carles 3-5, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; Samuel Zeigler 4-5, 2B, 2 RBis, 2 runs; Brittan Kittle 3-4, 2B, RBI, run; Colton Riley, 3B. Top Centenary hitters: Paul Links 3-4, 3B; Joe Saffioti 2-3.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Lock Haven 24, Caldwell 9

Lock Haven 17 7 — 24

Caldwell 6 3 — 9

LHU goals: Braxtin Reddinger (7), Caitlin Morrow (4), Krysta Reading (4), Loren Librizzi (2), Eden Fletcher (2), Kate Hooper (2), Raleigh Bateman (1), Zoe Waddell (1), Addy Borkowski (1). Caldwell goals: Jenna Steelman (4), Arden Kassaleh (3), Jessica Collum (2).

Shots: LHU 38, Caldwell 21. Saves: LHU (Lauren Girardi) 12, Caldwell (Mia Monacelli) 14.

Records: Lock Haven (2-3), Caldwell (1-2).

Lycoming 20, Wesley 6

Lycoming 14 6 — 20

Wesley 3 3 — 6

Lycoming goals: Kelly McGinniss (6), Thamina Peti (3), Cecilia Massey (2), Erika Boyer (2), Natalie Schroeder (2), Emma Lehr (2), Kim Rutherford (2), Alexis Tchou (1). Lycoming assists: Erika Boyer (3), Cecilia Massey (3), Kelly McGinniss (1), Thamina Peti (1), Natalie Schroeder (1), Alexis Tchou (1).

Wesley goals: Paige Brehm (3), Fallon Fore (2), Kassie Dieter (1). Wesley assists: Emily Caldarelli (2), Fallon Fore (2).

Shots: Lycoming 28, Wesley 9. Saves: Lycoming (Jordyn Altland) 3, Wesley (Maria Rowland) 8.

Records: Lycoming (1-5), Wesley (4-1).

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