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Williamsport at Wilkes-Barre

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Williamsport PPG—13.9, YPG—214.4; PPA—17.4, YPA—268 Williamsport facts: A promising start has been followed by a four-game losing streak and Williamsport is hoping it can break out at Wilkes-Barre. Despite the slump, Williamsport still controls its own playoff destiny and is fourth in ...

Cowanesque Valley at Montgomery

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CV PPG—15.9, YPG—305.1; PPA—37.9, YPA—387.6 CV facts: The Indians have only five seniors, but have made some strong progress this season, snapping an 18-game losing streak four weeks ago and averaging more than 300 yards this late in the season for the first time in the 2000s. CV has ...

Jersey Shore at Bald Eagle Area

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Jersey Shore PPG—32.0, YPG—401.3; PPA—27.1, YPA—307.3 Jersey Shore facts: A week after capturing a share of a second straight HAC-I championship, Jersey Shore will try exacting a measure of revenge against the defending District 9 Class AAA champions. BEA handed Jersey Shore one of ...

Best of the rest: Week 9

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So. Williamsport (4-4) at Milton (0-8) South has endured tough stretch of games the last three weeks against Southern Columbia, Central Columbia and Mount Carmel, but still finds itself controlling its own District 4 Class A playoff destiny. The Mounties will clinch a playoff berth if they win ...

Sun-Gazette power rankings: Week 9

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1. Montoursville (8-0): Kickers Ian Plankenhorn and Colin Gorini have made all 51 extra-point attempts this season. Plankenhorn has kicked at least one field goal in four straight games, including three that have gone 40 or more yards. Montoursville has produced some excellent kickers ...

South Williamsport’s Dorner wins repeat District 4 title

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South Williamsport’s Olivia Dorner made it two District 4 championships in as many seasons as she defeated No. 2-seeded Kaitlyn Savidge of Loyalsock, 6-0, 6-2, Wednesday afternoon at the Central PA Tennis Center. Dorner entered as the top-overall seed and cruised to the final with straight ...

Shuler, Maggs win District 2-4 Class AAA doubles title

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Williamsport’s Mia Shuler and Kalinid Maggs captured the District 2-4 Class AAA girls tennis doubles championship Wednesday at the Wyoming Valley Indoor Courts in Kingston. With the win, Shuler and Maggs advance to the state tournament on Friday, Nov. 1, in Hershey. The ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg boys defeat Central Columbia

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In boys soccer, two second-half goals lifted Lewisburg past Central Columbia, 3-1. The Blue Jays tied the game with 30:31 left. Logan Moore then put Lewisburg ahead and Eli Adams made it a two-goal lead with 8:19 remaining. Nick Passaniti also scored for the Green Dragons. Muncy ...

Bigelow takes advantage of opportunities to score 3 in win

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MUNCY — Muncy coach Jason Gresh knows that Aleaha Bigelow’s presence on the field creates opportunities, either for herself to score or her teammates. And if you give Bigelow even one opportunity to score, she’ll likely put one in. All the senior needs is one little chance to make a ...

No questions about Shore’s receivers anymore

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If a defense slowed Koby Peacock last fall, it often slowed the entire Jersey Shore passing game. Peacock caught 35 percent of his team’s passes, including seven touchdowns. When Peacock graduated in June, it placed an obvius question mark on the incoming receiving group. Eight weeks into ...

Pombor gives Millionaires reason to celebrate — 3 times

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Jimmy Pombor needed just seven minutes to have a reason to celebrate when he found the net on a corner kick from Amani Tran at the Balls Mills Soccer Complex. Pombor had the opportunity to celebrate a goal of his own two more times on his way to a hat trick and a 4-0 Millionaire win over ...

No. 10 PSU wins at Iowa to move to 6-0

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Noah Cain ran for a five-yard touchdown with 5:17 left and 10th-ranked Penn State held off No. 17 Iowa, 17-12, Saturday night, its first win over a ranked opponent this season. Cain finished with 102 yards for the Nittany Lions (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten), who extended their ...

Gush, Pepper lead Muncy to road win

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ALMEDIA — The percentages say when it is fourth-and-5, teams should pass. But Muncy trusted its offensive line and running backs when those situations arrived Saturday, so the decisions were easy. Keep pounding. Ethan Gush took a late second-quarter fourth-and-5 toss 40 yards, setting up ...

Alvernia snaps 11-game skid to MAC opponents

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READING — Lycoming players just stared as they walked off the field. They had to walk around Alvernia’s celebration on the west of the field as the Golden Wolves celebrated their first Middle Atlantic Conference win in the program’s brief history. The entire Alvernia team came together ...

Williamsport’s Schuler places 2nd in districts

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WILKES-BARRE — At the District 2-4 Class AAA girls tennis singles tournament, Williamsport’s Mia Schuler finished second, losing to Abington Heights’ Bella Peters, 6-1, 6-0, in the championship match. Schuler beat Wyoming Valley West’s Anabel Gifoli, 6-3, 6-3, in the ...