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Late Sports

Rodarmel wins Loyalsock’s first section title since 2009

MONTGOMERY – As Kaden Rodarmel climbed atop the biggest step of the socially-distanced podium, his Loyalsock teammates all huddled around the awards area. It's been a long time since the Lancers have had a sectional champion, so Rodarmel's teammates and coaches all fired off photos as he was ...

Central Mountain girls defeat DuBois in a close contest

A 9-0 run to start the fourth quarter sparked Central Mountain to a closely-contested 45-41 victory over DuBois. The Wildcats’ defense held the Beavers to only four points the final quarter. “Defense has been our calling card all year long,” said Central Mountain coach Scott Baker. ...

Wrestling free and easy, Wentzel wins 1st section title

MONTGOMERY – Branden Wentzel wrestled Saturday. That's all he did. The Montoursville sophomore didn't worry about his weight. He didn't worry about his conditioning. He didn't worry about how he felt. The returning state champion focused on nothing but wrestling. It's the same mentality ...

Central Mountain boys fall at home to Danville, 60-23

MILL HALL – Jagger Dressler’s statement two-handed dunk midway through the third quarter of Danville’s 60-23 victory over Central Mountain Saturday night was the icing on top for the Ironmen. Dante Howard dropped a game-high 13 points for Danville as it improved to 11-1. Dressler and ...

Sullivan County girls earn big win, hand Towanda first loss

The Sullivan County girls basketball team made a big statement Saturday in Towanda, pounding the undefeated Black Knights, 65-30. Sophia Springman and Bethany Beinlich both had big games as Towanda lost for the first time in 12 games. Springman scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed 9 ...

Bucktail falls to a solid Muncy team in boys basketball

The slick shooting and smooth ball movement of Muncy didn’t need a whole lot of help, but a rough first half shooting for Bucktail saw the Indians dominate a with a 45-6 first half on their way to claiming a 85-30 win. The loss dropped the Bucks to 0-11. Sophomore Ross Eyer and senior Max ...

Wellsboro boys clinch 16th straight winning season by beating Athens

It was all going to plan for Wellsboro on Friday night. Nearly every team has one of those nights in a season, but Wellsboro seems to be having a lot of them lately. The Hornets built a 25-point third-quarter lead, avenged their only loss and clinched their 16th consecutive winning season as ...

Evan Laudenslager produces double-double in South’s win over Hughesville boys

Evan Laudenslager is a guard playing a big man's position. On a team lacking significant size, the senior being nearly 6-feet tall is good enough. So is he. Laudenslager has become an excellent forward and what he lacks in size he compensates for with strength, toughness and pogo-stick like ...

Local roundup: Jersey Shore defeats Milton in girls, boys swimming

Jersey Shore swept Milton in high school swimming. The Bulldogs’ girls team won, 96-51, and the boys won, 69-46. Taylor Watkins won the 100 breast (1:39.32) and 200 IM (3:32.23) for the Bulldogs. She also helped the 200 free relay team with Meaghan Keegan, Rachel Tira and Abby Wall win. ...

South Williamsport defeats Muncy to remain undefeated in girls basketball

South Williamsport features just nine players and has no junior varsity team. It starts three sophomores, does not have much height and a two-week quarantine caused a two-week delay after a strong start. But forget about what the Mounties lack. What they have is unselfishness, intense ...

Wellsboro defeats NP-Mansfield to win Peg Berguson Trophy in boys basketball

WELLSBORO — Peyton McClure could not get anything to fall. The sophomore sharpshooter is normally a consistent threat from behind the arc, but it was like there was a lid on the rim. So, after back-to-back Alex Stein three-point plays put North-Penn Mansfield up two with 5:59 in the fourth ...

Local roundup: Williamsport defeats Jersey Shore in boys, girls swimming

Williamsport swept Jersey Shore in swimming as the girls won, 106-51, and the boys were victorious, 107-53. Ross Flerlage won twice for the Millionaires in the 50 free and 100 fly. Isabelle Griswold won in the 50 free, Amy Jarvis claimed a win by 20 seconds in the 500 free and Mallory Pardoe ...

Jersey Shore girls basketball loses to Bellefonte, 68-22

BELLEFONTE -- After playing the top team in the Mountain League tough days before, the Bellefonte girls basketball team welcomed Jersey Shore Wednesday night. The Raiders got off to a sizzling start and never took their foot off the throttle en route to a 68-22 victory. “I think definitely ...

Warrior Run wrestling falls in final postseason tune-up

TURBOTVILLE – Jeremy Betz paused and chose his words very carefully. The Warrior Run wrestling coach wanted to express his discontent with having to wrestle a meaningless dual Tuesday against Mount Carmel just four days before the postseason is set to begin. But he didn't want to express ...

Warrior Run girls hold off Hughesville in a close contest

TURBOTVILLE—As Hughesville tried attempting a game-tying shot, Warrior Run players swarmed the Spartans, cut off passing lanes and denied quality looks. The Defenders had done that all night, so they certainly were not changing now. Warrior Run forced a difficult, off-balance NBA-range ...

Local roundup: Grant Bachman, Secoy Roberts propel South boys past Muncy

South Williamsport defeated Muncy in boys basketball Tuesday night, 50-37. Grant Bachman led the Mounties with 17 points and Secoy Roberts added 14. Evan Laudenslager grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds and dished out six assists. Bachman had nine boards and Roberts grabbed eight. Ross Eyer ...