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Local roundup: Bucknell women lose at home against Temple

SHAREIK FLOWERS/Special to the Sun-Gazette Central Mountain senior Zane Probst signs his letter of intent to play baseball at Seton Hall University. Sitting left to right of Probst are his parents, Amy and Randy Probst. Standing, from left, is Central Mountain athletic director George Bidwell, Probst’s siblings Ashton Probst, Charlee Probst and Ethan Simmons, and Central Mountain baseball coach Michael Kramer.

In women’s basketball, Bucknell lost to Temple at the Sojka Pavilion, 72-61. Tessa Brugler led the Bison with a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds (eight offensive). Ellie Mack added 12. Taylor O’Brien came off the bench for 10 points.

Bucknell led by six after the first quarter and took a 33-32 lead into the half, but Temple pulled away in the second half.

Temple was led by Ashley Jones, who scored 24, and Mia Davis (20 points).

• Standouts Chantz Swartz and Trevor Miller of the Lock Haven University football team have both earned 2019 All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference honors. Both players earned a spot on the PSAC Eastern Division second-team offense.

Swartz led the PSAC East in rushing yards per game during the regular season. He was the No. 2 overall back in the PSAC with 102.9 yards per game. Despite missing two games late in the season, Swartz finished with 926 yards overall in an attempt to become Lock Haven’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 1981.

Miller helped pave the way for the PSAC’s leading rush offense. As a team, the Bald Eagles averaged a league-leading 197.7 rushing yards per game. Miller started every game on the O-line and helped lead an offense that for the first time in school history registered over 2,000 yards rushing (2,175 yards) and passing (2,165).

• The 2019 Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-Region team was announced and rookie sensation Andrea DiSomma landed on the first team for the Atlantic Region in men’s soccer.

The accolades keep piling up for DiSomma, who was also named the 2019 PSAC Eastern Division Freshman of the Year along with first-team All-Conference honors.

DiSomma, the PSAC regular season leader in goals and total points, finished the regular season third in all of Division II in goals scored.

WOMEN’S BASKEBALL

Temple 72, Bucknell 61

TEMPLE (72)

Alexa Williamson 0-1 1-2 1; Mia Davis 8-12 4-4 20; Ashley Jones 10-18 2-2 24; Marissa Mackins 2-6 0-0 5; Emani Mayo 0-2 0-0 0; Asonah Alexander 0-0 3-4 3; Lena Niang 6-8 1-2 17; Rayniah Walker 0-0 0-0 0; Shannen Atkinson 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 27-49 11-14 72.

BUCKNELL (61)

Autumn Ceppi 0-0 0-0 0; Ellie Mack 5-12 2-2 12; Marly Walls 2-6 2-2 6; Ally Johnson 3-11 0-0 9; Abby Kapp 4-13 0-0 9

Temple 12 20 20 20 — 72

Bucknell 18 15 13 15 — 61

3-point goals: Temple 7-16 (Niang 4-6; Jones 2-5, Mackins 1-4; Mayo 0-1), Bucknell 5-24 (Johnson 3-9, O’Brien 1-3; Kapp 1-9; Walls 0-1; Mack 0-2). Fouled out: Temple-none; Bucknell-none. Rebounds: Tmple 32 (Davis 10), Bucknell 33 (Brugler 11). Assists: Temple 17 (Alexander 8), Bucknell 14 (Walls 6). Total fouls: Temple 15, Bucknell 16. Technical fouls: Temple-none; Bucknell-none. A: 892.

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