Local roundup: Hughesville boys tennis falls to Milton in opener
In boys tennis, Milton defeated Hughesville, 4-1. Brodey Scoggins and Seth Yoder won for the Black Panthers at Nos. 2 and 3 singles, respectively, 7-5, 7-5 and 6-1, 6-2. Hughesville’s only win came at No. 1 singles where Logan Burns defeated Jamir Wilt, 6-4, 7-5.
In doubles competition, Jose Oyola and Camden Scoggins won for Milton against Mason Thomas and Chase Michael at No. 1 doubles, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4.
Central Mountain defeated Jersey Shore, 4-1. Ethan Hall won at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 6-3, and Nate Brinker earned a 6-3, 6-0 win at No. 2 singles for the Wildcats as Central Mountain swept the singles competition.
Jersey Shore’s lone victory came at No. 1 doubles where Connor Cornelius and Ross Fuller defeated Leisher Gugino and Joe Ciami, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5).
• Senior Tyler Melko homered in his first two at-bats to give the Mansfield University baseball team an early lead, but East Stroudsburg used a five-run fifth inning to earn a 7-5 victory in the nightcap of a PSAC doubleheader at Shaute Field. The Mounties fell, 19-6, in the opener.
The Mounties (2-10, 2-8 East) were led by Josh Farina in game two, who went 2 for 2 with a run scored and two RBI. Melko and junior Jake Haas each drove in two runs, while junior Nate Cotton was 2 for 4 with a double.
• The Mansfield University softball team held tie scores through three innings in both games, but East Stroudsburg rallied offensively in the late innings to earn a PSAC East sweep, 13-1 and 5-2.
In game two, the Mounties (1-7, 1-7 PSAC East) tied the Warriors at one (10-4, 5-3 PSAC East) in the first inning when junior Alexis Easling doubled to score senior Joelle Snyder.
Freshman Maddy Jean, a Loyalsock grad, got the start in the circle for Mansfield and allowed one run in two innings before being relieved by sophomore Danielle Goff. Goff threw a flawless third inning before allowing two runs in the fourth when ESU took a 3-2 lead.
After one went 7 for 9 with her first career home run and the other tossed the fifth perfect game in the Lycoming College softball team’s history, freshman outfielder Kylie Segraves, a Williamsport grad, and sophomore pitcher Payton Whary swept the MAC Freedom’s Player and Pitcher of the Week awards.
Segraves had a hit in all four games as Lycoming swept a four-game set from Delaware Valley. The right fielder hit .778 (7 for 9) with four runs and six RBI during the series. She went 2 for 3 with two runs and a double in a 10-2 win to open the series before going 1 for 1 with two sacrifices and two RBIs in a 6-0 win to cap off Saturday’s doubleheader at the Shangraw Athletic Complex.
Whary tossed a perfect game in her second start of the week against Delaware Valley, the fifth in Lycoming softball history. Whary struck out four in the five-inning 10-0 win, inducing eight groundouts and three pop outs as well. She tossed six innings of shutout ball in a 6-0 win over Delaware Valley in the first start of the week.
• After earning the MAC Freedom Championship Game MVP award, sophomore DeAundre Manuel earned his first career MAC Freedom Player of the Week award.
Manuel paced the Lycoming offense in the MAC Freedom Championship, posting 19 points, six rebounds and a steal in a 69-53 win over DeSales University. Manuel hit 8-of-12 shots from the floor and drilled both his 3-point attempts, plus four of his six rebounds came on the offensive glass.
Milton 4, Hughesville 1
1. Logan Burns (H) def. Jamir Wilt, 6-4, 7-5; 2. Brodey Scoggins (M) def. Mikey Dylina, 7-5, 7-5; 3. Seth Yoder (M) def. Austin Young, 6-1, 6-2.
1. Jose Oyola/Camden Scoggins (M) def. Mason Thomas/Chase Michael, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4; 2. Conner Smith/Trace Witter (M) def. Austin McKeon/Landon Corbin, 6-4, 6-3.
Central Mountain 4, Jersey Shore 1
1. Ethan Hall (CM) def. Jackson Stemler, 6-4, 6-3; 2. Nate Brinker (CM) def. (n/a), 6-3, 6-0; 3. Jackson Walker (CM) def. Robert Smith, 6-1, 6-0.
1. Connor Cornelius/Ross Fuller (JS) def. Leisher Gugino/Joe Ciami, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5); 2. Jackson Proctor/Nick Piergallini (CM) by forfeit.
East Stroudsburg 16, Mansfield 9
ESU 200 464 0 – 16 11 0
Mansfield 300 011 4 – 9 8 1
Brent Francisco, JP Nolan (5), Tom Reisigner (7), Jack Nielsen (7) and Tim Haverstick, Tommy Ajjan. Eric Gustofson, Justin Marykwas (4), Jordan Cowen (5), Lorenzo Febbo (6), Bobby Curry (7) and Cole Shomper, Logan Wentz. W: Francisco. L: Gustofson (0-3).
Top ESU hitters: Tommy Dunleavy, HR; Logan Stirr, HR; Joey Paolini, HR; Sirwalter Melendez, HR.
NOTE: Box for game two was not available.