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Montoursville at Hughesville

Montoursville PPG—49, YPG—294; PPA—17, YPA—179 Montoursville facts: The defending District 4 Class AAA champions are ranked No. 7 in the state and made quick work of North Penn-Mansfield a week ago, scoring 35 straight first-half points and imposing the mercy rule by halftime. The ...

Montgomery at Canton

Montgomery PPG—36, YPG—330; PPA—50, YPA—439 Montgomery facts: Despite being ravaged by graduation last June, Montgomery showed a lot of promise in its season-opening loss at South Williamsport. The Red Raiders went toe to toe with South, trailing by just three in the third quarter. ...

Altoona at Williamsport

Altoona PPG—21, YPG—324; PPA—35, YPA—287 Altoona facts: Just like last season, Altoona is coming off a loss to rival Hollidaysburg and Williamsport is coming off a blowout win against Central Mountain. That is where Williamsport hopes the similarities end because Altoona decimated it ...

Loyalsock at Danville

Loyalsock PPG—13, YPG—299; PPA—33, YPA—390 Loyalsock facts: After North Schuylkill scored 20 points in the opening six minutes, a young Loyalsock team settled in and played it to a draw the rest of the way. That is a step in the right direction, coming against one of the state’s top ...

CMVT at Bucktail

This has been a good rivalry throughout the decade and these teams split two close games a year ago. This is the first of two times CMVT and Bucktail will play with them squaring off again in Week 9. Bucktail had a rough go of it at District 4 Class A title contender Sayre last Saturday, ...

N.P.-Mansfield at Athens

Like last year, North Penn-Mansfield is hoping to bounce back from a Week 1 loss. A year ago, the Panthers came back strong and blanked Athens, 42-0. NP-Mansfield captured last year’s NTL-I championship and these rivals have split their last two games with the home team winning each time. ...

Cowanesque at Muncy

Cowanesque Valley is hoping it can snap a 16-game losing streak tonight against the young defending District 4 Class A champions. CV also is fairly young and is coming off a 53-6 loss at Wellsboro. Quarterback Seth Huyler is a four-year starter and is the program’s all-time leading passer. He ...

Central Mountain at Lewisburg

Both Central Mountain and Lewisburg are hoping to bounce back from rough opening-night performances in which they lost by a combined 48 points. The offenses struggled in both games with Central Mountain being shutout against Williamsport and Lewisburg scoring eight points at ...

Warrior Run at Milton

Warrior Run is seeking its third Tomato Bowl Trophy in four years, although Milton won last year’s, 20-14. Expectations are high in Turbotville after Warrior Run finished last year on a positive and returned the majority of its starters this season. The Defenders certainly opened strong last ...

Wellsboro at Troy

Selinsgrove-Jersey Shore is the main event tonight, but Wellsboro-Troy makes for a nice undercard. Both are NTL-I title contenders and this is a rematch of last year’s exciting District 4 Class AA quarterfinal. Troy won that game, 38-32, after Wellsboro had won the regular-season game, 36-8. ...

Sun-Gazette power rankings: Week 2

1. Montoursville (1-0): Kickers go unnoticed sometimes, but Colin Gorini provides Montoursville quite a weapon. Gorini was perfect on seven extra-point attempts last week and is 57 of 61 over the past two seasons with five field goals. That includes a game-winning field goal at Selinsgrove a ...

Cutters lose nightcap to Doubledays after winning opener

It wasn’t the prettiest hit Jake Holmes has recorded this season. It certainly wasn’t the hardest-hit ball he’s put in play. But Holmes has come to understand in recent weeks the only important factor is he recorded a third-inning hit Wednesday night for the Williamsport Crosscutters. ...

Local roundup: Lewisburg’s Mahoney golfs well at Wynding Brook

At Wynding Brook on a Par 35, Lewisburg’s Nick Mahoney led all golfers by shooting a 37. The Green Dragons’ Will Gronlund shot a 41. Danville won with a 164, followed in order by Lewisburg (165), Midd-West (173), Milton (190) and Mifflinburg (206). Milton was led by ...

Franklin has Penn State players use important ranking system

UNIVERSITY PARK — Imagine going into your office, whatever kind of job you do, and being asked to publicly rank all of the employees there — including yourself — from No. 1 to No. 10 or whatever, based on what you see from everyone’s job performance. There would be a lot at stake in ...

Crosscutters score season-high 11 runs in win over Batavia

The Williamsport Crosscutters belted 14 hits, leading to a season-best 11 runs in its 11-4 victory over the Batavia Muckdogs on Tuesday afternoon. Jake Holmes led the Crosscutters with a 3 for 5 afternoon with four RBIs. His bases-clearing double in the eighth inning made it 11-0 before ...

Local roundup: Wellsboro’s singles lead it over North Penn-Liberty

In girls tennis, Abigail Colton, Georgia Mancensky, Asayla Faulkner and Rileigh Gerges each picked up wins in singles play as Wellsboro defeated North Penn-Liberty, 5-2. Girls Tennis Wellsboro 5, North Penn-Liberty 2 SINGLES 1. Abigail Cotton (W) def. Daina Dawes 6-2, 6-0; 2. ...

Batavia gets off to fast start in rout of Cutters

The Batavia Muckdogs put up five runs in the first inning and added four more in the fifth inning to defeat the Williamsport Crosscutters, 10-0, on Monday night and halt a two-game win streak. Batavia (38-31) belted 12 hits, 11 of which were singles and the other was a ...

Local roundup: Loyalsock girls tennis gets by Lewisburg

In girls tennis, Katie Savidge swept her No. 1 singles match and Melina Vuocolo earned a three-set win at No. 2 singles to lift Loyalsock to a 4-1 win over Lewisburg. South Williamsport dropped just three total sets in singles competition, led by a sweep from Olivia Dorner at No. 1 singles, ...

PSU counting on its young players

STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s starting quarterback Sean Clifford is a sophomore. So is the projected starting running back Ricky Slade. And top two returning wide receivers KJ Hamler and Jahan Dotson. Plus the outstanding tight end Pat Freiermuth. The All-America caliber linebacker ...