Local roundup: Montoursville seniors second in state, WALL majors advance
Montoursville dropped the final in the Little League Senior Baseball state tournament in DuBois Sunday to Pennridge.
Montoursville rallied into the final day after an opening loss Wednesday to Hatboro, 6-5, by defeating Four Leaf Clover, 9-3, Kennett Square, 6-4, West Scranton, 11-1, and Hatboro in a rematch, 2-1.
• In the major baseball Section 3 tournament, Williamsport earned a spot in the losers’ bracket final with its 5-3 win over Millersburg Sunday afternoon at Minersville. Kydreece Burks and Griffin Vollman pitched four shutout innings while Zander Richards earned the save, stopping a 3-run rally by Millersburg in the bottom of the sixth.
Adam Aldenderfer went 3 for 4 with two RBIs while Burks had a home run and Caleb Fausnaught and George Whaley each went 2 for 3 for Williamsport.
Williamsport plays Wellsboro today at 5:30 in the losers’ bracket final for a chance to go to the title game.
• In the Babe Ruth 13-year-old state tournament at Altoona Sunday afternoon, West End moved to 3-0 in pool play with its 11-8 win over West Moreland. West End fell behind 2-1 and 7-4 before scoring the games final seven runs to take control. Mike Collyer earned the win while Maddix Dalena picked up the save with a scoreless seventh.
Carter Sagan went 3 for 3 with a double, two home runs and six RBIs while Nick Barone was 2 for 2 with a double, a home run, three RBIs and three runs for West End.
Williamsport 5, millersburg 3
Williamsport 041 000- 5 11 2
Millersburg 000 003- 3 2 0
Burks, Vollman (3rd), Richards (5th) and Aldenderfer.
Troutman, Miller (3rd) and Tyrell. W- Burks. L- Troutman. S- Richards.
Top Williamsport hitters: Adam Aldenderfer 3-4 2 RBI; Kydreece Burks 2-4 HR; Caleb Fausnaught 2-3; George Whaley 2-3.
Top Millersburg hitters: Grassmyer 1-3 HR; Attivo 1-3 HR.
Next: Williamsport vs. Wellsboro at Minersville (Today, 5:30)
selinsgrove 6, williamsport 0
Selinsgrove 113 010- 6 8 0
Williamsport 000 000- 0 4 2
Reich, Swineford, Hoot and Maurer.
Signor, Fausnaught, Burks and Aldenderfer. W- Reich. L- Signor.
Top Williamsport hitters: Adam Aldenderfer 2-2; George Whaley 1-2.
Babe Ruth 13 year olds
West End 11, West Moreland 8
West Moreland 011 510 0- 8 6 4
West End 103 043 x- 11 8 0
Cody Surma, Caleb Burd (5th), Alexander Woodring (5th) and Derek Patraglia.
Josh Rankey, Nick Barone (4th), Mike Collyer (4th), Maddix Dalena (7th) and Maddix Daelna, Cooper Hoffman. W- Collyer. L- Surma. S- Dalena.
Top West Moreland hitters: Gage Gillott 2-3; Caleb Burd 2-2.
Top West End hitters: Nick Barone 2-2 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 3 R; Carter Sagan 3-3 2 HRs, 2B, 6 RBI; Landon Lorson 1-3; Atreyu Murray 2-2.
Next: West End vs. Altoona at Altoona (Tue., 8)
mac mccloskey 9-10 tournament
at Original League
montgomery 18, south williamsport 2
Montgomery 171 19- 18 13
South 000 20- 2 2
Top Montgomery hitters: Seth McClintock 3-4; Brian Persing 2-4; Coy Bryson 2-3; Tyler Kuhns 2-5.
Top South hitters: Lei Butler 1-2; Trace Wertz 1-3.