• Todd Hummel <>
    To:Todd Hummel
    Fri, Mar 31 at 6:24 AM

    SELINSGROVE — Central Mountain scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday to break an open an early season showdown with Selinsgrove and take a 7-3 victory in a battle of the top two teams last year in Heartland Athletic Conference-Division I.

    The Seals trailed 4-2 after five innings. Caleb Hicks' second-inning RBI cut into a 3-0 deficit, and Tucker Teats lined a run-scoring hit to center with two down in the fourth.

    The Wildcats took control in the sixth with three hits, a walk and a Selinsgrove error. Kevin Grenninger and Cru Stover drove in runs for Central Mountain (3-0 overall, 1-0 HAC-I).

    Hicks finished 3-for-3 with two RBIs for the Seals (2-1, 1-1), while Tyler Swineford went 2-for-4.

    Central Mountain 7, Selinsgrove 3

    Central Mountain;120;103;0 — 7;11;0

    Selinsgrove;010;101;0 — 3-7-3

    Tyler Swineford, Josh Domaracki (6) and Gannon Steimling. Chase Brush, Brady Myers (6) and Nate Helms.

    WP: Brush. LP: Swineford.

    Central Mountain: Helms 2-for-4; Kevin Grenninger 1-for-3, run, 2 RBIs; Gabe Johnson 2-for-3, RBI; Cru Stover 2-for-4, RBI; Connor Foltz 1-for-3, run; Levi Schlesinger 1-for-3, run; Braylen Corter 1-for-3, double, 3 runs, RBI; Gardy Fravel 1-for-3, 2 RBIs.

    Selinsgrove: Andrew Gephart 1-for-4; Swineford 2-for-4; Mason Richter run; Ben Gearhart run; Caleb Hicks 3-for-3, 2 RBIs; Tucker Teats 1-for-3, RBI.