Local roundup: Jersey Shore’s Samantha Machmer is seeded eighth in the District 4 singles tournament Saturday

From staff reports

Jersey Shore’s Samantha Machmer is seeded eighth in the District 4 Class AA singles tournament, which will be played Saturday at Williamsport High School. The first two rounds will begin at 9 a.m. and the semifinals and finals will be played at the Central PA Tennis Center in South Williamsport.

Machmer will face Hughesville’s Madison Entz.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, only one player from each school was able to play in the singles tournament.

The tournament features 18 players and will have two play-in matches.

Jersey Shore lost to Williamsport, 3-2, in girls tennis. Emilee Stetts won at No. 2 singles for the Bulldogs, 6-4, 6-1. The Bulldogs’ doubles team of Anna Lanks and Rahel Hartman won at No. 2 doubles, 7-5, 6-2.

• In girls soccer, Bald Eagle Area fell to Clearfield, 3-0. Angelina Greib had seven saves for BEA. Clearfield held a 10-5 shots on goal advantage.

“We didn’t have our best stuff tonight. Clearfield is agood team and they had our number tonight,” BEA coach Jared Moore said. “So we are going to go back to work tomorrow and regroup and get ready for our next game.”

• Penns Valley defeated Huntingdon in volleyball, 3-0 (25-21, 25-12, 25-8). Hailey Coursen has 13 assists and nine digs, Cammie Upcraft had nine kills, Ellie Coursen had five kills and 10 digs, Maddie Butler had nine digs and Jadyn Butler had 13 digs.

Anna Butler also had nine digs for Penns Valley.


Clearfield 3,

Bald Eagle Area 0

(Goals not available)

Shots: BEA 5, C 10. Corners: BEA 4, C 5. Saves: BEA 7 (Angelina Grieb), BEA 5 (Cayleigh Walker).

JV score: BEA, 1-0. Claudia Irvin scored, Sara Thompson had an assist. BEA’s JV team is 5-0-2.

Records: BEA (6-3-1, 4-3-1 Mountain League). Next game: Bald Eagle Area at Bellefonte, Saturday.


District 4 singles


(at Williamsport, Sat.)


Montgomery’s Clara Ulrich vs. Neumann’s Ophira Weiser; Danville’s Paige Holcombe vs. Liberty’s Aubrey Griess.


TBA vs. South’s Olivia Dorner; Hughesville’s Madison Entz vs. Jersey Shore’s Samantha Machmer; Bloomsburg’s Dana Lee vs. Milton’s Alanna Stamm; Mifflinburg’s Destiny Jones vs. Selinsgrove’s Fionna Finnerty; Montoursville’s Lydia Barbour vs. Cowanesque’s Megan Wattles; Central Columbia’s Grace Roberts vs. Lewisburg’s Rebekah Vance; Towanda’s Hannah Ryck vs. Muncy’s Rory Oden; TBA vs. Loyalsock’s Kaite Savidge.

Williamsport 3,

Jersey Shore 2


1. Mary Hillman (W) def. Sam Machmer, 7-5, 6-2; 2. Emilee Stetts (JS) def. BReanna Chicas, 6-4, 6-1; 3. Allyson McCann (W) def. Riley Frazier, 6-3, 6-2.


1. Emma Campbell/Abby Robertson (W) def. Celia Shemory/Hayley Shadle, 6-4, 6-4; 2. Anna Lanks/Rahel Hartman (JS) def. Natalie Huggings/Shay Robinson, 7-5, 6-2.

PHAC Standings




Central Mountain 12-0

Selinsgrove 9-3

Williamsport 7-5

Jersey Shore 7-5

Shikellamy 5-7

Milton 2-10

Mifflinburg 0-12



Central Columbia 12-0

Loyalsock 10-2

Montoursville 7-5

Danville 5-7

Bloomsburg 4-8

Hughesville 3-9

Lewisburg 1-11


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