JD Hughes (Carlisle) shot a 1-over 72 on Wednesday in the final round of the NCAA Regional tournament in Columbus, Ohio, leading Penn State golf to a sixth-place finish, one spot short of making the national championship. Hughes finished 18th individually at 4-over for the tournament.
Dickinson men's lacrosse scored six second-half goals in trying to erase a 5-1 halftime deficit but came up short, falling 9-7 to Salisbury in the NCAA Division III Elite Eight. Dylan Maher scored twice in the second half, including a shot in the third quarter that briefly cut the deficit to 6-4. He added an assist, while Tyler Strods finished a goal and two assists.
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association named a handful of local high school products to various All-American teams on Wednesday. Former Big Spring softball standout Brooklyn Wagner (Penn State-Mont Alto) was named Second Team after batting .530, fourth highest in the USCAA. And in baseball, PSU-Mont Alto's Nick Jacoby (Shippensburg) was named Honorable Mention, his second straight year on the All-American lists. Former Greyhound teammate Nate Reiner and West Perry grad Joel Clabaugh were also named to the All-Academic Team.
Penn State-Altoona shortstop Hunter Breon (Boiling Springs) was named All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Third Team a year after he was named Newcomer of the Year. He batted .313 this season.
Shippensburg baseball's Dalton Hoiles and Zack Sims (Middletown) were named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-Atlantic Region Second Team. Hoiles batted .362 this season, while Sims went 9-4 with a 2.76 ERA.
Messiah softball picked up three honors as well, with Carrie Fix and Erin Cressman named National Fastpich Coaches Association East Region First Team. Teammate Joy Kolakowski was named Third Team. Fix and Cressman are repeat NFCA winners.
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