Sports Shorts

The Lycoming College women’s lacrosse team was selected to finish eighth in the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the league office in Annville, Pennsylvania, announced Feb. 2.

The team returns 10 letterwinners and seven starters from that squad, including four of the team’s top six scorers and junior goalkeeper Nicole Gerling (Allentown), who was an honorable mention all-conference performer her freshman year.

The Warriors open the 2016 season on March 2, when they head to Penn State Abington for a 3 p.m. game.

Penn State Hazleton used a strong middle half of the game to pull away from Penn State York for a 67-57 win in a Penn State University Athletic Conference women’s basketball game Feb. 4 in the Dr. Thomas M. Caccese Gymnasium.

Hazleton surged in the third quarter, scoring 25 points to help build a 15-point lead. Sophomore Jacqlyn Siva-Harrison (South Brunswick) led the charge out of the gate, hitting a three a minute into the quarter and following it with two layups to make it 38-23.

The teams would play even the rest of the quarter as Hazleton entered the fourth with a 56-41 lead.

Sign up to play for the Cheesequake Fall Baseball/Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth league in Old Bridge. Cheesequake Baseball will hold registration for the 2016 spring season.

Mail-in registration is available online at Registration is due by March 15.

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