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College Roundup: WVHS Grad Named Super Crusader

Sarah Hoffman, a Wyalusing Valley graduate and sophomore pitcher for the Susquehanna University softball team, was recently honored as a Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Super Crusader for the week ending April 3. Hoffman earned the first Super Crusader award of her career with a week that included a pair of shutout wins over Lycoming and Catholic. Through her first seven starts, Hoffman had a 5-2 record with a 1.79 ERA. She had three shutouts and recorded 35 strikeouts in 45-plus innings. On April 7, Hoffman went the distance in a 7-2 win over Gettysburg. She allowed four hits without a walk or earned run in the win. She had two strikeouts. Hoffman pitched three innings of scoreless relief in a 5-4 loss to Elizabethtown on April 11. She didn’t allow a hit or walk, while recording one strikeout. Bucky Aeppli Aeppli, a Wyalusing Valley graduate and member of the Misericordia golf team, finished in a fifth-place tie at the Immaculata Invitational on April 5 with a round of 78. Misericordia was sixth in the 11-team event. Glenn Bell Bell, a Wyalusing Valley graduate and member of the Shippensburg track team, finished eighth in the javelin with a distance of 55.45 meters at the Millersville Metrics on April 9. Jessica Sekely Sekely, an Elk Lake graduate and member of the East Stroudsburg track team, finished ninth in the hammer throw with a distance of 129 feet, 4 inches at the Millersville Metrics on April 9. Mark Cruver Cruver, a Wyalusing Valley graduate and member of the Keystone track team, competed in the javelin and hammer throw at the Moravian Coach P Invitational on April 9. He finished 17th in the hammer throw with a distance of 101 feet, 11 inches. In the javelin, he threw 146 feet, 8 inches. Baptist Bible Softball Karin Mowry, an Elk Lake graduate, singled and drove in a pair of runs in a 7-6 win over Marywood on April 8. Kim Caines, also an Elk Lake graduate, saw action in right field for Baptist Bible. In the nightcap, won by Marywood, 11-1, Mowry doubled.

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