Afternoon rain kept things in doubt right up to near start time, but the sun was shining by the time the green flag waved on the first qualifying race, and it turned out to be a beautiful night for auto racing in Monroeton, Pa.

EAST TROY - A pitcher’s duel became an instant classic on Saturday afternoon as the Troy Majors softball team edged Elkland 5-2 in nine innings in all-star pool play.

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When it came time to choose this year’s The Daily & Sunday Review Female Athlete of the Year, the choice was a very difficult one.

The NTL softball coaches choose their all-stars and Melody Kneller of Wyalusing leads the way as Player of the Year.

MANSFIELD — The Mansfield Destroyers scored two runs in the seventh and two in the ninth, but their rally came up short in a 7-4 loss to the Hornell Dodgers in New York Collegiate Baseball League action.

There were some fireworks Tuesday evening as Wyalusing rallied to beat Troy 7-6 in Legion baseball action.

EAST SYRACUSE — When you get to this level of softball, it’s the little things that make the difference. Oneida did a better job of that than Waverly did Friday in the Central Region championship game.

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — Isaac Chandler placed in the top three in one event and qualified for the finals in another to lead the Waverly effort at the NYSPHSAA Track & Field Championships here Friday.

Northeast Bradford All Sports Hall of Fame — 1st induction in this long overdue hall of Fame is Jim”Coach” Davis, long time boys basketball coach and current girls coach. Coach has racked up 737 PIAA boys basketball wins, 75 PIAA baseball wins and 22 and counting PIAA girls basketball wins. …

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Binghamton University’s baseball complex played host to the NYSPHSAA Section IV Class C Baseball championship game Friday, a contest that featured recent perennial powers Tioga and Deposit-Hancock.

WAVERLY — Windsor’s softball program has been strong for many years. Therefore, it’s no surprise that when the Black Knights hooked up with Waverly in the Section IV Class B semifinal Friday afternoon the game was tight throughout.

After months of speculation, Southern Columbia wide receiver and ESPN’s No. 4 prospect in the 2020 recruiting class Julian Fleming has chosen Ohio State University as his collegiate home.

TIOGA — The Tioga Tigers hosted the Harpursville Hornets in the Section IV Class C softball tournament semifinals yesterday evening.

Preston Rogers and Hannah Tavani received the Bill Ennis Memorial Award at the Towanda Spring Sports Award ceremony on Wednesday. From left to right: Renee Sparrow, Lois Ennis, Preston Rogers, Hannah Tavani and Kristy Ennis. Look for more photos in a future edition of The Daily Review.