Scholastic sports

Juniata bats come alive in third inning for big softball win over Newport

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata turned a small lead into a big win Monday, scoring 12 runs in the third to put away Newport right there, 15-0, in a Tri-Valley League softball game.

Neither pitcher picked up a lot of stats from the circle, but Juniata’s batters kept the Buffaloes busy. Hunter Johns led the way, going 3-for-3 with a double, a home run and three RBIs.

Maci Kreider also had a homer; Ally Misal had a double and Laney Dowling plated three runs.

Juniata (5-9, 5-6) travels to Line Mountain today.

Juniata 15, Newport 0 (3 inn.)

Newport 000 — 0-4-1

Juniata 30(12) — 15-12-0

WP: Abby Adair. LP: R.Still. SO: Still 1 (N); Adair 2 (J). BB: Still 2, D.Wood 1 (N). HR: Maci Kreider, Hunter Johns (J). 2B: Johns, Ally Misal (J). MH: S.Flanders 2-2 (N); Kreider 2-2, Johns 3-3, Misal 2-3 (J). RBI: Kreider 2, Laney Dowling 3, Johns 3, Kali Foltz, Misal 2, Adair, Sasha Dressler 2 (J).

Softball

Williamsport 8, Mifflin County 2

WILLIAMSPORT — After three scoreless frames, Williamsport scored five runs — four of them earned — against Mifflin County starter Jade Morningstar on the way to an 8-2 nonleague win for the Millionaires in softball Monday.

Mifflin County was unable to convert its 10 hits into the runs it needed.

Olivia Ahern hit a solo homer and drove in both of the Huskies’ runs. Alyssa Schnell had a double.

Mifflin County (7-5) travels to Red Land today.

Williamsport 8, Mifflin County 2

Mifflin County 000 011 0 — 2-10-1

Williamsport 000 530 x — 8-9-1

WP: Lyhna Robertson. LP: Jade Morningstar. SO: Morningstar 2, Devanie Condrack 3 (MC); Robertson 3, Hailey Debrody 3 (W). BB: Morningstar, Condrack (MC); Robertson 2 (W). HR: Olivia Ahern (MC); I. Griswold (W). 2B: Alyssa Schnell (MC); Kyla Seagraves, Elaina Stone (W). MH: Ahern 2-3, Maddie Ream 2-4 (MC); Kathryn Meale 2-4, Stone 2-3, Seagraves 2-3, Kalindi Maggs 2-3 (W). RBI: Ahern 2 (MC); Griswold 3, Stone, Seagraves, Maggs, Robertson, Samantha Reeder (W).

Halifax 11, East Juniata 1 (6 inn.)

HALIFAX — After tying the game in the top of the third, East Juniata’s defense was picked for 10 runs — five of them in the bottom of that frame — as Halifax sent the Tigers home on the down side of an 11-1 Tri-Valley League softball loss Monday.

Highlights for East Juniata included a Tiana Terry double and a 3-for-3 night at the plate by Alyssa Robinson. Not so good were the seven runners left on base after the Tigers matched Halifax with seven hits.

“I think as it has been for our team it’s just fundamentals and mechanics,” East Juniata coach Lauren Maguire said. “We’re playing teams that are very experienced not only offenively but defensively.”

Halifax won the JV game 15-0.

East Juniata hosts Upper Dauphin Thursday.

Halifax 11, East Juniata 1 (6 inn.)

East Juniata 001 000 — 1-7-1

Halifax 015 032 — 11-7-1

WP: M.Sawdey. LP: Aliyaah Lightner. SO: Sawdey 10 (H). BB: Lightner 6 (E). HR: H.Roland. A.Cooper 2 (H). 2B: Tiana Terry (E); N.Miller (H). MH: Alyssa Robinson 3-3 (E); Miller 2-3, Cooper 2-2 (H). RBI: Ashlynn Searer (E); Roland 2, Sawdey, Cooper 5, E. Scheib (H).

Susquenita 12, Greenwood 0 (5 inn.)

COVE — Greenwood’s Tri-Valley League softball game Monday was like a tennis match — there were plenty of doubles.

Unfortunately for the Wildcats, it was Susquenita who hit the lions’ share of them, six to Greenwood’s two, in a 12-0, five-inning win.

Hannah Lesher and Alli Walton had the two-baggers for Greenwood.

Susquenita 12, Greenwood 0 (5 inn.)

Greenwood 000 00 — 0-4-2

Susqueniata 165 0x — 12-12-0

WP: McKenzie Casey. LP: Hannah Gorman. SO: Gorman (G); Casey 3, Erin Fisher 2 (S). BB: Gorman 2 (G); Fisher 2 (S). 2B: Hannah Lesher, Alli Walton (G); Taylor Portzline 2, Lilly Feltenberger 2, Madi Morrett, Mariah Massie (S). MH: Portzline 3-4, Feltenberger 3-3, Morrett 2-4, Massie 2-3 (S). RBI: Portzline 3, Feltenberger 2, Massie 2, Maddie Armstrong (S).

Baseball

Mount Union 5, Penns Valley 0

MOUNT UNION — Mount Union’s three-run sixth added on to what already had proven to be an insurmountable lead as the Trojans blanked Penns Valley, 5-0, in a nonleague baseball game Monday.

Dylan Gearhart struck out eight for the complete-game win. Grayson McClain hit 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Penn’s Valley’s Logan Snyder had the only extra-base hit in the game, a double.

Mount Union 5, Penns Valley 0

Penns Valley 000 000 0 — 0-4-2

Mount Union 101 003 x — 5-10-0

WP: Dylan Gearhart. LP: Conner Martz. SO: Gearhart 7 (M); Martz 3 (P). BB: Martz 5 (P). 2B: Logan Snyder (P). MH: Grayson McClain 2-3, Quintenn Fultz 2-2, Bryce Stinson 2-3 (M). RBI: McClain 2, Gearhart, Fultz, Stinson (M).

Greenwood 12, Susquenita 2 (5 inn.)

MILLERSTOWN — Reilly Taylor had the only extra-base hit of the game, a double, and was one of five Wildcat players with two RBIs apiece in Greenwood’s 12-2 win over Susquenita in Tri-Valley League baseball Monday.

Greenwood scored six runs each in the second and third on eight hits.

Greenwood 12, Susquenita 2 (5 inn.)

Susquenita 200 00 — 2-4-2

Greenwood 066 0x — 12-8-2

WP: Morder. LP: McKenzie. SO: McKenzie, Crilly (S); Morder 3, Myers (G). BB: McKenzie 5 (S); Myers 3, Morder (G). 2B: Taylor (G). MH: Roy 2-3 (S); Morder 2-3, Bollinger 2-3 (G). RBI: Criley, Keefe (S); Morder 2, Myers 2, Bollinger 2, A. Morder 2, Taylor 2 (G).

Newport 12, Juniata 2 (6 inn.)

NEWPORT — Six Newport runs in the third were the start of a bad finish for Juniata, which dropped a 12-2 decision to the Buffaloes in six innings Monday.

Mason Kauffman had a double and a triple for Newport as he went 3-for-3 and plated two runs. Juniata’s Caleb Bargo had a double; Devon Nealman was 2-for-3 with an RBI.

“Walks and errors spelled doom for us this evening,” Juniata coach Nick Beward said. “We will look to turn this around (tonight).”

Newport 12, Juniata 2 (6 inn.)

Juniata 000 020 — 2-6-3

Newport 006 024 — 12-11-1

WP: Jacob McNellie. LP: Will Orwig. SO: Logan Kehler 2 (J); McNellie 4 (N). BB: Orwig 2, Kehler 3, Josh Bomberger (J); McNellie 2 (N). 3B: Mason Kauffman (N). 2B: Caleb Bargo (J); Kauffman (N). MH: Devon Nealman 2-3, C.J. Bonson 2-3 (J); Devan Blose 2-3, Kauffman 3-3, Beno Hunez 3-3 (N). RBI: Nealman (J); Kauffman 2, Hunez 2, Blose, Grant Kauffman, Dylan Kramer, Andy Bates (N).

Tennis

Juniata 5, Mifflinburg 0

MIFFLINBURG — Juniata swept Mifflinburg in its final tennis match of the season, winning 5-0 Monday.

“This finishes out regular-season matches at 9-0. I’m very proud of our team,” Juniata coach Sheri Landis said.

Juniata 5, Mifflinburg 0

Singles

Zach Hemond, J, def. McClenason Wagner, 6-1, 6-0

Max Lauver, J, def. Declan MacPherson, 6-1, 6-1

George Hazard, J, def. Branden Linn, 6-3, 7-5 (7-3)

Doubles

Colin Mianulli-Jessen Abram, J, def. Gabe Greb-Ethan Dreese, 6-0, 6-0

Lawson Fitzgerald-Gavin Kint, J, def. Braden Dietrich-Kellen Beck, 6-0, 6-4

Junior high

Girls soccer

¯ A-game: Mifflin County 4, West Perry 1. Aubrey Strohecker had two goals and two assists. Brynn Knepp had two goals and one assist.

¯ B-game: Mifflin County 1, West Perry 1. Sadie Fike scored a goal.

Boys soccer

¯ A-game: West Perry 2, Mifflin County 0. Ryan Kanagy and Seth Miles combined for 15 saves.

¯ B-game: West Perry 2, Mifflin County 0.

Softball

¯ Mount Union 21, McConnellsburg 4. Bridgette Getz was 3-for-5 with two doubles, a triple and seven RBIs.

Field hockey

¯ A-game: Midd-West 8, Milton 0. Kaylynn Peachey and Sarah Shupp had two goals each.

¯ B-game: Midd-West 2, Milton 0. Makenzie Fultz and Kaylynn Peachy scored.

Babe Ruth

Belleville 13, Lewistown 11

BELLEVILLE — Belleville (3-0) managed to hold off Lewistown Monday for a 13-11 victory and took over first place in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League.

Lewistown jumped out a 7-6 lead after two innings, but Landen Eichhorn, a rookie, put a stop to the Lewistown scoring until the sixth. Lewistown picked up a run in the fourth and three in the sixth. Luke Lyter picked up the save as Lewistown had runners on second and third with one out.

The game was called for darkness after the top of the sixth.

Lewistown had nine hits with Drake Schaeffer, Aaden Earnest and Jared Lyon each getting two. Lyon smashed a two-run double in the first inning.

Belleville finished with six hits; three went for extra-bases. Lyter had a three-run double in the third, while Josh Bryson had a two-run double in the first along with an RBI double from Brennan Spickler, also in the first. Skyler Jacko had two hits for the Big Valley club.

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