Greenwood puts up big numbers in TVL track win
MILLERSTOWN – The Greenwood boys and girls both dismanted Upper Dauphin on Tuesday in a track meet at Greenwood High School.
The girls won 131-19, while the boys took a 124-25 decision.
The girls were lead by Hattie Kuhns, Emily Fisher and Taylor Hartman, who each won two events.
Kuhns swept the 100 and 200-meter dash events, taking the 100 in 13.2 and the 200 in 27.7 seconds.
Fisher won the shot put (33 feet, 5 inches) and the discus (120 feet, 5 inches) and Hartman took the long and triple jumps.
The boys team was paced by Tyler Fegley in the field events.
Fegley won the triple jump, leaping 38 feet, 3 inches and the long jump with a 19 foot-10 inch performance.
Curtis Mather swept the hurdles for the boys, taking the 110-meter in 17.8 seconds and the 300-meter in 44.1.
Hunter Miller also produced a strong performance, taking the 800 and 1600-meter runs.
Miller took the 800 in 2:12.4 and the 1600 in 5:11.
Greenwood will hit the track next on Thursday when they travel to Millersburg at 4 p.m.
Midd-West 11, Benton 1
MIDDLEBURG – Midd-West scored 11 first-inning runs and blasted Benton 11-1 on Tuesday in a non-league baseball game.
Aaron Sharp and Shane Connahan each had two hits, including a triple each and an RBI as the Mustangs needed just five innings to dispatch Benton.
Midd-West (9-1, 4-1 HAC) will be back in action today when the Mustangs host Milton.
Mount Union 2, Claysburg-Kimmel 0 (susp.)
CLAYSBURG – Mount Union was an inning away from official when weather forced a stoppage in its Inter-County Conference baseball game at Claysburg-Kimmel.
The game, suspended in the fourth inning, will be picked up in Claysburg on May 1, Mount Union coach Nick Imperioli said.
Mount Union 3, Claysburg-Kimmel 1 (susp.)
MOUNT UNION – Mount Union was holding a 3-1 lead in the third inning with Lauren Shugarts at the plate with one out and the bases loaded.
Trojans’ coach Matt Fiscus said he expected the game will be completed May 5.
Babe Ruth baseball
Milroy 9, Yeagertown 8
MILROY – Even when the weather turns cold and windy there still can be promise in the early part of a baseball season.
A young Milroy (1-1) team showed that Tuesday night as it edged Yeagertown, 9-8, in the only game played in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League. It was Milroy’s first win of the season after being no-hit in the season opener on Saturday night.
Collin Stuck picked up the win for Milroy as the 14-year-old went the first six innings. He gave up six runs on eight hits and three walks. Stuck finished with 10 strikeouts.
Jake Smith entered the game in the seventh and nailed down the save as he gave up two runs on four walks. He fanned three.
Milroy used a big fourth inning to gain control of the game as it scored six times to take a 7-4 lead.
The winners were aided in the fourth with four walks and a Yeagertown error.
Zeb Harshbarger, Aaron Rhoades and Caleb Vega each had RBI singles and John Retherford, a 13-year-old, knocked in two runs with a base hit.
Vega was the offensive star of the night for Milroy with four hits.
Yeagertown (0-2) finished with eight hits with Jordan Marshall and Nelson Cook each getting two.