Scholastic sports

Keister, Rich drive Mustangs

SPRING MILLS — Alyssa Keister had a hat trick and Arianna Rich scored two goals and assisted on two others to lead Midd-West in a 7-2 nonleague victory over Penns Valley in its girls soccer opener on Saturday.

“I thought the girls played well on both sides of the ball today, and showed great improvement,” Mustangs coach Lance Burris said.. “I am extremely excited to start league play.”

Midd-West did even better in the JV game, winning 8-0.

The Mustangs host Jersey Shore Wednesday.

Midd-West 7, Penns Valley 2

First half

PV–Hannah Denger, 15:00; MW–Erin Tompkins, 20:00; MW–McKenna Dietz (Rylee Shawver), 22:00; MW–Alyssa Keister, 28:00; MW–(Arianna Rich), 38:00.

Second half

MW–Keister (Rich), 44:00; MW–Rich, 50:00; MW–Rich (Shayla Heckman), 68:00; PV–75:00.

Shots MW 14-5. Corners: MW 3-1. Saves: MW-2; PV-7.

Girls soccer

Bellefonte tournament

BELLEFONTE — At the Bellefonte girls soccer tourney Saturday Juniata took second.

After beat host 2-0 on goals by Hailey Kepner and Megan Brubaker, the Indians lost to Selinsgrove 3-0 in the championship game.

Field hockey

Perry County tournament

ELLIOTTSBURG — Greenwood won the PeCo field hockey crown Saturday, with Hailey Womer and P:aityn Wirth leading the charge.

The defending Class A state champs had a 4-1 romp against Susquenita in the opener.

“Abby Taylor had her first varsity goal,” Greenwood coach Kent Houser said.

The Wildcats blanked Newport, whom they met five times last year, 5-0. Wirth had a hat trick in that game.

“The first game she only had one of the four (goals), but two assists,” Houser said. “It was a nice night for Hailey — she had three goals on the day.”

More important, he said, the rebuilt defense did well over the two games.

Greenwood (2-0) travels to State College Wednesday.

Greenwood 4, Susquenita 1

First half

G–Paityn Wirth, 24:21; G–Abby Taylor, 9:44; S–Maddie Hippman, 0:00.

Second half

G–Leah Bryner (Wirth); G–Hailey Womer (Wirth), 10:51.

Shots: G 23-3. Corners: G 11-1. Saves: S-19 (Jordan Mehlachik), G-2 (Kelsey Sheaffer).

Greenwood 5, Newport 0

First half

G–Paityn Wirth, 2:47; G–Wirth, 1:35.

Second half

G–Hailey Womer (Cori Davis), 16:11; G–Wirth, 13:07; G–Womer, 5:33.

ShotsL G 12-4. Corners: G 15-5. Saves: N-7 (Allie Harris), G-4 (Kelsey Sheaffer).

Boys soccer

Penns Valley 9, Belleville Mennonite 0

BELLEVILLE — Sal Castiglia and Zach Heckman each scored back-to-back goals for Penns Valley in a 9-0 win over Belleville Mennonite in the second round of the Thunder’s boys soccer kickoff tournament Saturday.

The home team was limited to one shot by the Rams.

Belleville Mennonite travels to Meadowbrook Christian Tuesday.

Penns Valley 9, Belleville Mennonite 0

First half

PV — Sal Castiglia, 30:52; PV–Castiglia, 23:26; PV–Caden Martz, 11:45; PV–Carter Felker, 6:27.

Second half

PV–Aidan Culver, 29:51; PV–Zach Heckman, 25:33; PV–Heckman, 24:29; PV–Andrew Boeckel (PK), 13:23; PV–Ryan McFeely, 1:15.

Shots: PV 16-1. Corners: PV 6-0. Saves: PV-1 (Wert), BMS-7 (Pannizzo).

Big Spring Backyard Brawl

NEWVILLE — Greenwood overcame the stats in one game and the host in another as the Wildcats finished on top in the Backyard Brawl boys soccer tournament at Big Spring on Saturday.

In the opening game, Keegan Yeingst had the lone goal against Camp Hill in a shutout. In the final, Yeingst and Luke Myers — who assisted in the first game’s goal — each had a goal and a helper as the Wildcats stretched to a 4-1 victory.

Greenwood travels to East Juniata on Tuesday.

Greenwood 1, Camp Hill 0

Second half

G–Keegan Yeingst (Luke Myers), 23:00.

Shots: C 7-5. Corners C 4-2. Saves C-4 (Jack), G-7 (Bryce Dalpiaz).

Greenwood 4, Big Springs 1

First half

G–Glenn Rice (Luke Myers); G–Mason Kauffman (Keegan Yeingst); G–Myers (Avery Morder), G–Yeingst (Glenn Rice).

Second half

BS–Palmer.

Shots: G 11-5. Corners: G4-0. Saves: B-7 (Williams); G-4 (Bryce Dalpiaz).

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