Scholastic sports

East Juniata wins, remains unbeaten on the links

NEWPORT — East Juniata remains undefeated as its top four golfers all scored below 90, leading to a team total of 323 in wins over Millersburg (357) and Newport (379) in a Tri-Valley League golf match Tuesday.

Will Orwig led the Tigers with a score of 78 while Tanner Barth placed second on the team shooting a 82. Max Lauver scored an 83 and Colby Breeding rounded out the top four with an 84.

“We played as well as we could play,” Tigers coach Mike Zendt said. “The guys just really turned it up and played well.”

East Juniata (15-0) travels to Millersburg Thursday.

East Juniata 323, Millersburg 357, Newport 379

East Juniata

Will Orwig 78, Tanner Barth 82, Max Lauver 83, Colby Breeding 84


Danville 322, Midd-West 363, Lewisburg 365, Mifflinburg 452, Milton 461

MIDDLEBURG — Despite having five golfers record double-digit scores, Midd-West finished second with a collective total of 363 in a Heartland Conference golf match Tuesday hosted by Mifflinburg at Shade Mountain, the golf course where both play home matches.

Cade Crossgrove finished first among the Mustangs, scoring an 86 for the match.

Midd-West (8-4) travels to Jim Thorpe Friday.

Danville 322, Midd-West 363, Lewisburg 365, Mifflinburg 452, Milton 461


Cade Crossgrove 86, Connor Steffen 92, Andrew Oldt 92, Brady Wenrick 93

Central 371, Mount Union 449

MARTINSBURG — Despite a strong performance from Trey Heffelfinger, Mount Union fell to Central, 371-449, in a nonleague golf match Tuesday.

Heffelfinger led the Trojans shooting a 78. However, Mount Union struggled to get another golfer under 100.

Mount Union (2-6) travels to Sinking Valley Country Club for the ICC Championship Monday.

Central 371, Mount Union 449

Mount Union

Trey Hellelfinger 78, Nick Pierce 11, Griffin Scott 123, Matt Sechrist 136

Boys soccer

Midd-West 2, Lewisburg 1

LEWISBURG — It was a tale of two Eppleys as Nic Eppley and Evan Eppley each scored a goal to lead Midd-West over Lewisburg, 2-1, in Heartland Athletic Conference boys soccer on Tuesday.

After the Green Dragons took the lead thanks to a Alex Sabo goal, Keenan Dietz found Nic Eppley who tied the game with just under a minute to play to the opening half.

Then in the second half the Mustangs scored the game-winning goal as Evan Eppley –with an assist from Carter Knepp — put the ball into the back of the net.

Midd-West and Lewisburg tied 0-0 in the JV game.

Midd-West (7-0, 5-0) travels to Warrior Run Thursday.

Midd-West 2, Lewisburg 1

First half

L — Alex Sabo (Ryan Veloz), 17:21; MW — Nic Eppley (Keenan Dietz), 39:09.

Second half

MW — Evan Eppley (Carter Knepp), 59:18.

Shots: 3-3. Corners: MW 7-5. Saves: MW-2 (Chase Roush); L-2 (Dom Simone).

Juniata 1, Millersburg 0

MIFFLINTOWN — One goal was all that was needed in Juniata’s 1-0 victory over Millersburg in a Tri-Valley League boys soccer game on Tuesday.

“The game showcased two very different styles of soccer,” Indians coach Jared Byler said. “As a coaching staff, we were proud of the way the boys controlled the game and played most of the game in the opponents end.”

Stuart Dare scored the lone goal in the second half. The Indians’ defense didn’t allow many chances at the net for Millersburg, allowing two shots on goal.

“Stuart Dare did a great job of finishing an opportunity he was given to score from distance,” Byler said.

Juniata travels to Greenwood today.

Juniata 1, Millersburg 0

Second half

J — Stuart Dare, 23:00

Shots: J 14-2. Corners: J 3-0. Saves: J-2, M-9

East Juniata 3, Upper Dauphin 3

ELIZABETHVILLE — Gannon Ryan scored a pair of goals and East Juniata tied Upper Dauphin at three after two overtime periods.

Ethan Roe scored the other goal for the Tigers.

East Juniata travels to Halifax Thursday.

Cross country

Boys: Carlisle 26, Mifflin County 33

Girls: Carlisle 23, Mifflin County 35

REEDSVILLE — Mifflin County’s boys and girls failed to get a win against Carlisle with the boys falling 26-33 and the girls 23-35 in a Mid-Penn cross country meet Tuesday.

For the boys, the Huskies had three runners in the top five with Brayden Harris leading the pack with a second place with a time of 17:16. Chayce Macknair finished right behind Harris in third while Chase Sheaffer came in fifth.

“The boys had three problems today: the sudden heat, not being recovered from Saturday and a tough Carlisle team,” Huskies boys coach Greg Loht said. “(The team) stepped up but that just wasn’t enough against a very strong opponent.”

On the girls side, Mifflin County was led by Joy Galbraith, who finished in second place, and Lauren Kuykendall who came in third. Julia Montgomery and Maddie Chilcote made the top 10.

“The girls hurt today,” Huskies girls coach Jenn Freed said. “It was hot and hard, but they didn’t want to give up. It was a tough loss, but they didn’t just hand Carlisle the win.”

Mifflin County travels to Central Dauphin Sept. 25.

Boys: Carlisle 26, Mifflin County 33

Girls: Carlisle 23, Mifflin County 35

Mifflin County

Boys: 2. Brayden Harris, 17:16, 3. Chayce Macknair 17:39, 5. Chase Sheaffer 18:03, 12. Mason Schomaker 19:06, 14. Seth Philips 19:31.

Girls: 2. Joy Galbraith 21:22, 3. Lauren Kuykendall 22:44, 9. Julia Montgomery 23:51, 10. Maddie Chilcote 24:52, 11. Morgan Robinette 25:13.