SCHOLASTIC SPORTS

Wirth lifts Wildcats to nonleague win

MILLERSTOWN — Paityn Wirth scored a pair of goals and lifted Greenwood to a 3-2 win over Selinsgrove in nonleague field hockey Wednesday afternoon.

Wirth scored her first goal with less than a second remaining in the first half before notching the first score of the second half.

“We started getting better looks the second and third time in the circle and started picking up the players we needed to,” Greenwood coach Kent Houser said. “I thought we did a little better of a job passing the ball.”

The Wildcats (12-1) host East Juniata today.

Greenwood 3, Selinsgrove 2

First half

S — Maddie Bucher, 15:34; G — Cori Davis (Leah Bryner), 8:17; G — Wirth, 0:00.8

Second half

G — Wirth (Kenedy Stroup), 16:56; S — Emily Swinehart (Megan Hoffman), 2:11

Shots: G 14-4. Corners: G 11-1. Saves: S-9 (Cameron Ritter); G-2 (Kelsey Sheaffer)

Girls soccer

East Juniata 12,

Upper Dauphin 0

ELIZABETHVILLE — Haily Swartz scored four goals and assisted on a fifth before halftime in East Juniata’s 12-0 beating of Upper Dauphin in Tri-Valley League girls soccer.

The Tigers struck for 10 goals in the first half.

Thea Neimond and Kierstyn Fogle combined had two goals and four assists.

East Juniata (14-0, 9-0) hosts Millersburg today.

East Juniata 12, Upper Dauphin 0

First half

EJ — Thea Neimond (Hailey Swartz), 2:26; EJ — Leah Sankey, 5:54; EJ — Swartz (Maddison Coudriet), 7:51; EJ — Kierstyn Fogle, 8:52; EJ — Swartz (Neimond), 11:38; EJ — Brianna Henry (Paige Crissman), 14:12; EJ — Bree Henry (Crissman), 25:30; EJ — Swartz, 36:43; EJ — Swartz (Fogle), 38:29; EJ — Crissman (Fogle), 29:10.

Second half

EJ — Clarye Guyer (Fogle), 77:00; EJ — Marissa Coudriet (Crissman), 78:30.

Shots: EJ 22-0. Corners: EJ 4-0. Saves: EJ-0 (Kayla Forry); UD-10

Golf

Dallas 309, East Juniata 360

MOSCOW, Pa.– A trio of East Juniata golfers shot under 90, but it wasn’t enough as it fell to Dallas 309-360 in a clash between District 4 champions Tigers and District 2 champs Mountaineers.

Will Orwig and Colby Breeding each shot an 84 while Tanner Barth finished with an 88.

“I’m not at all disppointed in them. I’m really proud of them, actually,” East Juniat coach Mike Zendt said. “They never seen the course and had some nerves heading in, I’m sure. They played well.”

East Juniata will be sending Will Orwig to the regional golf tournament Monday at Golden Oaks Golf Club in Fleetwood, Pa.

Dallas 309, East Juniata 360

East Juniata

Will Orwig 84, Colby Breeding 84, Tanner Barth 88, Max Lauver 204

Boys soccer

Midd-West 2, Lewisburg 1

MIDDLEBURG — Carter Knepp had a say in both of Midd-West’s goals in its 2-1 win over Lewisburg in Heartland Conference boys soccer Wednesday afternoon.

Knepp scored the game’s first goal before assisting on Evan Eppley’s game-winner in the 58th minute.

The Mustangs (14-1, 10-1) hosts Warrior Run Monday.

Midd-West 2, Lewisburg 1

First half

MW — Carter Knepp, 27:05; L — James Koconis (Ryan Veloz), 29:40.

Second half

MW — Evan Eppley (Carter Knepp), 58:29.

Shots: MW 7-3. Corners: MW 7-2. Saves: L-4 (Tony Burns); MW-2 (Chase Roush).

Tennis

District 6 Class 3A doubles

ALTOONA — Mifflin County had a tough-go with things at the District 6 Class 3A doubles tournament Wednesday afternoon, seeing both doubles teams get eliminated after the first round.

The Huskies’ Sky Curry and Olivia Kahley fell, 6-1, 6-0 to Dubois’ Alexis Strouse and Alexa Zartman. Teammates Amanda Foltz and Alexis Maxwell lost by the scores of, 7-5, 6-2 to Dubois’ Alaina Heberling and Jessica Askey.

Alexis Strouse-Alexa Zartman, Dubois, def. Sky Curry-Olivia Kahley, Mifflin County, 6-1, 6-0

Alaina Heberling-Jessica Askey, Dubois, def. Amanda Foltz-Alexis Maxwell, Mifflin County, 7-5, 6-2

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