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East Juniata nets three in shutout win

From staff reports

COCOLAMUS — East Juniata shut out Millersburg in a convincing 3-0 win in a Tri-Valley League boys soccer game Tuesday. The Tigers scored one goal in the first and added two insurance goals in the third.

Cade Brubaker and Gannon Ryan each scored a goal and tallied an assist in the game. Cy Fronk score the other goal for East Juniata.

Goalie Andrew Hunter wasn’t tested too often but he made three saves.

Boys soccer

Belleville Mennonite 9,

Walnut Street Christian 0

BELLEVILLE–The Belleville Mennonite boys soccer team put the pedal to the metal as they cruised past Walnut Street Christian, 9-0, in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association game.

Drew Hartzler and Anthony Thompson each scored a pair for the Thunder.

The Thunder put up six goals in the first half, two of which came within the first three minutes of the game. Belleville took the early lead and kept it, as their defense prevented Walnut Street Christian from putting any shots on goal.

Belleville Mennonite (9-6 overall) will take on Sunbury Christian on October 11.

Belleville Mennonite 9, Walnut Street Christian 0

First half

BMS–Drew Hartzler, 38:24. BMS–Anthony Thompson (Jeb Wagner), 37:33. BMS–Gabe Lucci (Hartzler), 27:18. BMS–Thompson, 26:13. BMS–David Yoder (Jared Flood), 5:22. BMS–Hartzler (2:17)

Second half

BMS–Mitchell Kauffman (Lucci), 32:22. BMS–Wagner, 27:10. BMS–Mark French (Hartzler), 4:46.

Shots: BMS 21-0. Corners: 7-0. Saves: WSC-12 (Redmon)

Field hockey

Greenwood 4, East Pennsboro 1

MILLERSTOWN — A Leah Bryner hat trick carried Greenwood over East Pennsboro 4-1 in nonleague field hockey action Tuesday.

“I thought she played her best in the field tonight,” Wildcats coach Kent Houser said.

Hailey Womer scored the other goal for the the Wildcats.

“I thought they played a lot better than us in the first half,” Houser said. “Then we made some adjustments in the second half and we were able to get control of the game.”

Greenwood (12-1-2) hosts Line Mountain today.

Greenwood 4, East Pennsboro 1

First half

G — Leah Bryner (Ashlyn Taylor), 18:56; E — Ally Buffington (Kirstin Sconyers), 12:25; G — Hailey Womer (Abby Taylor), 5:26

Second half

G — Bryner, 20:55; G — Bryner (Ashlyn Taylor), 9:00

Shots: G 18-10. Corners: G 10-8. Saves: G-9 (Kelsey Sheaffer), E-9 (Alexa Johnson)

Midd-West 2, Central Columbia 1 (OT)

MIDDLEBURG–Midd-West defeated Central Columbia in overtime by a score of 2-1 in Heartland Conference field hockey. Both defenses started the game playing strong, as neither side was able to score a goal.

The Mustangs struck first, with 18:12 left in the game. But, Central Columbia responded with a goal of its own just four minutes later.

Neither team could take the lead in regulation, so the game headed to overtime. Marlo Spriggle netted the game winner for the Mustangs in the overtime period.

Midd-West (10-5, 5-3) will face Bloomsburg on Oct. 10.

Midd-West 2, Central Columbia 1 (OT)

Second half

MW–Brenna Brown (Sydney Keister), 18:12. CC–Mea Consentino, 13:45.

Overtime

MW–Marlo Spriggle (Brown).

Shots: MW 9-3. Corners: MW 12-9. Saves: CC-7 (Haylee Conrad), MW-2 (Aleah Gemberling)

Girls soccer

Juniata Mennonite 7, Columbia County Christian 0

BLOOMSBURG — The duo of Annika Martin and Peyton Burd led the offensive attack in the second half as Juniata Mennonite defeated Columbia County Christian 7-0 in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls soccer game Tuesday.

“We came out a little bit sluggish in the first half,” Lions coach Todd Taylor said. “We made some changes at halftime and they really moved the ball well.”

Burd had four goals and an assist while Martin collected a hat trick.

Juniata Mennonite (11-4, 4-3) travels to Meadowbrook Christian Friday.

Juniata Mennonite 7, Columbia County Christian 0

First half

JMS — Annika Martin (Anna Taylor), 36:37

Second half

JMS — Peyton Burd (Grace Sheaffer), 37:50; JMS — Martin (Taylor), 30:15; JMS — Burd (Taylor), 27:58; JMS — Martin (Taylor), 26:04; JMS — Burd (Sheaffer), 21:02; JMS — Burd (Taylor), 4:34

Shots: JMS 19-7. Corners: JMS 11-1. Saves: JMS-7 (Rachael Delancey), CCC-12 (Hannah Hartmant, Lily Stauch)

Cross country

Boys: Mount Union 16, Bald Eagle Area 46

Girls: Mount Union 21, Bald Eagle Area 34

MOUNT UNION — Mount Union had seven runners score personal bests as both boys and girls teams defeated Bald Eagle Area in a nonleague cross country meet Tuesday.

“With the weather, the temperature was great to run,” Trojans coach Bob Wydock said. “We did have a number of runners perform with their personal best times this season.”

On the boys side, the Trojans were victorious 16-46 with four of their runners claiming new best times as Bryce Beatty took first place with a time of 19:14. The other three are Ryan Plank, Hayden Hollibaugh and Caden Chilcote.

For the girls the Trojans came out on top 21-34 and they had three runners with personal bests with Emily Boozel taking first at 24:41. Carmen Loner and Celia Stever also had new records.

Mount Union boys (6-2, 4-2) and girls (4-4, 3-3) travel to Northern Bedford Monday.

Boys: Mount Union 16, Bald Eagle Area 46

Girls: Mount Union 21, Bald Eagle Area 34

Boys

1. Bryce Beatty 19:14, 2. Ryan Plank 20:11, 3. Hayden Hollibaugh 20:14, 4. Caden Chilcote 20:16, 6. Kevin Morehouse 21:05

Girls

1. Emily Boozel 24:41, 2. Carmen Loner 27:25, 5. Celia Stever 30:27, 6. Jonelle Welsh 31:51, 7. Lisa Stoner 42:35

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