Mifflin County strong in home cross country meet

REEDSVILLE — Mifflin County had three boys finish in the top five and the Huskies defeated Central Dauphin East, 17-39, and Chambersburg 28-29.

The girls team had a pair finish in the top five, but had split results, defeating Central Dauphin East, 25-35, while falling to Chambersburg, 22-39.

Chayce Macknair finished first while teammates Brayden Harris (second) and Chase Sheaffer (fourth) rounded out the top five for the Huskies.

“We believed we could beat Chambersburg up front, but were concerned about their depth,” Mifflin County boys coach Greg Loht said. “They made it a dog fight and we were fortunate to win.”

The girls team saw Joy Galbraith finish second and Lauren Kuykendall place fourth while Julia Montgomery finished seventh.

“The girls are at a point where they can run with the team that have dominating the Mid-Penn,” Huskies girls coach Jenn Freed said. “This strong finish is a great way to start off the regular season.”

Mifflin County runs at the Altoona Invitational Saturday.

Girls soccer

Juniata Mennonite 8,

Sunbury Christian 0

McALISTERVILLE — Juniata took a close game at half and turned it on its head in a 8-0 win over Sunbury Christian in Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls soccer Tuesday afternoon.

Maribeth Arnold recorded a hat-trick, scoring three straight goals for the Lions before Peyton Burd led the charge, accounting for half of the team’s second-half scores with a hat-trick of her own.

Juniata Mennonite coach Todd Taylor was pleased with the performance and happy to see others get playing time.

“We just started to really click in the second half,” he said. “Our midfield (Anna and Maribeth) started to push the ball and we scored goals. Peyton also played a great game with those three goals. We got to play 28 girls tonight. It was a good night for getting others on the field.”

Autumn Martin and Morgan Hoover also had goals for the Lions.

Juniata Mennonite (4-1, 2-1) travels to Blair County Christian Thursday.

Juniata Mennonite 8, Sunbury Christian 0

First half

Autumn Martin (Anna Taylor), 24:32; JMS –Maribeth Arnold (Reana Hoover), 17:20

Second half

JMS — Arnold (Taylor), 37:12; JMS– Arnold (Taylor), 32:27; JMS — Peyton Burd, 30:08; JMS — Morgan Hoover (Burd), 15:56; JMS — Burd (Renee Moyer), 13:03; JMS — Burd, 11:30.

Shots: JMS 15-1. Corners: JMS 7-0. Saves: SC-7 (Straub); JMS- 1 (Rachael Delancey)

Boys soccer

Palmyra 5, Mifflin County 1

PALMYRA — Reese Carter scored Mifflin County’s lone goal in a 5-1 Mid-Penn loss to Palmyra Tuesday afternoon.

Palmyra also won the JV game, 7-0.

Mifflin County hosts Hershey Thursday.

Field hockey

Midd-West 4,

Warrior Run 0

TURBOTVILLE — Marlo Spriggle scored a pair of first half goals and Midd-West defeated Warrior Run, 4-0, in Heartland Conference field hockey Tuesday afternoon.

Haley Stahl assisted on two goals for the Mustangs and Brenna Brown scored and assisted a goal.

Aubrey Isaacs scored the final goal for Midd-West.

Thae Mustangs travel to Central Columbia Thursday.

Midd-West 4, Warrior Run 0

First half

MW — Marlo Spriggle (Brenna Brown), 8:01; MW — Spriggle (Haley Stahl), 0:36

Second half

MW — Brown (Stahl), 14:55; MW — Aubrey Isaacs, 10:30.

Shots: MW 27-2. Corners: MW: MW 17-3. Saves: MW-2 (Aleah Gemberling); WR-23.

Cedar Cliff 4, Mifflin County 0

CAMP HILL — Mifflin County lost, 4-0, to Cedar Cliff in Mid-Penn field hockey tuesday afternoon.

The Huskies won the JV game, 3-0.

Mifflin County (0-4, 0-2) travels to State College today.


East Juniata 338, Midd-West 356, Millersburg 372, Newport 389

COCOLAMUS — Move over boys as Molly Diehl led the way for East Juniata in its victory in a Tri-Valley League golf match Tuesday with a team score of 338 while Midd-West came in second with 356. Millersburg (372) and Newport (389) rounded out the team scoring.

“Always feels good to get a win,” Tigers coach Mike Zendt said. “I thought we played very well despite the weather conditions.”

The Tigers had three golfers score in the 80s with Diehl leading the way with an 80. Others included Will Orwig who scored an 82 for the day and Tanner Berth shot an 86. Colby Breeding rounded out the top four with a 90.

“That’s huge,” Zendt said. “Having three people who scored in the eighties is going to make us tough to beat.”

The Mustangs were led by Cade Crossgrove who shot an 80. Hunter Beward came in second with an 86. Nick Whitesel had a 94 and Andrew Oldt shot a 96.

East Juniata travels to Millersburg Thursday while Midd-West travels to Mifflinburg on Tuesday.

East Juniata 338, Midd-West 356, Millersburg 372, Newport 389

East Juniata

Molly Diehl 80, Will Orwig 82, Tanner Berth 86, Colby Breeding 90


Cade Crossgrove 80, Hunter Beward 86, Nick Whitesel 94, Andrew Oldt 96


Mount Union 3, Glendale 2

FLINTON — It went back and forth going all five sets, but it was Mount Union who came out with a 3-2 win over Glendale in a Inter-County Conference volleyball game on Tuesday.

“We were a little up and down most time, but overall we came together and pulled out the win,” Trojans coach Tessa McCormick said.

The Trojans and the Vikings traded wins with Mount Union won the first (28-26) and third (25-15 sets and Glendale winning the second (25-15) and fourth (25-21) sets. The Trojans stuck with the pattern and won the fifth set 15-10.

Mount Union (3-0, 3-0) hosts West Branch Thursday.

Mount Union 3, Glendale 2

Scores: 28-26, 15-25, 25-16, 21-25, 15-10