Mifflin County loses to Lower Dauphin

Sentinel photo by MATT STRICKER
Mifflin County goalie Conner Zimmerman, right, blocks a shot by Lower Dauphin's Ryan Sanson Tuesday in Lewistown.

From staff reports

LEWISTOWN — Lower Dauphin shut out Mifflin County, 7-0, in a Keystone Division boys soccer game Tuesday.

Boys soccer

Juniata Mennonite 5,

Meadowbrook Christian 0

MCALISTERVILLE — Trey Tusing led the offensive attack as Juniata Mennonite defeated Meadowbrook Christian 5-0 in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association boys soccer game on Tuesday.

“We performed so much better tonight,” Lions coach Dave Portzline said. “They are starting to play better overall and I’m pleased with that.”

Tusing scored a hat trick for the Lions while Jared Fuller and Joel Kell each had a goal and a assist in the game.

“Trey is such an aggressive player,” Portzline said. “He just works hard.”

Juniata Mennonite (5-1-1, 2-1-1) travels to St. Joe’s on Thursday.

Juniata Mennonite 5, Meadowbrook Christian 0

First half

JMS — Jared Fuller (Anson Portzline), 29:38

Second half

JMS — Trey Tusing (Fuller), 33:03; JMS — Tusing (Joel Kell), 20:27; JMS — Kell (Portzline), 10:52; JMS — Tusing (Portzline), 7:30.

Shots: JMS 8-7. Corners: M 2-1. Saves: JMS-7 (Jorge Flores), M-3

LEWISBURG–Midd-West scored first in both halves, but Lewisburg responded each time. With the score tied at 2-2, the game went into overtime, and the Greeen Dragons pulled out the win.

Chase Strohecker and Carter Knepp each scored a goal for the Mustangs in the loss.

Midd-West (6-1 overall, 4-1 league) will face off against Warrior Run on September 19.

Lewisburg 3, Midd-West 2 (OT)

First half

MW–Chase Strohecker (Nolan Stahl), 15:31. L–A. Bhangdia, 11:15.

Second half

MW–Carter Knepp (Stefan Leitzel), 32:00. L–L.Moore, 24:35.


L–Bhangdia, 4:35.

Shots: L 8-6. Corners: 3-3.

Girls soccer

Lower Dauphin 10, Mifflin County 1

HUMMELSTOWN — Mifflin County struggled to keep up with Lower Dauphin in a 10-1 loss in a Mid-Penn Conference girls soccer game Tuesday.

Maddie Finkenbiner scored the lone goal for the Huskies.

The Huskies also lost the JV game 9-0.

Mifflin County (3-3-1, 1-2-1 hosts Mechanicsburg Thursday.

Lower Dauphin 10, Mifflin County 1

First half

L — Marissa Vandernick, 3:15; L — Vandernick (Justyce Hollenbauch), 5:29; L — Eva Stoessel, 15:27; MC — Maddie Finkenbiner, 16:08; L — Paulimar Coll (Stoessel), 21:57; L — Katelyn Ecomomopoulos, 25:52; L — Ryan Klingensmith (Mya Macfarlane), 29:24; L — Payten Kirk, 38:53

Second half

L — Vandernick, 43:52; L — Hollenbauch (Madison Zerbe), 54:53; L — Ecomomopoulos, 62:32

Shots: L 20-3. Corners: L 4-1. Saves: MC-10 (Bailey McNitt), L-2 (Anna Duncan)

Meadowbrook Christian 4, Juniata Mennonite 2

MCALISTERVILLE — Juniata Mennonite struggled to contain Amelia Yordy who scored a hat trick as the Lions fell 4-2 in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls soccer game Tuesday.

“We played much better in the second half,” Lions coach Todd Taylor said. “We didn’t capitalize on our opportunities in the first half they did. But I’m proud of their effort, fought till the very end.”

Peyton Burd and Anna Taylor each scored a goal for the Lions.

Juniata Mennonite (5-3, 1-2) travels to St. Joe’s Thursday.

Meadowbrook Christian 4, Juniata Mennonite 2

First half

M — Amelia Yordy, 27:45; M — Yordy, 15:07; M — Alyssa Canelo (PK), 10:12

Second half

JMS — Peyton Burd (Annika Martin), 27:26; M — Yordy, 21:59; JMS — Anna Taylor, 4:22

Shots: M 9-8. Corners: M 3-1. Saves: JMS-5 (Rachael Delancey), M-6 (Emily Toland)

Cross country

LEWISTOWN–Mifflin County played host to Carlisle and Chambersburg in their cross country match. The boys team lost to Carlilse 16-41 and also to Chambersburg 16-42. Chase Sheaffer ran the best time for the boys, clocking in at 17:27.

“Chase Sheaffer did a nice job of mixing it up with the top runner of Carlisle and Chambersburg,” coach Greg Loht said. “Chris Royer and Mason Schomaker went sub-18 [minutes] to keep things close.

For the girls, Kylee Cubbison clocked in the lowest score at 19:43. Mifflin County lost 19-43 to Carlisle and 18-43 to Chambersburg.

“Despite the warm temperatures and what the final scores say, the girls ran well, “ coach Jenn Freed said of her team’s performance. “Kylee Cubbison is still running under 20 minutes. Julia Montgomery, who has her sights on going to States, continues to run strong.”

Mifflin County will run on September 24 at Central Dauphin.

Boys: Carlisle 16, Mifflin County 41; Chambersburg 16, Mifflin County 42

9. Chase Sheaffer 17:27. 12. Chris Rayer 17:54. 13. Mason Schomaker 17:54. 22. Bobby Kuykendall 18:36. 29. Dylan Kurtz 19:54.

Girls: Carlisle 19, Mifflin County 43; Chambersburg 18, Mifflin County 43

4. Kylee Cubbison 19:43. 13. Julia Montgomery 21:34. 23. Maddie Chilcote 23:07. 27. Justice Sheaffer 23:41. 30. Rebecca Montgomery 24:38.

MOUNT UNION –Both the girls and boys cross country teams took home the win as the Huskies topped the visiting West Branch.

The boys won their match in convincing fashion, claiming five of the top six spots, and winning by a score of 17-41. Bryce Beatty came in with the lowest time for the boys.

The girls team won a close match by a score of 25-30. The Huskies took the top two sports in their match, thanks to Emily Boozel and Cindy Jiang.

Mount Union (Boys: 3-0 overall, 3-0 league; Girls: 2-1 overall, 2-1 league) will challenge Bellwood-Antis on September 24.

Boys: Mount Union 17, West Branch 41

1. Bryce Beatty 19:28. 2. Ryan Plank 20:00. 3. Caden Chilcote 20:32. 5. Kevin Morehouse 21:27. 6. Mason Beatty 21:48.

Girls: Mount Union 25, West Branch 30

1. Emily Boozel 25:18. 2. Cindy Jiang 25:42. 6. Alice Jiang 28:06. 7. Carmen Loner 32:42. 9. Celia Stever 34:51.

Boys: Juniata 15, Newport 50; Juniata 20, Susquenita 37

Girls: Susquenita 25, Juniata 30

COVE — The Juniata boys went 2-for-2 defeating Newport 15-50 and Susquenita 20-37 in a Tri-Valley cross country meet Tuesday.

Garrett Baublitz won the race for the Indians at 18:33, Clay Yeager finished fourth, James Hazard came in fifth, Isaak Fausey placed seventh and Brody Powell finished eleventh.

For the girls Juniata lost to Susquenita 25-30 with the Houtz sisters taking the top two spots as Emily Houtz won with a time of 25:57 while Sydney Houtz came in a close second at 26:05. Julia Burns, Katie Hart and Joceline Telfer round out the top five.

Juniata travels to the Hershey Invitational Saturday.

Boys: Juniata 15, Newport 50; Juniata 20, Susquenita 37

Girls: Susquenita 25, Juniata 30


1. Garrett Baublitz 18:33, 4. Clay Yeager 21:26, 5. James Hazard 21:39, 7. Isaak Fausey 22:07, 11. Brody Powell 22:10.


1. Emily Houtz 25:57, 2. Sydney Houtz 26:05, 19. Julia Burns 36:49, 20. Katie Hart 37:51, 22. Joceline Telfer 45:50

Field hockey

BLOOMSBURG –Midd-West put up a fight but couldn’t muster a goal in their 2-0 loss to Bloomsburg. The Huskies scored with 29:14 remanining in the first and would hold that lead for the rest of the game. Bloomsburg scored in the final seconds to push the score to 2-0.

Aleah Gemberling had eight saves at goalie, but the two goals she allowed, proved to be the difference.

Midd-West (5-2 overall, 2-2 league) returns to action against Lewisburg on September 19.

Bloomsburg 2, Midd-West 0

First half

B–Emma Wagner (Cassie Slusser), 29:14.

Second half

B–Lindsey Fogelsangee, 00:06.

Shots: B 10-2. Corners: B 12-4. Saves: MW 8 (Aleah Gemberling), B 2 (Maddy Trivelpiece).

East Juniata 3, Muncy 3

COCOLAMUS — After falling behind in the first half, East Juniata battled its way back to tie with Muncy 3-3 in a non-league field hockey game Tuesday.

Kyli Dowling scored two goals in the game including the goal which tied the game.

“The girls played well in the second half and came back and tied up the game after being down 2-0 at halftime. The girls played their hearts out and left everything on the field, despite keeping a tie,” Tigers coach Harley Straub said. “The girls started passing a lot more and looking for their teammates. I have to compliment the whole team on the overtime period and holding Muncy off. We missed a lot of opportunities, but that happens. We’re looking to carry the momentum to Thursday when we host Line Mountain.”

The Tigers lost the JV game 2-0.

East Juniata (0-5-1, 0-4) hosts Line Mountain Thursday.

East Juniata 3, Muncy 3

First half

Brooke Rishel (Ariana Copeland), 28:18; M — Hallie McClure, 14:03

Second half

EJ — Kyli Dowling, 29:24; M — McClure (Isabelle Gush), 25:32; EJ — Karli Owens (Lilly Palm), 20:02; EJ — Dowling, 6:08

Shots: M 25-13. Corners: M 16-15. Saves: EJ-9 (Emily Carolus), M-7 (Alaina Brelsford, Brandi Hitesman)

Greenwood 2, Newport 2

NEWPORT — Despite having more shots on goal as well as corners, Greenwood settled for a 2-2 tie with Newport in a Tri-Valley League field hockey game Tuesday.

Leah Bryner and Grace Lesh each scored a goal for the Wildcats.

Greenwood (7-0-2, 2-0-1) hosts Susquenita Thursday.

Greenwood 2, Newport 2

First half

G — Leah Bryner (Grace Lesh), 14:34; N — Rachel Bohn, 8:53

Second half

N — Amiyah Priebe (Olivia Muffitt), 26:23; G — Lesh (Emma Rolston), 22:25

Shots: G 17-9. Corners: G 19-4. Saves: G-5 (Kelsey Sheaffer), N-14 (Allie Harris)


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