Scholastic sports

Huskies crush Big Spring

NEWVILLE — Lily Yoder’s second-half hat trick accounted for nearly half of Mifflin County’s offense in a 7-1 win by the Huskies against Big Spring in girls soccer Saturday.

The nonleague (Mid-Penn interdivisional) game featured an Ella Kammerer goal — the only on of the first half — that gave Mifflin County an early lead. Fifteen seconds after Big Spring tied it, Aubrey Strohecker put the Huskies in front for good. Kammerer added an assist to her score sheet and Sarah Henry scored twice.

Mifflin County won the JV game 1-0.

The Huskies (4-4-1, 1-3-1) host Hollidaysburg on Wednesday.

Mifflin County 7, Big Spring 1

First half

MC–Ella Kammerer, 7:25

Second half

BS–Taryn Mentzer, 46:38; MC–Aubrey Strohecker (PK) 46:53; MC–Lily Yoder, 53:18; MC–Yoder, 54:01; MC Sarah Henry (Kammerer), 60:03; MC–Henry, 63:33; MC–Yoder, 67:17

Shots: MC 19-3. Corner Kicks: MC 3-0. Saves: MC-2 (Bailey McNitt), BS-12 Allyson Manley.

Juniata 3, Central Mountain 1

MILL HALL — Nylah Pannebaker had a goal and an assist to lead Juniata in nonleague girls soccer Saturday. The Indians defeated Central Mountain, 3-1.

Victory Frantz and Ashlyn Pannebaker each had goals.

“We connected passes well but we still need to clean up our touches and work on timing our runs better on our offensive end,” Juniata coach Laresa Paden said. “Our back four did a better job today at keeping possession playing out of the back.”

Midd-West 1, Warrior Run 0

MIDDLEBURG — Erin Tompkins scored the lone goal with less than 15 minutes remaining in the contest as Midd-West edged Warrior Run 1-0 in a Heartland Conference girls soccer game Saturday.

Midd-West’s Rylee Weaver stopped seven of 10 shots the defenders sent her way.

Midd-West 1, Warrior Run 0

Second half

MW–Erin Tompkins, 67:24

Shots: WR 10-9. Corners: WR 9-3. Saves: MW-7 (Rylee Weaver), WR-5 (K. Brouse).

Boys soccer

Juniata 2, Tyrone 0

MIFFLINTOWN — Tad Shellenberger and Zane Hazard scored second-half goals to lead Juniata past Tyrone, 2-0, in a nonleague boys soccer game Saturday.

George Hazard assisted on Shellenberger’s goal, the first to go in the net.

“A hard, well-played game by both teams that we were able to grind out in the end. Johny Dessin made some important saves late in the game to preserve the shutout,” Juniata coach Jared Byler said. “Tyrone is a much improved team and the credit goes to their young coaching staff. They are doing a good job with the Tyrone soccer program.”

Juniata travels to Halifax today.

Juniata 2, Tyrone 0

Second half

J–Tad Shellenberger (George Hazard), 31:23; J–Zane Hazard, 6:22.

Shots: J 14-7. Corners: J 10-1. Saves: J-7 (Johnny Dessin), T-9

East Pennboro 1, Mifflin County 0

LEWISTOWN — East Pennsboro beat Mifflin County 1-0 in boys soccer Saturday. The Panthers also won the JV game, 3-2.

Cross country

PIAA Foundation meet

HERSHEY — Garrett Baublitz improved his finish by two spots, but then that’s all he could have.

The Juniata senior ran 16:36 to win the PIAA Foundation Invitational Saturday, adding another feather to his cap in a race he finished third a year ago.

Clay Yeager also stayed well inside the top 100, finishing 33rd overall in Class 2A.

“The boys ran well considering the temperature was over 80 degrees at race time,” Juniata coach Jeff Miller said.” “Garrett pulled away shortly after the mile to run solo the rest of the way. (Yeager) was the most improved from last year in conditions that were much warmer.”

Emily Houtz was the lone Juniata runner inside the top 100 in the girls race, finishing 81st in 23:30.

In the JV boys race, Tim Kelly lead the Indians.

Juniata will compete at the Carlisle Invitational on Sept. 28.

PIAA Foundation Invitational



1, Garrett Baublitz, 16:36; 33, Clay Yeager, 18:06; 139, James Hazard, 20:36; 150, J.William Tyson, 20:50; 152, Micah Fausey, 20:53.


1, 81, Emily Houtz, 23:30; 184, Julia Burns, 32:44; 185, Katie Hart, 33:38.

Field hockey

Big Buffalo tournament

NEWPORT — Mifflin County suffered back to back losses in nonleague field hockey games at Newport Saturday.

The host team won 3-0 and West Perry 3-1. Alyssa Lynch scored the Huskies’ lone goal.

Coletta Beeler accumulated 31 saves across the two contests.