Shellenberger’s four goals pace Juniata boys in win

From staff reports

MIFFLINTOWN — Tad Shellenberger scored four goals for Juniata in an 8-1 rout over Upper Dauphin in a Tri-Valley League boys soccer game on Tuesday.

Bryce Rush scored two goals for the Indians, both of which were assisted by Dawson Harper.

“We were able to control the game and started playing the style of soccer we want to play,” Indians coach Jared Byler said. “Tad Shellenberger had another good evening, but the combination play of Bryce Rush and Dawson Harper was a lot of fun to watch. As a coaching staff we were glad to see the boys playing well and having fun again.”

Juniata travels to East Juniata Monday.

Juniata 8, Upper Dauphin 1

First half

J — Stuart Dare (George Hazard), 39:21; Upper Dauphin, 26:09; J — Tad Shellenberger, 21:09; J — Bryce Rush (Dawson Harper), 9:59; J — Rush (Harper), 2:05

Second half

J — Shellenberger (Jelvin Cardenas), 30:05; J — Shellenberger (Dare), 24:49; J – Cardenas, 23:52; J — Shellenberger, 17:05

Shots: J 24-1. Corners: J 9-0. Saves: J-0, UD-17

Boys soccer

Midd-West 4,

Central Columbia 0

BLOOMSBURG — Connor Erdley scored two goals as Midd-West defeated Central Columbia 4-0 in a Heartland Conference boys soccer game on Tuesday.

Gage Kuhns and Aiden Steininger each had a goal in the game.

Midd-West hosts Milton Thursday.

Midd-West 4, Central Columbia 0

First half

MW — Gage Kuhns (Connor Erdley), 20:40

Second half

MW — Aiden Steininger, 2:30; MW — Erdley (Carter Knepp), 5:07; MW — Erdley (Griffen Paige), 28:28

Shots: MW 14-0. Corners: MW 11-0. Saves: MW-3, CC-13.

Palmyra 2, Mifflin County 0

LEWISTOWN — Palmyra defeated Mifflin County 2-0 in Keystone Division boys soccer Tuesday. Palmyra also won the JV game, 6-0.

Girls soccer

East Juniata 10, Susquenita 0

COCOLAMUS — Kierstyn Fogle scored five goals and assisted on one more as East Juniata shut out Susquenita, 10-0, in a Tri-Valley League girls soccer game Tuesday.

Fogle had her hat trick in the first half as the Tigers built a 4-0 lead. Leah Sankey had a second hat trick after the break, and got the helper on Fogle’s first goal.

“Very slow start, not our best game,” Tigers coach Val Dressler said. “We need to stay focus and clean up our touches and passes.”

East Juniata (4-0, 2-0) hosts Lewisburg today.

East Juniata 10, Susquenita 0

First half

EJ–Kierstyn Fogle (Leah Sankey), 1:50; EJ–Fogle, 16:02; EJ–Amara Brubaker, 28:46; EJ–Fogle, 32:30.

Second half

EJ–Sankey, 61:06; EJ–Thea Neimond, 67:30; EJ–Fogle, 69:00; EJ–Sankey (Fogle) 74:42; EJ–Sankey, 77:30; EJ–Fogle, 79:30.

Shots: EJ 18-3. Corners: 7-2. Saves: EJ-3 (Brianna Henry), S-8.

St. Joseph’s 2,

Juniata Mennonite 1

BOALSBURG — Juniata Mennonite hung with St. Joseph’s, but fell short in a nonleague girls soccer game Tuesday, 2-1.

“I think this is the best we’ve played against a real good team,” Lions coach Todd Taylor said. “It’s a good one to build on.”

Anna Taylor scored the lone goal for the Lions with a 30-yard direct kick in the second half.

“Even though they were down 2-0, they never gave up,” Taylor said.

Juniata Mennonite (4-2) travels to Grace Prep Friday.

St. Joseph’s 2, Juniata Mennonite 1

First half

S — Claire Marsh, 21:40

Second half

S — Ruthann McMurtrie, 32:22; JMS — Anna Taylor, 27:52

Shots: JMS — 9-7. Corners: JMS 4-1. Saves: JMS-5 (Rachael Delancey), S-8 (Maggie Mangene).

Palmyra 6, Mifflin County 0

PALMYRA — Palmyra was too much for Mifflin County as the Huskies fell 6-0 in a Mid-Penn Conference girls soccer game Tuesday.

The Huskies lost the JV game 3-1.

Mifflin County (2-2, 1-1) hosts Hershey Thursday.

Palmyra 6, Mifflin County 0

First half

P — Nicole Romanowski, 27:19; P — Nyah Combs, 30:37; P — K.K. Monette, 38:28

Second half

P — Kat Bauer, 51:22; P — Zoe Smith (Monette), 60:07; P — Maddie Grinstead, 77:14

Shots: P 21-4. Corners: P 8-3. Saves: MC-16 (Bailey McNitt), P-4 (Bailey Corrigan, Maggie Webb).

Juniata 6,

Moshannon Valley 1

HOUTZDALE — Victory Frantz and Ashlyn Pannebaker led the way in Juniata’s 6-1 victory over Moshannon Valley in a nonleague girls soccer game on Tuesday.

The Indians outshot Moshannon Valley 28-10. Frantz and Pannebaker each scored two goals in the game.

Juniata travels to Upper Dauphin today.

Juniata 6, Moshannon Valley 1

First half

J — Victory Frantz, 38:35; J — Katey Martin, 25:05; J — Ashlyn Pannebaker, 15:23; J — Pannebaker, 14:37

Second half

J — Liseth Montoya, 38:20; J — Frantz, 25:09; M — Sarah Malelland, 14:20

Shots: J 28-10. Corners: J 4-0. Saves: J-9, M-15.


Mount Union 3,

Moshannon Valley 0

MOUNT UNION — Mount Union defeated Moshannon Valley 3-0 in an Inter-County Conference volleyball match on Tuesday.

Things got a little intense for the Trojans in the third set but in the end Mount Union pulled it out 26-24.

“I think we got a little too relaxed in the third set,” Trojans coach Tessa McCormick said. “Other than that, I was glad we got the win at home.”

Mount Union (2-1, 2-1) hosts Glendale Thursday.

Mount Union 3, Moshannon Valley 0

Scores: 25-11, 25-15, 26-24


Northern 4,

Mifflin County 1

LEWISTOWN — Isabell Wagner and Lily Riden had the lone victory for Mifflin County as Northern handed the Huskies a 4-1 Mid-Penn tennis loss on Tuesday.

Of the win, by a freshman-sophomore duo, coach Glenn Kyle said, “That was positive. They competed.”

Only one set was lost without a game victory.

Mifflin County (3-5) travels to Hollidaysburg Thursday.

Northern 4, Mifflin County 1


Halee Taylor, N, def. Olivia Kahley, 6-0 6-1

Lindsay Johnson, N, def. Sydney Kyle, 6-2, 6-0

Taegen McCoy, N, def. Jalynn Yoder, 6-3, 6-1


Baily Kellison-Sydney Ickes, N, def. Sky Curry-Kylee Rishel, 6-1, 6-4

Isabell Wagner-Lily Riden, MC, def. Katy Derr-Alana Gillis, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3


Danville 163, Lewisburg 170, Midd-West 176, Milton 181, Mifflinburg 208

MIDDLEBURG–Midd-West took its turn as host of a Heartland Conference match at Shade Mountain Tuesday. The team shot a 176 and finished in third place, 13 strokes behind the first place Danville Ironmen.

Leading the way for the Mustangs was Connor Steffen who shot a 43 (+7). The other golfers for Midd-West followed suit as Hunter Beward and Brady Wenrick each shot a 44 (+8), Jullian Kranick and Nick Whitesel each shot a 45, and Andrew Oldt finished with a 47.

Midd-West (6-6 overall), will play its next match on today against Selinsgrove.

Danville 163, Lewisburg 170, Midd-West 176, Milton 181, Mifflinburg 208


Connor Steffen 43, Hunter Beward 44, Brady Wenrick 44, Jullian Kranick


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