After scoreless first half, Mifflin County nets three goals to beat Chambersburg

From staff reports

CHAMBERSBURG–Mifflin County’s defense came to play, as they held Chambersburg scoreless in their 3-0.

However, Mifflin County did not score in the first half, making the score 0-0 heading into the second half.

Lizzy Miller got the Huskies on the board with just over 20 minutes remaining in the game. Hailee Sheetz and Keni Kahley each added a goal to give the Huskies the win.

Mifflin County will return to action on October 9 at Cumberland Valley.

Mifflin County 3, Chambersburg 0

Second half

MC–Lizzy Miller (Keni Kahley), 20:38. MC–Hailee Sheetz (Alyssa Lynch), 14:05. MC–Kahley (Lydia Hidlay), 11:15.

Shots: MC 7-4. Corners: MC 6-3. Saves: MC-4 (Coletta Beeler), C-3.

Girls soccer

Juniata Mennonite 11,

Grace Prep 0

McALISTERVILLE–When it rains, it pours. Grace Prep allowed 11 goals to Juniata Mennonite on a rainy, October afternoon.

Peyton Burd, Annika Martin and Grace Sheaffer all scored three goals for Juniata Mennonite. Morgan Hoover and Reagan Burd scored for the Lions as well. Anna Taylor recorded five assists.

Juniata Mennonite came out of the gate firing, scoring three goals in the first half of play. But, that was just a taste of what the offense was going to do. The Lions’ exploded for eight goals in the second half, safely securing the win.

Juniata Mennonite (1-4 overall, 3-3 league) will play October 8 against Columbia County Christian.

Juniata Mennonite 11, Grace Prep 0

First half

JMS–Peyton Byrd (Annika Martin), 33:15. JMS–Martin (Anna Taylor), 18:37. JMS–Martin (Burd), 7:07.

Second half

JMS–Burd (Taylor), 30:20. JMS–Martin (Taylor), 26:50. JMS–Burd (Taylor), 24:38. JMS–Morgan Hoover, (Burd), 19:30. JMS–Grace Sheaffer (Taylor), 15:38. JMS–Sheaffer (Derly Matthews), 9:20. JMS–Sheaffer (Taylor), 8:12. JMS–Reagan Burd, 2:08.

Shots: JMS 21-1. Corners: 8-0. Saves: GP-10 (Smith), JMS-1 (Rachael Delancey).


MOUNT UNION–The Trojans fought hard in a back-and-forth match, but ended on the losing side of a 3-2 final score.

Mount Union and Huntingdon alternated wins, with Huntingdon taking games one, three and five, while Mount Union won games two and four.

Huntingdon 3, Mount Union 2

Game scores: 25-13, 23-25, 25-22, 15-25, 15-13

MIFFLINTOWN–Juniata was swept in three sets when they took on Fannett-Metal. Hunter Johns led the Indians with nine kills and nine digs. Mackenzie Bennett tallide 13 assists for Juniata.

The Indians return to action against on October 9 when they host Halifax.

Fannett-Metal 3, Juniata 0

Game scores: 25-16, 25-18, 25-16

Boys soccer

MIDDLEBURG–Midd-West continued its great play as they hosted Milton and handed them a 10-1 loss.

The Mustangs came out of the gate fast, scoring six goals in the first half.

Chase Strohecker scored five of the Mustangs goals, and Carter Knepp had four assists with a goal. Nick Eppley, Brayden Harmen, and Trey Wagner each scored for Midd-West.

The junior varsity Mustangs also won their game in convincing fashion, by a score of 7-0.

Midd-West (14-1 overall, 10-1 league) will take on Lewisburg on October 9.

Midd-West 10, Milton 1

First half

MW–Chase Strohecker (Carter Knepp), 39:27. MW–Strohecker, (Connor Erdley), 38:10. MW–Knepp (Nick Eppley), 23:00. MW–Strohecker (Knepp), 20:49. MW–Eppley (Angus Strohecker), 8:27. MW–Trey Wagner (Eppley), 6:32. MW–Brayden Harman (Knepp), 3:35.

Second half

MW–Strohecker (Griffen Page), 16:40. M–T Hendershot, 13:51. MW–Knepp (Wagner), 13:00. MW–Strohecker, (G .Marker), 6:30.

Shots: MW 25-1. Corners: MW 9-1. Saves: M-19, MW-2.

Cross country

BETHLEHEM–Garrett Baublitz of Juniata set a new school record as he placed third in the Brown race at the Lehigh University Paul Short Cross Country Invitational. Baublitz finished with a time of 15:21.4.

Sydney Houtz placed 46th, the best of all the Juniata girls runners. Houtz finished with a time of 20:35.6. the fastest time to date in Juniata girls program’s history.

Most of the Juniata runners comepeting finished with personal best times.

“I was impressed wiwt hthe way the boys ran today. Almost all the boys had personal bests today,” coach Jeff Miller said. “The girls took advantage of the perfect racing conditions to drop a lot of time off of their personal best.”

Juniata will compete at rhe Tri-Valley League meet on October 9.


3. Garrett Baublitz, 15:21.4. 86. Clay Yeager, 16:46.8. 182. James Hazard, 17:40.4. 286. Brody Powell, 18:51.6. 300. Micah Fausey, 19:19.4.


46. Sydney Houtz, 20:53.6 101. Emily Houtz, 21:23.2. 330. Julia Burns, 28:03.7. 333. Katie Hart, 29:33.3. 337. Joceline Telfer, 32:07.8.


EAGLES MERE–Will Orwig topped the field in the Boys PIAA Division 4 AAA District Championships.

Orwig finished with a two-day score of 167 (+25), just seven strokes ahead of his East Juniata teammate Tanner Barth who finished with a 174 (+32).

Both Orwig and Barth will advance to the Regional Championship on Ocotber 14.

Rounding out the field of six were Max Lauver, who finished fourth, Mitchell Watts who finished fifth and Caled Kirk who finished sixth.

For the girls, Molly Diehl finished fourth in the District Championship, coming in with a two-day score of 220 (+78).

East Juniata


Will Orwig 167, Tanner Barth 174, Max Lauver 197, Mitchell Watts 203, Caleb Kirk 220


Molly Diehl 220


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