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Cubbison excels as Huskies top Tigers

From staff reports

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Mifflin County girls track and field team posted an impressive 79-71 victory over Hollidaysburg despite having just 19 athletes on Thursday afternoon at Hollidaysburg.

Kylee Cubbison had a special evening, winning the 1,600-meter run (5:47.90), the 3,200-meter run (12:08.46), the 800-meter run (2:37.36), while also contributing to the winning 4×800 relay team.

Addie Parson also came through big for the Huskies on the track, finishing second to Cubbison in the 1,600, the 3,200 and the 800, while also contributing in the 4×800.

In field events, Taylor Ciccolini led the way with a top throw in the javelin of 114 feet, 4 inches. Lily Yoder won the long jump and finished second in the triple jump.

“Overall it was just a great team effort,” Mifflin County girls coach Scott Gantz said. “Kylee Cubbison and Addie Parson each had great days along with Lily Yoder. It was just a great effort across the board with just 19 girls today.”

On the boys side, Mifflin County dropped a tough match on criteria, falling 76-75. Mifflin County had eight first place finishers, while the Golden Tigers had 10.

Brayden Harris had a great afternoon, winning the 800-meter run (2:13.14) and the mile (4:55.93).

Chris Royer won the 3,200 with a time of 10:48.94, while Reagan Ettinger had a PR in the long jump, winning with a jump of 5 feet, 10 inches. Josiah Sechler cruised to a first place finish in the javelin, with a top throw of 139 feet.

“The distance kids pulled a lot of weights but we left them just a little short,” Mifflin County boys coach Scot Sechler said. “We lost on criteria with Hollidaysburg having more first-place finishes.”

Mifflin County returns to action on Tuesday when it travels to State College. The meet is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.

Tennis

Mifflin County 5, Chambersburg 0

LEWISTOWN – Not only did Mifflin County get its first win of the season, but it got its first sweep of the season as well, defeating Chambersburg 5-0 in a Mid-Penn Conference boys tennis match on Thursday.

All of the Huskies’ athletes won their matches in straight sets. Gavin Ream won the first singles match against Marcus Rahauser winning both sets 6-1.

The duo of Owen Shuey and Trevor Stout had back-to-back tough sets against the team of David Sandell and Ethan Brandt who represented Chambersburg. Both sets could have gone either way but Shuey and Stout gutted it out and came out victorious 6-4 in both sets.

Mifflin County (1-8) travels to Northern on Monday.

Mifflin County 5, Chambersburg 0

SINGLES

Gavin Ream def. Marcus Rahauser 6-1,6-1

Trent Shade def. Hank Stouffer 6-3, 6-4

Quinn Miller def. Paul Hance 6-3, 6-3

DOUBLES

Luke Grove/Jaron Yoder def. Noah Yost/Bradley Stahl 6-0, 6-4

Owen Shuey/Trevor Stout def. David Sandell/Ethan Brandt 6-4, 6-4

Juniata 5, Shikellamy 0

SUNBURY — Juniata defeated Shikellamy by the final of 5-0 in tennis action on Thursday.

Adam French, Emmett Hibbs and Gavin Kint all won their respective matches in straight sets. There were no doubles matches for the evening due to Shikellamy not having doubles teams so the Indians won both doubles matches via forfeit.

Juniata 5, Shikellamy 0

SINGLES

Adam French def. CJ Doebler 6-1, 6-3

Emmett Hibbs def. Miciah Stahl 6-2, 6-4

Gavin Kint def. Luke Fatool 6-2, 6-1

Baseball

Mount Union 18, Williamsburg 2 (5 innings)

WILLIAMSBURG–The Mount Union bats took advantage of the Williamsburg errors leading to a 5-inning, 18-2 victory on Thursday.

The Trojans had 18 runs scored off of 11 hits. Meanwhile, Williamsburg had eight errors for the game.

Bryce Danish and Vince Lear each went 2-for-3 for the game. One of the hits for Lear was a home run.

Mount Union 18, Williamsburg 2 (5 innings)

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WP: Cainen Atherton. LP: McGregor. SO: Atherton 6 (MU); Detweiler 2 (W). BB: Atherton 2 (MU); McGregor 3, Detweiler (W). HR: Vince Lear (MU). 3B: Atherton (MU). 2B: Ian Brodbeck, Dylan Renninger (MU). MH: Bryce Danish 2-3, Lear 2-3 (MU). RBI: Cameron Donaldson, Brodbeck, D.Renninger, Braylan Knable, Danish, Tyler Renninger 2, Lear 2, Atherton 3 (MU).

Softball

Mifflin County 13, Altoona 2 (6 innings)

ALTOONA — Josie Kibe led the charge for the Mifflin County offense as the Huskies defeated Altoona 13-2 in a Mid-Penn Conference softball game on Thursday.

Kibe went 2-for-4 at the plate with a home run, a double and four RBIs. Kibe was not the only one who had a multi-hit game as Alyssa Souders, Gianna Hoppel and Caitlyn Kick also recorded two or more hits.

Mifflin County travels to Bald Eagle Area today.

Mifflin County 13, Altoona 2 (6 innings)

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WP: Leesha Shilling. LP: Mykynzee Milchak. SO: Shilling 4, Devanie Condrack 4 (MC); Milchak 2 (A). BB: Shilling (MC); Milchak 3, Madison Zimmerer 2 (A). HR: Josalynn Kibe (MC); Mackenzie Shaw (A). 2B: Kibe, Alyssa Souders (MC). MH: Gianna Hoppel 2-3, Souders 3-5, Kibe 2-4, Caitlyn Kick 3-4 (MC). RBI: Hoppel 2, Souders 3, Kibe 4, Jaylyn Moore, Madison Wolfgang, Kick (MC); Abby Smearman, Shaw (A).

Upper Dauphin 5, East Juniata 1

ELIZABETHVILLE — A late inning push carried Upper Dauphin past East Juniata by the final score of 5-1 in a Tri-Valley League softball game Thursday,

The game was 2-1 for most of the evening until the Trojans dropped three more runs in the fifth inning.

Alyssa Robinson went 3-for-4 at the plate for the Tigers with an RBI. Tiana Terry had a double.

Upper Dauphin 5, East Juniata 1

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WP: Grow. LP: Brenna Watts. SO: Grow 8 (UD); Watts 3 (EJ). BB: Grow 2 (UD); Watts (EJ). HR: Anderson (UD). 2B: Grow, Koons (UD); Tiana Terry (EJ), MH: Alyssa Robinson 3-4 (EJ). RBI: Anderson 3 (UD); Robinson (EJ).

Shikellamy 17, Midd-West 1

MIDDLEBURG – The Shikellamy bats were too much for Midd-West in its 17-1 Heartland Conference softball loss on Thursday.

The lone run scored by the Mustangs was driven in by Teagan Schreffler, who hit a single to center field that scored Caroline Zerby.

Shikellamy 17, Midd-West 1

S 302 122 7 17-16

MW 000 100 0 1-5-8

WP: Leeser. LP: Lorna Oldt. SO: Leeser 3, Kreamer (S); Oldt 2, Bella Parra (MW). BB: Leeser (S); Oldt 2 (MW). 2B: Schneider, Wary (S); Sarah Shupp (MW). MH: Treas 2-6, Leeser 3-5, Minnier 4-4, Wary 2-5 (S), RBI: Treas 3, Wiest, Leeser, Schneider, Minnier, Wiest, Wary (S); Teagan Schreffler (MW).

Halifax 17, Juniata 2 (3 innings)

HALIFAX — Juniata fell to Halifax by the final score of 17-2 in a Tri-Valley League softball game Thursday.

Cheyenne Kirk and Madilynn Bruce drove in the only two RBIs of the game for the Indians.

Halifax 17, Juniata 2 (3 innings)

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WP: Sawdey. LP: Alexea Frontz. SO: Frontz 2 (J); Sawdey 2 (H). BB: Frontz 4 (J); Sawdey (H). 2B: Roland, Lebo (H), MH: Roland 2-3, Steinhaver 2-2, Cooper 3-3, Sawdey 3-3 (H). RBI: Cheyenne Kirk, Madilynn Bruce (J).

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