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Mifflin County girls tennis celebrates its Senior Night

From staff reports

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County girls tennis team celebrated its senior night early, as the Huskies fell 5-0 to Hollidaysburg in its second match of the season on Tuesday evening at the Mifflin County Tennis Complex.

Olivia Kahley competed in No. 1 singles for the Huskies and fell to Gretta Rhodes, 6-0,6-0, while Sydney Kyle fell to Ella Jodon, 6-0,6-0 in No. 2 singles. Regan Makef topped Jalynn Yoder of Mifflin County, 6-2, 6-0.

The Huskies celebrated seniors Sydney Kyle, Skye Curry, Jalynn Yoder and Maddie Hampton.

“Tonight we celebrated our seniors to make sure that we could get Senior Night in,” Mifflin County coach Glenn Kyle said. “We celebrated their years of playing tennis and the final season of their playing careers. We appreciate their contributions and are we wish them the best moving forward.”

Mifflin County (0-2) returns to action on Wednesday when it travels to Cedar Cliff. Mifflin County will be home again on Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. against Carlisle.

All Mifflin County tennis matches can be streamed on the MCTV YouTube channel.

Volleyball

Mount Union 3, Juniata Valley 2

MOUNT UNION — After going down 2-1, Mount Union fought its way back forcing a fifth set before taking it all the way to 3-2 victory over Juniata Valley in an Inter-County Conference volleyball match on Tuesday.

“Being the first match given the circumstances, it was pretty good match,” Trojans coach Tessa McCormick said.

The Trojans took the opening set before dropping the next two. Then in the fourth set they managed to close out a fourth set, 25-23, forcing a fifth set. Finally, Mount Union took advantage in the final set winning 15-11.

Mount Union starts off (1-0) and will travel to Moshannon Valley on Thursday.

Mount Union 3, Juniata Valley 2

Scores: 25-21, 19-25, 18-25, 25-23, 15-11

Boys Soccer

Juniata Mennonite 3, St. Joseph’s 2

BOALSBURG — Three goals from three different players, including a game winner carried Juniata Mennonite over St. Joseph’s 3-2 in a boys soccer match on Tuesday.

With the score tied at two apiece at the end of the half, Abe Dressler netted the game winner in the second half on an assist from Anson Portzline.

The other Lions who scored are Joel Kell, who was also assisted by Portzline and Alejandro Flores-De Valgaz scored an unassisted goal.

Juniata Mennonite outshot St. Joseph’s 20-7 and also earned eight corners to the Wolfpacks’ 4.

Juniata Mennonite host Northumberland Christian Thursday.

Girls soccer

St. Joseph’s 2, Juniata Mennonite 1

BOALSBURG – Despite out shooting St. Joseph’s, Juniata Mennonite just could not get the ball into the back of the net for the equalizer as the Lions fell 2-1 in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls soccer game Tuesday.

“We played a much better game tonight than we did in our opening game last week,” Lions coach Todd Taylor said. “We gave up two goals to a really nice player in Marsh the first half. We made some adjustments in defense in the second half and were able to shut her down. Our defense played really well in the second half.”

Annika Martin scored the lone goal for the Lions in the second half off a penalty kick.

“I feel we dominated play in the second half, but had difficulty finishing our chances,” Taylor said.

Juniata Mennonite (1-1, 1-0) hosts Northumberland Christian on Thursday.

St. Joseph’s 2, Juniata Mennonite 1

FIRST HALF

S – Clare Marsh, 33:57; S – Marsh, 14:23

SECOND HALF

JMS – Annika Martin (PK), 36:38

Shots: JMS 16-10. Corners: JMS 7-1. Saves: JMS-8 (Morgan Moyer), S-15 (Katie Pase)

Golf

East Juniata 317, Millersburg 325, Newport 335

NEWPORT – East Juniata defeated both Newport and Millersburg in Tri-Valley League golf action on Tuesday.

Tanner Barth led the Tigers with 74 while Will Orwig shot a 79 for the match.

East Juniata travels to St. Joe’s Thursday.

East Juniata 317, Millersburg 325, Newport 335

EAST JUNIATA

Tanner Barth 74, Will Orwig 78, Max Lauver 79, Caleb Kirk 87

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