Greencastle 5, Northern York 2: The Blue Devils ran their record to 6-0 with a Mid Penn Colonial victory over Northern on Tuesday evening.
Haley Noblit had a hand in all five goals for G-A, scoring one and assisting on the other four. Avery Parks knocked in a pair of goals and Maddy Baine and Mia Libby each scored once.
“We completed a tough three-game stretch tonight,” Greencastle coach Chris Noblit said. “We’re putting together something special. We have scored 30 goals and have had only four scored against us, and (Monday) we ended a 27-game win streak by Camp Hill (which is a defending PIAA champion).”
Northern York 8, Greencastle 0: The Polar Bears handed Greencastle its first defeat of the season Tuesday in emphatic fashion in a Mid Penn Colonial game.
“We knew coming into the game Northern had riches of talent, and they certainly lived up to the hype,” G-A coach Aric Bruner said. “I thought we made some basic errors to led to quick transition goals, a credit to their team speed and skill. We still have quite a bit ahead of us, so we will learn from this game and improve on some areas going forward. We also could use some key players to get healthy, as our injuries are starting to pile up.”
Greencastle, which got 20 saves from Gavin Davidson and 6 from Ryland Zimmerman, is 3-1-1 (3-1-1 MPC).
James Buchanan 3, Greencastle 0: The Rockets took a rare win over the Blue Devils and did it in three games, earning wins of 25-23, 25-22 and 25-19 in Mid Penn Colonial play Tuesday evening.
G-A coach Corry Eagler said, “JB had solid ball control and our girls never found their groove. The intensity wasn’t there as a team, but Lauren Pool pulled through in the clutch with some nice plays.”
Pool led the Blue Devils (3-2, 3-2 MPC) with 10 kills. Madison Kirkwood had 7 kills and 11 digs, McKenzie Shatzer made 21 assists and added 12 digs, Mackenzi Branchman had 3 aces, Alayna Welsh had 13 digs and Gia Dasilva dug up 10 balls.
Campbelle Dayley led the Rockets (4-0, 4-0 MPC) with 11 kills and 3 blocks, 18 digs and 21 service points.
JB coach Erica Piper said, “We did a great job of not letting the ball hit the floor, and when it was close late in sets we did the little things it took to win.”