Chambersburg roundup: Lacrosse teams collect 1st wins

Hannah Woolf

Chambersburg 11, Central Dauphin East 4: The Trojans had a good day on offense Tuesday afternoon and picked up their first victory of the season, a Mid Penn Commonwealth win over the Panthers on the road.

Five different players found the scoring column for Chambersburg (1-1, 1-0 MPC), including Emma Grimm (4 goals), Hannah Woolf (3 goals, 2 assists), Ridglee Flohr (2 goals) and Olivia Stoops and Ashlyn Barton (1 goal each).

“We had 31 groundball possessions and 11 draws won,” Trojan coach Keara Allshouse said. “I was very proud of all the work this team has put in, and it truly paid off in this game.”

Woolf and Stoops scored their first career varsity goals.


Sam Kunkleman

Chambersburg 16, Central Dauphin East 4: Ten Trojan players got involved in the scoring in a dominating Mid Penn Commonwealth victory over the Panthers in Trojan Stadium on Tuesday night.

Sam Kunkleman was heavily involved, putting in 3 goals and assisting on 5 more. Riley Harmon scored 4 times, while Brady Kunkleman had 3 goals and an assist and Dom Marangoni passed for 4 assists.

In addition for the Trojans (1-1, 1-0 MPC), Logan Mulkey scored twice, Grant Layman had a goal and 2 assists, Adam Wenger had a goal and an assist, Cameron Hall and Riley Schaeffer each hit the net once and Carson Forrester had an assist. Forrester also won 13 of 18 faceoffs, while Layman led with 9 groundballs. Raudel Perez made 2 saves in goal and Kristian Freeman had one.

Chambersburg coach Joey Wilmot said, “I was pleased with our young guys. Riley Harmon and Sam Kunkleman are both freshmen, and Layman and Forrester played great as well.”

Gavin Kissel

Red Land 8, Chambersburg 5: The Patriots put up a five spot in the third inning to open up a 7-0 lead and held on to defeat the Trojans in a Mid Penn Commonwealth game Tuesday afternoon at Greene Township Park.

Blaine Wilson threw the first 3 innings for Chambersburg (1-1, 0-1 MPC) and allowed 7 runs on 6 hits. Wyatt Kissel gave up 2 hits and one unearned run in the final 4 innings.

After Red Land took the 7-0 lead, the Trojans rallied for 4 runs in the bottom half of the fourth. Braden Zeger reached on an error and Hunter Stevens was hit by a pitch. Aaden Newman singled to drive in a run to get Chambersburg on the board, then Wyatt Kissel hit an RBI single. The third run scored on a ground ball by Greg Cunha, then Gavin Kissel brought home the last run on a base hit.

Chambersburg scored again in the fourth to make it 7-5 when Joey Maun doubled and Stevens singled him home.

Gavin Kissel went 3-for-3, while Maun had 2 hits in 3 at-bats.

Trojan coach Scott Folmar said, “We just made too many mistakes defensively and gave them too many free bases, and we had some opportunities on offense that we didn’t capitalize on. I was pleased with the way our guys battled back in the game in the middle innings.”

Hannah Runk

Chambersburg 10, Red Land 1: Hannah Runk had an auspicious debut at the plate, leading the Trojans to a 10-1 Mid Penn Commonwealth win over the Patriots in their season opener on the road Tuesday afternoon.

Chambersburg had the bases loaded with no outs in the second and made 2 outs. But Erin Pattillo hit an RBI base hit and Runk followed with a 2-run double to open the game up. Runk ended up with 4 hits in 4 trips (both doubles) and drove in 4 runs. Pattillo was 3-for-4.

Trojan coach Chris Skultety said, “Pattillo was awesome setting the stage and got the big two-out hit. Runk had a heck of a day to start her high school career.”

Also for Chambersburg, Kenzie Boyd was 3-for-4 with an RBI and Katelin Secrist was 2-for-4.

Mackenzie Stake got the win, pitching 4 innings, striking out 9 and allowing 3 hits and 2 walks. Ashli Ganoe (2 innings) and Pattillo (1) followed her to the mound.

Skultety said, “Stake struggled to find her pitches and was in a lot of 3-2 counts. But I’m proud of the way she fought through it and got the outs she needed. It was good to get the first game in after two years, so I’m happy for the ladies.”

Sam Vessah

Red Land 3, Chambersburg 2: The Trojans had their closest match of the season, but dropped a non-league decision to Red Land in an away match Tuesday afternoon.

Chambersburg’s Sam Vessah picked up a three-set win over Vince Landis at No. 1 singles, taking the first set 7-6, losing the second 6-1, then winning the tiebreaker, 10-8.

“We were so close today,” Trojan coach Niko Mucci said. “It was  great match between longtime friends and seniors Sam and Vince. The match could have gone either way.”

The other win for Chambersburg (0-6) came at No. 1 doubles, as Paul Hance and Hank Stouffer combined to take a 7-6, 6-3 victory.


Chambersburg 111, Mifflin County 38: The Trojans earned victories in all three relays and Shanelle Burrowes had a hand in three first-place efforts in a Mid Penn Commonwealth win over the Huskies on Tuesday afternoon in Lewistown.

Shanelle Burrowes

Burrowes won the 200 in 25.9, the long jump with a 15-8 leap and anchored the 4 x 100 relay to a win in 50.1, with Aniyah Jones, Natashia Holmes and Tayah Warren proceeding her.

Maddie Kinton picked up first place in the 400 and was on the other two relays — the 4 x 400 (with Caitlyn Elbin, Warren, Keira Whitehead, 4:23.7) and the 4 x 800 (with Whitehead, Abigale Bricker and Alexis Boyd, 11:21.61). Camy Kiser earned wins the 1600 (5:19) and 3200 (11:56.8).

“I was very pleased to win all three relays,” Chambersburg coach Chris Monheim said. “The 100 times were fast due to a nice tailwind, but all the other events were greatly affected by a strong breeze.”

Holmes zipped to a time of 12.5 to win the 100, Warren was right behind in 12.7 and Jacelyn Jones was third in 13.0.

Other winners for the Trojans (1-0, 1-0 MPC) were Madison Ogden (shot put, 31-2), Kaleah Leisher (discus, 93-3), Josey Reineman (high jump, 5-2), Kate Etter (triple jump, 31-7) and Ainslee Ackerman (pole vault, 9-6).

Kenan Korkutovic

Chambersburg 84, Mifflin County 66: The Trojans pocketed a first-place finish in 10 events Tuesday afternoon and captured an 84-66 win over the Huskies in a Mid Penn Commonwealth meet.

Kenan Korkutovic led the way by winning two individual events (200 in 23.1) and 400 (in 52.9), and helped two relays to wins. In the 4 x 100 (45.4), he was helped by Kevin Lee, Tanner Luther and Raigeon Parker, and in the 4 x 400 (3:50.8) the other runners were Edis Korkutociv, Aidan Coffey and Jermere Jones.

Josh Mertz was a double winner in the throws, taking the shot put with a throw of 42-3.5 and the discus with an effort of 111-0.

Other winners for the Trojans (1-0, 1-0 MPC) were Nick Monheim in the 3200 (10:25.9), Coffey in the pole vault (10-6), Darion Baumgardner in the 110 hurdles (15.4) and Edis Korkutovic in the 300 hurdles (42.1).

Cole Myers

Cumberland Valley 3, Chambersburg 0: The Eagles racked up wins of 25-17, 25-14 and 25-14 to send the Trojans to a Mid Penn Commonwealth defeat Tuesday night.

Chambersburg (1-1, 0-1 MPC) managed only 15 kills against the CV defense, led by 6 from Jackson Stahl and 4 each by Kyle Ganoe and Camden Etter, and had only 2 blocks in the match.

Other stat leaders for the Trojans were Cole Myers (11 assists), Riley Laite, Wyatt McMullen and Myers (3 digs each) and Myers (11 service points).