BOYS TRACK & FIELD
Cumberland Valley 75, Chambersburg 75: Two years ago, the Trojans and Eagles tied 75-75 and Chambersburg won on criteria (10 wins to 8). This year, after another tie in a Mid Penn Commonwealth meet Tuesday, CV won on criteria with more second-place finishes.
“I’m very proud of the way the team competed today — this was our best meet of the season,” Trojan coach Bob Walker said.
“Jayden Jones was part of four wins and freshman Jermere Jones got his first two wins of the season.”
Jayden Jones earned wins in the 100 (11.46), 200 (23.25), long jump (20-8) and anchored the winning 4 x 100 relay team of Kevin Lee, Kenan Korkutovic and Tanner Luther in a time of 44.48.
Jermere Jones took first place in the 110 hurdles in 16.07 and in the high jump with a jump of 5-6 for Chambersburg (2-1, 2-1 MPC).
Zack Yourkavitch won the 800 in 2:04.41 and anchored the winning 4 x 800 relay team of Brayden Boyd, Ben Colli and Billy Prentice with a time of 9:44.11. Also taking a victory was Edis Korkotuvic in the 300 hurdles (41.19).
GIRLS TRACK & FIELD
Cumberland Valley 88, Chambersburg 62: The Trojans captured victories in eight events, but that was not enough and suffered their first Mid Penn Commonwealth defeat of the season to the Eagles on Tuesday at CV.
Chambersburg coach Chris Monheim said, “It was a great meet and was even closer than the score suggests. Many events came down to inches or hundredths of a second. I was disappointed with the score, but pleased with our efforts.”
Olivia Rieck won the 3200 in 12:00.48 and Camy Kiser took the 1600 in 5:26.12. Those two, plus Maddie Kinton and Keira Whitehead combined to capture the 4 x 800 race in 10:31.01.
On the track, Natalia Holmes won the 100 in 13.18 for the Trojans (2-1, 2-1 MPC). In the field, Josey Reineman won the high jump with a 5-3 effort, Ainslee Ackerman led a sweep of the pole vault (Cayce Elbin 2nd, Layne Rydbom 3rd) with a 9-6 vault, Shannelle Burrowes took the long jump (16-11) and Kaleah Leisher was the discus winner with a throw of 95-9.
Chambersburg 5, Central Dauphin East 0: The Trojans broke through for their first victory of the season on Thursday, romping over CD East on the road in a Mid Penn Commonwealth match.
For Chambersburg (1-9, 1-4 MPC), the three singles players lost only five games total. Sam Vessah took a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 1 and Kadyn Taylor followed with an ever more dominating 6-0, 6-0 victory. At No. 3, Marcus Rahauser kept is going with a 6-1, 6-2 win.
It was more of the same in doubles for Trojans. At No. 1, Hank Stouffer and Paul Hance captured a 6-1, 6-0 victory, and at No. 2, Bradley Stahl and Noah Yost combined for a shutout, 6-0, 6-0 win.
Trojan coach Niko Mucci said, “It’s the first time we’ve had the whole starting lineup available in a couple of weeks, which was a big help. Hopefully, there is more to come.”
Chambersburg 3, Altoona 0: The Mountain Lions played tough in the first game, falling 25-20, but the Trojans rolled in the next two, 25-13 and 25-6, to claim a Mid Penn Commonwealth win Thursday night at CASHS Field House.
“It was a good bounce back from Tuesday’s loss,” Chambersburg coach Marta Helfrick said. “We had some different guys give us a spark and it was nice to see everyone involved. Our serving improved as the match went on, which allowed us to control more of the match.”
Camden Etter connected on 10 of 11 kill attempts and William Sharrar scored on 3 of 4 attempts. Riley Laite had six kills and Etter added a pair of block kills.
In serving for the Trojans (6-2, 4-2 MPC), Cole Myers was nearly unstoppable, racking up 24 points, including seven kills. Laite (6), Kyle Ganoe (5) and Etter (4) also had multiple points and Luke Pogue added two aces.
Laite covered a lot of the court and managed 12 digs.
Cumberland Valley 9, Chambersburg 0: The Trojans were held to just two hits by a pair of Eagles pitchers and were shut out in a Mid Penn Commonwealth game on Thursday at Greene Township Park.
Nethaneail Miller threw the first 5 2/3 innings and gave up hits, while striking our eight Trojans. Jacob Dows finished up with 1 1/3 hitless innings.
For Chambersburg (2-5 (0-5 MPC), Wyatt Kissel was tagged with the loss on the mound.
Greg Cunha and Dru Bowling came up with the two hits for the Trojans. Logan Sauve was 2-for-3 with two runs batted in for CV.
State College 14, Chambersburg 5: The Trojans hosted the Little Lions on Thursday evening at Trojan Stadium and were defeated in a Mid Penn Commonwealth game.
For Chambersburg (1-4, 1-2 MPC), Emma Grimm posted a pair of goals, while Hannah Woolf, Ann Metzger and Gabriella Sabatino each scored one goal.
State College 16, Chambersburg 5: The Trojans made the long trip to State College on Thursday and came away with a Mid Penn Commonwealth defeat.
Brady Kunkleman fired in two goals to pace Chambersburg (1-5, 1-3 MPC). Dom Marangoni and Sam Kunkleman each scored once and added a pair of assists.
Also, Riley Schaeffer scored a goal and Grant Layman contributed an assist.