Blue Devils place 3rd: The Mid Penn Colonial held a match at Chambersburg Country Club on Monday afternoon and Waynesboro won its fourth straight tournament with 324 strokes. The host school, Shippensburg, was the runner-up with 370, Greencastle-Antrim was third with 373 and James Buchanan took fifth with 416.
The Indians’ Tyler Fortney earned his first medalist honor of the year by shooting 1-over par 74 to win by 7 strokes over teammate Dylan Byers. Also, Evan Stein was third with an 83 for Boro (20-0).
Tied for fourth was J.T. Thomas of Ship (14-6) with an 84, tied with Waynesboro’s Ella Lowery.
For Greencastle (14-6), Shea Toomey and Levi Tennison each shot 90 to tie for seventh. Larry Singer was 13th for James Buchanan (4-16) with a 94.
Trinity 3, Greencastle-Antrim: The Blue Devils met the powerful Shamrocks in a non-league match Monday evening on the road and won only the third of four sets, by a 26-24 score. The Shamrocks won games of 25-18, 25-10 and 25-21.
“We knew headed into this match that we’d have a tough fight — Trinity was the 2020 state champs (Class 2A) and was returning their 6-3 middle blocker,” G-A coach Corry Eagler said. “Although we started out sluggish, I’m proud of how we came back and played defense at the next level. Our service and hitting errors really hurt us tonight.
“Alayna Welsh (16 digs) had a phenomenal night of defense and serve receive.”
For the Blue Devils (2-1), Hannah Russell (8) and Kiley Burkholder (7) led in kills and Lauren Pool led in blocks with 4. Madeline Eagler (13), Kate Furnish (12), Welsh (10) and Gracie Trobaugh (9) led in service points and Trobaugh had 2 aces. Also, Eagler had 23 assists and Burkholder added 11 digs.