Chambersburg 4, State College 1: The Trojans knocked in three goals by halftime and went on to tame the Little Lions in a make-up Mid Penn Commonwealth game Saturday evening on the road.
Chambersburg (4-4, 2-3 MPC) got a pair of goals from Lily Cornwell in the first half, one assisted by Aubrey Pyne and the other unassisted. The second goal was knocked in by Ahsia Thomas, assisted by Lily Nichter.
In the second half, Pyne scored an insurance goal, assisted by Morgan Bopp.
Trojan coach Ed Franchi said, “I was very proud of the way we played today, especially in the first half. We controlled the pace, working the ball around and kept it on our offensive side most of the half.
“It was nice to put in three goals by halftime. Lily Cornwell played a great game. She, Ahsia and Aubrey are working together really well.”
Chambersburg 5, Greencastle-Antrim 0: Goetz Dickman had a hand in four of the Trojans’ five goals in a non-league victory Saturday over Greencastle-Antrim.
“Goetz had an exceptional game in the middle of the field,” Chambersburg coach Corey Grove said. “We were able to rotate some guys in and every guy played a role in the victory. I was very pleased coming off an emotional win (over Cumberland Valley) on Thursday..”
Goetz assisted on the first two goals, both scored by Cohen Redding, then gave an assist to Michael Cespedes for the third goal. Dickman scored the fourth goal, with Hayden Glass assisting, then Glass assisted on a goal by Lleyton Lovett.
The Trojans (4-2-1) out-shot the Blue Devils (2-3-1). Gavin Davidson made 8 saves for Greencastle.
Chambersburg splits 2 matches: The Trojans faced a pair of non-league opponents Saturday and finished with a split, beating Big Spring 3-1 and falling 3-0 to Waynesboro.
Chambersburg (2-4) had scores of 25-19, 22-25, 25-18 and 25-21 over the Bulldogs. Addi Kegerreis had 3 blocks and 6 kills, Trinity Rivera piled up 10 service points, 8 kills and 12 digs, Ashli Ganoe had 17 points and 20 assists, Morgan Stockslager led in kills with 11, Raelyn Johnson had 6 kills and 13 digs, Kate Etter contributed 212 assists and Emily Marquez had 25 digs.
“We certainly didn’t play to our potential, but made the plays when we needed to,” Trojan coach Ty Frelin said. We’re still learning to play as a team.”
A strong Maidens team took Chambersburg in three games, 25-20, 26-24 and 25-21.
Frelin said, “Waynesboro is a well-disciplined team and they served very well today. We played tough at times, but need to do a better job of being consistent.”
Stockslager had 11 kills and 4 blocks, Johnson had 12 points and 13 digs, Etter had 18 assists, 11 digs and 7 points, Marquez had 7 points and 13 digs, Kegerreis blocked 3 balls, Rivera put up 10 kills and Ganoe made 14 assists.
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Kiser places 3rd at Carlisle: Camy Kiser of Chambersburg excelled at a big meet on Saturday, taking third place in the Girls Challenge division at the Carlisle Invitational.
Kiser’s time of 18:24.3 was only behind winner Thais Holly (17:58.0) of McLean, who was the Virginia state champion last year, and runner-up Claire Paci (18:13.1) of Greencastle.
Also for the Trojans, who finished 13th as a team, Lexi Boyd was 65th in 20:37.7, Allie List took 89th in 21:10.6, Emma Armstrong was 93rd in 21:15.7 and Abigale Bricker was 96th in 21:20.8.
Chambersburg had 318 points and the winning team, Dallastown, had 106.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Trojans place 8th at Carlisle: Chambersburg had three runners finish in the top 50 at the Carlisle Invitational and that translated into an eighth-place finish as a team in the Boys Challenge division.
The Trojans scored 303 points; the team champion, Severna Park, Md., had 101.
For Chambersburg, Nick Monheim was first to finish, in 16:43.9. The rest of the scorers included Ben Colli (43rd, 16:43.4), Ari Snyder (49th, 16:49.5), Karter Reath (70th, 17:03.3) and Zack Yourkavitch (133rd, 17:37.1).
Chambersburg drops 2 matches: The Trojans were defeated twice late in the week, 3-2 to Red Land on Thursday, and 5-0 on Friday by Palmyra.
Against the Patriots, Sarah Vessah earned a three-set win at No. 1 singles, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, over Kayla Elsheid. Also, at No. 1 doubles, Aspen Kimberly and Ashlyn Redding captured a 6-4, 7-6 victory over their Red Land opponents. The No. 2 doubles team of Grace Fiegl and SOphie Forrester lost a close one, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2.
Palmyra did not allow Chambersburg (2-7, 1-3 MPC) to win a seet.