BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Chambersburg 18, State College 38; Cumberland Valley 20, Chambersburg 37: The Trojans split their first Mid Penn Commonwealth dual-meet action on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Little Lions and falling to the Eagles.
Ari Snyder was the individual winner for Chambersburg (1-1), clocking in at 16:46.1 on the 3.11-mile course at State College. CV placed runners in the next five positions to wrap up the team win.
Also for the Trojans, Kaden Rife was seventh in 17:45.5, Aiden Alleman was eighth in 17:56.8, Ryan Benbow was ninth in 18:26.8 and Owen Schrader took 15th in 19:11.7.
Chambersburg coach John Ambrosio said, “Overall I was happy with our performance. Ari continues to run well up front and we’re working hard to close our time gaps down.”
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
State College 24, Chambersburg 33; Chambersburg 19, Cumberland Valley 37: The Little Lions had better grouping to defeat the Trojans, but Chambersburg did pick up a win over the Eagles in Mid Penn Commonwealth action at State College on Tuesday afternoon.
“I was happy to got a win over CV, and I thought we fared pretty well against State College, one of the very best teams in the state,” Trojan coach Chris Monheim said.
Camryn Kiser was the first-place winner for Chambersburg (1-1), running a time of 19:45.1. Madelyn Koons placed fifth in 20:33.6 and Lexi Boyd took sixth in 20:50.1. Also, Abigail Bricker took 12th (21:26.5) and Fernando Orihuela was 13th (21:29.6).
Monheim said, “Out top five are running pretty well and as we get healthier we should be able to back them up.”
Cumberland Valley, 2, Chambersburg 1, OT: The Eagles broke the tie with a goal in overtime to send the Trojans to a close Mid Penn Commonwealth defeat Tuesday evening in New Kingstown.
“It was a tough loss tonight,” Trojan coach Corey Grove said. “I thought the boys showed grit and character. We did a good job staying organized defensively and bring patient in the first half.
“We switched up formations in the second half to hopefully create a few more chances, which we did. CV has a great team this year so I’m proud of the way we played them.”
The Eagles held the edge in shots (7-5) and the Trojans (1-1 (0-1 MPC) led in corner kicks, 4-2.
Cohen Redding scored Chambersburg’s goal on a direct free kick.
Hershey 5, Chambersburg 0: A strong Hershey team came to Norlo Park on Tuesday and defeated the Trojans in a non-league match.
In singles, No. 1 Sarah Vessah had the closest match, a 3-6, 0-6 loss to Hershey’s Angelina Berg.
In the other four matches, Chambersburg (2-4) won a total of 3 games.
Match postponed: The match scheduled for Tuesday at Central Dauphin’s home course was postponed until Monday, Sept. 12.
Cumberland Valley 3, Chambersburg 0: The Eagles scored a pair of goals in the game’s first 16 minutes and was able to shut out the Trojans in a Mid Penn Commonwealth clash at Trojan Stadium on Tuesday night.
“Unfortunately, we started the game pretty flat and CV was beating us to the ball,” Chambersburg coach Ed Franchi said, “which is why they scored those two goals. Then we started playing better.
“I thought in the second half we had the better of the run of play, keeping the ball on our offensive half. They got their second-half goal because we were pushing up.”
Trojan goalkeeper Bridget Kemerer was credited with five saves.
Cedar Cliff 2, Chambersburg 0: No report.