Cross Country

G-A roundup: Volleyball team dispatches Bulldogs, 3-0

Kate Furnish

Greencastle-Antrim 3, Big Spring 0: The Blue Devils romped over the Bulldogs in a Mid Penn Colonial match Tuesday evening, winning by scores of 25-11, 25-18 and 25-11.

Kate Furnish totaled seven kills while hitting at a .538 clip, and added nine service points with three aces for Greencastle (2-0, 1-0 MPC).

Kiley Burkholder landed nine kills (hitting (.438) and added seven digs. Madeline Eagler piled up 23 points with eight aces, and assisted 24 times, Abigail Eagler had nine points and four aces and Brianne Woodring made eight digs.


Abigail Kielek

Shippensburg 3, Greencastle-Antrim 2, OT: The Greyhounds tallied a goal in overtime to lift them to a narrow Mid Penn Colonial victory over the Blue Devils at Kaley Field on Tuesday night.

G-A coach Lorraine Hohl said, “We dug deep to create scoring opportunities, which were created by our solid defensive line. The team’s gritty perseverance in situations out of our control allowed them to maintain composure and play the game with sportsmanship.”

Ainsley Swindell scored the first goal for Greencastle (1-1), assisted by Ellie Divelbiss, and Abigail Kielek notched the second score.

Goalie Jade Erazo made 12 saves.

Katherine Board

Greencastle-Antrim 24, Waynesboro 31; G-A 26, West Perry 32: The Blue Devils managed just enough to squeeze out a pair of close Mid Penn Colonial dual meets on Tuesday on the home course.

Claire Paci won the race in 20:48 for the Blue Devils (2-0, 2-0 MPC), by almost a minute over Waynesboro’s Isabelle Ruefle (21:58).

Other top-10 Greencastle runners included Katherine Board (5th, 22:19), Celeste Paniego-Martinez (8th, 24:31) and Shavari Maharaj (10th, 24:55).

Waynesboro, which beat West Perry 28-30, had Kylie Bere in sixth (24:03) and Madelyn Ruefle in ninth (24:51).

Hayden Parks

Greencastle-Antrim 16, Waynesboro 42; G-A 15, West Perry 38: By having five of the first six runners to cross the finish line, the Blue Devils romped to a pair of dominating victories at home on Tuesday.

Hayden Parks hit the line first, in a time of 17:56, just four seconds ahead of teammate Caden Hudson. Then came Greencastle’s Dalton Noblit in third (18:01), just a second back, and Kyle Baker (18:04) right behind.

Waynesboro’s Joseph Jacobs broke up the G-A pack with a fifth-place effort of 18:11, and the Blue Devils’ Joel Amstutz was on his heel in sixth (18:16).

The top six runners were within 20 seconds of each other. The Indians picked up a 21-38 win over West Perry.