Greencastle-Antrim 3, Waynesboro 0: The Blue Devils not only kept their undefeated record intact, but did so by beating Mid Penn Colonial rival Waynesboro for the first time in recent years on Tuesday in a home match.
Greencastle (4-0, 3-0 MPC) captured wins of 25-20, 25-19 and 25-12.
“It wasn’t our sharpest match, but our pin hitters came through big time,” G-A coach Corry Eagler said. “We need to clean up the unforced errors, but the team is happy about a long-awaited win against Waynesboro.”
In serving for the Blue Devils, Bri Woodring had 12 points and 3 aces, Kate Furnish had 10 points, Ryleigh Davis had 8 points and Olalla Sanchez 8.
Kiley Burkholder racked up 13 kills, Abigail Eagler had 9 and Addie Kagarise 8. Madeline Eagler was busy, making 31 assists. The leaders in digs were Abigail Eagler (8), Kagarise (6) and Burkholder (6).
Blue Devils place 2nd: Waynesboro put three players in the top four and was able to defeat Greencastle-Antrim by 25 strikes in a Mid Penn Colonial match at Chambersburg Country Club on Tuesday.
Cooper Swam took second for the Blue Devils by firing a 79 on the par 73 course. The Indians’ Tyler Fortney won with a 75, teammate Evan Stein shot a an 81 and Kellan Smith shot 82. Levi Tennison of G-A was fifth with an 85.
Also for Greencastle, Ben Itt shot 93 for 14th place and Ben Horst tied for 15th with a 95.
Mason Fogelsonger of Shippensburg placed 6th with a score of 86, helping the host Greyhounds to third place in the team standings.
Waynesboro is 29-1, G-A has a 25-5 record, Shippensburg is 13-17 and James Buchanan is 1-29.
West Perry 4, Greencastle-Antrim 0: The Mustangs’ offense was stymied for much of the game, but some late goals helped create a Mid Penn Colonial victory over the Blue Devils in Greencastle on Tuesday afternoon.
“Defensively, we were able to hold West Perry from scoring until later in the second half of the game, and made them really work hard at creating scoring opportunities,” G-A coach Lorraine Hohl said. “We are eager to come out Thursday and play with more of an offensive mindset and keeping our heads held high.”
Goalie Jade Erazo made 9 saves for Greencastle (2-, 2-2 MPC).
West Perry 4, Greencastle-Antrim 1: The Blue Devils opened the scoring early in the second half, but the Mustangs responded with four goals of their own to capture a Mid Penn Colonial win Tuesday night in Elliottsburg.
Mitch Lagoe scored off a pass from Garrett Decker just 6:50 into the second half for Greencastle (2-1, 1-1 MPC). West Perry tied it five minutes later, then went ahead on a penalty kick 10 minutes later.
Ethan Ford had 6 saves for G-A.
Blue Devil coach Aric Bruner said, “I thought we controlled the entire first half and the start of the second half. We looked extremely calm and collected and put a good amount of shots on goal and were rewarded with a goal early in the second half from Mitch.
“West Perry is a great team (ranked No. 2 in District AA Power Rankings), and they found a way to get through our backline to tie it up and gain some momentum. I thought we were unlucky with the penalty kick foul that was called, but we need to learn from the situation we put ourselves in and improve going forward.”
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Greencastle-Antrin 15, Shippensburg 48; G-A 15, Gettysburg 48: The Blue Devils put the first five runners across the line and rolled to easy Mid Penn Colonial wins over the Greyhounds and Warriors on Tuesday.
For Greencastle (4-0, 4-0 MPC), the order of finish was Hayden Parks first (16:57), Kyle Baker second (17:41), Joel Amstutz third (17:43), Dalton Noblit fourth (17:47) and Caden Hudson fifth (18:14.
Shippensburg’s Bryce Pattillo placed eighth in 19:41.
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Shippensburg 28, Greencastle-Antrim 29; Gettysburg 20, G-A 37: Running without star No. 1 Claire Paci, the Blue Devils dropped a pair of Mid Penn Colonial meets on Tuesday.
Katherine Board took third overall in 21:58, Avery Hinkle was fifth in 23:21 and Celeste Paniego-Martinez took 10th in 23:57 for Greencastle (2-2, 2-2 MPC).
For Ship, Katherine Shope was fourth in 23:09.
Greencastle-Antrim 8, West Perry 1: No report.