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Chambersburg roundup: Rensch plays in PIAA golf event

Chambersburg’s Emily Rensch hits a tee shot on Monday during the first round of the PIAA Golf Championships at the PSU White Course. She shot 92.

PIAA Championships: Chambersburg’s Emily Rensch competed in the first day of the PIAA Class 3A Girls Golf Championships on Monday at the Penn State White Course.

Rensch shot a 92 on the par 72 course and ended up tied for 33rd with two other players.

The Trojan sophomore shot 44 on the front nine and 48 on the back. Rensch collected five pars for the day, but was hurt by one quadruple bogey and a pair of 6’s on par 3 holes.

Kayley Roberts of Phoenixville leads the tournament after shooting a i-under par 71. The event concludes with a second round on Tuesday.

Rensch was the only area golfer to qualify for the PIAA state tournament.


Kate Etter

Chambersburg 3, Waynesboro 2: The Trojans rallied to capture a back-and-forth non-league match against the Maidens at CASHS Field House  on Monday evening.

Chambersburg won the first set 25-23, but Waynesboro prevailed 25-18 and 25-13 in the next two. But the Trojans turned it around to take 25-23 and 15-9 victories.

Chambersburg is now 8-10 after winning 7 of its last 8 matches.

“We fought our way back tonight to get the win,” Trojan coach Ty Frelin said. “Waynesboro played scrappy defense and they made it tough for us. But we made the plays when we needed to. It was  good team win.”

Morgan Stockslager piled up 10 service points, 6 aces, 8 kills and 18 digs to lead the way for Chambersburg.

Kate Etter had 9 kills and 16 digs, Ashli Ganoe had 8 points and 14 assists, Paige Davis collected 20 assists and had 12 digs, Kaylie Hanna made 3 blocks and had 8 kills, Karley Skultety served for 9 points, Cara Bratthauer contributed 4 blocks and Sam Paetow came up with 12 digs.

Cohen Redding

Chambersburg 4, Carlisle 3: Trojans picked up a much-needed Mid Penn Commonwealth victory Monday night in Carlisle, pulling out a 4-3 win that snapped a three-game losing skid.

Chambersburg (10-6, 6-5 MPC) got goals from Izhais Jean, Goetz Dickman, Brycen Kuhns and Cristian Lopez, and Cohen Redding produced 3 assists.

Trojan coach Corey Grove said, “We know the quality we possess and know that the last few results didn’t go our way. But tonight we showed some character that we’ve been lacking the past few games.

“We had many players have solid performances, but in particular Cohen Redding with three assists helped us get a positive result.”

Chambersburg out-shot Carlisle 12-4 and had 5 corners to 3 for the Herd.

Chambersburg 4, Carlisle 2: The Trojans (8-8-1, 4-6-1 MPC) moved into the 16th and final spot in the chase for a District 3 playoff berth with one game remaining by beating the Thundering Herd in a Mid Penn Commonwealth game Monday night at Trojan Stadium.

Ahsia Thomas

“The girls really came out ready to play,” Chambersburg coach Ed Franchi said. “They knew there was a lot on the line — both teams needed to win to keep their District 3 playoff hopes alive.”

Ahsia Thomas converted a penalty kick after Bree Paetow was tackled in the box for the Trojans, by Carlisle made it 1-1. Before halftime, Chambersburg (8-8-1, 4-6-1 MPC) made it 3-1 when Lily Cornwell and Kadence Decker scored goals, with Thomas and Cornwell getting the assists.

In the second half, the Herd pulled to within 3-2, but a goal by Paetow, assisted by Audrey Pyne, iced the win.

Franchi said, “I really liked our movement off the ball toady. We kept moving and worked back well and it was a true team win.”

Hershey 9, Chambersburg 0: The Trojans fell to 3-13 with the non-league defeat Monday afternoon.