Chambersburg roundup: State College rallies to nip volleyball team

State College 3, Chambersburg 2: The Trojans made it close, taking a 2-0 lead, but the Little Lions won the final 3 games to win a Mid Penn Commonwealth match Tuesday night in State College.

Paige Davis

Chambersburg ended its season with a record of 8-11 (2-8 MPC). The Trojans played six 3-2 matches this year and had a record of 1-5 in those contests.

“Once again we lost another close match,” Chambersburg coach Ty Frelin said. “But I am extremely proud of this group for fighting back after a tough start to our season. They showed some heart and played very well throughout October.”

The Trojans went ahead by taking the first game 25-23 and the next 25-19. But State College ran off wins of 26-24, 25-15 and 15-11.

Kate Etter was credited with 13 service points, 8 kills and 20 digs, and Morgan Stockslager had 8 points, 7 kills, 2 blocks and 22 digs.

Also, Paige Davis had 9 points and 8 assists, Kaylie Hanna made 3 blocks, Addi Kegerreis had 7 kills, Ashli Ganoe assisted on 17 kills and Karley Skultety dug up 18 balls.

Emily Rensch

Trojans’ Rensch moves up: Emily Rensch of Chambersburg finished up her run in the PIAA Class 3A Girls Golf Championship on Tuesday at Penn State’s White Course.

Rensch, a sophomore, shot an 88 a day after posting a 92, and moved up into a tie for 31st place.

She carded nines of 42-46. On the front, Rensch scored two pars and added a birdie on the par 5 No. 5. On the back nine, she scored four pars, but also had a trio of double bogeys.

The state champion was Sydney Yermish of Lower Merion, who shot even-par 72 the first day and then a 5-under 67 Tuesday to win by 3 strokes.

Carlisle 2, Chambersburg 0: The Herd took a Mid Penn Commonwealth win Tuesday over the visiting Trojans.

Chambersburg is 3-14 (1-10 MPC) with one game left on the schedule, at Mifflin County on Thursday.