Chambersburg roundup: Softball ends regular season with win

Chambersburg 2, Mifflin County 1: For the second time in six days, the Trojans edged the Huskies by a 2-1 score, wrapping up their Mid Penn Commonwealth schedule and regular season on Monday in Lewistown.

Kylee Miller

Chambersburg will enter the playoffs with an 18-2 record, but its 12-2 Commonwealth record will finish one game behind division champion Central Dauphin. The Trojans will likely be the No. 1 seed in the District 3 Class 6A playoffs and receive a bye in the first round. Chambersburg should host a quarterfinal game on Thursday, May 25.

Trojan coach Chris Skultety said, “We continue to grind and find ways to win. We are on a nice roll (9 straight wins), and I wish we weren’t going 10 days before playing again.”

The Trojans scored a run in the third inning and a run in the fifth, then escaped a huge Mifflin County threat in the sixth.

Both times, Bree Paetow reached base, stole second and eventually was driven home by Karley Skultety, who was 2-for-3, once on a hit and once on a sacrifice fly.

Kylee Miller (14-1) went the distance, allowing 7 hits and striking out 8.

“Kylee was in complete control and got out of a bases-loaded jam with no outs in the sixth,” coach Skultety said, “giving up only one run thanks to her defense and clutch pitching. Congrats to her on her 100th strikeout of the year and the 200th of her career.

“The girls put together an outstanding regular season and should be proud. We will turn the page and prepare for what I’m hopeful will be a deep run into states.”



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