Everything you missed Monday — and isn’t listed elsewhere in the CDT — in high school sports:
Boys’ cross country
State College, Penns Valley top Altoona
PATTON TOWNSHIP A 1-2 finish for State College’s Mitchell Etter and Owen Isham led the Little Lion cross country team to a pair of wins Monday afternoon at Circleville Park.
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State College topped Altoona 19-42 and edged Penns Valley 26-29, the Rams’ first regular-season dual-meet loss in four years. Penns Valley defeated Altoona 18-39.
Etter covered the 5-kilometer course in 16 minutes, 34 seconds — nine seconds ahead of Isham.
The Rams took the next three spots with a 16:51 finish for Chris Colwell, a 17:20 for Colton Sands and a 17:22 for Mark Bierly to cap the top 5. Charles Romig was ninth and Sam Gray took 11th to complete the team’s scoring five.
“When we scheduled this meet we just wanted to run against people that were going to make us better,” Rams coach Terry Glunt said. “I didn’t even know what the score was at the end; I just knew that my guys competed and it was a great day. ... This will make us better down the line.”
The Little Lions’ other scoring runners were Erik Boethius (seventh), Sam Horn (eighth) and Ari Gluckman (12th).
Girls’ cross country
State College earns 2 wins
PATTON TOWNSHIP Kileigh Kane and Emma Simon led eight State College runners in the top nine in a pair of double-dual wins over Penns Valley and Altoona on Monday.
Kane finished the 5-kilometer course at Circleville Park in 20:45 and Simon was next in 21:34. Gabbi Bock finished fourth, Cailin Saylor took fifth and Elle Haushalter grabbed sixth to complete the scoring five for a 15-50 victory over the Lady Lions and 18-45 over the Lady Rams.
“We followed our game plan and we’re trying to be ready for Mid Penn (conference championships) on Saturday,” Lady Little Lions coach Rebecca Donaghue said. “Everyone looked pretty solid.”
Breaking up the leading State College group was a third-place finish for Karly Simon in 21:34. Alexis Witherite was next in 20th, followed by Catherine Bierlein (22), Alicia Yoder (29) and Danielle Fetterolf (39).
Smith nets 50th career goal
BELLEFONTE Mallorie Smith scored five goals Monday — and recorded her 50th career goal in the process — as the Lady Red Raiders dominated Philipsburg-Osceola 8-0.
Four of Smith’s goals came in a span of just over seven minutes. Mackenzie Hubbs added two goals, while Ahleah Krout scored the other.
PV falls to Central
SPRING MILLS The Lady Rams’ Hannah Montminy struck first, but Central rallied in the 4-2 win.
After Penns Valley’s opening score, Central’s Ashley Negley scored four straight goals to put her team up 4-1. PV’s Dayna Brown cut the deficit with six minutes left in the game.
BEA loses in a close one
WINGATE Bald Eagle Area goalie Charlee Harris made six saves, but it wasn’t enough in the 1-0 loss to Huntingdon.
The Lady Eagles managed just two shots on goal, while Huntingdon had seven. BEA is now 5-8-1.
Lady Little Lions cruise
CHAMBERSBURG State College registered a 25-15, 25-19, 25-20 sweep of Chambersburg on Monday.
Jess Irwin paced the offense with 16 kills, while Kate Lachendro added eight and Leah Thompson directed the offense with 31 assists. Katie Finlan and Erin Lutz led the defense with 20 and 11 digs, respectively, and Chloe Thompson posted a pair of blocks. Thompson and Rachel Fedorko also had a pair of aces each.
The Lady Little Lions (10-2, 9-2) have a Mid Penn Conference, Commonwealth Division showdown with Cumberland Valley (10-0) on Wednesday in the North Gym.
Penns Valley sweeps SJCA
SPRING MILLS The Lady Rams made quick work of St. Joseph’s 25-12, 25-19, 25-9.
Emma Butler paced Penns Valley with 10 kills, while Brooke Emel added six aces. St. Joseph’s Ana Legaspi led the Lady Wolves in digs (5) and kills (6).