HARRISBURG State College split its team to play two different events on Wednesday.
The Little Lions (333) finshed third in the DuBois Invitational Tournament at the Treasure Lake Silver Course. State College (421) also finished fourth in a Mid-Penn match won by Hershey’s team score of 379.
Hollidaysburg (322) finished first in DuBois.
Tyrus Gates shot a 79 to pace State College. Ben Gelenberg and Christian Friberg added 84s.
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In Hershey, Matt Robert (80), Erik Isola (81) and Alex Stover (82) led the Little Lions.
“I’m happy to have enough players with enough ability to split them up and play two different events,” said coach Keith Bless. “We finished respectably.”
Lady Little Lions cruise
STATE COLLEGE Senior Night became one to remember for State College as the Lady Little Lions lost just one game in a 5-0 romp against Central Dauphin East on Wednesday.
No. 1 Cathy Badding, No. 2 Juliette Greer and No. 3 Amy Poissant each won 6-0, 6-0 at singles for the Lady Little Lions (10-1). In double, No. 1 Caitlin McGlaughlin and Elizabeth Easterling cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 triumph, while No. 2 Caroline Whitman and Tatum Stauffer cruised 6-0, 6-1.
“It was a great way to celebrate Senior Night for our girls,” State College coach Jane Borden said. “Caitlin, Amy, Caroline and Tatum all played and did a nice job. Unfortunately, seniors Laura Anderson and Francisca Dungula did not see action today but we all were able to celebrate all the seniors and their time and commitment to the team.”
Millfin County blanks State College
LEWISTOWN State College was undone in the second half when two Mifflin County goals gave the Huskies a 2-0 victory on Tuesday.
Kezia Loht and Hannah Kerstetter both tallied in the second half after a scoreless tie. State College keeper Megan McCarthy made five saves, but the Lady Little Lions were outshot 7-4 and were beaten in corner attempts 12-2.
“We just need to do a better job of executing when we get into the attacking cirlce,” said State College coach Karin Johnson. State College hosts Carlisle Thursday at 4 p.m.