Everything you missed in high school sports — and isn’t listed elsewhere in the CDT — from Tuesday:
State College advances to league title game
GREENCASTLE The Little Lions boys’ soccer team made over a two-hour drive Tuesday to compete in the Mid Penn Championship semifinals to Greencastle-Antrim High School.
The long trip caused a slow start, which saw no goals scored in regulation. But, in the end, the Little Lions still picked up the game-winner in a 1-0 double-overtime victory to advance to the league’s championship game
Fernando del Castillo picked up an assist from Jacob Whipple and found the back of the net for the winner in the 97th minute.
“Greencastle played well and created some pressure, but we were able to keep them in front of us — for the most part,” Little Lions coach Danny Orton said. “Going forward, we found greater fluidity as the game went on. We created four or five top chances and finally scored from a great ball from (Jacob) Whipple for Fernando (del Castillo) to nod home. The fight from these guys has been a hallmark of our season.”
With the win, State College moved into the Mid Penn Championship game, which is slated for Thursday against Lower Dauphin. The Little Lions will travel to Henry Hershey Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff.
BEA cruises past Tyrone
WINGATE Three different Eagles scored three different goals to make quick work of Tyrone 3-1.
Garrett Barnhart, Trent Donley and Jared Gettig all scored for Bald Eagle Area.
BEA will next take on Bellefonte on Wednesday and, with the way the standings have fallen, the game will decide the Mountain League champion.
Lady Little Lions fall
STATE COLLEGE It was a quiet first half for State College and Central Dauphin in a Mid Penn Conference girls’ soccer game on Tuesday afternoon.
The teams combined to score four goals in the second half of the game that the Lady Rams won 3-2.
Trailing 1-0 to open the second half, Myca Ingram recorded the first goal of the game for the Lady Little Lions (11-7, 6-6 Mid Penn) in the 49th minute to tie it up.
Central Dauphin responded with a pair of goals to hold a commanding 3-1 lead with 17 minutes left in regulation.
Payton Porter pulled State College within one goal at 70th minute. However, the Lady Little Lions couldn’t find the back of the net for the equalizer a second time. Jessica Lingenfelter and Ava Michael each had an assist for State College.
Central blanks Bellefonte
MARTINSBURG Ashley Negley scored the lone goal of the game as Central topped Bellefonte 1-0.
Negley’s goal came in the first half.
Gabbie Pighetti had three saves for the Lady Red Raiders, who host Bald Eagle Area on 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Lady Storm earn 9th win
STATE COLLEGE Grace Prep needed just two first-half goals to top Juniata Mennonite 2-1.
Clare Marsh recorded the first goal for the Lady Storm (9-3-1) in the 16th minute.
Sarah Watkins found the back of the net off an assist from Abigail Galliano in the 35th minute for Grace Prep. The Lady Storm close out the regular season on Wednesday at Grier.
PV wins on Senior Night
SPRING MILLS Penns Valley trailed by two goals just over 13 minutes into the game against Clearfield but rallied to earn a 4-2 win on Senior Night.
Hannah Montminy recorded the first two goals for the Lady Rams to tie it eight minutes into the second half.
Seniors Keira Whitman and Dayna Brown had the final goals of the night for Penns Valley in the win.
Lady Bison keeper Hayley Moore had 17 saves on 29 Lady Rams shots.
State College sweeps Carlisle
CARLISLE Leah Henderson and Kacy Sekunda filled the stat sheet for State College in a 25-23, 25-12, 25-23 sweep of Carlisle.
Henderson led the Lady Little Lions with 10 kills, 14 assists and added 12 digs. Sekunda tied for the team lead with two aces and added six kills and nine assists.
Chloe Thompson and Kate Lachendro had three blocks each to lead State College as Katie Finlan led the Lady Little Lions with 21 digs.
BEA tops rival P-O
PHILIPSBURG A trio of players combined for 30 kills to lead Bald Eagle Area in a 25-18, 25-21, 25-17 sweep of county-rival Philipsburg-Osceola.
Mae Hugar, Grace Hugar and Jordan Anderson each had 10 kills a piece for the Lady Eagles.
Anderson also led BEA with two blocks, tying with Madison Rockey. Rockey dished out 35 assists, and Alyson Onder had 18 digs to pace the Lady Eagles.
Mollie Maguire led the Lady Mounties with eight kills and four blocks as Morgan Thompson had 16 digs and Hannah Thompson had 14 assists to pace P-O.
Lady Rams rally for win
MARTINSBURG After dropping the first two sets, Penns Valley won the next three to top Central 24-26, 22-25, 27-25, 25-14, 15-10.
Emma Butler led the Lady Rams with 13 kills as Brooke Emel led the way with five aces.
Local golfers miss cut for PIAA finals
BLAIRSVILLE Philipsburg-Osceola’s Halle Herrington was one place and one stroke off making the cut for the PIAA championships at the West Regionals on Monday at Toms Run Golf Course.
The Lady Mounties junior was one of three Centre County golfers competing at the individual regionals, with all three missing the cut.
Herrington fired a 23-over 95, tying for 12th out of 21 golfers in the Class 2A tournament. Ellie Thompson of Allegheny Clarion Valley was the final qualifier in 11th place with her 94.
In Class 3A, Bellefonte’s Cassandra Vogel finished 10th with a 40-over 112. The top 6 made the cut for the finals.
In Class 2A boys, Jack Mangene of St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy tied for 35th at 18-over 90. The top 22 made the finals out of 42 competitors, with the cut line at 85.
Mangene and his Wolves teammates will be teeing off in the PIAA Team Championships on Oct. 25 at Heritage Hills Golf Resort and Conference Center in York.