LOCAL SPORTS | APRIL 17, 2019

LOCAL SPORTS | APRIL 17, 2019

LOCAL SPORTS | APRIL 17, 2019

Well that was quick. The Pens worked all year to make the playoffs and then were swept right out of the playoffs in four games. The New York Islanders completed the first round sweep with last night’s 3-1 win in Pittsburgh.

Juniata’s boys walked it off against Newport, winning 6-5. State College beat the Mifflin County baseball team, 7-2. Halifax doubled up East Juniata, 4-2.

In area softball, Abby Adair drove in five for Juniata as the Indians beat Newport, 11-4. State College defeated Mifflin County, 12-9. Halifax knocked off the EJ girls, 14-3.

The news broke last week but it became official yesterday. The Phillies will host the 2026 all-star game. On the field yesterday, the Fightin’s got a home run and five RBI each from Scott Kingery and J.T. Realmuto in a 14-3 win over the New York Mets. The Pirates also won, beating Detroit, 5-3.

Harrisburg with another victory, nipping Altoona, 2-1, in the Eastern League.

The Mifflin County boy’s track and field team beat Central Dauphin, 81-69. The Husky girls lost, 87-63, but sophomore Ella Spriggle set a school record in winning the 100 hurdles and a sophomore record in the 300 hurdles. Elsewhere, Juniata’s boys beat East Juniata, 127-23, while the Indian girls topped the Tigers, 117-32.

And the Mifflin County junior high girl’s soccer team beat Boiling Springs, 3-1, behind a pair of Sarah Henry goals. Boiling Spring’s boys returned the favor, taking out then Huskies, 4-1.

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