San Diego beat the Pirates yesterday, 8-3. The Phillies and Mets were rained out. This weekend, Pittsburgh is in Milwaukee, while Philadelphia plays host to St. Louis.
Locally, East Juniata’s softball team cruised past Greenwood, 15-0, in three innings. Macy Buskey homered and drove in three for the Tigers. Also yesterday, Central Dauphin beat Mifflin County’s baseball team, 15-5.
The Flyers nipped the Penguins in a shootout last night, 2-1. Philly’s Carter Hart with 31 saves in this one.
Mifflin County’s girls track & field team defeated CD East yesterday, 92-57. Taylor Ciccolini won the shot, discus, javelin and pole vault for the Huskies. Teammate Ella Spriggle won the 100 and 300 hurdles and the high jump.
A fun weekend locally. Mifflin County’s Little League starts its season tonight at Rec Park in Lewistown. There’s a dodgeball tournament in McVeytown tomorrow and a Home Run Derby in Milroy on Sunday. There’s also a weekend doubleheader at Port Royal Speedway on tap.
And the Penn State women’s volleyball team is into the regional semis of the NCAA tournament for the 18th straight year, thanks to a sweep of North Carolina A&T last night. The Lions next take on Texas at five on Sunday.