Juniata’s Max Lauver is into the District VI Class AA tennis finals after scoring a pair of wins yesterday. Lauver will take on Richland’s top-seeded Vignesh Elangovan on Wednesday for the district title. Elangovan defeated Juniata’s Adam French in the quarterfinals.
In area baseball yesterday, Williamsport nipped Mifflin County, 5-4, West Perry beat Juniata, 7-4, and Line Mountain defeated East Juniata, 7-2.
Midd-West defeated the Juniata softball team, 9-7. Lexi Frontz had three hits for the Indians. Presley Goodwin and Mackenzie Lyter added two each.
Juniata College has moved into first place in the Landmark Conference thanks to a pair of wins against Drew yesterday. Mifflin County alums Isaac Maclay and Evan Mock with three hits each in the sweep.
Rhys Hoskins homered twice while Zach Wheeler and Adam Wainwright were dealing last night, with Wheeler and the Phillies getting the 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Wheeler went eight and struck out nine while allowing just one hit and three walks. Wainwright went the distance and struck out eight in a losing effort.
And the Sixers routed Oklahoma City last night, 121-90. Joel Embiid led six Philadelphia shooters in double figures with 21 points.