MIFFLINTOWN - Juniata put its 10-0 conference record on the line Wednesday night as it hosted Tri-Valley League foe Millersburg.
Scratching its way to a seven-point lead at the half, Juniata utilized experience gained from the matchup earlier in the week to explode for 22 points in the third quarter.
"They were shutting down one of our main options," Juniata Coach Meghan Geedey said. "In the second half, we found another one."
Juniata's Victoria Varner connected more times than not, tallying 17 on the night, while teammate Joelle Winey went off, dropping 10 points and snagging 10 boards for a double-double.
"She really has been playing big for us," Geedy said. "She has the ability to score and rebound and be a big presence for us inside."
Juniata's JV squad also posted a win.
Juniata (15-1, 11-0) looks to improve its perfect conference record Monday, hosting Upper Dauphin.
Danville 80, Midd-West 46
MIDDLEBURG - Midd-West shot better than 50 percent from the field in the first half of Wednesday night's Heartland Conference matchup to keep the visitors from Danville within reach, but the Ironmen came out strong in the third quarter and outlasted the conference foe, 80-46.
Colton Keister led the way for the Mustangs, netting 14 points, while Kahill Brooker chipped in 13 from the field.
The loss takes the Mustangs to 3-11 overall and 0-8 in the Heartland Conference.
Danville also prevailed in JV action, 67-34.
The Mustangs return to action Saturday night, welcoming Shikellamy.
Mount Union 53,
CLAYBURG - Mount Union got its makeup Inter-County Conference match against Claysburg-Kimmel in Wednesday, the regular-season finale for the Trojans. The Trojans notched seven pins in the dual and cruised to a 53-21 victory.
* Mount Union 81, Claysburg-Kimmel 12: Winners for Mount Union were Devon Pearce, Evan Fortney, Andrew Todaro, Connor Flasher, Austin Hunter, Devin Kuhstos, Garrett Love, Cole Wilson, Jonathan Atherton, Nathanael Morgan, D.J. Bookwalter, Teagan Locke, Mason Hockenberry, Riley Grainey, Josh Boozel, and Gunner Heckman.