From staff reports
LEWISTOWN - Hunter Wright celebrated Senior Night by toughing it out to play through a minor injury and totaling 18 points and 18 rebounds to help Mifflin County earn a 70-62 Mid-Penn Commonwealth Division boys basketball win over Chambersburg.
Wright started alongside fellow seniors Jerzerick, Treaster, Maclay and Donaldson.
"Senior Night is always a time to pay tribute to our seniors," Mifflin County coach Aaron Gingrich said. "Braden (Treaster) and Cody (Donaldson) gave us quality minutes in the first quarter."
Jerzerick scored 14 points for Mifflin County and Evan Seby added 13.
"It was a good, quality win over a much improved Chambersburg team on senior night," Gingrich said.
Mifflin County will take on Carlisle at home on Thursday night.
Carson Long 50, Belleville Mennonite 44
NEW BLOOMFIELD - Noah Anders scored 20 points, but a slow second quarter cost Belleville Mennonite's boys basketball squad in a 50-44 loss at Carson Long Tuesday night.
Anders hit all four of Belleville Mennonite's three pointers, by he couldn't match the eight Carson Long hit.
"He played well," Belleville Mennonite coach Larry Kauffman said of Anders' play. "He shot well from the perimeter and pushed the pace."
Bryan Charles of Carson Long scored 20 points of his own, making five trifectas along the way.
The 3-point second quarter where the Thunder went 1-for-8 from the line cost them, as they were outscored 13-3.
Belleville Mennonite (2-12) will look to get back on track Thursday night when it travels to Columbia County Christian.
Mifflin County 69, Chambersburg 53
CHAMBERSBURG - Ashleigh Williams scored 20 points and Mifflin County dropped Chambersburg 69-53 on Tuesday night for a Mid-Penn Commonwealth girls basketball win.
"I think we led from start to finish," Mifflin County coach Roger Herto said. "Every time they made a run, we had an answer."
Mifflin County had four players in double figures, led by Williams.
"It was nice to get a good win, especially on the road," Herto said. "We had nice balanced scoring."
The Huskies took the junior varsity game 46-27.
Mifflin County (8-8, 5-6) heads to Carlisle on Thursday night.
Juniata 47, Greenwood 28
MILLERSTOWN - Juniata got a game-high 13 points from Victoria Varner and rode a 11-2 first quarter past Greenwood Tuesday night in Tri-Valley League girls basketball.
Varner made three of the Indians four 3-pointers on the night to account for nine of her 13.
Varner was also joined in double figures by teammates Joelle Winey (12 points) and Carly Burns (10 points).
Greenwood got a team-high 12 points from sophomore forward Mallory Fortenbaugh, six of which came in the second quarter.
Juniata (12-1, 10-0) will be back in action today when they travel to West Perry.
Greenwood takes the floor next Monday night when they host Selinsgrove.
Milton 32, Midd-West 15
MIDDLEBURG - Brianna Beiler scored six points, but Midd-West fell to Milton 32-15 Tuesday night in a Heartland Athletic Conference girls basketball game.
Maggie Wetzel led the way for Milton with 11 points.
Midd-West took the junior varsity game 36-27 behind Sara Shambach's 10 points.
Midd-West will take the floor next Friday night when it travels to Mifflintown.