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GREENCASTLE >> The first time Greencastle-Antrim's girls soccer team faced off against Shippensburg, it cruised to a 9-1 victory.

But in a Mid Penn Colonial Division rematch on Thursday, things weren't as easy for the Blue Devils, who ultimately came away with a 2-0 win.

"Coach (Mary) Miller has done some great things with that ball club," Greencastle coach Greg Cole said. "They played us well."

The Blue Devils (8-3-1, 5-3 MPC) opened up the scoring in the 20th minute, when Hannah Beeler found Madison Sherrill to make it 1-0. Then 15 minutes into the second half, Ally Rudy scored to push the lead to two. Greencastle out-shot Ship (3-10, 1-6 MPC), 12--5.

Miller said, "We played back and forth with them today. We may not have had as many shots, but we worked the ball down on their end and worked hard to win the ball and create opportunities. This was a major improvement over our first meeting."

Greencastle held a 2-1 edge in corner kicks, and Lady Hound keeper Hannah Pletcher made five saves in goal. Jenay Faulkner posted a shutout for G-A on just three saves.

Greencastle 2, Shippensburg 0

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First half — (GA) Hannah Beeler, asst. Madison Sherrill, 20th minute.

Second half — (GA) Ally Rudy, 55th.

Shots — Ship 5, GA 12; Corner kicks — Ship 1, GA 2; Saves — Ship 5 (Hannah Pletcher), GA 3 (Jenay Faulkner).

JV score — Shippensburg 1, Greencastle 1.

JAMES BUCHANAN 3, BIG SPRING 1 >> Despite a cold and rainy afternoon in Newville, James Buchanan walked away with a Mid Penn Colonial Division victory over Big Spring.

"We gotta figure out finishing a little bit more, but we're playing well," JB coach Terry Appleby said.

The Rockets (8-5, 4-3 MPC) got goals from Breanna Dukehart, Madison Peck and Sydney Benedick. They racked up 14 shots, compared to just two for the Bulldogs.

James Buchanan 3 Big Spring 1

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First half — (JB) Breanna Dukehart, 28th min., (JB) Madison Peck, asst. Madison Martin, 40th.

Second half — (BS) Maegan Renaut, asst. Makayla Glass, 58th, (JB) Sydney Benedick, 80th.

Shots — JB 14, BS 2; Corner kicks — JB 2, BS 1; Saves — JB 1 (Nina Shatzer), BS 9 (Kylee Mangle).

JV score — James Buchanan 3, Big Spring 0.

BOILING SPRINGS 2, WAYNESBORO 1, OT >> Megan Hughes scored midway through overtime to give Boiling Springs a Mid Penn Colonial Division win over Waynesboro.

Kennedy Chandler scored the lone goal of the game for the Maidens (9-3-1, 6-1-1 MPC). Cat Weber was credited with an assist.

Boiling Springs 2 Waynesboro 1

First half — (W) Kennedy Chandler, asst. Cat Weber, (Boil) Megan Hughes.

Overtime — (Boil) Hughes.

MCCONNELLSBURG 5, NORTHERN BEDFORD 1 >> McConnellsburg stormed out to a 4-0 lead by halftime and kept up the momentum in a Sideling Hill/Inter-County Conference victory over Northern Bedford.

"The girls played really well tonight," Spartan coach Toby McGarvey said. "I was very pleased with their effort. We had some strong play from our midfielders that helped in our attack, and we had some quality goals scored tonight. (Our keeper) Kellyn Perry was busy tonight, but she did a good job back there."

Perry finished with 10 saves for the Spartans (5-6, 3-1 SHL, 2-1 ICC).

Alexis Mellott led the attack with two goals and an assist, while Hannah McGarvey had one goal and one assist.

McConnellsburg 5 Northern Bedford 1

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First half — (M) Michaela Kendall, asst. Haley Garlock, 3rd min., (M) Hannah McGarvey, asst. Alexis Mellott, 14th, (M) McKenzie Garlock, 24th, (M) Mellott, asst. McGarvey, 30th.

Second half — (NB) Jordan Helsely, 44th, (M) Mellott, asst. Kendall, 70th

Shots — NB 15, McC 17; Corner kicks — NB 2, McC 4; Saves — NB 9 (Emma Suter), McC 10 (Kellyn Perry).

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