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ALTOONA — Juniata will have a District 6 Class 2A championship doubles team.

The only question is, which tandem from the Indians’ squad will win it? That will be determined in the district final after both Juniata entries advanced to the tournament final, slated for Wednesday.

Emmett Hibbs and Xane Whitesel teamed up for wins over Westmont Hilltop’s Eli McCoy and Sebastian Masterson, 6-3, 6-0, in the quarterfinals, where Adam French and Gavin Kint had a bye.

In the semifinals, Hibbs and Whitesel defeated Huntingdon’s only entry, Trevor Dickson and Holden McBrayer, 6-1, 6-1.

French and Kint eliminated Westmont’s other entry in that round, Charlie Snee and Taha Al-Ubaidi, 6-2, 6-2.

Juniata’s Max Lauver previously won the district singles title over French, qualifying him individually for states but making him ineligible for doubles competition.

Baseball

Mount Union 6,

Everett 2 (8 in.)

MOUNT UNION — Heroics from Landon Chrisemer carried Mount Union over Everett to win in extras, 6-2, in an Inter-County Conference baseball game Monday.

With two outs and a 1-0 count, Chrisemer fired off a grand slam over the left-field fence to give the Trojans a walk-off victory. Chrisemer was 2-for-4 with four RBIs.

Bryce Danish and Cainen Atherton also went 2-for-4 at the plate.

Mount Union hosts Moshannon Valley today.

Mount Union 6, Everett 2 (8 in.)

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Mount Union 000 002 004 — 6-7-1

WP: Dayvon Wilson. LP: Refner. SO: Wilson 2, Bryce Danish 8 (MU); Isminger 5, Reffner 2 (E). BB: Danish (MU); Isminger 3, Reffner (E). GS: Landon Chrisemer (MU). 2B: Cainen Atherton (MU); Isminger (E). HM: Danish 2-4, Atherton 2-4 Chrisemer 2-4 (MU). RBI: Wilson, JeSaun Robinson, Chrisemer 4 (MU); Refner (E).

Penns Valley 9, Juniata 7

SPRING MILLS — Juniata couldn’t overcome his errors as the Indians fell to Penns Valley, 9-7, in nonleague baseball action Monday.

The Indians had seven errors in the game.

Dawson Harper, Jacob Condo, Jordan Dickinson and Grant Reinhold each had an RBI for the Indians.

Juniata hosts Upper Dauphin today.

Penns Valley 9, Juniata 7

Juniata 101 113 0 — 7-6-7

Penns Valley 132 021 x — 9-12-5

WP: McClain Welshans. LP: Dawson Harper. SO: Harper, Josh Bomberger 2, Grant Reinhold 2 (J); Welshans 5, Ty Houtz, Colby Sweitzer (P). 2B: Logan Kehler (J); Owen Miller, Miles Brooks (P). MH: Harper 2-4 (J); Hayden Houser 3-5, John Meyer 2-4, Miller 3-4, Brooks 2-4 (P). RBI: Harper, Jacob Condo, Jordan Dickinson, Reinhold (J); Houser, Dakota Brodzina, Miller, Malachi Thompson (P).

softball

Juniata 4, Halifax 0

HALIFAX — Juniata defeated Halifax 4-0 in a Tri-Valley League softball game on Monday.

Regan Lowry led the Indians at the plate going 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Elizabeth Gaisior also had a double and went all seven innings in the circle with eight strikeouts against six walks.

Juniata (5-6) travels to Upper Dauphin today.

Upper Dauphin 2,

East Juniata 1

ELIZABETHVILLE — Despite only allowing two hits in the game, they were the only two hits that Upper Dauphin needed as the Trojans walked off a victory over East Juniata, 2-1, in Tri-Valley League Monday.

The game was tied at one apiece until the bottom of the seventh where Upper Dauphin scored the winning run.

Brenna Watts was 2-for-4 with a double.

East Juniata hosts Newport today.

Upper Dauphin 2, East Juniata 1

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Upper Dauphin 100,000 1 — 2-2-0

WP: Wenrich. LP: Brenna Watts. SO: Watts 5 (EJ); Wenrich 7 (UD), BB: Watts 4 (EJ); Wenrich 3 (UD). 2B: Watts (EJ). MH: Watts 2-4, Ryley Dressler 2-4, Macy Buskey 2-4 (EJ). RBI: Buskey (EJ).

Selinsgrove 4, Midd-West 1

SELINSGROVE — Midd-West struggled against Selinsgrove losing 4-1 in a Heartland Conference softball game on Monday.

Sarah Shupp went 2-for-3 at the plate while Caroline Zerby drove in the only run in the game for the Mustangs.

Midd-West hosts Jersey Shore today.

Selinsgrove 4, Midd-West 1

Mid-West 000 001 0 — 1-4-2

Selinsgrove 200 020 — 4-6-3

WP: Ramer. LP: Lorna Oldt. SO: Oldt 5 (MW); Ramer 2 (S). BB: Oldt 3 (MW). HM: Sarah Shupp 2-3 (MW). RBI: Caroline Zerby (MW); Batdorf (S).

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