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MCCA dominates Centre County Christian


SHINDLE –The Mifflin County Christian boys soccer looked in post season form as they swept the season series from the Centre County Christian Academy Thursday night, 7-0.


Caleb Breneman picked up the hat trick scoring three goals on the evening.


Luke Todd and teammate Cody Wilson had strong contributions posting two goals each in the victory.


The Eagles dominated on shots on goal by a 39-8 margin and blanked them in corners by a 10-0 advantage.


Sharing the goalie duties on the night for Mifflin County were Brad Smith and Jathan Gutshall. In relief of Smith, Gutshall played a strong role in the second half in preserving the shutout. In his time at goal, he stopped four Bulldogs’ shots while Smith picked up three.


Centre County Jacob Berzas was tested from the first whistle to the last, posting a total of 13 saves in a losing effort.


“ We were confident going in because we had already played them once obviously. It was a little tougher with some men down to get everyone in for playing time. We want to stay strong for the tougher games,” Mifflin County head coach Craig Todd said. “We will definitely take the win and move on. I think that puts us over .500 now.”


Mifflin County got the opening possession of the game and picked up the first shot on goal. Early on, the Eagles set the tempo by stretching the field and using its blazing speed to its advantage.


After having numerous close shots at the Bulldogs’ net, the Eagles got on the board first when Cody Wilson blasted an unassisted shot at the 19:53 mark.


Exactly a minute later, the Eagles tickled the twine once again, this time it would be Breneman that would send one home, upping the lead quickly to two.


Mifflin County continued to pressure the back-third of the Centre County defense. After pounding shot, after shot, after shot Mifflin County picked up one last goal before the intermission.


Breneman broke through the defense after picking up a pass from Kolton Aumiller and kicked an easy wide open shot, ending the first half scoring at 3-0.


Mifflin County Christian is back in action Monday when it hosts Northumberland.


At the half, the Eagles’ out shot the Bulldogs 16-3 and held a 7-0 advantage in corner opportunities.




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