AAHS to compete in mock trial semi-finals

Altoona Area High School will compete in the semi-finals in the Pennsylvania Mock Trial tournament today.

The local team will play at 8:30 a.m. at the Dauphin County Courthouse against Pine-Richland High School from the Pittsburgh area, according to David Andrews, Altoona Area’s coach.

Central High School from Spring Cove was knocked out of play on Friday.

The other two teams remaining are Cumberland Valley High School and Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic High School.

Winners of the competition at 8:30 will play for the championship at 11:30.

The competition is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.