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Trojans ice Bishop Guilfoyle

December 8, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

The Bishop Guilfoyle high school varsity hockey team lost to Johnstown, 7-1, Thursday night at the North Central Recreation Center.

Somerset topped the Bishop Guilfoyle JVs, 4-1.

Altoona falls

The Altoona JV ice hockey team dropped a 3-2 decision to Latrobe late Thursday night at Galactic Ice.

The Mountain Lions got goals from Matt Dalto and Shane Burgmeier, while Dalto and Joe Dombrowski each picked up assists.

Goalie Catcher Cumming stopped 24 of 27 shots for Altoona.


Altoona White51

Spring Cove27

ROARING SPRING - Bobby Corl scored 11 points to lead the Altoona White junior high boys basketball team to a win over Spring Cove Friday.

J.M. Knepp led Spring Cove with 11 points.

ALTOONA WHITE (51): Luciano 6, Green 7, Corl 11, Betar 7, Abram 8, Gehret 4, Morris 2, Lidwell 3, Marra 2, Bay-Johnson 1.

SPRING COVE (27): Benton 2, Mock 7, Knepp 11, Appleman 2, Johnson 4, Benton 1.

Records: Altoona White (1-0), Spring Cove (0-1)

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STATE COLLEGE - Mount Nittany defeated Hollidaysburg in junior high boys action.

Max Sheetz and Zach Viduya each scored nine points for the Tigers.

HOLLIDAYSBURG (23): Sheetz 9, Snyder 2, Viduya 9, Bossinger 2, Clair 1.

MOUNT NITTANY (51): Daly 6, Isola 2, Graham 8, Haushalter 2, Sekunda 8, Fiberg 16, Aspray 11.

Records: Hollidaysburg (0-1); Mount Nittany (1-0).


Penns Valley18

HOLLIDAYSBURG - Makenzie Wilkinson scored 14 points to lead the Hollidaysburg ninth-grade team to a season-opening win over Penns Valley in junior high girls action.

PENNS VALLEY (18): Beamesderfer 8, Houser 2, Inglen 8.

HOLLIDAYSBURG (29): Ruggles 2, Baranik 7, Paul 4, Wilkinson 14, Dinges 2.

Records: Penns Valley (0-1); Hollidaysburg (1-0).

Forbes Road21

Tussey Mountain20

SAXTON - The Tussey Mountain girls opened the season with a one-point loss to Forbest Road.

Tussey's McKenna Sitch hit a half-court buzzer beater before halftime and finished with nine points. Olivia Hall had eight for FR.

FORBES ROAD (21): Gelvin 2, Parsons 1, Hall 8, Duvall 4, Schoen 2, Mellott 3, Ritchey 1.

TUSSEY MOUNTAIN (20): Clark 5, Sitch 9, Wilkens 2, Shuke 4.

Records: Forbes Road (1-0); Tussey Mountain (0-1).


n In the first wave of Northeast Conference team sportsmanship awards for the 2012-13 academic year, Saint Francis U led all fall sports with three selections. SFU claimed awards in field hockey, women's volleyball and men's cross country.

Now in its fifth year of existence, the Red Flash have led the NEC in team sportsmanship honors overall in each of the previous four years. Saint Francis has won 26 awards in total over that time span.

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