Scholastic digest

Hollidaysburg dominated the boys all-star team when the Central Western Alleghenies Aqua Conference recently released its roster for the 2013 season.

Hollidaysburg’s Mace Long made first team in the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, while his brother, Colter Long, made first team in the 50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 500 freestyle and 200 individual medley.

Both Longs, Greg Dinges and Max Gehringer made first team in the 200 medley relay, while Dinges, Gehringer, Mace Long and Brian Flynn made first team in the 400 freestyle relay.

Altoona’s Aaron Cummings, Connor Hallinan, Shawn Hanlin and Steve Betar made first team in the 200 medley relay.

Mace Long will compete at the PIAA state meet next week.

On the girls side, Hollidaysburg’s Megan Keefer made it in the 100 backstroke and as part of the 200 medley relay team of Meghan Grassadonia, Casey Holliday and Cassidy Saleme.

Central’s Taylor Flaugh, who will compete at states next week, made first team in the 200 freestyle, while Central Cambria’s Gabby Gironda made it in the 100 butterfly.

Second-team stars include Altoona’s Aaron?Cummings and Bri Geist,?Cambria Heights’ Tristin?Irwin and?Jaymie Sheehan, Central’s Brock Dodson and Alyssa Clark, Central Cambria’s Alex Chiappini and Lindsy Stohon, Hollidaysburg’s Jaden Mauk and Jessie Nagle, Huntingdon’s Alex Tietjens and Sara White, and Northern Cambria’s Dartagnan Suchar and Carly Grove.

Hoop stars named

The Sideling Hill League recently released its all-star nods for the 2012-2013 season, and there are two members of the District 5 Class AA champion Everett Lady Warriors on the list.

Aubrea Phipps and Kadie Morral were named first team. They were joined by Northern Bedford’s Leah Hershberger and Southern Fulton’s Macey Hollenshead and Taelor Morton.

Chestnut Ridge placed two players on the boys first-team all-star squad. They were Ben Pick and Beau Bosch. They were joined by Northern Bedford’s Tayler Pressel and Tussey Mountain’s Eric Husick. Rounding out the team was Southern Fulton’s Nick Smartt.

Locally, second-team selections on the girls side were Tussey Mountain’s Breana Kendrick and Olivia Claycomb. Honorable Mention picks included Everett’s Bailey Morral, Ridge’s Mackenzie Feather and Northern Bedford’s Ciera Cottle.

Boys second-team picks were Tussey Mountain’s Luke Zelanko and Mike Runk, as well as Northern Bedford’s Kyler Diehl. Honorable Mention honors went to Everett’s Trevon Ward and Ridge’s Adam Wiley.


First team

Macey Hollenshead, Southern Fulton, Jr.; Leah Hershberger, Northern Bedford, Sr.; Aubrea Phipps, Everett, Sr.; Kadie Morral, Everett, Frosh.; Taelor Morton, Southern Fulton, Sr.

Second team

Blaire Lauthers, Fannett-Metal, Sr.; Breanna Kendrick, Tussey Mountain, Soph.; Olivia Claycomb, Tussey Mountain, Sr.’ Megan Dougherty, Fannett-Metal, Sr.; Jessi Keefer, McConnellsburg, Jr.

Honorable Mention

Ciera Cottle, Northern Bedford, Sr.; Mackenzie Feather, Chestnut Ridge, Jr.; Bailey Morral, Everett, Sr.


First team

Tayler Pressel, Northern Bedford, Sr.; Eric Husick, Tussey Mountain, Sr., Beau Bosch, Chestnut Ridge, Jr.; Nick Smart, Southern Fulton, Sr.; Ben Pick, Chestnut Ridge, Sr.

Second team

Walker Bannister, Fannett-Metal, Jr.; Mike Runk, Tussey Mountain, Sr.; Kyler Diehl, Northern Bedford, Jr.; Jordan Hurrell, Fannett-Metal, Sr.; Luke Zelanko, Tussey Mountain, Jr.

Honorable Mention

Tyler Green, McConnellsburg, Sr.; Adam Wiley, Chestnut Ridge, Sr.; Trevon Ward, Everett, Jr.

BG JVs triumph

EBENSBURG – Austin Myers recorded a hat trick, and goalie Trent Bogert got a shutout, as the Bishop Guilfoyle JV ice hockey team beat Northern Cambria, 3-0, Monday night in local action at the North Central Recreation Center.

BG is 11-2-0, while Northern Cambria fell to 1-9-2.