Cambria Heights knocks off Bishop McCort

JOHNSTOWN – Brett Sammarco had three hits, and Nathan Bearer pitched a complete game to lead Cambria Heights to a 6-5 win over Bishop McCort in high school baseball Friday at Point Stadium.

Bishop McCort’s Brad Coleman had three hits, and Nathan Neiderhiser and Ethan Neiderhiser had two hits apiece.

Cambria Heights is 3-2. McCort is 5-2.

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS (6): Milanesi 2b 310, Bearer p 210, Crawford c 320, Contorchick lf 400, Sammarco rf 413, Baker ss 301, Brawley cf 300, Malloy 3b 301, Eckenrode 1b 000, Sclesky dh 200, Serafin ph 101, Venesky pr 010. Totals – 28-6-6.

BISHOP MCCORT (5): Trexler cf 111, Gjurich cf 200, Vardian ss 300, N. Neiderhiser p 312, Williams 1b 400, Coleman 2b 403, E. Neiderhiser 3b 202, Tomkowski dh 401, Sobeky lf 401, Adams rf 101, Formica ph 020, Johncola ph 100, Wade ph 010, Molnar ph 100. Totals -30-5-11.


Cambria Heights000 101 4-6 6 1

Bishop McCort200 000 3-5 11 5

E-Sammarco; N. Neiderhiser 2, Williams, Adams, Sobeky. 3B-Sammarco. RBI-Crawford, Sammarco 2, Baker; N. Neiderhiser, Coleman, Tomkowski, Sobeky 2. WP-Bearer. LP-N. Neiderhiser. SO-Bearer 10; N. Neiderhiser 8, Coleman 2. BB-Bearer 7; N. Neiderhiser 5.

Records: Cambria Heights (3-2); Bishop McCort (5-2).


Northern Cambria falls

BLAIRSVILLE – Brooke Bernard had two hits and Northern Cambria’s lone RBI as it fell to Blairsville, 11-1, in five innings in high school softball.

Stephanie Oswald led Blairsville with three RBIs.


Northern Cambria000 01X X- 1 5 8

Blairsville253 01X X-11 11 2

2B-Oswald, Edmundson (B); Tenerowicz (NC). 3B-Livingston (B). Multiple hits-Livingston 2, Oswald 2, Edmundson 2 (B); Bernard 2 (NC). RBI-Oswald 3, Livingston 2, Harsh 2, Harper 2 (B); Bernard (NC). WP-Okapal (B). LP-Fornari (NC). SO-Okapal 6 (B); Fornari (NC). BB-Okapal (B); Fornari 3 (NC).

Team records: Northern Cambria (3-3); Blairsville (4-0).


Giant Eagle invite today

The 23rd annual Bedford Giant Eagle High School Track and Field Invitational will be held today at Bedford High School.

Among the teams attending are Bedford, Tyrone, Central, Central Cambria, Tussey Mountain, Williamsburg, Claysburg-Kimmel, Southern Huntingdon, Forest Hills, Shade, Penns Manor, St. Joseph’s Catholic, Purchase Line, Somerset, Meyersdale, Rockwood and Richland.

Tomahawks get donations

JOHNSTOWN – The Johnstown Tomahawks announced the team’s foundation directly donated and assisted with donations exceeding $25,000 during the inaugural 2012-2013 season.

By providing both donations and assisting with community events, the team contributed to more than 15 local charitable, non-profit and youth hockey organizations.

Among these organizations are the Special Olympics of Western PA, Conemaugh Health Foundation Cancer Fund, Planet Ice Arena: Ziggy’s Kids Hockey Program, Portage School SAAD, Johnstown Police K-9 Unit, the Tomahawks Booster Club and the Forest Hills Girls Varsity Volleyball Event, “Spike Autism.”

“It’s been wonderful to see the Tomahawks enthusiasm to give back to our community,” said CFA president Mike Kane. “The organization made a significant economical impact in their first season.”