Dragons spike Huntingdon
HUNTINGDON – Central swept Huntingdon, 25-14, 25-15, 26-24, in high school boys volleyball behind Robbie Dibert’s 18 service points Monday.
Chris Brumbaugh added 12 kills and 18 assists and Josh Link contributed 12 kills for the Dragons.
Mike Sulaski led the Bearcats with 12 service points.
CENTRAL: Dibert 18, Berti 8, Price 8, Brumbaugh 6, Appleman 6, Link 3.
HUNTINGDON: Sulaski 12, Schmeck 9, Lovett 7, Neal 6.
Records: Central (3-5).
JV: Huntingdon, 25-9, 21-25, 15-9.
BG now 7-1
Bishop Guilfoyle improved to 7-1 in high school boys volleyball action, thanks to a 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 win over Forest Hills at the Pleasant Valley gymnasium.
Jamey Brumbaugh and Damon Rickens each had 12 kills for the winners, while teammate Nick Little added 10 kills. Collin Welteroth and Brennan Hurd each had 10 service points, while Ben Kasun delivered 39 assists and five blocks.
BISHOP GUILFOYLE: Welteroth 10, Hurd 10, Brumbaugh 7, Rickens 6, Kasun 6, Little 3.
Records: Bishop Guilfoyle (7-1), Forest Hills (5-8)
JV: BG, 25-13, 25-17. BG (6-2), Forest Hills (4-4)
HOLLIDAYSBURG – Madison Clapper had 20 service points and four aces to lead Hollidaysburg to a 25-15, 23-25, 15-6 win over Forest Hills in junior high school girls volleyball.
Emily Baranik totaled five kills and Miranda Rhodes 11 assists for Hollidaysburg, which improved to 3-4.
JV: Forest Hills, 19-25, 25-18, 15-5.
Heights juniors lose
JOHNSTOWN – Cambria Heights dropped a 24-26, 25-23, 17-19 decision to host Johnstown in junior high school girls volleyball. Heights is now 4-6.
JV: Cambria Heights won, 25-13, 25-14. Cambria Heights is 8-2.
PC tops Cove
ROARING SPRING – Penn Cambria defeated Spring Cove, 26-24, 25-23, in junior high girls volleyball behind 14 service points from Riley Anderson. Cynthia Conley registered 13 service points for Spring Cove.
JV: Penn Cambria, 25-22, 25-12
PSU player honored
UNIVERSITY PARK – Sophomore Aaron Russell was honored as the EIVA Offensive Player of the week, conference officials announced Monday. This is the fourth award of the season for Russell.
Russell helped Penn State to 3-0 sweeps of Rutgers- Newark and NJIT on April 19-20 to close out the regular season. Russell posted a team-high 17 kills, averaging 3.40 kills per set with a .542 hitting percentage. He also recorded a team-best 19 digs, averaging 3.80 digs per set, and aces with four.
Against Rutgers-Newark, Russell was second on the team in kills with six and hit .625 after notching only one error in eight swings. He also led the squad in digs with six and was second in blocks with three. Versus NJIT, Russell tied for first on the team with 11 kills with a match-high hitting percentage of .500. He led all players with three aces and 13 digs.
Penn State hosts the EIVA Championship this week Thursday and Saturday. As the No. 1 seed, Penn State takes on No. 4 seed Princeton at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
The Altoona Area school board accepted the resignation of Kyla Hollingshead Monday as assistant high school girls soccer coach, effective Feb. 14, 2013.