Smith propels Central by Bellefonte in four

BELLEFONTE – Ashley Smith had 18 service points, 17 digs and 12 kills to lead Central to a 25-14, 25-10, 25-13 win over Bellefonte in high school girls volleyball Wednesday.

Teammate Madelyn Miller added nine kills and five blocks to go with seven kills and five blocks from Laura Ritchey. Anna Ormsby totaled 19 service points to go with 10 from Tessa Shaw.


CENTRAL: Ormsby 19, Smith 18, Shaw 10, Ritchey 7, Hauser 4, Harker 4

JV: Central, 25-10,2 5-8. Service points: Easily, C, 7

Lady Tigers edge CC

EBENSBURG – Hollidaysburg improved to 9-5 thanks to a 23-25, 25-19, 27-25, 25-17 win at Central Cambria.

The Lady Tigers were led by Alex Scheel with 22 kills, Elizabeth Yacobucci with 18 service points and Sierra Kirsch, who added 26 assists.

Central Cambria got 13 kills from Chelsey Long, 13 service points from Heidi Hendrickson and 19 assists from Taylor Boring.

The Lady Red Devils fell to 4-12.

JV: Central Cambria, 26-24, 26-24

Records: Central Cambria (4-12), Hollidaysburg (9-5)


Dragons pound Lions

ROARING SPRING – Alex Hoenstine scored touchdowns on a 2-yard run and a 91-yard interception return, and he also threw an 8-yard scoring pass to Chase Smith, as Spring Cove improved to 6-1 by defeating State College, 35-6, in junior high football.

Ian Deterline added scoring runs of 6 and 2 yards, and Mark Weis ran 12 yards for another touchdown for Spring Cove, which built a 23-0 lead at halftime.


State College0 0 0 6 – 6

Spring Cove7 16 6 6 – 35

SPC-Hoenstine 2 run (Muthler kick).

SPC-Hoenstine 91 interception return (Muthler kick).

SPC-Safety (Brumbaugh tackled State College player in the end zone).

SPC-Smith 8 pass from Hoenstine (Muthler kick).

SPC-Deterline 6 run (kick failed).

SC-Weis 12 run (pass failed).

SPC-Deterline 2 run (kick failed).

Records: State College (5-2), Spring Cove (6-1).


Kierra Miller is a member of the Bishop Guilfoyle girls soccer team. Due to a columnist’s error, her name appeared incorrectly in Wednesday’s sports section.