Tyrone knocks off B-A

BELLWOOD — Tyrone took advantage of three seventh-inning walks and a wild pitch that scored Colson Lewis on the go-ahead run in a 5-4 victory over Bellwood-Antis in high school baseball action Saturday.

Kevin Lehner scored two runs and had an RBI for the Golden Eagles.

Brendan Kowalski had a pair of doubles, and Trent Walker had three hits for the Blue Devils.

TYRONE (5): Pearson cf 401, Savino 2b 300, Lewis cr-ph 010, Gunter p 211, Weaver cr-p 000, Robison rf 300, Lehner ss 321, Jackson 1b 311, Lehman c 101, Woomer 3b 301, Gearhart lf 200, VanAllman ph 100. Totals — 25-5-6.

BELLWOOD-ANTIS (4): Kowalski lf 322, McFarland 3b-2b 300, Tre. Walker rf 413, Padula 1b 200, Luensmann ss-3b-p 401, Tro. Walker c 400, Wood p-3b 311, McCracken cf 301, Schmoke 2b-ss 000, Whaley dh 300. Totals — 28-4-7.


Tyrone 022 000 1–5 6 3

Bellwood-Antis 201 001 0–4 7 1

E–Savino, Gunter, Jackson, Luensmann. 2B–Kowalski 2, Tre. Walker, Luensmann, McCracken. RBI–Lehner, Woomer, Gearhart, Kowalski, Tre. Walker, Luensmann 2. WP–Weaver. LP–Wood. SO–Gunter 4, Weaver 3, Wood 3. BB–Gunter 2, Weaver 2, Wood 6.

Records: Tyrone (1-2); Bellwood-Antis (2-3).

Central wins

MARTINSBURG — Larry Corle and Jacob Muthler each had a pair of hits, and Brady Nicewonger pitched six strong innings as Central topped Clearfield, 8-2, and improved to 3-0 in high school baseball.

CLEARFIELD (2): Z. Morgan 2b 401, Wilson cf 300, R. Morgan c 411, Hazel lf-p 411, Bumbarger 1b 200, Myers p-ss 100, Sorbera 3b-lf 301, Glass ss-p 300, Bender rf 200. Totals — 26-2-4.

CENTRAL (8): Corle 2b 322, Hoenstine ss 311, McKnight 3b 211, Smith cf 211, Liebal lf 411, Speck rf 411, Nicewonger p 200, Walters pr 010, Karstetter p 000, Muthler c 302, Imler dh 200, Brumbaugh 1b 000. Totals — 25-8-9.


Clearfield 000 002 0–2 4 2

Central 203 003 X–8 9 3

E–Z. Morgan, Glass, Hoenstine, Nicewonger, Muthler. 2B–Smith. 3B–Corle. RBI–Sorbera, Hoenstine, Smith, Liebal, Speck, Muthler, Imler. WP–Nicewonger. LP–Myers. SO–Myers 2, Hazel 2, Glass 1, Nicewonger 2, Karstetter 1. BB–Myers 3, Nicewonger 2, Karstetter 2.

Records: Clearfield (1-2); Central (3-0).

Altoona, BG struggle

DERRY — The Altoona junior varsity boys volleyball team competed in the Derry JV Invitational Saturday, finishing the day with a 1-7 record and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Altoona lost to Deer Lakes (20-25, 19-25), Shaler (20-25, 21-25), and North Allegheny (15-25, 19-25), while splitting sets with Latrobe (20-25, 25-2).

Dalton Keller led Altoona with 14 service points, 11 kills, 19 digs, and three aces. Chris Ball had 22 assists and eight digs, Andrew Cassidy had four blocks, three aces and 10 digs, and Ben Parrish had 13 service points, four blocks and two aces.

The Bishop Guilfoyle junior varsity boys volleyball team also competed, where the Marauders failed to make it past the first round of the playoffs, falling to Penn Trafford, 25-15.

Bishop Guilfoyle opened the day by falling to Ambridge (25-18, 25-18) and Pine-Richland (25-21, 25-23), before splitting a pair with Norwin (27-26, 15-25), and falling to Penn Hills (25-17, 25-11).

Daniel Hamer led Bishop Guilfoyle with 17 kills and 16 digs. Connor Ebersole finished with 11 kills and 11 service points. Kai Kimberly had 12 service points, 21 assists, and 15 digs. Brady Haun added 19 digs, and Josh Welteroth had 14 assists and 10 kills.


BISHOP GUILFOYLE: Kimberly 12, Ebersole 11, Crawford 10, Hamer 7, Welteroth 5, Collet 4, Haun 3.

ALTOONA: Keller 14, Parrish 13, Weber 8, Shea 4, Cassidy 4, Ball 4, Wasylak 2, Carper 1.

Mustangs out

LANSING, Mich. — The Mid-State Mustangs rebounded from their 0-2 start at the 2017 USA Hockey Youth Tier II 18U 3A National Championships and defeated the Naperville Sabres, 7-2, on Saturday.

Despite the win, the Mustangs were eliminated after finishing third in the NHL pool. The top two teams advanced to tournament play today.

Mario Colosi had a hat trick and added an assist for the Mustangs, and Jacob Speicher added two goals and two assists.

Helsel helps PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — Christian Helsel, an Altoona graduate, went 2-for-4 and helped the Penn State baseball team defeat Ohio State, 6-2, as the Nittany Lions picked up their first Big Ten win of the season on Saturday.

Penn State pitcher Sal Biasi struck out nine and did not allow an earned run.

The win, before a season-high 1,614 fans, snapped a four-game losing streak to the Buckeyes.

Mulhern places

BATON ROUGE, La. — Altoona graduate Hannah Mulhern notched one of Penn State’s 24 top-three finishes at the Battle on the Bayou Saturday.

Mulhern finished second with a mark of 4.02 meters in the pole vault. Teammate Megan McCloskey won the championship.

Penn State’s track and field team will return to action April 14 at the Bucknell Classic.