Herrington’s 43 leads P-O golf to four victories

BELLEFONTE — Halle Herrington shot a 43 to earn medalist honors and help Philipsburg-Osceola High School’s girls golf team to four victories at Nittany Country Club on Wednesday.

The Lady Mounties topped their closest competitor Hollidaysburg, 149-162. The Lady Tigers got identical scores of 50 from Raegan LeCrone and Taylor Hileman.

Hollidaysburg defeated Bellefonte, Clearfield and Penns Valley.

PHILIPSBURG-OSCEOLA (149): Herrington 43, Podusky 52, Potter 54.

HOLLIDAYSBURG (162): LeCrone 50, Hileman 50, Greenland/Jennings 62 each.

BELLEFONTE (172): Vogel 49, Abersold 57, Thoms 66.

CLEARFIELD (180): Soult 53, Branes 59, McGinnis 63

PENNS VALLEY (195): Boeckel 63, Racette 64, Morgan 68

Records: Hollidaysburg (6-1).

Portage drops two

CRESSON — The Portage golf team dropped to 3-4 overall and in the WestPAC by losing decisions to North Star and Rockwood at the Summit Country Club.

Led by Lucas Miko’s 48 and Austin Gentile’s 49, Portage scored a team total of 264 and lost to both North Star (233) and Rockwood (208).

Freshman Vileska Gelpi of Rockwood took the match’s medalist honors with a score of 34.

ROCKWOOD (208): 1, Gelpi, 34; 2, tie, Ansell and Modrak, 41; 4, Hay, 45; 5, Mitchell, 47.

NORTH STAR (233): 1, Purchase, 40; 2, Blough, 42; 3, Kalp, 48; 4, T. Suder, 50; 5, Koontz, 53.

PORTAGE (264): 1, Miko, 48; 2, Gentile, 49; 3, Kerch, 50; 4, Brickley, 58; 5, Krisko, 59.

Records: Rockwood (6-0 overall, 6-0 WestPAC), North Star (6-2 overall, 6-2 WestPAC), Portage (3-4 overall, 3-4 WestPAC).

Hollen leads Tyrone

TYRONE — Tina Hollen won a singles and doubles match with teammate Lara Pilgrim to help Tyrone beat Huntingdon, 4-3, in high school girls tennis.

Winnie Grot and Ava McCracken also won singles matches for the Lady Eagles.

Paige Hollibaugh and Liv Vlasak won singles matches for Huntingdon, and Abby Hollibaugh and Sadie Johnston won a doubles match for the Bearcats.

SINGLES: 1, Hollen, T, def. Sliver, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Grot, T, def. Hannershon, 6-0, 6-0; 3, McCracken, T, def. Johnston, 6-2, 6-0; 4, Hollibaugh, H, def. Gensimore, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5; 5, Vlasak, H, def. Walk, 6-1, 6-1.

DOUBLES: 1, Hollen-Pilgrim, T, def. Sliver-Habbershon, 8-1; 2, Hollibaugh-Johnston, H, def. Reese-Endress, 9-7.

Records: Tyrone (1-1).

Central netters roll

MARTINSBURG — Singles victories by Yvonne Longenecker, Kenedi Berkhimer, Kierra Mountain, Lindsey Kensinger and Allison Brooks sparked Central to a 7-0 victory over Clearfield in high school girls tennis.

Central’s doubles teams of Eva Rhule and Reagan Bush, and Candace Holt and Neeley Ayers, also won decisions for the Lady Dragons, who improved to 3-1.

SINGLES: 1, Longenecker, CEN def. Gaines, 6-0, 6-0. 2, Berkhimer, CEN, def. Ky. Van Tassel, 6-0, 6-0. 3, Mountain, CEN, def. Houchins, 6-0, 6-0. 4, Kensinger, CEN, def. Ki. Van Tassel, 6-0, 6-0. 5, Brooks, CEN, def. Luzier, 6-0, 6-0.

DOUBLES: 1, Rhule and Bush, CEN, def. Wisor and Ki. Van Tassel, 8-3. 2, Holt-Ayers, CEN, def. Gaines-Mercado, 8-0.

Records: Clearfield (0-5). Central (3-1).

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