Hollidaysburg tennis team knocks off Tyrone

Scholastic digest

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Highlighted by singles victories by Will Tyndall, John Rose, Brian Johnson and Nathan Ferris, Hollidaysburg scored an 8-1 win over visiting Tyrone in high school boys tennis Friday.

Jake Irwin, Shreeman Pericherla, Kirk Eichenlaub, Anthony Martinelli, Jacob Gallagher, Casey Ottaway, Adrian Lorenson and Aragorn Clarke all contributed to doubles wins for the Golden Tigers. Tyrone’s team point was scored by Paul Lemaire at No. 1 singles.

SINGLES: 1, Lemaire, T, def. Menard, 10-4; 2, Tyndall, H, def. Irvin, 10-0; 3, Rose, H, def. Brooks, 10-2; 4, Johnson, H, def. Kemp, 10-4; 5, Ferris, H, def. Orr, 10-1.

DOUBLES: 1, Irwin-Pericherla, H, def. Reese-Fink, 8-2; 2, Eichenlaub-Martinelli, H, def. Lewis-Grassi, 8-0; 3, Gallagher-Ottaway, H, def. Beckwith-N. DelBaggio, 8-3; 4, Lorenson-Clarke, H, def. Sherren-B. DelBaggio, 8-0

Records: Tyrone (6-5); Hollidaysburg (13-0).

Altoona triumphs

MILL HALL — Jonah Brandt, Jarod Marasco and Casey Rispoli came out on top in their singles matches in Altoona’s 5-0 sweep at Central Mountain in boys tennis.

Ben Warren and Andrew Dixon combined for a doubles team point for Altoona, which also got a doubles victory from the tandem of Nick Schimminger and Ethan Katcher.

SINGLES: 1, Brandt, A, def. Shubach, 6-0, 6-7, 10-5; 2, Marasco, A, def. Chapla, 6-2, 6-2; 3, Rispoli, A, def. Talbot, 6-1, 6-2.

DOUBLES: 1, Warren-Dixon, A, def. Wagner-Cygan, 6-1, 6-1; 2, Schimminger-Katcher, A, def. Powers-Androja, 6-1, 6-0.

Records: Altoona (8-3).

Mountain Lions prevail

Dalton Keller’s 12 service points, 12 digs and six kills led Altoona in a 25-17, 25-20, 25-17 victory over Meadville at the AAHS Fieldhouse in boys volleyball.

Altoona’s Phil Swartz registered 12 kills and nine digs, while Ben Parrish recorded five blocks, Chris Ball 16 assists and nine digs and Tyler Barry 14 digs.


ALTOONA: Keller 12, Ball 9, Barry 7, Gibbons 3, Nartatez 3, Swartz 2, Snyder 1.

Records: Altoona (9-1).

P-O teams split

PHILIPSBURG — Zach Myers finished first in both the 110 (18.75) and 300 (44.92) hurdles, as the Philipsburg-Osceola boys split a tri-meet on Thursday in track and field, defeating DuBois Central Catholic, 110-40, but losing to Bellefonte, 91-59.

The Lady Mounties also split. P-O topped DuBois Central Catholic, 98-51, but fell to Bellefonte, 100-50.

The results did not appear in Friday’s Mirror because of a computer error.