Berardinelli, Kravetz pace Altoona boys in opener

High school soccer

UNIONTOWN — Alex Berardinelli and Austin Kravetz each netted two goals as Altoona won its season opener over Laurel Highlands, 5-4, in high school boys soccer Saturday afternoon.

Kolby Livingston scored twice in the loss for the Mustangs as they fell to 1-1.

Berardinelli, Zach Kowalski, Graham Black and Bailey Musselman all had assists for the Mountain Lions.

SCORE BY HALVES

Altoona 3 2 — 5

Laurel Highlands 2 2 — 4

First half: LH–Davis (Lucas), 5:55; A–Berardinelli (Mussellman), 16:01; LH–Livingston (Phillips), 19:22; A–Cole (Black), 22:03; A–Kravetz (penalty kick), 34:30.

Second half: LH–Davis (penalty kick), 47:17; A–Kravetz (Berardinelli), 53:40; LH–Livingston (Mitchell), 56:00; A–Berardinelli (Kowalski), 59:12.

Records: Altoona (1-0); Laurel Highlands (1-1).

Central 10

Northern Bedford 1

ROARING SPRING — Collin Rupert scored three goals to help Central overpower Northern Bedford.

Jonathan Trexler added two goals for Central.

SCORE BY HALVES

Northern Bedford 0 1 — 1

Central 7 3 — 10

First half: C–Campbell (free kick), 2:48; C–Rupert (unassisted), 5:55; C–Rupert (Bowman), 9:04; C–Bowman (unassisted), 9:47; C–Smith (L. Trexler), 20:48; C–J. Trexler (unassisted), 24:42; C–J. Trexler (unassisted), 35:45.

Second half: C–N. Clapper (L. Trexler), 44:00; C–Rupert (unassisted), 62:30; C–Kensinger (unassisted), 64:45; NB–Imler (penalty kick), 77:10.

Records: Northern Bedford (0-2); Central (1-0).

GIRLS

Altoona 4

Laurel Highlands 1

UNIONTOWN — The Altoona girls soccer team improved to 2-0 with a win at Laurel Highlands.

The Lady Lions, who scored all four goals in the second half, got solo efforts from Darrian Berkheimer, Morgan Sarver, Lauren Kiser and Becca Dull.

SCORE BY HALVES

Altoona 0 4 — 4

Laurel Highlands 0 1 — 1

Second half: A–Berkheimer (Kiser, 50:13; A–Sarver (Graham), 55:53; A–Kiser (Berkheimer), 58:46; A–Dull (Kiser),63:29; LH–Cunningham (unassisted), 72:29.

Records: Altoona (2-0), Laurel Highlands (0-1)

JV: Altoona, 7-0

Hollidaysburg third

BELLEFONTE — Hollidaysburg captured the consolation game of the Bellefonte Tournament with a 2-1 win over Bellefonte.

Hollidaysburg won it when Alyssa Bell scored at the 19:24 mark of the second half. Rita Kendziora scored for the Lady Tigers in the first half.

Hollidaysburg lost 1-0 to Selinsgrove in the opener. The Lady Seals won the title with a victory over Juniata in the championship game.

SELINSGROVE 1, HOLLIDAYSBURG 0

SCORE BY HALVES

Hollidaysburg 0 0 — 0

Selinsgrove 0 1 — 1

Second half: S–Sprenkel (unassisted), 5:15.

HOLLIDAYSBURG 2, BELLEFONTE 1

SCORE BY HALVES

Hollidaysburg 1 1 — 2

Bellefonte 0 1 — 1

First half: H–Kendziora (Gallagher), 38:06

Second half: B–Smith (unassisted), 22:52; H–Bell (Pohar), 19:24.

Central 5

Northern Bedford 1

MARTINSBURG — Ashley Negley and Alana Padula each scored two goals in helping the Central girls top Northern Bedford.

Averey Black also scored for Central, and Madison Cottle scored for Northern.

SCORE BY HALVES

Northern Bedford 0 1 — 1

Central 2 3 — 5

First half: C–Padula (unassisted), 6:19; C–Negley (unassisted), 14:56.

Second half: C–Negley (Bartley), 42:06; C–Padula (unassisted), 42:20; NB–Cottle (unassisted), 52:48; C–Black (unassisted), 76:21.

Records: Northern Bedford (0-1); Central (1-0).

Mo Valley goes 1-1

MORRISDALE — Moshannon Valley went 1-1 in a four-team format, beating Brookville, 3-1, while losing to Huntingdon, 4-2.

In its victory, Mo Valley got two goals from Sarah McClelland. In the loss to Huntindon, Tristan Tamblin scored both goals for the Damsels. Huntingdon got two goals from Maddie DeForrest.

MOSHANNON VALLEY 3, BROOKVILLE 1

SCORE BY HALVES

Brookville 0 1 — 1

Moshannon Valley 1 2 — 3

First half: MV–McClelland (unassisted).

Second half: MV–Tamblin (unassisted); B–Taylor (unassisted); MV–McClelland (unassisted).

HUNTINGDON 4, MOSHANNON VALLEY 2

SCORE BY HALVES

Huntingdon 3 1 — 4

Moshannon Valley 1 1 — 2

First half: H–DeForrest (unassisted); H–Reamer (unassisted); H–Walters (unassisted); MV–Tamblin (unassisted)

Second half: MV–Tamblin (unassisted); H–DeForrest (unassisted).

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