Lady Eagls win Mt. League title

TYRONE — Tyrone took four of five singles matches Friday afternoon to help the Lady Eagles pull off a 5-2 win over Central and clinch the Mountain League championship in high school girls tennis.

Winnie Grot, who also won in doubles action with Ava McCracken, defeated Central’s Kierra Mountain in the top singles match, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5). Also victorious in singles action were Megan Tepsic, Emilee Walk and Alicia Endress.

Central’s Lindsey Kensinger won over McCracken 7-6 (7-2), 6-2.

SINGLES: 1, Grott, T, def. Mountain, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5); 2, Kensinger, C, def. McCracken, 7-6 (7-2), 6-2; 3, Tepsic, T, def. Trueman, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2; 4, E. Walk, T, def. Brooks, 6-1, 6-0; 5, Andress, T, def. Brown, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-1).

DOUBLES: 1, Grott-McCracken, T, def. Mountain-Kensinger, 8-4; 2, Brooks-McClain, C, def. L. Walk-Irvin, 8-2.

Records: Tyrone (7-4); Central (6-5).

Altoona dominates

Altoona flexed its muscle when it pulled off a 5-0 sweep of Mifflin County in high school girls tennis at Penn State Altoona.

Emma Skelley, Eve Hogan and Emily Neil all won in singles action, combining for five total set points allowed.

In doubles action, Isabella Frank and Zoe Wilson combined for a 6-0, 6-0 shutout, and Alyson Hollingsworth and Julia Whiting also won in two sets.

SINGLES: 1, Skelley, A, def. Foltz, 6-1, 6-0; 2, Hogan, A, def. Maxwell, 6-2, 6-1; 3, Neil, A, def. Kyle, 6-0, 6-1.

DOUBLES: 1, Frank-Wilson, A, def. Curry-Khaley, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Hollingsworth-Whiting, A, def. Yoder-Rishel, 6-2, 7-5.

Records: Altoona (7-4).

GC boys beaten

Andrew Foster scored a goal, but the Great Commission boys soccer team fell to DuBois Christian, 2-1, at Leopold Park.


DuBois Christian 2 0 — 2

Great Commission 0 1 — 1

First half: DC–McCabe (Hoover), 31:00; DC–Mowry (unassisted), 38:00.

Second half: GC–Foster (Stuart), 50:00.

Records: Great Commission (6-5-1).

GC girls deadlocked

Great Commission’s Julia Willett scored a goal in the first half on an assist by Emily Longstreth for 1-0 lead just before halftime, but DuBois Christian netted a goal in the second half to force a 1-1 regulation tie in girls soccer at Leopold Park.

Great Commission stands at 2-6-2.


DuBois Christian 0 1 — 1

Great Commission 1 0 — 1

First half: GC–Willett (Longstreth), 1:56.

Second half: DC–Maynard (Williamson), 28:29.

Records: Great Commission (2-6-2).

BCC boys cruise

DUNCANSVILLE — Jonathan Hight and Ben Lamagna each scored twice as Blair County Christian shut out Cavalry Christian, 10-0, in boys soccer.

Davis and Hudson Dull each scored and had an assist for the Bobcats (11-1-1).


Cavalry Christian 0 0 — 0

Blair County Christian 6 4 — 10

First half: BCC–Hight (Hartman), 0:40; BCC–D. Dull (unassisted), 1:11; BCC–Hight (unassisted), 8:29; BCC–H. Dull (Co. Dull), 10:48; BCC–Lamagma (D. Dull), 19:53; BCC–Winters (H. Dull), 36:21.

Second half: BCC–J. Nicodemus (unassited), 51:20; BCC–Lamagma (Sease), 67:58; BCC–Ca. Dull (Sease), 70:31; BCC–Sease (Ca. Dull), 79:09.

Records: Cavalry Christian (2-7); Blair County Christian (11-1-1).

Snyder leads BCC girls

DUNCANSVILLE — Madison Snyder picked up two goals as Blair County Christian turned a 4-0 halftime lead into a 5-0 win over Cavalry Christian in girls soccer.


Cavalry Christian 0 0 — 0

Blair County Christian 4 1 — 5

First half: BCC–McCoy (unassisted), 13:40; BCC–M. Hileman (unassisted), 15:46; BCC–M. Snyder (K. Hileman), 30:05; BCC–M. Snyder (unassisted), 30:29.

Second half: BCC–Dull (Johnston), 64:02.

Records: Cavalry Christian (2-5-1); Blair County Christian (9-2-1).

Mount soccer honored

KANSAS CITY — United Soccer Coaches announced the Team Academic Award winners for the 2017-2018 academic year on Thursday and the Mount Aloysius men’s and women’s soccer teams each earned the award. The Mountie women earned the award with a team GPA of 3.24 during the 2017-2018 year, while the Mountie men had a 3.14 team GPA.

The award is the fourth consecutive award for the women’s program as well as the second straight year the men’s team was named as an honoree. The Mountie soccer programs were a part of 191 total soccer programs at all collegiate levels in the United States that saw both their men’s and women’s teams honored.