Tyrone softball adds another win

TYRONE — Callie Maceno’s two-run RBI single with two outs in the sixth inning gave Tyrone the lead in a 3-1 comeback win over Southern Huntingdon Saturday afternoon in high school softball action.

Maci Brodzina’s RBI triple scored Maceno for an added insurance run for the Lady Eagles, who improved to 6-2.

Cate Baran recorded 13 strikeouts and gave up just two hits in a game her team trailed, 1-0, for most of the day.


So. Huntingdon 010 000 0–1 2 0

Tyrone 000 003 X–3 3 1

3B–Brodzina. Multiple hits–Maceno 2. RBI–Maceno 2, Brodzina. WP–Baran. LP–Flood. SO–Baran 13, Flood 3. BB–Baran 1, Flood 1.

Records: Tyrone (6-2)

Lions take fourth

The Altoona boys tennis team took part in the Mountain Lion Classic on Saturday at the Gorilla House Gym where the Mountain Lions finished fourth out of four teams in high school action.

The Mountain Lions best finish was turned in at No. 3 singles by Nick Schimminger, who took third. Finishing fourth at No. 1 singles was Jonah Brandt while teammte Casey Rispoli took fourth at No. 2 singles.

In doubles action, Mike Schimminger and Kyle Murray took fourth at No. 1 doubles, while Colby Bickel and Alex Berardinelli finished fourth at No. 2 doubles.

Dallastown won the tournament. Mount Lebanon and Erie Cathedral Prep tied for second.

SINGLES: No. 1: Koons, D. def. Brandt, A, 6-0, 6-1; DeMarco, EP, def. Gorun, ML, 6-1, 6-0; Demarco, def. Brandt, 6-0, 6-0; Koons, def. Gorun, 6-0, 6-0; Koons def. DeMarco, 6-2, 7-5; Gorun def. Brandt, 6-1, 6-2. No. 2: Burns, D, def. Rispoli, A, 6-1, 6-1; Prichard, EP, def. Wilke, ML, 5-7, 6-3, 11-9; Burns def. Prichard, 6-0, 6-1; Prichard, def. Rispoli, 6-2, 6-2; Burns, def. Wilke, 6-1, 6-1. No. 3: Hamel, ML, def. N. Schimminger, A, 2-6, 6-7, 10-6; May, D, def. Rowane, EP, 6-1, 6-0; May def. N. N. Schimminger, 6-0, 6-3; Hamel def. Rowane, 6-2, 6-1; May def. Hamel, 6-2, 6-0

DOUBLES: No. 1: Stentz-Descalzi, ML, def. M. Schimminger-Murray, A, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Estes-Horstman, EP, def. May-Saharan, D, 3-6, 6-4, 10-6; Estes-Horstman def. M. Schimminger-Murray, 6-0, 6-0; Stentz-Descalzi def. M. Schimminger-Warren, 6-3, 6-1; Estes-Hortstman def. Stentz-Descalzi, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6. No. 2: Kretzing-Glance, EP, def. Bickel-Berardinelli, A, 6-0, 6-2; Lynam-Koons, D, def. Wilke-Vuono, ML, 7-5, 6-3; Wilke-Vuono def. Bickel-Berardinelli, 6-2, 6-0; Lynam-Koons def. Bickel-Berardinelli, 6-1, 6-0; Wilke-Vuono def. Kretzing-Glance 5-7, 6-4, 10-2

Portage boys shine

WINDBER — The Portage boys track and field team won the Appalachian Invitational on Saturday in high school action.

The Mustangs were led by the likes of Demetri Miller, who won the triple jump, and Tyler Spaid, who won the 110 hurdles.

Portage finished with 84 points. Homer-Center was second with 82 points.

On the girls side, Lauren Shaffer had a big day for the Lady Mustangs, winning the 100, 200 and 400 meter races.

Miller recognized

Hollidaysburg native Reid Miller was one of four Montana football players to be named members of the 2019 NFF Hampshire Honor Society recently by the National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame.

Miller maintains a 3.30 GPA while he works toward a Masters of business administration after transfering from the University of Arkansas. He played in all 11 games and started eight for the Grizzlies. With 68 total tackles, 38 solo, Miller was the team’s fourth-leading tackler.

Golfers honored

Two local womean earned honors recently during a Sylvan Hills Ladies Golf Association event.

Carol Laich won the award for longest putt, and Connie Angeski was the closest to the pin winner.