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Scholastic Sports

Athlete of Week: Trybus among top FBs ever at CH

Name: Tyler Trybus School: Cambria Heights Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Trybus ran for 177 yards on 35 carries and scored twice to help the Highlanders knock off Bishop McCort, 37-15, in Johnstown. Season update: Trybus has carried the ball ...

Athlete of Week: Sikora ‘team leader, role model’

Name: Jaylee Sikora School: Central Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Sikora continued her successful season by shooting a 40 and earning medalist honors as CC beat Penn Cambria and Hollidaysburg at Summit Country Club. Season update: Sikora ...

Husband versus wife: Jason, Cassie Layman coach against each other

SIDMAN — Chances are pretty high that Central Cambria volleyball coach Jason Layman wound up sleeping on the couch last night. The Red Devils earned a crucial intra-conference victory Monday night as his team defeated Forest Hills in five sets (22-25, 25-21, 12-25, 25-17 and 15-11). The ...

Levine, Nosek connect on BG’s overtime winner

FISHERTOWN — Gretta Levine scored on an assist from Rachel Nosek in overtime to lift Bishop Guilfoyle to a 4-3 Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference win over Chestnut Ridge on Monday night in high school girls soccer. Maren Stayer opened the scoring for the Lady Marauders with the lone goal ...

Lady Marauders earn five-set win

JOHNSTOWN — Bishop Guilfoyle earned a five-set victory over Johnstown (22-25, 25-16, 25-11, 22-25, 15-5) in Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference action. Abby Yahner led the Lady Marauders with 48 assists, 15 service points and 10 digs, while Lyzee Wilson delivered 20 kills, Raven ...

Mounties top scramble field with 54

Philipsburg-Osceola won its first District 6 title since 1983 in 2016 with solid play from golfers like Carter Fischer and Payton Guelich. Those players have moved on, but the Mounties may be on the verge of another district title with much less of a wait than the last ...

Tyrone dominant at home

TYRONE — Tyrone improved to 4-2 with a 7-0 win over Shanksville-Stonycreek on Monday in high school girls tennis action. Winnie Grot, Lydia Irvin, Lindsey Walk, Victoria Reese and Alicia Endress were all singles winners for the Lady Eagles. Rachel Stricek and Olivia Reese, and Emilee Walk ...

Kravetz’ four goals lift Altoona by DuBois

DuBOIS — Austin Kravetz recorded four goals, with three coming in the second half to lead Altoona to a win over DuBois on Monday in high school boys soccer. With the match knotted at 3-3 at the half, the Mountain Lions scored four times in the second half to break open the match. Alex ...

Northern Bedford controls Tussey in earning big victory

SAXTON — Griffin Keller had a 40-yard pass from Haden Reyan in the second quarter for the game’s opening touchdown in Northern Bedford’s 22-6 win over Tussey Mountain on Monday in junior varsity football. Jestin Fernandez ran in the two-point conversion for the Black Panthers in what ...

Lion-size victory: Ridge pulls away in 4th for impressive road win

JOHNSTOWN — Saturday’s contest between Chestnut Ridge and Westmont Hilltop was a battle of different styles — the quick-strike offense of the Lions versus the ground-and-pound attack of the Hilltoppers. Westmont controlled the game for all but :46 of the first quarter, scoring on an ...

Callahan leads Tigers to win

MIFFLINBURG — Braden Callahan scored unassisted at 3:50 in the overtime period to lift Hollidaysburg past Mifflinburg, 2-1, in high school boys soccer action on Satuday. Callahan also had an assist on the game’s opening goal by Shant Dahal at 26:55 in the first half. Evan Shale had ...

BG pummels Red Devils

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic ran its record to 3-1 with a 37-7 mercy-ruling of Central Cambria in a Laurel Highlands Conference battle Friday night at Mansion Park, but it could turn out to be a costly victory for the Marauders. BG junior standout Keegan Myrick, one of the area’s top running ...

Mountain Lions no match for Chambersburg

CHAMBERSBURG — It was a rough start for Altoona in the first quarter Friday night against Chambersburg — the Mountain Lions had to punt after their first two possessions and the Trojans scored touchdowns after both of them. But it only got worse in the second quarter, when Chambersburg ...

Tigers not up to task

CAMP HILL — Dominated on both the offensive and defensive lines Friday night, the Hollidaysburg football team lost for the second week in a row, this time falling 49-8, to Cedar Cliff. The Colts amassed 455 yards of offense, including 304 on the ground, courtesy of senior running back ...

Defensive effort propels Devils over Warriors

EVERETT — Bellwood-Antis held Everett to 28 yards of total offense and remained unbeaten with a 40-0 win over the host team. Bellwood took advantage of good field position and three Everett fumbles, defensive linemen Evan Pellegrine made numerous tackles along the line of scrimmage and had ...

Special teams help Bulldogs beat Knights

CLAYSBURG — When its Inter-County Conference game with Moshannon Valley started slowly, Claysburg-Kimmel was looking for a spark to turn the contest in its favor. The special teams unit of the Bulldogs answered the call. C-K was able to come up with big plays on special teams that helped ...

Titans pull out win over Panthers

SAXTON — Tussey Mountain had an answer for every big-play strike by Northern Bedford in its 32-22 victory in the “Backyard Brawl” at Dick L. Hess Memorial Field Friday night. The Black Panthers’ first three scoring drives all came on one play, each of which was at least 54 yards, but ...

Tussey Mountain savors program turnaround

SAXTON — From 2015 through 2017, Tussey Mountain’s football program went just 2-28. Then, Anthony Sottasante came to Saxton. The Titans are 12-3 since, but the coach didn’t want any of the credit after Tussey Mountain’s 32-22 victory over Northern Bedford Friday. “Players win ...

Hornets take care of business early vs. Pirates

ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley’s game last week against Bellwood-Antis wasn’t decided until the final seconds when B-A kicked a game-winning field goal. This week’s game against Williamsburg was settled much earlier. The Hornets scored touchdowns on six of their first seven possessions ...

Dudurich carries Vikings to big win

ALLPORT — The Glendale Vikings used a well-balanced running attack to take down the West Branch Warriors by a 44-20 final Friday night at L.T. Drival Memorial Field. Viking running backs Seth Dudurich and Cory Johnston both had two touchdowns. Play of the game: Glendale partially blocked a ...