Scholastic Sports

Hollidaysburg beats Central

MARTINSBURG — Brendan Hileman had three hits and drove home two runs, and Collin Stevenson knocked home three runs, to lead Hollidaysburg past host Central, 12-8, in high school baseball action on Wednesday. Ethan Lieb and Caleb Gampe — who had two hits — both drove home two runs for ...

Baran, Tyrone knock off Huntingdon; Glendale rolls

TYRONE — Cate Baran threw a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts to help Tyrone edge Huntingdon, 5-3, in high school softball action on Wednesday. Emily Lehman contributed two hits and two RBIs for Tyrone. Riley Confer drove in two runs for Huntingdon. SCORE BY INNINGS Huntingdon 000 003 ...

Reed helps Titans sweep Ramblers

WINDBER — Devon Reed won a pair of closely contested singles matches to help Tussey Mountain defeat Windber, 3-2, in a pair of doubleheaders in high school tennis on Wednesday. The team of Derek Angelo and Paige Taylor each won two doubles matches. MATCH ONE SINGLES: 1, Kozar, W, def. ...

Central Cambria teams sweep

EBENSBURG — Individual double-victory efforts from Tyler Wilson (1600- and 3200-meter runs) and Kayden Kutchman (200 dash, 800 run) led the Central Cambria boys team to victories over Richland (97-52), Bishop Carroll (114-36) and Penn Cambria (118-31) in high school boys track and field on ...

Colts named to teams

Northern Cambria’s Xzavier Jackson and Ashlee Parrish were honored by the Heritage Conference recently for their efforts on their respective basketball teams this past season. Bethany Barnosky of the Northern Cambria cheerleading squad, was also named to the Heritage Conference ...

Engle propels Bellwood-Antis

SAXTON — Clay Engle swept the jumps to pave the way for the Bellwood-Antis High School boys track and field team to post Inter-County Conference victories over Tussey Mountain (108-41) and McConnells­burg (97-52) on Tuesday. Bellwood’s Robert VanKirk won the 1600 and 3200 runs. ...

Swartz leads Mountain Lions to win

HUNTINGDON — Phil Swartz had 16 kills, 19 digs, nine service points and two aces to front Altoona in a 25-17, 25-22, 25-23 high school boys volleyball victory at Huntingdon on Tuesday. The Mountain Lions received 13 digs from Dalton Keller, 22 assists from Chris Ball and 13 assists from ...

P-O’s Harris an all-around talent

Name: Kam Harris School: Philipsburg-Osceola Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Harris went 3-for-3 with three home runs and eight RBIs in a victory over Penns Valley. She also fired a two-hitter and went 2-for-3 with two RBIs in a 15-0 win over ...

Lions’ Swartz has historic week

Name: Phil Swartz School: Altoona Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Swartz became Altoona’s all-time kills leader in a victory over West Shamokin. He now has 927 career kills. He had 13 kills and seven service points against West ...

Colts run past Blacklick

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — The Northern Cambria High School boys and girls track and field teams both posted victories over visiting Blacklick Valley on Monday. The Northern Cambria boys won, 117-32, behind double-victory performances from Tylor Rock (1600-meter run, pole vault) and Bryce Carroll ...

Mirror swimming all-stars

BOYS FIRST TEAM Ben Atherton, jr., Huntingdon: Three-time Mirror first-team all-star ... Set school records in the 200 free and 100 back ... Was part of the 200 and 400 free relay teams that won districts and went on to the state meet ... Helped the boys team win the district title the ...

Altoona Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Germaux, TM, 11.34; Lawhead, A, 11.35; Mitchell, T, 11.35; Adams, A, 11.44; Wolfe, BA, 11.44 200 dash: Kutchman, CC, 22.89; Germaux, TM, 23.14; Wolfe, BA, 23.26; Adams, A, 23.44; Lawhead, A, 23.44 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 49.95; VonColln, A, 52.34; Worthing, BA, 52.64; ...

Explosive ‘Cats garner title

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com The last Huntingdon team to win the Curve Classic made it all the way to the state championship game in 2004. This year’s Bearcats are hoping to at least match that feat. Huntingdon outscored its semifinal and championship opponents by a ...

Ritchey no-hits BG in semifinal game

From Mirror reports Rece Ritchey tossed a five-inning no-hitter, missing a perfect game only because of Danny Carrieri’s fourth-inning walk, to pitch Huntingdon past Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic in the 16th annual Curve Classic semifinals at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Saturday. Nick Holesa ...

B-A boys capture meet

ARMAGH — Clay Engle led the Bellwood-Antis boys to the team title in the United High School Track and Field Invitational on Saturday. Engle won the high jump at 6 feet, 0 inches and the triple jump at 43-1.75 to help Bellwood amass 106 team points to edge second-place Forest Hills by less ...

Tussey’s Germaux shines at Bedford Invite

BEDFORD — Tussey Mountain’s Evan Germaux won three events on Saturday at the Bedford Giant Eagle Track and Field Invitational at Bedford Area High School. Germaux won the 100-meter dash in 11.1 seconds, the 200 dash in 22.9 and combined with Tyler Rhodes, Zach Sumner and Jarred Sipes to ...

Altoona boys take third place

Dallastown won the 16th annual Altoona Mountain Lion Boys Tennis Invitational, held Friday and Saturday. Dallastown edged out Cathedral Prep for the team title with Altoona finishing third in the eight-team field. Altoona’s Jarod Marasco finished third at No. 2 singles, Casey Rispoli was ...

Huntingdon wins own tourney

HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon beat Williamsburg, 13-0, in five innings in the opener and Hollidaysburg, 11-2, in the finals to win its own tournament in high school softball on Saturday. In the opener, the Lady Bearcats (2-4) scored all 13 runs in the first three innings. Chrislyn Patrick had two ...

Penn Cambria’s Perrone tosses gem in 15-0 rout

LILLY — Tanner Perrone came a walk away from a perfect game, and Salvador Cabrera went 2-for-2 with four RBIs as Penn Cambria belted visiting Cambria Heights, 15-0, in a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference contest in high school baseball action on Saturday. Perrone helped his own cause by ...

BG JV volleyball team finishes fifth

DERRY — The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic boys junior varsity volleyball team finished fifth at the Derry JV Invitational on Saturday, while Altoona took ninth out of 15 teams on Saturday. Bishop Guilfoyle lost to Shaler, 25-19, in the playoffs. In pool play, the Marauders split with Norwin ...