Baseball

Richner powers Valley in slugfest

ALEXANDRIA — Nathan Richner belted three home runs and drove in six runs, and Juniata Valley needed all of them to squeak by visiting Tyrone, 11-10, in area high school baseball on Friday. Quinn Zinobile had two hits for the Green Hornets. Bryce Hunter was 2-for-2 with two runs and two RBIs ...

Ertter, Zazvrskey lead Huskies to DH sweep

EBENSBURG —- Bishop Carroll improved to 4-8 with a Laurel Highlands Conference high school baseball twinbill sweep of visiting Cambria Heights on Thursday. In the opener, winning pitcher Carson Ertter struck out 13 in five innings in the Huskies’ 5-4 triumph. Logan Gottshall had two hits ...

Gampe, Tigers topple Altoona

Hollidaysburg Area freshman right-handed pitcher Caleb Gampe is a player who possesses composure well behind his years. Gampe put that poise on display Wednesday night at Mansion Park, tossing a complete-game six-hit victory, as Hollidaysburg trimmed archrival Altoona, 5-2. After giving up ...

Central Cambria edges Penn Cambria

LILLY — Blake Pellegrino scored twice for Central Cambria, and Devin Renzi had two hits as the Red Devils scored in five of seven innings in a 5-4 win over Penn Cambria in high school baseball on Wednesday. Tanner Perrone went 3-for-3 with a homer for Penn Cambria. CENTRAL CAMBRIA (5): ...

Big fourth propels Marauders

Bishop Guilfoyle scored 11 runs in the fourth inning en route to a 15-6 win over Central Cambria at Vets Field Tuesday in high school baseball. Michael Berish had four hits, drove in four runs and scored three times for BG (8-2). Winning pitcher John Fanelli added three hits and three RBIs, ...

Yon, Sinisi stand out in Lion win

Ian Yon hit a solo homer and combined on a five-hit pitching performance with Adam Sinisi to spark Altoona to 4-2 victory over visiting DuBois at Mansion Park in high school baseball action on Monday. Braeden Burchfield and Marcus Day both had two hits and drove in a run for Altoona. DuBOIS ...

Penn Cambria wins tourney

PORTAGE — Ashton Buck’s bases-clearing double in the eighth inning scored three runs, and Penn Cambria went on to defeat Portage, 9-7, and claim the Portage Spring Classic championship in high school baseball Saturday. After Caleb Hurley blooped a two-run single for Penn Cambria to put ...

Altoona’s offense breaks out

Ian Yon went 4-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and Altoona scored six runs in the sixth inning to break a tie game and beat St. Marys, 12-6, in high school baseball on Friday at Mansion Park. Matt Hartman went 3-for-5 for Altoona, and John Gority had a tie-breaking single in the sixth ...

Guilfoyle doubles-up Penn Cambria

Six different Maruaders scored, and John Fanelli and Danny Carrieri each drove in two runs as Bishop Guilfoyle beat Penn Cambria in a Laurel Highlands Conference, 6-3, in a Laurel Highlands Conference high school baseball game on Thursday at Vets Field. Kenta Okada went 2-for-3 for Guilfoyle. ...

Devils outlast Pirates in 11 innings

BELLWOOD — Mark Stewart pitched seven shutout innings, and Travis Luensmann and Trentin Whaley both contributed two-run singles to highlight a four-run rally in the 11th inning that lifted Bellwood-Antis to a 6-2 victory over Williamsburg in the second game of a high school baseball ...

Central’s Nicewonger shackles Tyrone

TYRONE — Brady Nicewonger fired a five-hitter to help Central down Tyrone, 5-1, in Mountain League high school baseball action on Tuesday. Preston Karstetter drove in two runs for the Scarlet Dragons, and Hunter Klotz and Luke Williams each had two. Andrew Pearson had three of Tyrone’s ...

Nominations sought for Mirror awards

The Mirror is seeking nominations for special awards to be presented at its 13th annual Athlete of the Year banquet on Monday, May 21. Area high schools are invited to submit nominations for the Ron Rickens Sportsmanship Awards, the Dean Rossi Leadership Award and the Erin (Johnson) Kelly ...

Johnson blanks Bulldogs

CLAYSBURG — Senior right-hander Jack Johnson pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out 12 batters and walking two, to lead Juniata Valley to a 3-0 Inter-County Conference North Division victory over host Claysburg-Kimmel in high school baseball on Monday. Quinn Zinobile had three hits, ...

Bearcats continue their perfect season

HOLLIDAYSBURG — After reaching the semifinals of the PIAA Class 3A baseball tournament last spring, Huntingdon is off to a 10-0 start this season, and the Bearcats are giving every indication of making a serious run for the state title again. Huntingdon followed up its championship in last ...

Guilfoyle blanks Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s Tyler Berkheimer homered and drove in three runs, and Austin Hammerle allowed just two hits in a five-inning shutout of Johnstown, 10-0, at Roxbury Park in high school baseball Saturday. Kenta Okada scored three runs for the Marauders. BISHOP ...

Dillow’s shining performance leads Ridge over No. Bedford

LOYSBURG — Noah Dillow lost a perfect game and a no-hitter in the sixth inning, but still finished with a 16-strikeout, one-hit performance in Chestnut Ridge’s 12-0 high school baseball win on Friday at Northern Bedford. Dillow, who finished with three hits, walked just one as the Lions ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...