Baseball

Curve Classic restarts today

Because of the rain in the area on Friday, the schedule has been adjusted for the annual Curve Classic for high school baseball, which started on Thursday at PNG Field. Two games were washed out on Friday, Hollidaysburg-St. Marys and Central-Juniata Valley. The event started Thursday with ...

A Classic duel: Yon pitches Altoona over Luensmann, B-A

The 15th annual Curve Classic kicked off with a premier pitching matchup. Altoona’s Ian Yon and Bellwood-Antis’ Travis Luensmann were both Altoona Mirror first-team all-stars as underclassmen last year, and they each toed the rubber for their respective teams Thursday at Peoples Natural ...

BG’s Carrieri stymies C-K

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic senior pitcher Danny Carrieri had just seen his two-run lead cut in half after three consecutive two-out hits in the top of the sixth inning. But there was no way he was coming out of the game. Carrieri waved off first-year Marauders coach Tommy Williams, who had ...

Northern splits DH

LOYSBURG — Northern Bedford split a doubleheader with Southern Fulton in high school baseball on Thursday. Kyler States and Evan Clouse each scored for Northern in a 2-1 victory in the first game, while Luke Wiedemann struck out six batters and got the win. Andrew Lazor had the game-winning ...

Feathers’ big game lifts Central

ROARING SPRING — Cam Feathers homered and drove in four runs, and Dylan Claycomb and Caroline Eckenrode combined to strike out 10 batters and allow just two hits as Central defeated Altoona, 14-1, in high school softball Wednesday. SCORE BY INNINGS Altoona 001 00X X—1 2 ...

Hollidaysburg cruises

DuBOIS — Bryce Helmer scattered seven hits across six innings to help Hollidaysburg get past DuBois, 19-4, in high school baseball Wednesday. Caleb Gampe fell a home run short of hitting the cycle for Hollidaysburg, going 3-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Bryce Martellaci ...

Ertter helps Bishop Carroll beat Somerset

SOMERSET — Carson Ertter pitched six innings and struck out eight, and Evan Becquet went 3-for-4 at the plate as Bishop Carroll topped Somerset, 7-3, in a high school baseball game Tuesday. Devin Gomish had a pair of RBIs for the Huskies. BISHOP CARROLL (7): Gottshall ss 211, Dumm cf 201, ...

Pearson helps Tyrone win in five innings

TYRONE — Andrew Pearson went 3-for-4 — all doubles — and drove in four runs to lead Tyrone past Saint Joseph’s, 12-2, in five innings on Monday afternoon in high school baseball action. Brandon Lucas added three hits and two RBIs for the Golden Eagles (4-0), who broke open a 4-2 game ...

Lehman tough for 3-0 Eagles

BELLWOOD — Brandon Lucas scored two runs for Tyrone in a 7-1 win over Bellwood-Antis in a game that was called early due to darkness Friday afternoon in high school baseball action. Tyrone (3-0) got a strong performance from winning pitcher Cory Lehman, who gave up one run on five hits in ...

Bellwood-Antis, Tyrone cruise to victories

BELLWOOD — Troy Walker scored twice and Travis Luensmann had two RBIs in Bellwood-Antis’ 14-3 win against West Branch in Inter-County Conference high school baseball action on Thursday. Mark Stewart earned the win for Bellwood. WEST BRANCH (3): Gutierrez ss 301, Guenot lf-2b 310, Dale c ...

Central has too many weapons on offense for ’Cats

MARTINSBURG — Central had several offensive contributors in a 15-5 Mountain League rout of Huntingdon Wednesday afternoon in high school baseball action. Casey Walters went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and four RBIs, while Noah Muthler also knocked in four runs, with a 2-for-4 ...

Central edges Rams

MARTINSBURG — Dylan Focht went 6ª innings and struck out six before Paxton Kling recorded the final out for the save as Central won its opener over Penns Valley 3-1 in high school baseball Tuesday. Kling was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, and Hunter Klotz drew three walks. PENNS ...

Mountain Lions split to open up season

RICHMOND, Va. — The Altoona baseball team opened its season on Friday in Richmond, Virginia, losing to Benedictine High School, 6-2, in the first of a twinbill, while coming back to win 15-6 over St. Christopher’s in high school action. The Mountain Lions, who trailed 4-0 early to ...

College signing: Brodie Harbaugh, PSU Altoona baseball

Name: Brodie Harbaugh High school: Chestnut Ridge Hometown: New Paris Sport: Baseball Position: Centerfield College choice: Penn State Altoona Other colleges considered: Mount Aloysius, Slippery Rock, and UPJ Why I picked Penn State Altoona: “Close to home. Coach (R.J.) ...

Ertter jumps at perfect fit

EBENSBURG—- Wednesday marked the initial day in which high school athletes could sign their national letter of intent for any NCAA program, and for one local baseball star, he was quick to put the stamp on where to continue his career. Bishop Carroll senior Carson Ertter, a 5-10, 160-pound ...

Servello follows coach’s path

HOLLIDAYSBURG—Because of a back injury, Sam Servello missed his junior year of baseball with the Hollidaysburg Area High School team. However, because of the resume he built up during his freshman and sophomore seasons, colleges like West Virginia, North Carolina, East Carolina and Villanova ...

2018 Mirror baseball all-stars

FIRST TEAM Alex Mykut C Sr. Huntingdon Notable: Went 3-for-3 and was winning pitcher in Curve Classic championship game win. Hit .400 with 11 extra base hits and 27 RBIs. Davis Kline 1B Sr. Bedford Notable: Will attend Princeton and play football in the fall. Hit .465 with three doubles ...

PSBCA contest pushed back

The Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association District 6 All-Star Game scheduled for this evening has been postponed because of the rain in today’s weather forecast. The game has been rescheduled for Thursday. Gates at the Penn State Softball Complex will open at 5 p.m. with the 10-inning ...

Blue Devils fall in quarterfinals to Camp Hill

SCOTLAND — Things were looking pretty good for the Bellwood-Antis baseball team as its PIAA Class 2A quarterfinal game vs. Camp Hill moved into the bottom of the third inning. The Blue Devils led 2-0, having snapped the Lions’ 21-inning scoreless streak in the playoffs in the top of the ...

Bearcats lose to S. Side Beaver

SOMERSET — Sometimes great expectations can build a confidence that leads a team to glory. There are other times they can cause an enormous weight on someone’s shoulders. The Huntingdon Area high school baseball team that rolled to a Curve Classic championship, a second straight ...