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Baseball

Bedford earns its 8th win of season

Mercury Swaim, Dylan Arnold and Jared Dowey each had two hits for Bedford in a 6-2 win over Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Wednesday afternoon in high school baseball action at Vets Field. Swaim, a freshman, also had two RBIs. Arnold was the winning pitcher. He struck out four and walked one to ...

Becker’s gem propels Mountain Lions to win

Cody Becker went the distance for Altoona striking out four, walking one and surrendering just two hits in a 5-0 win over Kiski Prep on Tuesday afternoon in high school baseball action. Matt Hartman fronted the Mountain Lions’ attack with two hits and two RBIs, while Marcus Day and Ian Yon ...

Marauders break out the bats in big win over Hilltoppers

The Bishop Guilfoyle baseball team improved to 8-4 Monday afternoon, thanks to a 10-4 win over Westmont Hilltop in high school action at Vets Field. Gaige Reighard tripled twice and drove in two runs in a game the Marauders scored six times in the sixth to break a 4-4 tie. Teammate Dan Potopa ...

Portage wins tourney

PORTAGE — The Portage Area High School Mustangs won the Portage Spring Baseball Classic on Saturday afternoon, knocking off Johnstown in the championship game, 11-1, in 4 1/2 innings. Jacob Irvin was named the tournament’s most valuable player after his five-RBI performance. Tyler ...

Tyrone edges Bearcats

HUNTINGDON — Tyrone scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning to knock off Huntingdon, 8-6, in a Mountain League high school baseball game on Thursday. Colson Lewis went 3-for-4 and scored three runs for the Golden Eagles, and Bryce Hunter drove in two runs. Jackson Ritchey and Nick ...

Golden Tigers need just five for victory

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Junior Bryce Helmer pitched a five-inning no-hitter with four strikeouts, while allowing just one base runner in an 11-0 shutout of Punxsutawney on Wednesday in high school baseball action. Caleb Gampe and Nick Helsel each had two hits and three RBIs in a game the Golden ...

C-K surprises Mount Union

CLAYSBURG — Corey Chamberlain’s walk-off single scored Kobe Harr in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift Claysburg-Kimmel over Mount Union, 9-8, in high school baseball action on Tuesday. It was the first loss of the season for the Trojans. The Bulldogs scored eight runs in the bottom of ...

Three-run innings enough for B-A in victory

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis scored three runs in the third and sixth innings to capture a 6-3 win over Central Monday afternoon in high school baseball action. Winning pitcher Travis Luensmann struck out 10, pounded out two hits and knocked in two runs to lead the Blue Devils. Alex Schmoke ...

BG beats rival at PNG Field in 7th

Michael Boston was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh Thursday afternoon, which helped Bishop Guilfoyle beat Bishop McCort, 7-6, in a high school baseball game played at PNG Field. Max Swineford scored the winning run for BG (6-4). Ben Dombrowski had three hits ...

Hartman, Yon lead Lions to win

Matt Hartman went the distance on the mound and had an RBI double as Altoona edged Mifflin County, 4-3, at Mansion Park Wednesday in high school baseball action. Ian Yon followed Hartman’s double with an RBI single, and Jake Hunter’s two-run double brought in all the runs the Mountain ...

P-O goes extra to defeat Rams

SPRING MILLS — Philipsburg-Osceola scored a run in the top of the 10th inning to edge out Mountain League foe Penns Valley, 5-4, in high school baseball action on Tuesday. Keegan Soltis drove in two runs for the Mounties. Carson Jones pitched 4• innings in relief and struck out three for ...

Still perfect

TYRONE — When it comes to competitive high school baseball, the Mountain League ranks among the region’s best every year. “This league is tough, top to bottom,” Central coach A.J. Hoenstine said Tuesday after his Scarlet Dragons fell to Tyrone, 4-0, at the Harry Sickler Sports ...

Tyrone raises streak to nine

Golden Eagles beat P-O in battle of unbeatens PHILIPSBURG — Tyrone pounded out 12 hits in winning a battle of unbeaten Mountain League teams, 8-2, over Philipsburg-Osceola in high school baseball action on Thursday. Colson Lewis drove in two runs and scored twice for Tyrone, now 9-0. Matt ...

Yon helps Altoona blank Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Ian Yon struck out nine batters in five shutout innings, and Adam Sinisi drove in three runs with a double and a sacrifice fly as Altoona held Hollidaysburg scoreless for the second time in a week, winning 10-0 in high school baseball on Wednesday. Marcus Day and Owen ...

C-K rolls past Glendale

CLAYSBURG — Corey Chamberlain threw a one-hitter with nine strikeouts in Claysburg-Kimmel’s 12-1 win over Glendale in 4¢ innings in high school baseball action on Tuesday. Connor Oakes and Zach McCarty each drove in two runs for the Bulldogs, and Chamberlain, Oakes and Kobe Harr each ...

Duo lead Tigers to big victory

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Logan Margroum went 3-for-4 with four runs and four RBIs, and Joey Grassi went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs to lead Hollidaysburg to a 16-0 win over Punxsutawney Monday afternoon in high school baseball action. The game was called after four innings because of ...

Pitch perfect

Central gave up two runs in the first inning of its Curve Classic opening-round game against Juniata Valley and one run in the final inning of the championship game against Altoona. In between, nothing but zeros. The Central pitchers threw strikes, and the defense made nearly all the plays ...

Eagles win

TYRONE — Bryce Hunter led off with a walk in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Kevin Lehner’s sacrifice fly to left sent Hunter home with the game-winning run for Tyrone in a 3-2 win over Clearfield in Mountain League high school baseball Saturday. Matt Savino and Rodney Shultz each ...

Central bulldozes its way into semis

Juniata Valley scored two in the top of the first for the early lead against Central in the final opening-round game of the Curve Classic, but the Scarlet Dragons quickly got those two back and a whole lot more. Central took advantage of 10 walks, five hit batsmen and five Valley errors to ...

Servello helps propel Tigers to victory

Hollidaysburg’s Sam Servello is one of the top pitching prospects in the area. An early commit to West Virginia University, Servello sat out all of last season after injuring his back (fractured vertebrae) in basketball, so all eyes are on the hard-throwing right-hander this ...