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Weekend Playoff Football Scoreboard

DISTRICT 6-9 CLASS 4A SEMIFINALS at BALD EAGLE AREA H.S Bellefonte 58, Bradford 18 (FINAL) DISTRICT 6 CLASS 3A SEMIFINALS at RICHLAND Forest Hills 30, Westmont Hilltop 22 (FINAL) DISTRICT 6 CLASS 2A QUARTERFINALS Bellwood-Antis 14, West Shamokin 6 (FINAL) Penns Valley 42, Southern ...

Regional football roundup

State College 42, Mifflin County 7 STATE COLLEGE — Tommy Friberg connected with Keaton Ellis on a pair of early touchdown passes, and Dresyn Green rushed for 210 yards and a touchdown on just 13 carries as State College dominated Mifflin County in the District 6 Class 6A championship game ...

Friday Playoff Football Scoreboard

DISTRICT 6 CLASS 6A CHAMPIONSHIP State College 42, Mifflin County 7 (FINAL) MID-PENN Central Dauphin 42, Central York 6 (FINAL) Manheim Township 20, Chambersburg 17 (FINAL) OTHERS Hazelton 47, Williamsport 13 (FINAL) DISTRICT 6-9 CLASS 5A CHAMPIONSHIP Hollidaysburg 38, Brashear 7 ...

Arnold big reason Bisons claimed top seed

This is the fifth in a series of high school football features on some key players on playoff-bound teams in the Mirror’s coverage area Bedford won’t be playing the first week of the high school football postseason, and Dylan Arnold is a major reason for that. The senior running back, ...

Hollidaysburg twins anchor senior-laden offensive line

When Josh Howells went down with a knee injury earlier this season, Nathan Howells was forced to play alongside someone on the offensive line that wasn’t his twin brother for the first time since he started playing football in elementary school. “It was very different,” Nathan said. ...

Tigers hope to keep rolling against Brashear

Since it left the WPIAL three seasons ago, Hollidaysburg has yet to play a playoff game the first week of the postseason. That changes Friday night when the Golden Tigers take on Brashear for the District 6-8 Class 5A championship at Saint Francis University at 7 p.m. “The past couple ...

Wolfe, Blue Devils improving every week

Shawn Wolfe has done a little bit of everything for the Bellwood-Antis football team this season, and the senior quarterback wants to make sure that continues much longer than one more game. The Blue Devils went undefeated during the regular season in Wolfe’s junior year before they were ...

Weist happy to run hard for Titans’ success

This is the second in a series of high school football features on some key players on playoff-bound teams in the Mirror’s coverage area Cole Weist has run for more than 1,100 yards and scored 10 touchdowns for Tussey Mountain this season, but the senior running back said that’s only half ...

Tigers defeat Marauders

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Trent Paddock scored on touchdown runs of 19 and 5 yards as Hollidaysburg defeated Bishop Guilfoyle, 28-14, in junior varsity football action Monday afternoon at Tiger Stadium. Bishop Guilfoyle (4-4) scored on a 48-yard J.T. Johnston run and a 33-yard touchdown pass from ...

Seace providing size, skill for top-seeded Lions

Standing 6-foot-5 and weighing in at 274 pounds, Chestnut Ridge senior two-way tackle Dalton Seace is an imposing figure on the football field due to his sheer size alone. But Ridge coach Max Shoemaker is quick to point out that Seace, who is a three-year starter at defensive tackle, is so ...

Tigers overwhelm Central

ROARING SPRING — Hollidaysburg quarterback Brady Walters needed 108 yards from scrimmage Friday night against Central to become the school’s all-time leader in that category. Not only did he do that, but he also contributed to all six touchdowns in the Golden Tigers’ 42-0 regular-season ...

BG earns bye for 1st round

JOHNSTOWN — After suffering an uncharacteristic two-game losing streak earlier this month, the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders will head into the bye week of the District 6 Class 1A playoffs on a positive note after defeating Bishop McCort, 28-13, Friday night at Johnstown’s Sargent’s Stadium. ...

Mtn. Lions finish 3-7

Altoona got off to a quick start Friday night, turning a big play on defense into a field goal for an early lead, but Harrisburg was the one making all the big plays after that. The Cougars put the finishing touches on a Mid-Penn Commonwealth Division championship with a 52-3 win over Altoona ...

Freshman quarterback leads Rams past Lions

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com NEW PARIS — On a Friday night when a steady rain turned the grass field at Chestnut Ridge High School’s Dr. Giovacchini Stadium into a quagmire, Richland used a freshman quarterback to get back on steady footing en route to winning the Laurel ...

Bearcats claim final Class 3A playoff spot

TYRONE — The Huntingdon Bearcats are playoff bound. The Bearcats met the Tyrone Golden Eagles on Friday at Gray-Vets Memorial Field in a Mountain Conference season finale that had the fourth and final spot in the District 6 Class 3A tournament at stake. On a dreary night that featured ...

Offensive struggles hurt PC

By Sean Wechtenhiser For the Mirror SIDMAN — After facing an early 16-point deficit, as well as a driving rain and muddy field in the second half, Penn Cambria battled back and had a chance to grab an upset victory at Forest Hills Friday night. The Panthers had a first-and-goal from ...

Eight turnovers doom Carroll

CLEARFIELD — Clearfield’s Taye Lynch intercepted Bishop Carroll quarterback Jake Zazvrskey on the first play from scrimmage in Friday night’s regular season finale at the Bison Sports Complex. It was a sign of things to come. The Bison picked off Zazvrskey three times, forced five ...

Rush attack sinks Heights

By Rick Weaver For The Mirror PATTON — Remember when thousands of Pittsburgh Steelers rooters became fans of the Philadelphia Eagles on the day of Super Bowl LII? Cambria Heights football Jarrod Lewis and his players find themselves in a similar situation today. The Highlanders will ...

Devils overcome early deficit in fine fashion

THREE SPRINGS — Bellwood-Antis found itself down 20-7 in the first quarter at Southern Huntingdon Friday, but the team handled the adversity. The Blue Devils put a stop to the deep passes and Shawn Wolfe led the comeback in a 42-20 win on the Rockets’ senior night. Wolfe ran for 92 ...

Pirates end up without win

WILLIAMSBURG — For Williamsburg football coach Bob Hearn, it isn’t just about wins and losses. The Blue Pirates didn’t have any wins this season, losing all 10 games. “It would have been nice to win a game but it isn’t about wins and losses,” Hearn said after his Blue Pirates ...