Miscellaneous

Mort leads Huntingdon; Ferguson shoots 69

MINGOVILLE — Huntingdon won the Mountain League matchup at Nittany Country Club, edging Tyrone and individual medalist Andrew Ferguson, 342-349, in high school golf Thursday afternoon. The Bearcats got an 82 from Chris Mort and an 84 from Nate Fleming. Ferguson shot a 69 for the Golden ...

Altoona sweeps Valley

LANCASTER — The Altoona girls tennis team improved to 11-1 Thursday, thanks to a 5-0 win at Conestoga Valley in high school action. The Lady Lions got singles wins from Jess Stevens, Maura Skelley and Lindsey Hallinan. The doubles teams of Alese Rinker and Kayley Burke, along with Olivia ...

Bellwood-Antis sweeps Moshannon Valley

BELLWOOD — Led by Alexis Parson (13 service points) and Karlie Feathers (11 service points), Bellwood-Antis swept visiting Moshannon Valley, 25-9, 25-19, 25-15, in high school volleyball. Bella Kies had four aces for the Lady Devils, Sydney Lechner had 18 assists, and Cameron Mercer and ...

Benton leads Altoona past Hollidaysburg

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Altoona needed just three sets to claim victory over Hollidaysburg, 25-23, 25-21, 28-26, as Maddie Benton led the way with 16 assists and 11 service points in high school girls volleyball action on Tuesday. Emily Albright collected 16 assists, Kaila Clawson recorded 31 digs, ...

Altoona tennis sweeps

Altoona improved to 8-0 with a 5-0 victory over Seneca Valley at the Leopold Courts in high school girls tennis Friday. Jess Stevens, Maura Skelley and Lindsey Hallinan won singles matches. In doubles, Alese Rinker and Kaley Burke and Jasmine VonColln and Zoe Wilson picked up wins. SINGLES: ...

Bishop Guilfoyle gets team effort in sweep of Johnstown

Lexi Kilmartin, Rachel Meintel and Rachel Resick each contributed six kills to lead Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic to a sweep of Johnstown, 25-9, 25-18, 25-15, at the Pleasant Valley Gymnasium in girls high school volleyball Thursday. Gabby Krug added 15 assists, Alicia Nicolini and Meintel each ...

Hollidaysburg sweeps Hempfield, 5-0

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg defeated Hempfield, 5-0, to improve to 4-1, Thursday in high school girls tennis action. The Lady Tigers got singles wins from Veronica Helsel, Jenee Delerme and Payton Ruggery. Doubles victories were earned by Chloe Love and Paige Jodon, along with Jenna ...

McAlkich’s 71 helps Altoona

HUNTINGDON — Medalist Derek McAlkich tied a career-low by carding a 71 for the second consecutive round as Altoona topped Huntingdon, 306-346, in high school golf Thursday. Nic Urchick shot a 74 for the Mountain Lions. The Bearcats got a 76 from Nate Fleming. ALTOONA (306): McAlkich 71, ...

Central Cambria takes control of Portage

PORTAGE — After dropping the opening set (27-29), Central Cambria went on to take the next three (25-6, 25-14, 25-4) to earn a win over Portage on Monday in high school girls volleyball. Jenna Bauer led the Lady Red Devils with 16 kills and 16 digs, while Leah Bracken tallied 41 assists, ...

Herrington’s 43 leads P-O golf to four victories

BELLEFONTE — Halle Herrington shot a 43 to earn medalist honors and help Philipsburg-Osceola High School’s girls golf team to four victories at Nittany Country Club on Wednesday. The Lady Mounties topped their closest competitor Hollidaysburg, 149-162. The Lady Tigers got identical scores ...

Bellwood rallies past Juniata Valley

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis fell behind through three sets but rallied back to take the final two to claim a win over Juniata Valley (15-25, 25-22, 16-25, 25-21, 15-9) on Tuesday in high school girls volleyball. Kamryn Mercer registered 10 service points, five kills and four blocks to lead the ...

P-O boys race by Mount Union

PHILIPSBURG — Zach Myers (21:19), Josh Rea, Mathew Thomas and Hunter Wolf finished second through fifth, respectively, to help the Philipsburg-Osceola boys high school cross country team to a 23-32 victory over Mount Union on Tuesday. In girls action, Samantha Bainey finished second in 24:03 ...

VanColln, Wilson lift Altoona over Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — A doubles victory by the team of Jasmine VanColln and Zoe Wilson propelled undefeated Altoona to a 3-2 victory over host Hollidaysburg in high school girls tennis on Wednesday. Jess Stevens and Lindsay Hallinan both captured singles victories for Altoona, which improved to ...

Hollidaysburg posts three wins

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Ragan LeCrone and Taylor Hileman both carded scores of 53 as the Hollidaysburg High School girls golf team opened its season with victories over Clearfield, Bellefonte and Penns Valley on the Scotch Valley course Wednesday. Hollidaysburg (3-0) logged a team score of 160, ...

BG captures its opener

Emily Stevens, Sarah Manna and the team of Mary Gunnett and Victoria McElheny won their matches as Bishop Guilfoyle topped Forest Hills, 3-2, in high school girls tennis Monday. The Lady Rangers won two matches on forfeits. SINGLES: 1, Stevens, BG, def. Rivera, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Forest Hills ...

Ferguson claims Invitational title

STATE COLLEGE — Tyrone’s Andrew Ferguson shot a 1-under par 71 at the Penn State Blue Course to win the Happy Valley Invitational high school golf individual championship in a field of more than 60 golfers Thursday afternoon. Ferguson’s performance helped the Golden Eagles win the 2A ...

Beidle, Bonn top teammates to capture D5

BEDFORD — Caleb Beidle and Willie Bonn defeated Bedford teammates Luke Dague and Zach Kachman, 6-1, 6-3, in the finals of the District 5 doubles tennis championships. Beidle and Bonn topped Windber’s Nathan Bailey and Andrew Walsh in the semifinals and Somerset’s Logan Peters and Adam ...

Area teams turned away in finals

Emotions ran high with shouts of “Yeah,” “Let’s go”, and “Come on” echoing throughout the ProCare Therapy and Fitness Center Thursday afternoon following every pivotal point in the 2A and 3A District 6 doubles tennis championship matches. Both matches needed a third set to ...

Golden Tigers remain unbeaten

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School boys tennis team improved to 13-0 with a 9-0 shutout of Tyrone Friday. Sammy Obeid, Jake Irwin, Nathan Ferris, Kirk Eichenlaub and Seth Lowey scored singles wins for Hollidaysburg, which also got doubles victories from the teams of David ...

State College’s Vanden, Wherley advance

It will be an all-State College final in the District 6 Class 3A Singles Tennis Championships. State’s No. 1 seed Nick Vanden will face his teammate, No. 3 seed Matt Wherley, in the final at 4:30 p.m. today at State College High School. Wherley beat second seed Rami Alkhafaji of ...