Scholastic Sports

Guilfoyle downs BC

EBENSBURG — Nick Scaramozzino and Justin Charlton each scored 18 points as Bishop Guilfoyle bounced back from a loss to Penn Cambria with a 68-53 win over Bishop Carroll in high school boys basketball on Friday. Ben Eckenrode led the Huskies with 20 points. BISHOP GUILFOYLE (68): Trybus ...

Bearcats, Lions move on to quarterfinals

By Todd Irwin For the Mirror Both Chestnut Ridge and Huntingdon advanced to today’s quarterfinal round of the PIAA Dual Meet Championships, and both have big obstacles in front of them at Hershey’s Giant Center. District 6 champion Huntingdon went first and defeated District 4 ...

Biddle, Garner, Norris pin in Central victory

MARTINSBURG — Brock Biddle at 170 and Cam Norris at 195 got pins in two of the final three bouts to punctuate Central’s 50-24 dual meet wrestling win over visiting Northern Bedford on Thursday night. Austin Garner also won by fall for the Scarlet Dragons at 285, while Braeden Swab (138) ...

Several Lady Blue Devils star in important victory over Valley

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com BELLWOOD — If you were Juniata Valley, and you held Karson Swogger to five points in the first half of a game for all the marbles in the North Division of the Inter-County Conference, you’d have to feel pretty good about your chances. Instead, ...

Weather affects local scholastic sports schedule

Thursday's snowstorm resulted in the postponements of most of the games on tonight's area high school sports docket. As of this posting, the only varsity events that were believed to still being played were Huntingdon and Chestnut Ridge's PIAA Class 2A team tournament dual meets, the ...

Panthers upset BG at home

By Rick Weaver For the Mirror CRESSON — Penn Cambria might have made the decisions that surround the District 6 basketball playoff seedings just a bit more interesting. Junior Mason Ronan scored a game-high 20 points as Penn Cambria captured its fourth consecutive victory, a 61-53 ...

Tyrone beats Penns Valley in low-scoring game

TYRONE — Tyrone was down 2-0 after one quarter and came back to beat Penns Valley, 28-19, in a low-scoring Mountain League game on Wednesday in high school boys basketball. Parker Mitchell led all scorers with 10 points. PENNS VALLEY (19): Lo. Snyder 1 0-0 2, Kines 0 0-0 0, Breon 0 0-0 0, ...

Huntingdon tops Westmont

HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon received double wins from three on the boys side in beating Westmont Hilltop, 100-61, in high school swimming action on Wednesday. The double winners were Matias Berger (200-yard individual medley, 100 butterfly), Zeb Fowler (50 and 100 freestyles) and Ben Atherton ...

Barhacs helps lead Lady Pirates

WILLIAMSBURG — Laura Barhacs scored 22 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Williamsburg past West Branch, 62-30, in high school girls basketball on Wednesday. Barhacs added five blocks for Williamsburg, which led, 26-8, at halftime. The Lady Pirates (12-7) also got 11 points from ...

Kling leads Spring Cove past Bearcats

HUNTINGDON — Lleyton Kling led a balanced attack with eight points as Spring Cove improved to 12-5 with a 53-24 win at Huntingdon in freshmen boys basketball on Wednesday. Huntingdon was led by Tony Poorman’s eight points. SPRING COVE (53): Warner 2, Kitt 7, Liebal 7, Klotz 2, Rupert 6, ...

Kling leads Spring Cove past Bearcats

HUNTINGDON — Lleyton Kling led a balanced attack with eight points as Spring Cove improved to 12-5 with a 53-24 win at Huntingdon in freshmen boys basketball on Wednesday. Huntingdon was led by Tony Poorman’s eight points. SPRING COVE (53): Warner 2, Kitt 7, Liebal 7, Klotz 2, Rupert 6, ...

Altoona lets lead slip away

By Alex Church For the Mirror The Altoona boys basketball team has developed a detrimental habit of forfeiting leads at home. After surrendering recent games to Hollidaysburg and State College, the Mountain Lions let an eight-point, fourth-quarter lead slip away in a 54-51 loss against ...

Holsinger sets record in CC win

EBENSBURG — Central Cambria coach Adam Stephan had already seen his team lose a late lead to Bishop Carroll this season. Flashbacks of the game Jan. 12 appeared to have been in the cards for Wednesday as the youthful Huskies erased a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter. The Huskies ...

Pirates pull away from JV

WILLIAMSBURG — The joke is that Brock Anders never broke much of a sweat on defense when he played basketball for Juniata Valley. He sure does, though, now when he’s coaching defense for the Williamsburg boys. And he’s getting results. Anders’ homestanding Blue Pirates held their ...

Early Altoona lead evaporates against SC

This year’s State College Area High School boys basketball team has quite a bit going for it. The Little Lions have reeled off 17 wins in 20 games this year with a tall, veteran lineup in which every starter stands at least 6 feet tall and four of the five stand at least 6-foot-4. Along ...

Bearcats have big fourth

By Ty R. States For the Mirror HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon and Central turned in another well-played Mountain League contest Wednesday night. The Bearcats grabbed the momentum, however, in the fourth quarter and took a 70-57 decision on senior night. Senior Matt Sellers led the way with a ...

Crosby is closing in on hallowed ground

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Five years ago, Sidney Crosby spent a winter working out in solitude wondering when the pain in his neck would ease and the intermittent fog in his head would lift. The lingering effects of a concussion in the 2011 Winter Classic left the ...

Bellwood-Antis’ Padula, NB’s Dasher reach 1,000

FLINTON — Joey Padula scored 11 points and went over the 1,000-point mark for his career in helping Bellwood-Antis to a 75-47 win over Glendale in high school boys basketball on Tuesday. The Blue Devils (15-5) also got 13 points from Travis Luensmann to go with 10 from Nathan Wolfe. Padula ...

Central routs Devils

BELLWOOD — Central improved its record to 15-9 with a 50-27 win over Bellwood-Antis in high school wrestling on Tuesday. Brandon Holsinger (120 pounds), Cameron Ulery (126), Braden Swab (138) and Logan Marko (152) had falls for the Scarlet Dragons. Bailey Kudlawiec (113), Kaylob Tatsch ...

Engle makes history in Tyrone win

SPRING MILLS — Kasey Engle became the all-time leading scorer in Tyrone Area High School basketball history, passing Nick Leasure’s career mark of 1,757, in the Lady Eagles’ 64-49 Mountain League victory over Penns Valley on Tuesday. Engle now has 1,764 points after her 21-point ...