Scholastic Sports

Grier sweeps Huntingdon

TYRONE — Kristen Lucas, Olivia Ackley and Maggie Ackley only lost one game between them in their singles matches as Grier notched a 5-0 victory over visiting Huntingdon on Thursday in high school girls tennis. The Foxes’ doubles teams of Annie Gleiberman and Andrea Jaquez and Vivien Yang ...

Friday night will carry playoff implications

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com There certainly is a lot riding on Friday night’s game at Roaring Spring Athletic Field. If Central can upend Huntingdon, the Scarlet Dragons will likely force a three-way tie with the Bearcats and Bellefonte for the Mountain League championship. ...

Lady Devils defend crown in District 6-2A

Special to the Mirror EBENSBURG — After both of its previous gold medal matches were tight 3-2 decisions, Central Cambria expected another competitive match for the District 6 Class 2A team title against Westmont Hilltop. Both teams split the two previous championships after grueling ...

Central Cambria, JV girls win titles

SIDMAN — Central Cambria claimed both the boys and girls titles in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships on Wednesday at Forest Hills Middle School. Bedford freshman Van May won the boys race in a time of 16 minutes, 38.80 seconds, and Somerset junior Rosie ...

Hollidaysburg shuts out DuBois

DuBOIS — Sydney Routch scored twice to back the shutout goaltending of Meghan Cutshall in Hollidaysburg’s 4-0 victory over DuBois in high school girls soccer on Wednesday. Sidney Pohar had a goal and assist, and Jenna Heim scored a goal for Hollidaysburg, which improved to 12-4-1. SCORE ...

CC tops Tigers in three

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Emily Muffie had 15 digs, 10 service points and seven kills, and Abby Young had 13 digs and 11 service points, to lead Central Cambria to a 25-14, 25-11, 25-23 girls volleyball victory over host Hollidaysburg on Wednesday night. Jenna Bauer had 12 kills, and Leah Bracken ...

Freshman Bell wins it for Tigers

By Jon Fleck For the Mirror The Altoona girls soccer team entered its game against Hollidaysburg looking to put pressure on the Lady Tigers’ backline. The Lady Lions did that for long stretches of the game but couldn’t put the ball in the net. Hollidaysburg (11-4-1) began a stretch of ...

Ridge shuts out Panthers; Central girls prevail

NEW PARIS — Chestnut Ridge received goals from Ian Anderson, Connor Roose, and Logan Cooper in a 3-0 shutout win at home over Northern Bedford in a Sideling Hill League high school boys soccer on Tuesday. Ridge improved to 6-8-1. SCORE BY HALVES Northern Bedford 0 0 — 0 Chestnut ...

Tyrone boys finish second in league

SPRING MILLS — Zach Kohler’s second-place finish led Tyrone to a runner-up showing in the boys team standings at the Mountain League cross country championships on Tuesday at Penns Valley High School. Kohler posted a time of 16 minutes, 42 seconds, 21 seconds off the pace of boys medalist ...

Penn Cambria, Central Cambria capture big LHAC matches

CRESSON — Mia McCarthy had 22 digs, 16 service points and 12 kills to lead Penn Cambria to a 20-25, 25-18, 22-25, 25-15, 15-13 victory in high school girls volleyball action in the Laurel Highlands Conference on Tuesday evening. Makalyn Clapper and Macy Sral tacked on 11 and 10 kills, ...

BG awaits Trojan challenge

The matchup Game: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Marauders (8-0) vs. Greater Johnstown Trojans (7-1) Where: Trojan Stadium, Johnstown When: Friday, 7 p.m. The coaches: Bishop Guilfoyle — Justin Wheeler (75-14, seventh year); Johnstown — Tony Penna Jr. (58-32, eighth year); Series ...

Sikora’s summer work pays off

Name: Jaylee Sikora School: Central Cambria Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Sikora shot an 85 to capture the District 6 Class 2A individual golf championship by four strokes. Her score would have won Class 3A by seven strokes. She also helped ...

Walters’ work ethic recognized

Name: Brady Walters School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Walters was 13-of-17 passing for 184 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns on 18 attempts in a 38-7 2 win over Tyrone. Season ...

Kratzer-Drass connection aids Tigers

TYRONE — Garrett Kratzer connected with Ben Drass for two touchdown passes to lead Hollidaysburg to a 30-12 win over Tyrone Monday night in junior varsity football action. Hunter Barr and Trent Paddock scored on runs for the Golden Tigers. Tyler Gunsalus ran for a TD and threw for one to ...

Heights sets sights on playoffs

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com EBENSBURG — Cambria Heights is plotting a course to the District 6 Class 2A football playoffs, and the Highlanders are preparing for liftoff Heights took another step in the right direction on Saturday night. Alex Hite registered the first 100-yard ...

Bedford shuts out Everett

EVERETT — Amber Thomas scored four goals, and Allison Pittman scored two goals and had two assists as Bedford defeated Everett, 8-0, in high school girls soccer Saturday. Lindsay Mowry recorded the shutout in goal for the Lady Bisons, who improved to 16-0. SCORE BY HALVES Bedford 4 4 ...

Eight local golfers taking shot at regionals

Eight high school golfers from the Mirror’s coverage area will tee off at 9 a.m. at Tom’s Run in Blairsville for the PIAA Western Regional Monday. Central Cambria’s Alex Kiepert has been on both sides of the cut line at regionals, making it as a sophomore and missing it last year. ...

Mosdal’s hat trick lifts Dragons to win

LOYSBURG — Tarald Mosdal scored three goals and Luke Trexler added two goals for Central in a 7-1 win at Northern Bedford in high school boys soccer Saturday. Northern Bedford got its lone goal from Clark Frace. SCORE BY HALVES Central 3 4 — 7 Northern Bedford 1 0 — 1 First ...

Walters’ passing, running propel Golden Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers might have taken Tyrone a little lightly, but once Brady Walters got going there was no stopping them. Walters passed for 184 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 141 yards and two TDs as Hollidaysburg rolled over Tyrone, 38-7, Friday night ...

Blue Devils nip Trojans

MOUNT UNION — The battle for football supremacy in the Inter-County Conference between Bellwood-Antis and Mount Union was well worth the price of admission. Two blocked extra points and a rally in the fourth quarter propelled the Blue Devils to a come-from-behind 35-34 victory over the ...