Scholastic Sports

Golden Tiger boy swimmers triumph again

MILL HALL — The Hollidaysburg boys and girls swim teams had a successful trip north on Fridaynight in high school action at Central Mountain. On the boys side, Hollidaysburg improved to 9-0-1 with a 118-47 win over Marion Center. The Lady Tigers are 9-2 after a win over Penns Valley (59-32) ...

Juniata Valley gets defensive in rout of C-K

ALEXANDRIA — Back on Dec. 19, Juniata Valley escaped Claysburg-Kimmel’s gym with a four-point victory as it hit a few free throws down the stretch to seal it. Thursday night, the rematch was on the Lady Hornets’ home floor, and rather than wait until the end, JV put the proverbial ...

Emotions run high in Penn Cambria win

CRESSON — With the score deviating by only single digits Thursday night, things started to get a little chippy between the Central Cambria and Penn Cambria girls basketball teams. One fan was ejected, Red Devils coach Brittany Sedlock was forced by the officials to take a seat on the bench, ...

Vikings knock off Bellwood

FLINTON — When the pre-match weight draw came up at 106, it was not only an old-school start to Glendale’s home dual meet against Bellwood-Antis, but it also meant starting in the meat of the Viking lineup. The Vikings made the most out of that start, picking up bonus points in the first ...

Strong defense not enough for Lady Huskies

SIDMAN — Points were at a premium Thursday night as Bishop Carroll Catholic battled Forest Hills in high school girls basketball action. Both teams’ defenses controlled the game most of the night. However, the Lady Rangers were able to hit some key shots in the fourth quarter to earn a ...

Lady Highlanders pummel Johnstown

PATTON — Chloe Weakland poured in 29 points to lead Cambria Heights’ 75-41 rout of Greater Johnstown in high school girls basketball action on Thursday. Kirsten Weakland scored 16 points, and Abby Lobick added 10 points for the Lady Highlanders, who improved to 9-5. Mikayla Fultz scored ...

P-O picks up plenty of bonus points in victory

aMARTINSBURG — Thanks to pins from Tristan Beauseigneur (160), Parker Moore (182), Dylan Yastro (195), Tyler Anderson (220), Nick Coudriet (113) and Alex Dunkleberger (138), Philipsburg-Osceola defeated Central, 60-15, Thursday night in high school wrestling action. The Scarlet Dragons ...

Balance key for Golden Eagles

TYRONE — Four players scored in double figures in helping Tyrone roll past Mount Union, 81-41, Thursday night in a non-league boys basketball game. Blaine Hoover led the way with 18 points, Damon Gripp scored 16, Corbin Moon had 14, and Brandon Lucas added 12 for the Golden Eagles, who ...

BG hockey falls short

The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic ice hockey team fell to 4-8-1 Thursday night, dropping a 6-2 decision to Richland in high school action at Galactic Ice. The Marauders, down 1-0, after one period, got solo goals from Seth Seymour and Camden Johnson. Demetri Butts assisted on both goals in the ...

College signing

Kayla Diehl: Mount Aloysius softball Name: Kayla Diehl High school: Chestnut Ridge Hometown: Schellsburg Sport: Softball Position: Pitcher-infield-outfield College choice: Mount Aloysius Other colleges considered: None Why I picked Mount Aloysius: Close to home, small campus, ...

No close contest this time for Lions

By Jim Lane For the Mirror Doug West didn’t mince words. “Extremely disappointed,” West said after watching his Altoona Mountain Lions being run over by Harrisburg, 72-56, in a Mid-Penn Conference Commonwealth Division game Wednesday night at the AAHS Fieldhouse. Altoona lost by two ...

Foul trouble hurts Lady Titans in loss

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com EVERETT — Tussey Mountain forward Sophie Brumbaugh played just 2:39 of the first half Wednesday in an Inter-County Conference South showdown with Everett. That played right into the Lady Warriors’ hands in a 59-34 triumph in a matchup of ...

Shaw reaches milestone in Lady Eagles’ win

TYRONE — Three years ago, as a freshman, Sydney Shaw got a start in the district playoffs for the Tyrone Area High School girls basketball program and gained some confidence that she could make an offensive impact with the team. Just how big an impact was manifested Wednesday night, when ...

Defense the difference for BG

By Jamie Eichenlaub For the Mirror CRESSON — The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic boys basketball team didn’t waste any time putting points on the scoreboard Wednesday night. And the Marauders were pretty stingy when host Penn Cambria was doing all it could to get into the scoring ...

Altoona girls top Harrisburg

HARRISBURG — Bridgid Fox and Caranda Perea combined for 45 points to help Altoona knock off Harrisburg, 57-46, in high school girls basketball action on Wednesday. Fox scored 26, and Perea connected on five 3-pointers and scored 19. The Lady Lions, playing without injured Olivia Hudson for ...

Wholaver has huge night for Heights in victory

PATTON — Liam Wholaver had 15 field goals, five from 3-point range, for 37 total points to help Cambria Heights to a 71-62 win over Chestnut Ridge in Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference action on Wednesday in high school boys basketball action. Preston Lamb scored 11 points for the ...

Weaver leads unbeaten Altoona gymnastics team over DuBois

DuBOIS — The Altoona Area High School gymnastics team improved to 6-0 on the season with a 127.95-108.075 win over DuBois on Wednesday. Gracie Weaver led Altoona with wins in every event, including a 9.250 showing on the vault and 36.6 performance in the all-around. Macie Yost of Altoona ...

Markel, Focht lead Mtn. Lions in win

Jared Markel won the 50-yard freestyle and 100 freestyle, and Rusty Focht took first place in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke to lead Altoona to an 88-48 win over Richland in high school swimming action Wednesday night at the Altoona Fieldhouse. In girls action, Anastasia Slobodnik was ...

Tyrone takes low-scoring game

MARTINSBURG — Central boys basketball coach Reggie Nevins said one of the reasons his Scarlet Dragon basketball team’s first home game was delayed until Tuesday was the fact that they had to readjust the height of the rims in his team’s remodeled gymnasium. They may want to check the ...

Gearhart, Rigby power unbeaten Huntingdon

WINGATE — Nick Gearhart scored 24 points, and Nick Rigby had 23 to help Huntingdon move to 13-0 with an 82-54 win over Bald Eagle Area in high school boys basketball on Tuesday. Andrew Miller scored 11 for the Bearcats, and Owen Lane scored 10. HUNTINGDON (82): Ritchey 4 0-0 8, Gearhart 9 ...