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Mirror’s Fab Five

BOYS District 5-6-8-9-10 Class 6A/5A/4A Team Record LW 1. State College 18-1 1 2. Allderdice 20-2 2 3. McDowell 17-4 3 4. Carrick 18-4 4 5. Huntingdon 18-2 5 District 5-6 Class 3A 1. Richland 19-3 1 2. Ligonier Valley 16-4 2 3. Chestnut Ridge 15-5 3 4. Central ...

Lady Lions get 1 seed

By Jon Fleck For the Mirror Mifflin County and Altoona entered Saturday’s game one-two, respectively, in the District 6 Class 6A rankings, but the Lady Lions were close enough that a win would clinch the top spot entering the playoffs. Altoona broke open a close game late in the third ...

Ridge finishes third

HERSHEY — After suffering a heartbreaking loss to Southern Columbia in the semifinals of the PIAA Duals on Friday night, Chestnut Ridge didn’t have much time to recover from the loss. They were back in the Giant Center on Saturday morning. And whatever emotions they were feeling from ...

Viduya aids Tigers in beating Indiana

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Nick Viduya led a balanced scoring attack for Hollidaysburg with 11 points in a 51-43 win over Indiana in high school boys basketball on Saturday night. Collin Stevenson, Dominic Frucella and Mason Marks had nine points apiece for the Golden Tigers, who were without leading ...

Seniors make win extra special

Altoona boys basketball coach Doug West penciled in a new starting lineup for his team’s game against Mifflin County on Saturday afternoon at the AAHS Fieldhouse. After sputtering a bit in the early going, the senior starters got things rolling and helped the Mountain Lions pull away for a ...

Maxwell paces Everett

BERLIN — Kaitlyn Maxwell registered 25 points, including three 3-pointers, and six steals to lead Everett to a 57-17 dominating win over Northern Garrett in the Berlin Brothersvalley Holiday Tournament on Saturday in high school girls basketball. Sydney Reffner also reached double figures ...

Heights shows progress with victory over BG

PATTON — Cambria Heights came into Friday night needing a win to keep alive its hopes for a berth in the District 6 Class 3A girls basketball playoffs. The way the Lady Highlanders accomplished it might have even more important longer-lasting effects on Amber Fees’ program. Heights ...

Hollidaysburg girls drop heartbreaker to Rangers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg girls basketball team has struggled to win many games this season, but Friday’s loss was particularly gut-wrenching. The Lady Tigers were just about to start celebrating a hard-fought, one-point win when a foul was called just before the final buzzer ...

Carroll remains perfect in Laurel Highlands play

EBENSBURG — Prior to Friday’s varsity game against Penn Cambria, Bishop Carroll’s Maria McConnell had a game-high 13 points in the junior varsity game. With sporadic varsity time this season, the freshman wasn’t sure if she would see the floor in a tightly contested game early in the ...

’Cats wearing it well when it comes to ML title

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com HUNTINGDON — Jonathan Price made a quick trip to the locker room following Huntingdon’s 73-68 victory over Central Friday night to grab a surprise for fellow senior Jayton Smith. A few moments later, Price emerged with a Mountain League ...

JV explodes in second half

MORRISDALE — Juniata Valley scored 55 points in the second half en route to an 81-77 comeback win at West Branch in high school boys basketball on Friday. Cameron Collins’ 35 points and 10 rebounds led the Green Hornets, who also got 25 points and nine rebounds from Quinn ...

Shuke ignites Bedford

BEDFORD — Lindsay Shuke hit five 3-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points, and Jenna Brown added 12 points, as Bedford downed Westmont Hilltop, 57-36, Friday in high school girls basketball. WESTMONT HILLTOP (36): Callihan 2 4-6 8, Davis 2 1-2 6, Brant 3 0-0 7, Krall 3 1-2 7, Gardill 0 ...

Tyrone takes care of rival Bellwood

BELLWOOD — The Tyrone Area High School wrestling team won three of the final four bouts on Friday to score a 36-25 win over rival Bellwood-Antis. The Golden Eagles got wins from Isaac Parks (126), Jamal Hicks (132) and Alex Weaver (145) to secure a victory. Bellwood’s win in that span ...

White defeats Maroon

The Altoona White freshman boys basketball team finished its season at 11-7 Friday afternoon, thanks to a 43-36 win over rival Altoona Maroon at the Altoona Area Junior High School Fieldhouse. The winners got 11 points each from Scott Lawhead and Edwin Franklin. Altoona Maroon (4-14) got 12 ...

Portage picks up two wins

MEYERSDALE — Portage won a tri-match with a score of 1,364, while Meyersdale was second with 1,327 and Salisbury Elk Lick third with 851 in high school rifle Friday. Portage’s Robert Troxel led all shooters with a score of 279, while Bill Ramus had a 277 and Summer Viscusi a ...

BG takes section title

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic celebrated its senior night Thursday with a chance to clinch Section 1 of the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference, and things got off to a slow start at the Pleasant Valley Gymnasium. With 3:38 to play in the first ...

Lions get into Rd. 2 with win

From Mirror reports HERSHEY — The District 5 champion Chestnut Ridge Lions advanced to the quarterfinals of the PIAA Class 2A team wrestling championships after knocking out WPIAL runner-up Derry Area, 43-18, at the Giant Center Thursday afternoon. Ridge put a lock on the match, winning ...

Lear provides spark for Lady Lions

By Jon Fleck For the Mirror Altoona’s Shaina Lear only made one shot against Mount Lebanon, but it proved to be the one that sparked the Lady Lions. Leading by just three midway through the third quarter, Altoona quickly moved the ball in, out and all the way around the perimeter, ...

Ramus shoots Mustangs to victory

PORTAGE — Bill Ramus shot a 281 to lead Portage to a 1,359-1,259 win over Shanksville-Stoneycreek on Thursday in high school rifle. Teammate Summer Viscussi shot a 274 and Bob Troxell added a 273 in the win for the Mustangs (8-3). SHANKSVILLE-STONYCREEK (1,259): Knapp 268, Hanes 261, ...

Shuagis helps Penn Cambria to overtime victory

CRESSON — Josh Shuagis hit a 3-pointer to break a 47-all tie in overtime to put Penn Cambria ahead as the Panthers defeated Bishop Carroll, 53-49, Thursday night in high school boys basketball action. Shuagis finished with 14 points. Nolan Burk was Bishop Carroll’s leading scorer with 12 ...