Scholastic Sports

Sky’s goal lifts Lady Tigers over McCort

JOHNSTOWN — Mandy Sky scored at 17:02 in the second half with an assist from McKenna Hurd to help Hollidaysburg beat Bishop McCort, 3-2, in high school girls soccer action on Saturday. Sydney Routch scored the game’s first goal for the Lady Tigers on a penalty kick at 27:48, and Hurd ...

Altoona, BG don’t advance

STATE COLLEGE — Altoona finished third out of five teams with a 4-4 record in afternoon pool play Saturday at the State College Little Lion Invitational after a 1-5 start in the morning action in high school girls volleyball. Altoona split with Warrick (10-15, 15-11) and Coneaut (11-15, ...

Lawhead snags winning score in final seconds

Words can’t do justice to this one. It wasn’t the best game ever played, but Altoona’s 48-47 victory over Hempfield in a WPIAL Southeastern Conference game Friday night has to go down as one of the most exciting played at Mansion Park in a long, long time. Altoona quarterback ...

Tigers romp on road

PITTSBURGH — When Hollidaysburg’s football team arrived Friday afternoon in Pittsburgh’s South Side section, the team bus encountered congestion in a busy construction zone on the 10th Street Bridge leading to Cupples Stadium. Once on the field, the Golden Tigers players had little ...

Panthers do the little things necessary

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com WILLIAMSBURG — Northern Bedford shut out Williamsburg, 49-0, Friday night at War Memorial Field. The lack of Blue Pirate scoring made Black Panthers coach Garry Black happy, but it was another zero that made his night. A week after fumbling ...

Bulldogs win the game of inches

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com ALEXANDRIA — It’s often been said that baseball is a game of inches. The same can be said, on many occasions, about football. Friday night was one of those occasions, and a matter of inches — or at the very most, a few feet — made all ...

Claysburg loses victory due to ineligible player

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School football team is off to one of its best starts in more than a decade, but it entered Friday’s game at Juniata Valley with one fewer win than it had to enter the week. The Bulldogs were docked 110 points this week because an ineligible player got into the ...

Jasper helps Vikings knock off Black Knights

By Dan Isenberg For the Mirror HOUTZDALE — The Glendale Vikings rebounded after a rough outing against Mount Union a week ago, outrushing Moshannon Valley by 169 yards Friday in a 26-14 victory over the Black Knights. Glendale coach Richard Braniff credited his assistants for doing an ...

Bearcats’ arsenal too much for BEA

WINGATE — Jonathan Price can switch directions and turn on the jets with the speed of a wink. The Huntingdon Area High School football team on which he plays is very much the same. Scoreless with eight and a half minutes left in the second quarter, Price and the Bearcats erupted for 45 ...

Harbaugh’s TD points way to rout

By Ryan Spring For the Mirror NEW PARIS — Seth Harbaugh was waiting for his time to shine, and it came in a big way on Friday when his Chestnut Ridge team needed it the most. After visiting Mountain Ridge of Maryland had clawed its way within six points midway through the third quarter, ...

Tyrone can’t finish drives in loss to Clearfield

CLEARFIELD — Tyrone ran 20 plays in Clearfield territory in the first half of Friday’s game at the Bison Sports Complex, but had nothing to show for it and trailed 21-0 at the break. The Golden Eagles were unable to overcome the early deficit and fell to the Bison, 35-7. Tyrone took the ...

Detwiler scores 4 TDs in victory

PHILIPSBURG — Central came into Friday night’s game against Philipsburg-Osceola still shaking its collective head from last week’s stunning 40-point loss to Chestnut Ridge. The Scarlet Dragons, however, showed no ill effects of the loss, and they might have even taken their frustrations ...

Back and forth affair too much for Portage

By Todd Holsopple For the Mirror BERLIN — The Portage Mustangs and Berlin Mountaineers squared off in a taut, back-and-forth affair with a clear path to the WestPAC title on the line, but the Mustangs couldn’t hold a third-quarter lead and fell, 30-26, Friday night. “They have a ...

Regional roundup

Mount Union 56 Everett 20 MOUNT UNION — Mount Union tailback Daunte Martin had the greatest single-game rushing performance in Trojan history Friday against Everett — and he only needed the first quarter to do it. Martin carried 12 times for a Mount Union single-game record 328 yards to ...

CC falls behind early after sluggish start

SIDMAN — As has been the case throughout the season, a slow start once again doomed Central Cambria on the road at Forest Hills. The Rangers took advantage of short fields and explosive plays to lead 21-0 after the first quarter. The Red Devils climbed within 27-7 at halftime, but ...

Highlanders revert to basics

PATTON — In Friday’s Laurel Highlands Conference showdown between Cambria Heights and Penn Cambria, the offense of Cambria Heights seemed to be lacking, despite reaching the end zone four times in its 33-12 win over Penn Cambria. It was a very mundane evening for the Highlanders on ...

Fourth-down stop turns tide

BEDFORD — Bedford had just scored in the second quarter, and after recovering a fumble, appeared poised to close the gap on a Johnstown team that had found the end zone three times in the first. Unfortunately, rather than cap off a long drive, the Bisons turned the ball over on downs at the ...

Blue Devils stay unbeaten

BELLWOOD — After opening the season with a thrilling overtime win over archrival Tyrone, Bellwood-Antis dispatched the next five opponents by three touchdowns or more. Though West Branch played the Blue Devils tough in the first half, Bellwood downed the Warriors in similar fashion, 48-14, ...

Friday night football scoreboard

Central 55, Philipsburg-Osceola 0 (Final) Central Cambria 20, Forest Hills 46 (Final) Claysburg-Kimmel 29, Juniata Valley 25 (Final) Everett 20, Mount Union 56 (Final) Glendale 26, Moshannon Valley 14 (Final) Hempfield 47, Altoona 48 (Final) Hollidaysburg 42, Allderdice 6 ...

Routch, Bell are key to Hollidaysburg win

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Sydney Routch buried a cross from the left side off the foot of Alyssa Bell with 5:45 left in the first overtime to give Hollidaysburg a 1-0 shutout win over Somerset on senior night Thursday in high school girls soccer action. Gabby Cantos and Meghan Cutshall combined the ...