Scholastic Sports

Thomas’ hot shooting powers Tyrone to win

BELLEFONTE — Senior Dylan Thomas scored a game-high 40 points, including 12 three-point field goals, to propel Tyrone to a 78-55 Mountain League boys basketball victory over Bellefonte on Wednesday night. Parker Mitchell added 11 points for Tyrone, which improved to 8-2 overall and 5-1 in ...

Tussey downs NBedford

SAXTON — Sophie Brumbaugh scored 12 of her 16 points in the first half to lead Tussey Mountain past Northern Bedford, 49-37, in a girls basketball game that counted in both the Inter-County Conference South Division and the Sideling Hill League. The Lady Titans, up 25-18 at halftime, also ...

Lady Lions pull away for rivalry win

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg held up its side of its Blair County rivalry with Altoona by forcing more turnovers and outrebounding the Lady Lions. The Lady Tigers even took a brief lead in the second quarter and kept the deficit in single digits through three quarters. But Altoona’s ...

Warriors dominate Devils, improve to 4-3

BELLWOOD — The dual meet between Bellwood-Antis and Everett started and ended with convincing individual bout wins by B-A’s Trentin Whaley at 182 and Colton Gority at 170. Fortunately for Everett, there were a lot more bouts in between. The now 4-3 Warriors recorded three pins, ...

Panthers prevail

LOYSBURG — With the meet down to the final two bouts, Northern Bedford was able to pick up two wins and escape with a 33-26 team victory against Moshannon Valley in high school wrestling action on Tuesday. Ian Sherlock (126 pounds) had a back-and-forth 10-9 decision over Mo Valley’s Joe ...

Lady Bulldogs get strong Claar effort

CLAYSBURG — Emily Claar went 12-for-12 at the foul line and poured in 25 points to help Claysburg-Kimmel down Mount Union, 55-44, in high school girls basketball on Teusday. Megan Hartman added 11 points for the Lady Bulldogs. MOUNT UNION (44): Turner 4 2-2 11, Hand 1 0-0 3, Posey 1 3-4 ...

Butler hands Altoona sixth loss of season

BUTLER — Altoona’s record dropped to 3-6 with a 77-64 loss to Butler in high school boys basketball action on Tuesday. Max Crownover led Altoona with 14 points, Nate Cherry and P.J. Charles each netted 12, and Jayvion Queen added 10 points. Butler received a 13-0f-14 night at the line ...

Colts honored in Heritage

Northern Cambria placed eight athletes on the 2017 Heritage Conference All-Star teams for football, volleyball, cross country and golf. Making the team in football were Frankie Jones and Jacob Sodmont. Representing the Colts in girls volleyball were Mallory Bernard, Paige Kirkpatrick and ...

Altoona icers stay unbeaten

Altoona topped Conemaugh Valley, 7-3, in high school ice hockey at Galactic Ice behind two goals each from A.J. Thompson, Tyler Umbleby and Parker Cumming Tuesday. Cole Yeckley contributed three assists, and Ethan Montgomery saved 15 shots as the Lions improved to 11-0-1. Everett triumphs ...

Change is good for BG

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic coach Chris Drenning was frustrated when his team allowed 14 layups in the first half Monday night against Forest Hills at the Pleasant Valley Gymnasium. Rangers coach Dom Vescovi was just as upset that his team gave up ...

Martinazzi important to BC

Name: Alyssa Martinazzi School: Bishop Carroll Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Martinazzi scored 25 points in a 59-47 victory over previously unbeaten and state-ranked Blairsville and added 26 points in a 62-43 win over Central ...

Lady Marauders edge Somerset

SOMERSET — Freshman Sophia Warner scored a game-high 18 points to lead Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic to a 47-44 Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference non-section victory over host Somerset in high school girls basketball on Monday. Tessa Crider and Aliyah Labriola each added nine points for BG, ...

New season already has big bouts, huge wins

Happy 2018 to all the local area wrestling fans, wrestlers and coaches! So far, the season has seen some big bouts, big wins, surprising losses and a subtle shift in the look of wrestling gear. It’s time to recognize some of the wrestlers and teams with the first edition of the 2017-18 ...

Altoona boys, Heights girls prevail

Altoona and Cambria Heights split a pair of swimming decisions at the Altoona Area High School Fieldhouse pool on Monday. Led by Blake Slobodnik’s double-victory outing in the 200-yard individual medley and 500 freestyle, the Altoona boys improved to 4-1 with a 109-37 victory. Heights won ...

Red Devils save their best for last against Pirates

By Jon Fleck For the Mirror WILLIAMSBURG — For 31/2 quarters, Central Cambria and Williamsburg went back and forth with neither team leading by more than a bucket or two. Sparked by their defensive play, Central Cambria went on a 16-0 run midway through the fourth quarter that resulted ...

Collins leads Hornets to key win over Pirates

WILLIAMSBURG — Juniata Valley’s Cameron Collins had 26 points through three quarters against Williamsburg, but when Trevor Butler scored to open the fourth, the Blue Pirates had a one-point lead. The junior point guard ripped off 10 of the Hornets’ next 12 points, and Valley went on to ...

P-O’s Johnson healed, off to strong start

After finishing fourth in the Northwest Regional Tournament as a sophomore, Philipsburg-Osceola’s Matt Johnson was poised to have a junior year that might take him to the PIAA Championships. But early in the season, in late December, at the Conestoga Valley Buckskin Classic, Johnson ...

CC’s Holsinger has huge game

EBENSBURG — Matt Holsinger has his basketball future mapped out. The only proof one needs is the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown sweatshirt he wore after he led Central Cambria to a 68-59 victory against Penn Cambria in a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference basketball game on Monday ...

Smith scores just enough for Central

MARTINSBURG — Joey Smith collected 21 points, five steals and eight rebounds for Central in its 40-36 victory over Penns Valley in high school boys basketball on Monday. The Rams got four 3-pointers and 12 points from Logan Snyder. PENNS VALLEY (36): Snyder 4 0-0 12, Kines 0 0-0 0, Breon ...

Mirror wrestling rankings

106 POUNDS 1. Kai Burkett Chestnut Ridge Fr 7-5 2. Greg Edwards Bedford Fr 8-3 3. Matthew Davis Cambria Heights Fr 9-3 4. Garrett Misiura Glendale Fr 5-3 5. Collin Sparr Juniata Valley Fr 6-2 Ones to watch: Collin Smilnak, Holl; Robert Sloan, TM; Ian Crouch, Cent 113 POUNDS 1. ...