Scholastic Sports

Altoona teams sweep middle school meet

Brooklyn Barron and Maura Kiser earned four first-place finishes each to help the Altoona girls claim the team title in the Altoona Middle School Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Mansion Park. Barron set a meet record with a triple jump of 35 feet, 2 inches and also won the high ...

Altoona’s baseball team romps

Altoona’s A.J. Bardelang allowed just two hits in a five-inning, 12-0 win over Huntingdon in high school baseball action Saturday. Jake Hunter hit a two-run home run, and Ian Yon had two hits and two RBIs. Marcus Day added two hits and an RBI, and Brendan Baney and Aidan Steinbugl each ...

Williamsburg wins tourney

HUNTINGDON — Elizabeth Frederick struck out 14 batters and allowed just two hits and one unearned run as Williamsburg defeated Juniata Valley, 2-1, in the championship game of the Huntingdon Area High School Softball Tournament on Saturday. Frederick also drew a walk, singled and ...

BG gets three all-stars

The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School boys volleyball team had three players — Josh Welteroth, Connor Ebersole and Kai Kimberly named to the Mid-State Volleyball League All-Star team. Also making the team were Huntingdon junior Andrew Cooper and sophomore Darin Harmin, and Central ...

Tyrone continues breakout season

MARTINSBURG — Tyrone’s baseball program clinched its first league title in 27 years earlier this week when it beat Philipsburg-Osceola. In the nearly three decades since the Golden Eagles were champions, Central has played for several state championships and won one two seasons ago. One ...

Lions’ Hartman tosses shutout

Matt Hartman threw a complete-game, five-hit shutout to lead Altoona past Greater Latrobe, 5-0, in high school baseball action at Mansion Park on Thursday. Hartman had nine strikeouts and no walks and also had three hits and scored twice for the Mountain Lions. Ian Yon had a triple, a ...

Ridge’s Milliron, C-K’s Walters throw no-hitters

NEW PARIS — Atlanta Milliron threw a no-hitter with eight strikeouts and one walk for Chestnut Ridge, and Makayla Weyant collected her 100th career hit in a 14-0 win over Richland in Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference high school softball action on Thursday. Weyant was 3-for-3 with a home ...

Huntingdon tops Central

MARTINSBURG — Sam Moyer had nine service points and Devin Clapper had four kills, but Central fell to Huntingdon, 25-19, 25-19, 25-17, in high school boys volleyball action Thursday. Clapper had three blocks, and Eli Lingenfelter had eight assists. SERVICE POINTS CENTRAL: Moyer 9, ...

Claysburg blanks Glendale

FLINTON — Olivia Bushore struck out 12 and walked one batter, scattering four hits in Claysburg-Kimmel’s 4-0 shutout of Glendale in Inter-County Conference high school softball action on Wednesday. Claysburg avenged an earlier loss to the Lady Vikings. Haileigh Reed and Madison Knisley ...

Altoona volleyball team triumphs

Dalton Keller collected 21 service points, seven kills, six digs and nine aces as Altoona defeated Huntingdon, 25-9, 25-14, 25-11, on senior night at the AAHS Fieldhouse Wednesday night in high school boys volleyball. Chris Ball posted a team-high 18 assists for the Mountain Lions ...

Nate Cherry: Slippery Rock basketball

Name: Nate Cherry High school: Altoona Area Hometown: Altoona Sport: Basketball Position: Shooting guard/point guard College choice: Slippery Rock Other colleges considered: California, Pa., Penn State York, Lock Haven Why I picked Slippery Rock: “Because the basketball program ...

Portage wins WestPAC

DAVIDSVILLE — The Portage boys won the WestPAC Track and Field Championship Meet on Wednesday at Conemaugh Township High School. Portage, with Tyler Spaid winning both hurdles races, finished with 117 points to top the other seven schools. The Portage girls, with Lauren Shaffer getting ...

Wess, Hayward building on legacies

LORETTO — Central Cambria High School seniors Paige Wess and McKenna Hayward are nearing the end of their successful track and field careers. They’ve won a combined 13 state medals, including two golds each in the 3200-meter relay, but now they’re almost ready to pass the baton, ...

Altoona swept in final

The postseason is the best time for a team to be performing at its best. The State College Area High School boys tennis team is doing just that this spring. State College lost five regular-season matches but is catching fire in the postseason. The Little Lions swept all three singles ...

Glendale clinches ICC North Division title

FLINTON — Glendale clinched the Inter-County Conference’s North Division with a comeback, 14-10, victory over Bellwood-Antis in high school softball Tuesday. The Lady Vikings led 8-0 after five innings, but the Lady Blue Devils scored 10 runs in the top of the sixth inning and got three ...

Zinobile picks up 100th career hit

MORRISDALE — Quinn Zinobile went 4-for-4 and had his 100th career hit in the first inning of Juniata Valley’s 13-8 win over West Branch in the Inter-County Conference. Jacob Hensor hit a home run and had three RBIs for the Hornets, and TJ Wilson had three hits and two RBIs. JUNIATA ...

Scarlet Dragons’ Liebal claims two events

CLEARFIELD — Central’s Colby Liebal won both the 100- and 200-yard dash at the Mountain League high school track and field championships Tuesday. Tyrone finished third as a team in both the boys and girls competition and was aided by Nathan Walk, who won the 110 hurdles and finished ...

Lady Colts’ Zernick takes second twice

ARMAGH — Briana Zernick finished second in the girls pole vault (9-0) and long jump (15-7.75) as Northern Cambria finished seventh overall (28 points) out of eight teams at the 2019 Heritage Conference Meet Tuesday. United won the overall meet with 116 points. Regan Sheredy had a third ...

Max effort

LOYSBURG – It says something very noble about the character and priorities of standout Everett Area High School junior runner Kaitlyn Maxwell that, even after she had won three individual events in the Inter-County Conference Track and Field Championships Monday, the first thing on her mind ...

Glendale star has right attitude

Name: Alaney Vereshack School: Glendale Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Vereshack drove in two runs in an 8-7 win over Williamsburg, hit a home run and double and drove in four runs in a 13-3 win over Curwensville and collected three hits ...