Soccer

Tyrone boys nip Central in OT

TYRONE — Tyrone’s Corey Johnston scored three times and assisted on another goal Saturday in a 5-4 overtime win over Central in high school boys soccer action. Johnston got an assist from Andrew Pearson at 18:18 in the first half to put the Golden Eagles (2-0) up first and hit a penalty ...

Negley powers Central over Tyrone

ROARING SPRING — Ashley Negley scored all four Central goals in a 4-1 victory over Tyrone in high school girls soccer action on Thursday. Riley D’Angelo scored a goal for the Lady Eagles to trim Central’s lead to 2-1, but Negley added two more unanswered goals to pull the Lady Dragons ...

Talko’s goal lifts Marauders

Ryne Talko scored with four seconds remaining in the game on an assist from H.J. Bernecke to lift Bishop Guilfoyle over Johnstown, 2-1, in high school boys soccer action at Tom Irwin Field on Thursday. Vincent Good had tied the game for BG earlier in the second half with an unassisted goal. ...

Hollidaysburg edges Altoona

Unbelievably, the Altoona-Hollidaysburg high school boys soccer game was over in just 35 seconds Wednesday night. Not really, but the only goal of the game was scored just 35 seconds in and the Golden Tigers held on for a 1-0 victory over the Mountain Lions at cold and rainy Mansion ...

Johnston plays big role for Tyrone

PHILIPSBURG — Corey Johnston scored two goals and had two assists for Tyrone in its 4-3 Mountain League boys soccer win over Philipsburg-Osceola on Wednesday. Andrew Pearson scored a goal and had an assist for the Golden Eagles. Matt Farrell, Montgomery Tew and Kyle Godin scored goals for ...

Snyder’s late goal propels Bobcats

DUNCANSVILLE — Colden Snyder scored on a pass from Johnathan Hight in the 70th minute to lift Blair County Christian past Great Commission, 4-3, in Allegheny Christian Athletic Association Western Divison action on Tuesday in high school boys soccer. Snyder’s game-winner was the second of ...

Altoona teams win

Altoona Area High School keeper Brady Freiwald made seven saves in the Mountain Lions’ 3-0 season-opening win over Greater Latrobe at Mansion Park in boys soccer Saturday. Alex Berardinelli scored two goals for the winners, who were up 2-0 at halftime. Jarrett Schmidhamer added a ...

Warriors, Tigers looking to repeat

Everett and Hollidaysburg were the lone area teams to capture district titles last season. The Warriors came out on top with the District 5-6 Class 2A crown, while the Golden Tigers took home the Class 3A title. Everett brings back six starters from last year, while Hollidaysburg has five ...

Tigers, Bisons are loaded with experience

By Nate Ritchey nritchey@altoonamirror.com The 2016 high school girls soccer season was a strong one for area teams as three claimed district titles and advanced to the state playoffs. A new year brings about new chances and the Hollidaysburg girls seem ready to repeat as District Class ...

Routch building strong resume

Hollidaysburg’s Sydney Routch has been playing soccer since the age of 4, and her perseverance in playing the game has led to a lifetime opportunity very few players will ever have the chance to realize. Routch, a senior on the Hollidaysburg Area High School girls soccer squad, has played ...

2016 Mirror girls soccer all-stars

FIRST TEAM Autumn Adams, sr., Moshannon Valley: Midfielder ... Three-time Mirror first-team all-star and honorable mention as a freshman ... Team MVP who scored 20 goals and assisted on two others ... Scored the game-winning goal in overtime in a 2-1 win over Everett ... The Damsels went ...

2016 Mirror boys soccer all-stars

FIRST TEAM Corey Amick, sr., Chestnut Ridge: Midfielder/forward ... Had six goals and four assists for the Lions in 17 games ... Ridge finished 7-10. Michael Bartley, jr., Altoona: Central defender ... Was key component in Mountain Lions’ defense, posting seven shutout victories ... ...

BG girls enjoy more success

After working through its toughest regular season in four years, the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School girls soccer squad pulled its experienced team together at playoff time to win a third District 6 Class 1A title. The Marauders, who started nine seniors, jumped on long-time Laurel ...

BG loses game of inches

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com HOLLIDAYSBURG — Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic has experienced plenty of success in high school girls soccer over the past half decade but hasn’t been able to get over the hump when it comes to the PIAA playoffs. Tuesday night at Tiger Stadium, ...

Tigers valiant in elimination game

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com His Hollidaysburg Area High School boys soccer team had just come out on the short end of a 2-1 score against WPIAL runner-up Mars High School in a PIAA Class 3A first-round playoff game at Mansion Park Tuesday night. But in the eyes of Golden ...

Montour downs Lady Tigers

A week ago, the Hollidaysburg Lady Tigers were celebrating their first District 6 soccer championship in nine years. Today, they’re putting their equipment away and thinking about next season. WPIAL runner-up Montour ushered Hollidaysburg to the sidelines Tuesday, blanking the Lady ...

Bedford’s big season derailed by Bubblers

LOYSBURG — Entering the PIAA Class 2A state playoffs at 20-0, the Bedford girls soccer team has had no problem scoring goals throughout its season. It was a game of missed opportunities for the Lady Bisons, however, as they failed to convert on numerous first-half scoring chances Tuesday ...

Bobcats oust Everett boys

LOYSBURG — Beaver had to travel 2 1/2 hours to Northern Bedford High School from Beaver County for its first-round PIAA Class 2A boys playoff soccer game against Everett on Tuesday. The trip didn’t seem to bother the Bobcats any, though, as they scored a goal 2:48 into the game, and three ...

Everett boys claim first district crown

The Everett boys soccer team entered the District 6 Class 2A playoffs as the No. 1 seed, but the Warriors had no previous history of postseason success. Everett had never won a playoff game, let alone a district championship. The team changed all that in the span of a week. The Warriors won ...

Long goal sparks Bedford girls to title

Thanks to one of the most unlikely goals you’ll ever see, the Bedford girls reign as the District 6 Class 2A soccer champions today. Junior defender Emily Martz drilled a shot from beyond midfield less than 30 seconds into the second half, sparking Bedford to a 3-2 victory over Juniata in ...