Soccer

Own goal leads to Damsels’ downfall

JOHNSTOWN — Last year the Moshannon Valley girls soccer team advanced to the District 6A title game after defeating Bishop McCort. The two teams met up again in the semifinals oon Wednesday night, this time at Point Stadium. The match was a back and forth affair, with strong defense ...

Proven Juniata sidelines Devils

HOLLIDAYSBURG — It didn’t take very long for the playoff-tested Juniata girls to set the tone in the District 6 Class 2A soccer quarterfinals against Central Cambria. With its array of crosses and through balls, the Lady Indians quickly put the pressure on the Lady Red ...

Chestnut Ridge year ends in heartbreaking fashion

JOHNSTOWN — In Tuesday night’s District 6 Class 2A playoff game, the Chestnut Ridge boys soccer team dominated play most of the night. The Lions outshot Ligonier Valley, 26-5, and had the ball on the Rams’ side of the field most of the time. However, they were not able to put the ball ...

Bad second half sinks PC

The Penn Cambria girls soccer team seemed to be in a comfortable position leading 2-0 at halftime. After all, they were going against a Bald Eagle Area team that only scored 23 goals in 18 games. However, the Lady Bald Eagles exploded for six goals within a span of 8:41 as part of an ...

Huskies’ season now over

WINGATE — You couldn’t have asked for more out of a playoff game with the matchup between Bellefonte and Bishop Carroll Tuesday night in the District 6 3A boys soccer semifinals. It was a hard fought game that saw leads change multiple times, and it was obvious that the Red Raiders and ...

Warriors’ Maxwell delivers on offense

Everett’s Kaitlyn Maxwell is just a freshman, but she played beyond her years in the team’s opening round playoff game. Maxwell gave the Lady Warriors a quick 1-0 lead with a goal in the opening minute and added another late in the first half to lead Everett past Ligonier Valley 2-0 in ...

Tigers’ Wood misses out on medal by stroke

YORK — Hollidaysburg’s Isaac Wood improved on his first-day score by five strokes and shot a 75 on the final day of the PIAA 3A high school golf championships at Heritage Hills Golf Resort. Wood’s two-day total of 155 was good enough to rank him 11th in a field of 36 golfers. Wood ...

Hollidaysburg comes up short vs. Somerset

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Olle Stranberg scored a pair of second-half goals to lead once-beaten Somerset to a 2-1 victory over Hollidaysburg Monday night in high school boys soccer action. Somerset improved to 16-1. Hollidaysburg, which wrapped up its regular season with a 10-7 record, got its lone ...

Bedford, BG top seeds

Four teams from the Mirror coverage area garnered No. 1 seeds on Saturday for the upcoming District 6 soccer playoffs, including Bedford and Bishop Guilfoyle in Class 2A and Class 1A girls, respectively. The Hollidaysburg girls and Everett boys also received top seeds in their respective ...

Everett girls win ICC title

LOYSBURG — South Division champion Everett edged North Division champ Northern Bedford in the Inter-County Conference girls soccer championship game on Saturday, 4-3, with two goals in the final 3 minutes of the game. Kylie Cessna, Kaitlyn Maxwell, Makayla Donahoe and Brittany Ewing scored ...

Upcoming District 6 playoffs offer much intrigue

As area scholastic soccer teams prepare for the district playoffs, some very interesting scenarios have come into the picture for certain teams. The District 6 Class 2A girls playoffs may be a battle royal. The Central Lady Dragons are truly a rags-to-riches story. Five years ago when the ...

Central moves to 17-1

MARTINSBURG — Kaitlyn Laird netted a pair of goals as Central won a Mountain League game over Huntingdon, 5-0, and improved to 17-1 in high school girls soccer action on Thursday. Hannah Johnston, Ashley Negley and Emily Hoover each added a goal for Central. Huntingdon’s record fell to ...

Golden Tigers top Philipsburg-Osceola

HOLLIDAYSBURG —Austin Burket and Lucas Scordo each netted a first-half goal for Hollidaysburg in its 2-0 win over Philipsburg-Osceola in high school boys soccer on Thursday. Golden Tiger keeper Jaret Sweeney earned the shutout, as Hollidaysburg improved to 10-6. SCORE BY ...

Heights secures Section 1 crown

PATTON - Matt Weimert scored twice as Cambria Heights clinched the Laurel Highlands Conference Section 1 championship with a 4-2 comeback win over Bishop Carroll in high school boys soccer Tuesday.The Huskies led 2-1 at the half on the strength of Alex Karlheim's two unassisted goals, but the ...

Adams leads Damsels’ 8-0 rout

HOUTZDALE - Autumn Adams scored four goals and added an assist for Moshannon Valley in its 8-0 rout of Tussey Mountain on senior night in high school girls soccer Tuesday.Tapanga Timblin added a goal and two assists for the Damsels, who moved to 9-5.Tressa Lumadue, Emily Harsomchuck and Elaina ...

Lady Lion scores late to beat rival Tigers

By John Hartsockjhartsock@altoonamirror.comAltoona Area High School girls soccer coach Derek Winterburn characterizes junior Cierra Rhodes as a jack-of-all trades type of player who can play anywhere on the field.On Monday night, Rhodes found herself in the right place at the right time and ...

Scordo ‘stepped up his game’

Name: Lucas ScordoSchool: HollidaysburgAge: 16Grade: JuniorSport: SoccerAthlete of the week achievement: Scordo had an assist in a 2-0 win over Bellefonte last Monday, a goal in a 2-0 win against Altoona on Wednesday and two goals in Hollidaysburg's 3-2 victory against Bishop McCort on ...

Lady Bisons now 16-0

BELLEFONTE - Allison Pittman and Lydia Grimes each scored goals on assists from Amber Thomas to lift unbeaten Bedford over Bellefonte, 2-0, in high school girls soccer Monday.Keeper Katie Querry made five saves and recorded the shutout.Bedford improved to 16-0.SCORE BY HALVESBedford2 0 - ...

Schmidhamer helps Altoona beat State

Altoona junior Jarrett Schmidhamer scored the only goal of the match at the 17:11 mark of the first half to lift the Mountain Lions over State College, 1-0, in high school boys soccer Monday at Mansion Park.The win was the first for the Mountain Lions against the Little Lions since ...

Scordo’s goal lifts Golden Tigers, 3-2

JOHNSTOWN - Lucas Scordo scored a goal with 6 seconds left in the game to give the Hollidaysburg Area High School boys soccer team to a 3-2 win at Bishop McCort on Saturday.Scordo put the Tigers (8-5) up 2-1 with a goal at the 29:57 mark. The Tigers led 1-0 at halftime, thanks to a Conor ...