Softball

Athlete of Week: Claar a ‘true leader’ for Claysburg

Name: Emily Claar School: Claysburg-Kimmel Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Claar went 8-for-17 with four RBIs and seven runs as the Lady Bulldogs beat Bellwood-Antis, 6-4, Southern Huntingdon, 13-4, and West Branch, 5-4, before falling to ...

Lady Bulldogs rally for win

CLAYSBURG — For the Claysburg-Kimmel High School softball team, it’s been a matter of better late than never this spring. “That’s been the story of our season,’’ Claysburg coach Mike Barbarini said. “We seem to let (the opposing team) get ahead, then, in the fifth, sixth and ...

Lady Dragons save their best for last

ROARING SPRING — Central scored two times in the bottom of the seventh of a 1-1 game to beat Tyrone, 3-1, Monday afternoon in high school softball action. Ashley Negley and Maddi Metzler each had two hits for the Lady Dragons. Negley and Dylan Claycomb each had an RBI. Claycomb started ...

Maxwells, Janosik among Ship winners

SHIPPENSBURG — Athletes from the Mirror coverage area claimed nine first places at Saturday’s 93rd Jack Roddick Track and Field Invitational at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium. In Class 2A girls, Everett Area’s Kaitlyn Maxwell won both the 400-meter dash (58.17 seconds) ...

Belinda sparks JV to big win over MV

ALEXANDRIA — Megan Belinda had four hits and drove in two runs to lead Juniata Valley past Moshannon Valley, 12-5, Thursday afternoon in high school softball action. The Lady Hornets, who scored five runs in the third and five more in the fifth, also got three hits from Maya Hall to go with ...

Glendale improves to 9-1

WILLIAMSBURG — Winning pitcher Alexis Mulhollen did not walk a batter and homered to help Glendale edge Williamsburg, 4-3, in high school softball Wednesday. Lilley Vereshack doubled and drove in a pair of runs for the Lady Vikings. Elizabeth Frederick homered and had a pair of hits for ...

Claar helps C-K; Mulhollen hits milestone

BELLWOOD — Emily Claar went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and scored two runs in Claysburg-Kimmel’s 6-4 win over Bellwood-Antis in high school softball action on Tuesday. Haley Schmidt was 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI for the Lady Devils. Freshman Sierra Walters struck out four batters and got ...

Payne leads B-A

SAXTON — Ashtyn Payne’s big day at the plate powered Bellwood-Antis’ 15-2 six-inning victory over Tussey Mountain in high school softball Monday. Payne collected three singles and a triple while also driving in four runs and scoring four times. Gabriella Finn had three hits, Faith ...

Glendale pulls out win over B-A

BELLWOOD — Alaney Vereshack, Brooke Smeal and Chloe McElhenny each drove in runs in the top of the sixth inning to help Glendale come back from down 1-0 to beat Bellwood-Antis, 3-2, in high school softball action on Thursday. Lexi Mulhollen scattered six Bellwood-Antis hits and recorded ...

Tyrone’s Baran throws perfect game

TYRONE — Cate Baran pitched a perfect game, striking out 13 batters, in Tyrone’s 10-0 five-inning win over Williamsburg in high school softball on Wednesday. Ella Pearson was 2-for-3 with three RBIs, and Callie Maceno drove in two runs for the Lady Eagles. SCORE BY ...

Lady Lions get 1st win

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Altoona went ahead 5-1 after two innings en route to a 7-5 victory over Hollidaysburg in high school softball action on Wednesday. Hannah Strawmire was credited with Altoona’s first win this season. Abby Smearman had a double and two singles for the Lady Lions (1-4). ...

Philipsburg-Osceola blanks Central

PHILIPSBURG — Central committed nine errors, all leading to runs, and Philipsburg-Osceola improved to 5-0 with its 10-0 win over the Lady Dragons in high school softball action Tuesday. Kam Harris struck out 10 and walked two and only allowed two hits in five innings for the Lady Mounties. ...

Rodgers homers for Heights

PATTON — Sydney Rodgers hit her second home run in as many games and had four RBIs as part of a 4¢-inning, 15-4, win over Bedford in Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference softball action Monday. Paige Jones drove in three runs for Cambria Heights on a single and a double. SCORE BY ...

Tyrone sneaks past Bellwood-Antis

TYRONE — Winning pitcher Cate Baran scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning to push Tyrone past Bellwood-Antis, 5-4, in high school softball action on Saturday. Bellwood scored four runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game, but Baran went the distance for the Lady ...

Lobick, Westrick drive Highlanders

PATTON — Abby Lobick and Arianna Westrick each drove in three runs as Cambria Heights held Penn Cambria to just a single run in an 8-1 win in high school softball action on Thursday. Lobick struck out four to earn the win. Lobick doubled and homered for the Lady Highlanders, who improved ...

Penn Cambria allows one hit in triumph over BG

CRESSON — Lora Davis had a three-run triple for Penn Cambria, and Macy Sral allowed just one hit in a three-inning, 15-0, victory over Bishop Guilfoyle in a high school softball game Tuesday. SCORE BY INNINGS Bishop Guilfoyle 000 XXX X—0 1 1 Penn Cambria 32(10) XXX X—15 5 ...

Lady Eagles remain perfect with more solid pitching

HUNTINGDON — Cate Baran struck out 15 to help the Tyrone softball team defeat Huntingdon, 6-2, Monday afternoon in high school action. The Lady Eagles, who trailed, 2-0, after just one inning, improved to 3-0. Ally Jones drove in a pair of runs, and Callie Maceno hit two doubles for the ...

Youngster pitches Bulldogs to victory

CLAYSBURG — Sophomore Olivia Bushore pitched a one-hit shutout in leading Claysburg-Kimmel to a six-inning 10-0 win over Southern Huntingdon Saturday in high school softball action. Bushore struck out six in helping C-K improve to 2-1. Harleigh Cavender led the Lady Bulldogs with four ...

Tyrone’s Baran stymies Lady Rams

TYRONE — Cate Baran struck out nine in helping pitch the Tyrone softball team to a 5-2 win over Penns Valley on Friday in high school action. Baran walked only two as the Lady Eagles improved to 2-0. Ella Pearson had an RBI double that drove in two runs for Tyrone, which used a four-run ...

Sral, Reese power PC over Richland

JOHNSTOWN — Macy Sral hit a three-run homer in the third inning, and Sidnie Reese hit a solo homer to lead off the fifth in Penn Cambria’s 8-1 win over Richland in high school softball on Thursday. Sral and Lora Davis each had three hits for the Lady Panthers. Winning pitcher Casey Reese ...