Softball

C-K, Glendale could meet again

A year ago, Claysburg-Kimmel and Glendale faced off for the District 6 Class 1A softball championships. It looks like the Inter-County Conference North Division rivals might be on a collision course for a rematch. The Lady Bulldogs and Lady Vikings are seeded one-two in the upcoming ...

Ritchey, Central defeat Bearcats

HUNTINGDON — Jenna Ritchey had two hits and drove in three runs for Central in a Mountain League victory at Huntingdon in high school softball on Thursday. Hannah Heintzelman, Natalee Shingler, and Leah Reed each had two hits for Huntingdon. Dylan Claycomb got the win for the Lady Dragons, ...

P-O squeaks past Central

PHILIPSBURG — With the score tied 5-5, Philipsburg-Osceola scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and held on to beat Central, 7-5, in a Mountain League high school softball game on Wednesday. Kylie Adams, in relief of Kam Harris, pitched 1ª innings of scoreless ball to earn the ...

Tyrone’s Baran fans 18 vs. Lady Pirates

WILLIAMSBURG — Cate Baran struck out 18, going the distance for Tyrone in a 9-0 shutout of Williamsburg in high school softball action on Tuesday. Juniors Alley Jones and Callie Maceno each homered for the Lady Eagles and freshman Ella Pearson drove in two runs. Williamsburg’s Olivia ...

Lady Bulldogs overwhelm LHAC powerhouse

CLAYSBURG — Mikaylynn Baumann drove in five runs, and Madison Knisley had two hits and two RBIs while pitching a one-hitter as Claysburg-Kimmel routed previously-once-beaten Bishop McCort, 16-0, in three innings in high school softball action on Monday. Corryne Weyandt recorded three RBIs ...

Heights has big day in Altoona

Cambria Heights hit four home runs and broke open a tie game with 10 runs in the final two innings to beat Hollidaysburg, 15-5, at the Altoona Tournament in high school softball action Saturday. Emma Garrison, Carolyn McMullen, Abigail Lobick and Chloe Weakland homered for the Lady ...

Panthers edge Highlanders in LHAC battle

CRESSON — Casey Reese struck out 10 and walked just one, while her sister, Sydnie Reese, delivered a two-run double during a three-run fifth in Penn Cambria’s 3-2 win over Laurel Highlands Conference rival Cambria Heights in area high school softball on Friday. The Lady Panthers (10-2) ...

P-O powers past Central in seventh

MARTINSBURG — Madison Lucas and Kylie Adams each homered for Philipsburg-Osceola, and the Lady Mounties scored a run in the top of the seventh inning that proved to be the difference in a win over Central in high school softball action on Thursday. Hannah Thompson drove in three runs for ...

Bushore, Claysburg blank JV; B-A, Williamsburg split DH

CLAYSBURG — Olivia Bushore fired a three-hit shutout to help Claysburg-Kimmel down Juniata Valley, 12-0, in high school softball action on Wednesday. Emily Claar had three hits and two RBIs for Claysburg, now 12-2, and Raelynne Grabill had two hits and two RBIs. Also driving in two runs for ...

Claysburg nips B-A

CLAYSBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel got two hits and four RBIs from Madison Frye and came back from a 4-0 deficit to squeak by Bellwood-Antis, 7-6, in high school softball on Tuesday. Jazmin Kennedy collected three hits for the Lady Bulldogs, who also got two hits from Emily Claar and Harleigh ...

Lady Panthers sweep twinbill to move to 8-1

SIDMAN — Penn Cambria improved to 8-1 overall with a twinbill seep of Forest Hills in high school softball on Monday. In the 11-0 opener, Lexi Strasser had three hits and two RBIs to go with Syd Reese’s two hits and three RBIs. Winning pitcher Casey Reese added two hits and two RBIs to go ...

Feathers keys Central’s win

MARTINSBURG — Cameryn Feathers homered and had three RBIs to lead Central past Penn Cambria, 13-5, in high school softball on Friday. Ashley Negley had two hits and two RBIs for Central, while Kate Thompson picked up the victory. Jenna Gailey had a double and two RBIs for Penn ...

Heights wins thanks to Garrison’s home run

PATTON — Emma Garrison slugged a walkoff grand slam with no outs in the bottom of the seventh to keep Cambria Heights undefeated by downing visiting Johnstown, 10-6, in Laurel Highlands Conference high school softball action on Thursday. Garrison drove in five runs. The Lady Highlanders ...

Lady Dragons, Damsels notch lopsided victories

Central pounded out 15 hits in rolling past Altoona, 20-2, in high school softball on Tuesday afternoon at Logan Elementary School field. Tori Longenecker had two hits, including a home run, and four RBIs, Cameryn Feathers delivered two hits, including a home run, and three RBIs, Olivia Smith ...

Nominations sought for Mirror awards

The Mirror is seeking nominations for special awards to be presented at its 13th annual Athlete of the Year banquet on Monday, May 21. Area high schools are invited to submit nominations for the Ron Rickens Sportsmanship Awards, the Dean Rossi Leadership Award and the Erin (Johnson) Kelly ...

Howard’s slam boosts Carroll

EBENSBURG — Bishop Carroll’s Marlee Howard hit a grand slam, and Emma Simmons smacked a two-run homer in the fourth inning to set the Lady Huskies up to edge out visiting Bedford, 10-8, for their first win of the year in high school softball Monday. Simmons struck out 13 in a full ...

Claysburg captures tourney title

THREE SPRINGS — Madison Knisley hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the Southern Huntingdon tournament for Claysburg-Kimmel, 10-9, over the host Lady Rockets in high school softball Saturday. Emily Claar, who tripled in the second game and had two hits in the ...

Lady Hornets edge Lady Pirates in twinbill

ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley’s Paige Beam homered and doubled in the second game of a high school softball doubleheader sweep of Williamsburg and was the winning pitcher in the first game on Friday. The Lady Hornets took the first game by an 8-6 count and were a 5-4 victor in the second ...

Baran, Tyrone knock off Huntingdon; Glendale rolls

TYRONE — Cate Baran threw a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts to help Tyrone edge Huntingdon, 5-3, in high school softball action on Wednesday. Emily Lehman contributed two hits and two RBIs for Tyrone. Riley Confer drove in two runs for Huntingdon. SCORE BY INNINGS Huntingdon 000 003 ...

Huntingdon wins own tourney

HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon beat Williamsburg, 13-0, in five innings in the opener and Hollidaysburg, 11-2, in the finals to win its own tournament in high school softball on Saturday. In the opener, the Lady Bearcats (2-4) scored all 13 runs in the first three innings. Chrislyn Patrick had two ...