Alyssa Pheasant was the winning pitcher, striking out 10 while pitching a complete-game shutout, and also homered and drove in two runs as Hollidaysburg defeated Altoona, 6-0, in high school softball Wednesday.
Amanda Parrish, Morgan James and Karlee Swander all had two hits for the Lady Lions, and Mikayla Focht doubled among her three hits and drove in two runs for Hollidaysburg.
SCORE BY INNINGS
Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski
Hollidaysburg’s Alyssa Pheasant is greeted by her teammates after hitting a two-run homer against Altoona on Wednesday.
Hollidaysburg220 200 0-6 11 0
Altoona000 000 0-0 8 2
2B-Pheasant, Focht (H). HR-Pheasant (H). Multiple hits-Pheasant 3, Focht 3, Beaudin 2 (H); Parrish 2, James 2, Swander 2 (A). RBI-Pheasant 2, Focht 3, Civils (H). WP-Pheasant. LP-Fasolo. SO-Pheasant 11 (H), Young 2 (A). BB-Fasolo 1, Young 4 (A).
Records: Hollidaysburg (1-1); Altoona (0-4).
FLINTON - Sarah Ruffner doubled and drove in three runs for Glendale in a victory over Northern Cambria.
Ellie Leyo allowed just one unearned run for Glendale in seven innings.
SCORE BY INNINGS
Northern Cambria000 010 0-1 2 0
Glendale102 005 X-8 6 3
2B-Ruffner (G). RBI-Hamilton 2, Ruffner 3, Fowler (G); McDermott (NC). WP-Leyo. LP-Yuhas. SO-Leyo 10 (G); Yuhas 3, Fornari 1 (NC). BB-Leyo 1 (G); Yuhas 12, Fornari 2 (NC).
Mustangs win first
WAYNE, N.J. - The U18 Mid-State Mustangs won their first game at the National Championships Wednesday morning in hockey. The Mustangs took on the Littleton Hawks, the Colorado state champions, and defeated them, 5-2.
After a scoreless first period, the Hawks opened the scoring 1:40 into the second period. Jared Karas tied the game for the Mustangs with a unassisted power play goal with 4:21 remaining in the second frame. Just 17 seconds later Jason Edsall put the Mustangs in the lead for good with an even-strength goal, with an assist from Tyler Shima.
Mid-State took a twogoal lead with 7:58 left in the third period when Sam Lafferty ripped a slap shot past the goaltender that was set up by a nice pass from Adam Badorrek. Badorrek then added a shorthanded goal just 1:54 seconds later. Lafferty scored an open net goal to close out the victory.
"The Hawks are a very physical, very fast team," Mustangs coach Dave Weaver said. "After we weathered the storm early in the game, we were able to settle down and play our style of hockey."
The Mustangs were outshot 41-31 in the game.
"Our goalie, Jake Kahler, was outstanding today. To stop 39 of 41 shots is the difference in the game," Weaver said.
The Mustangs game against Team Ohio on Wednesday evening was not reported to the Mirror.
BC juniors triump
EBENSBURG - Bishop Carroll defeated Johnstown, 25-17, 25-10, in junior high girls volleyball action.
BC's Anna Kline had eight service points, and Caroline Semelsberger had five kills. BC's record is 2-2.
JV: Bishop Carroll, 25-14, 25-13.
Conner Barton was the winning pitcher for Juniata Valley in a win over West Branch Thursday.