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Altoona gymnasts dominate at home

Altoona earned the top three places in all of the events in a 139.525-98.75 win over DuBois in high school gymnastics at the AAHS Fieldhouse on Thursday.

Senior Gracie Weaver, who won the vault, beam and floor, won the all-around with a 36.150. Sofia Fanelli was second in the all-around with a 33.5, and Emma Bettwy, who won the bars, was third in the all-around with a 33.325.

Vault–1, Weaver, A, 9.3; 2, Shaffer, A, 9.05; 3, Bechtel, A, 8.7. Bars–1, Bettwy, A, 8.975; 2, Weaver, A, 8.5; 3, Bechtel, A, 8.325. Beam–1, Weaver, A, 9.45; 2, Donlan, A, 9.35; 3, Fanelli, A, 8.6. Floor–1, Weaver, A, 9.45; 2, Bechtel, A, 8.7; 3, Bettwy, A, 8.65. All-around–1, Weaver, A, 36.150; 2, Fanelli, A, 33.5; 3, Bettwy, A, 33.325.

Records: Altoona (5-0).

Portage beats BC

EBENSBURG — The Portage Area High School rifle team defeated Bishop Carroll in person, 1,359-1,247, while Bishop Carroll downed Rockwood in a virtual matchup, 1,247-1,185.

The Mustangs improved to 7-2, while the Huskies are 4-5.

Madison Litzinger led Portage with a 280. Bishop Carroll got a 275 from Emily Bennett, while Kelly Hearn was tops for Rockwood with a 259.

PORTAGE (1,359): Litzinger 280, Moore 275, S. Castel 271, E. Castel 270, Corte 263.

BISHOP CARROLL (1,247): Bennett 275, Smith 255, Behe 242, Scholzen 239, Cunningham 236.

ROCKWOOD (1,185): Hearn 259, May 235, N.Hunt 233, A. Hunt 232, Dran 226.

Records: Bishop Carroll (4-5), Portage (7-2).

JV: Rockwood 274, Portage 263, Bishop Carroll 251. High scorers–Clapper, BC, 89; Dran, R, 94; Irwin, P, 91.

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