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Baseball

Lions, Panthers baseball get big wins

CAMP HILL — Aidan Steinbugl induced a bases-loaded pop out to end the game as Altoona held on for a 5-2 win over Cedar Cliff Monday afternoon in high school baseball action. Marcus Day homered, Matt Moyer singled and doubled and Lucas Muffie drove in two runs for the Mountain Lions (5-5), ...

Mtn. Lions down DuBois

Winning pitcher Kyle Wilson drove in three runs, and Tyreke Green homered to help Altoona defeated DuBois, 11-3, in high school baseball Saturday at Mansion Park on senior night. The Mountain Lions also got two hits from Aidan Steinbugl and Marcus Day and Lucas Muffie had two RBIs. DuBOIS ...

Patterson keys Heights’ win

PATTON — Cambria Heights defeated Bedford, 6-2, thanks to a 3-for-4 day from Nick Patterson with two doubles and two RBIs in high school baseball action on Thursday. Ty Stockley homered and drove in three for the Highlanders, and Ben Hite contributed a pair of doubles and an RBI. Jared ...

Scarlet Dragons collect two wins

MARTINSBURG — Central swept a doubleheader against Bellefonte in a key Mountain League showdown Tuesday in high school baseball. The Scarlet Dragons topped the Raiders, 14-7, in the first game with the help of four hits and four RBIs from Hunter Klotz and three hits from Parker Gregg. In ...

Altoona Mirror seeking nominations for banquet

The Mirror is seeking nominations for special awards to be announced at its Athlete of the Year banquet on May 24. Area high schools are invited to submit brief nominations for the Ron Rickens Sportsmanship Awards, the Dean Rossi Leadership Award and the Erin (Johnson) Kelly Award, which ...

Rangers weather the storm to defeat Marauders

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com Fans willing to sit through off and on rain, hail, dangerously high winds and a constantly dropping temperature got to see a spectacular pitchers’ duel between the top hurlers for the current District 6 Class 2A and 3A top seeds in high school ...

BG picks up comeback win

LILLY — Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to rally past Penn Cambria, 5-2, Wednesday afternoon in high school baseball action. Austin Lewis had three hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs. Brayden Harbaugh also had two hits for the ...

Tigers’ Gampe has big day with bat

DuBOIS — Winning pitcher Caleb Gampe had a pair of hits, including a three-run home run, and finished with four RBIs to lead Hollidaysburg to a 9-2 triumph over DuBois Tuesday afternoon in high school baseball action. Bryce Martellacci finished with a pair of doubles and two RBIs for the ...

Blue Devils come back for victory

BOALSBURG — Trailing 4-3, Bellwood-Antis scored seven runs in the top of the fifth inning to overpower Saint Joseph’s Academy, 10-4, in high school baseball action on Monday. Arik Shildt and Cooper Guyer led the Blue Devils with two hits and three RBIs apiece, and Joe Dorminy, Owen ...

Panthers claim tourney title

PORTAGE — Penn Cambria, Portage and South Allegheny all went 1-1 on Saturday at the Portage Spring Baseball Classic, and the Panthers were awarded the title based on the least amount of runs allowed. Penn Cambria went 1-1, beating Portage 12-4 while losing to South Allegheny, 15-9. Portage ...

Boyles’ approach helps Central avenge only defeat

MARTINSBURG — Central baseball coach A.J. Hoenstine wasn’t happy with senior Devon Boyles’ two-strike approach at the plate last week in victories over Penns Valley and Bald Eagle Area. The Radford commit seems to have made some adjustments. Boyles hit a grand slam and a three-run ...

Leidy has all-around day for NBC

ALEXANDRIA — Winning pitcher Thad Leidy had two hits, including a home run, scored three runs and drove in three more as Northern Bedford rallied past Juniata Valley in the top of the sixth inning with six runs to win, 11-8, Friday in high school baseball action. Andrew Lazor doubled and ...

District 6 baseball dates released for the month of May

From Mirror reports District 6 released its plans for May’s playoff tournaments on Wednesday. The champion and runner-up in Class 1A, 2A and 3A will advance to the PIAA playoff tournament. The Class 4A champion will advance straight to the PIAA field, and the winners of Class 5A and 6A ...

Faber has big day with bat for Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Tyler Faber drove in three runs on a pair of doubles and a triple to lead Hollidaysburg to an 8-4 victory over Punxsutawney in high school baseball on Wednesday. Winning pitcher Bryce Martellacci struck out five and drove in a run for the Golden Tigers, who used a 6-run ...

The little things aid Dragons in victory

MARTINSBURG — Devon Boyles provided the flashy plays Tuesday in Central’s key 10-2 victory over Philipsburg-Osceola with a home run, double, single and four RBIs, but Scarlet Dragons coach A.J. Hoenstine was fixated on an at bat by Tanner Hall that many who attended the game probably ...

Lazor sparks Panthers to victory

LOYSBURG — Winning pitcher Andrew Lazor had two hits and scored two runs to help Northern Bedford defeat Fannett-Metal, 7-4, Tuesday afternoon in high school baseball action. The Panthers, who led 6-0 after four innings, improved to 2-5. The Wildcats fell to 3-4. Logan College drove in ...

Fans get to watch Lions come back to beat Tigers

Altoona and Hollidaysburg decided to play Monday night’s game at Mansion Park under the lights to help showcase the game between the two rivals after they missed the chance to play in the Altoona Curve Classic when both lost in the semifinals. The bleachers were full and chairs were lined up ...

Lewis HR ignites BG

JOHNSTOWN — Austin Lewis belted a three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning to put Bishop Guilfoyle ahead and propel the Marauders to an 8-2 win over Johnstown at Roxbury Park in high school baseball action on Monday. Lewis finished with two hits and four RBIs and was the winning ...

Klotz, Kling clicking on offense for Central

MARTINSBURG — Hunter Klotz belted a grand slam, Paxton Kling went 3-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs, and Central improved to 7-1 with a 10-4 win over Bald Eagle Area in high school baseball action on Thursday. The Dragons, who broke a 4-4 tie with six runs in the sixth, also got two hits ...

D6 3A has some really good baseball

Commentary The high school baseball playoffs are still a month away, but after the entire spring scholastic sports season was called off last year, it’s never too early to look ahead. One baseball classification to keep your eyes on in District 6 is Class 3A. The PIAA Class 3A champion ...