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Basketball

Bulldogs celebrate senior night before win over Vikings

CLAYSBURG - Claysburg-Kimmel celebrated senior night with its eighth victory in 20 games with a 67-25 win over Glendale in high school boys basketball action Monday.RoDale Weyandt led a balanced attack with 14 points, while teammate Nick Polisky added 13 points and Luke Eberhart 10 points. ...

State College holds off Altoona rally

Monday's Altoona-State College boys basketball matchup played out almost like two separate games. State College dominated the first half, building a 14-point lead at the break, before Altoona came on strong in the second half.The Mountain Lions trailed by three points with time running out when ...

B-A boys, Carroll girls get top seeds

District 6 announced the seeding and pairings for its Class AA and A basketball tournaments on Monday afternoon, and two teams from the Mirror coverage area - the Bellwood-Antis boys and the Bishop Carroll girls - have been awarded top spots.The Tyrone girls, meanwhile, garnered the second seed ...

Davis leading Blue Devils

Name: Nathan DavisSchool: Bellwood-AntisAge: 17Grade: SeniorSport: BasketballAthlete of the week achievement: Davis scored 38 points and had 10 rebounds for Bellwood-Antis in a key victory over West Branch that put the Blue Devils in the driver's seat in the Inter-County Conference's North ...

Lewis plays incredible ‘D’

Name: Ryley LewisSchool: Bishop Guilfoyle CatholicAge: 16Grade: SophomoreSport: BasketballAthlete of the week achievement: Lewis held Forest Hills leading scorer Jill Scott scoreless while both were on the court in the Lady Marauders' victory over the Lady Rangers. She also scored 17 points and ...

Marshall, D6 committee check every detail

Armed with sheets of results and available facilities, the District 6 basketball committee got together on Saturday morning to figure out the seeding and draw up the bracket for this year's Class AA and A tournaments.The Mirror's Philip Cmor caught up with co-director Bill Marshall in Cresson ...

Grubb, Monko big factor at Ridge

The fact that he's presiding over a group of players that values teamwork and unity over individual accomplishments has made A.J. Weyant's first year as head coach of the Chestnut Ridge High School boys basketball program a very memorable one."On some teams, you have guys who fight with each ...

Mirror Fab Five

BOYSDistrict 6-9 Class AAAA/AAATeamRecordLW1. Somerset16-542. State College11-953. Hollidaysburg15-424. Altoona7-1035. Clearfield19-21District 5-6 Class AATeamRecordLW1. Bellwood-Antis18-222. West Branch18-213. Penns Valley16-444. Bishop McCort15-555. Berlin Brothersvalley17-33District 5-6 ...

The Week’s Games to Watch

High school boysMONDAYState College at AltoonaMountain Lions attempt to make statement heading into 6-AAAA playoffs.Central Cambria at Bishop CarrollRed Devils have taken a pair from Huskies already this season.Penns Valley at TyroneGolden Eagles could get big confidence boost heading into ...

District 6 unveils Class AA, A hoops seeding and pairings

District 6 announced the seeding and pairings for its Class AA and A basketball tournaments on Monday afternoon, and two teams from the Mirror coverage area -- the Bellwood-Antis boys and the Bishop Carroll girls -- have been awarded top spots.The Tyrone girls, meanwhile, garnered the second ...

Boring sets mark in defeat

SIDMAN - Forest Hills High School was the place to be Friday night for scoring milestones.A mere two minutes apart in the second quarter, Central Cambria's Taylor Boring and Forest Hills' Jill Scott wrote their names in the history books, giving the standing-room only crowd extra reasons to ...

Tigers fall on bucket with 2 seconds left

HOLLIDAYSBURG - When you win a few games at the buzzer, sometimes you'll end up losing one, as well.That's what the Hollidaysburg boys basketball team did Friday night, as Tommy Sekunda's hook shot with 2.2 seconds to go sank the Golden Tigers against State College, 57-55, at the Hollidaysburg ...

Bellwood clinches ICC North

BELLWOOD - The Bellwood-Antis girls basketball team clinched the Inter-County Conference North Division title Friday night, thanks to an 86-36 win over Mount Union Friday night in high school action.Karson Swogger led the Lady Blue Devils (16-4, ICC 12-1) with 30 points while Abbey Crider added ...

BG boys win big on senior night

Logan Fedorchak's layup with 2:20 to play cut Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic's lead to seven, prompting Marauders coach Chris Drenning to call a timeout in a game BG had led by 14 just minutes before.Bedford coach Mark Anderson stressed to his players that they needed to do whatever it took to cap ...

Tyrone girls suffer first league defeat

TYRONE - Finnley Christine slowly walked to midcourt with her family, received her gifts and listened to junior teammate Kasey Engle's sometimes funny and often touching pregame senior night tribute.The injured Christine's appearance seemed to inspire the Tyrone Area High School girls ...

Balance key to Central’s victory

MARTINSBURG - Central jumped out to a 17-8 first-quarter lead en route to a 62-54 win over Huntingdon Friday night in high school boys basketball action.Kyle Dodson's 21 points were tops for Central (11-10), which also got 18 points from Justin Helsel and 13 points and 14 rebounds from Josh ...

Bad start costly for Altoona

By Mark PuleoFor the MirrorSTATE COLLEGE - As the old basketball proverb goes, you live by the 3 and you die by the 3.For the Altoona girls basketball team Thursday night, the old saying rang true, especially in its game against State College. After scoring only six points in the first 10 ...

BG boys clinch section crown

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic won the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference Section I title with a 69-53 win over Cambria Heights on Thursday night in high school boys basketball action at the Pleasant Valley gymnasium.The Marauders, who trailed, 12-9, after one quarter, got 21 points from Evan ...

Leidys spark Lady Hornets

FLINTON - Taylor Leidy led all scorers with 20 points as Juniata Valley made eight 3-pointers in its 60-32 Inter-County Conference win over Glendale in high school girls basketball on Thursday.Brenna Leidy added 13 points for Juniata Valley, and Maddie Mattas and Sydney Reed each scored 10.Four ...

Mustangs’ shooting woes show in league loss

PORTAGE - For 16 minutes Thursday night, the Portage Area High School boys basketball team looked like it had every intention of handing Ferndale its first loss in the WestPAC North.But then the lid went on the basket.The Mustangs struggled from the floor, failed to net a field goal in the ...