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Scholastic Sports

Local golfers experience agony, ecstasy at districts

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com HOLLIDAYSBURG — Golf can be a cruel game, but the rewards and good times that come from it keep many players coming back to the sport through their entire lives. High school athletes felt both sides of that spectrum Tuesday during the District ...

Rhodes returning to finals

It will be a rematch in the District 4-6 Class 3A Girls Singles Tennis Championship match today. Hollidaysburg senior Gretta Rhodes, the No. 2 seed, will face top-seeded Qianna Guo, a State College senior, in today’s noon final at Mansion Park. Guo won last year’s final over Rhodes ...

Tyrone’s LaRosa has big day

TYRONE — Chloe LaRosa scored twice and assisted on another in the Tyrone girls’ 3-1 win over Bellefonte in high school soccer action on Tuesday. Briley Campbell had a goal and an assist, and keeper Rayann Walls stopped six shots on goal. SCORE BY HALVES Bellefonte 1 0 — 1 Tyrone 3 ...

Quinn, Webster spark Mtn. Lions

Sophomore Andrew Quinn ran a time of 17 minutes, 36 seconds to win the boys race and lead the Altoona Mountain Lions to a 20-39 win over Kiski in high school cross country action on Tuesday at Logan Elementary School. Ryan Webster of Altoona finished second in 17:40. The Altoona girls were ...

Valley downs Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG — Juniata Valley defeated Williamsburg, 28-26, 25-18, 25-15, to improve to 5-6 in high school girls volleyball action on Tuesday. Makenna Hartman led the Lady Hornets with 11 points to go with 10 service points from Mackenzie Coffman. Ellie Manyara added 10 kills to go with 28 ...

Rhodes represents Tigers well

Name: Gretta Rhodes School: Hollidaysburg Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Rhodes won at No. 1 singles in a 5-0 win over Altoona and a 7-0 victory over Tyrone that helped the Lady Tigers finish 6-0 in the Mountain League and win the conference ...