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Scholastic Sports

Mustangs land two on all-state basketball team

Two Portage starters were selected to the Class 2A Pennsylvania Sports Writers Boys All-State Basketball squad announced Tuesday evening. Kaden Claar, a junior, made the second team and senior Preston Rainey landed on the third team. Claar and Rainey helped the Mustangs make the PIAA Class ...

Tigers’ Barton will play for title

The top two seeds, Central Mountain’s David Lindsay and Hollidaysburg’s Nathan Barton, will meet for the District 6 Class 3A high school tennis championship today at noon after both won their quarterfinal and semifinal matches on Tuesday at Mansion Park. Lindsay defeated Altoona’s Nick ...

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 ...

Heights takes care of rivals

PATTON — Arianna Westrick went 3-for-4 with four RBIs, Paige Jones had three hits, including two doubles, and Cambria Heights topped Northern Cambria, 9-3, Tuesday afternoon in high school softball action. Jenna Serafin struck out seven in five innings of work for the Lady Highlanders, who ...

AAHS boys now 7-0

The Altoona Area High School boys stayed unbeaten in track and field action with two victories at Mansion Park on Tuesday. The Mountain Lions (7-0) beat Central Mountain, 125-25, and Bellefonte, 111-39, behind a triple-winning performance from senior Austin Kravetz, who won both hurdles and ...

Heights player awarded honor

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, Central Pennsylvania Chapter recently announced that Ian Eckenrode of Cambria Heights High School was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Eckenrode was a senior tight for the Highlanders this past season who excelled on the field and ...

BG’s Haigh is 1A player of year

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic senior Teresa Haigh capped off what she called her dream season Monday when she was named the 2021 Class 1A Sports Writers Pennsylvania All-State Girls Basketball Player of the Year. “There’s so many talented players in the state, and I’m just so thankful for ...

NB’s Kline finds instant success

Name: Abby Kline School: Northern Bedford County Age: 16 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Kline had three hits and two RBIs in a 6-4 victory over Fannett-Metal. She also went 4-for-5 with a double and three RBIs in a 12-11 victory over Juniata ...

Central star solid on big stage

Name: Devon Boyles School: Central Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Baseball Athlete of the week achievement: Boyles went 3-for-4 with a double, home run and four RBIs in a 10-2 win over Philipsburg-Osceola. He also went 2-for-4 with a double, grand-slam homer and seven RBIs in a 14-4 ...

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 ...

Tigers sweep Tyrone

TYRONE — Hollidaysburg swept Tyrone, with the boys winning 108-42 and the girls 91-59, in high school track and field action on Monday at Tyrone Area High School. Joey Grabill won the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes, and Caden DeLattre won the long jump and triple jump for the Tigers. Emmy ...

Frederick helps guide Lady Pirates to victory

CLAYSBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel has proved to be a stumbling block for Williamsburg’s softball program throughout most of Elizabeth Frederick’s time with the Lady Pirates. Monday, Frederick was the one causing problems for the Lady Bulldogs. The star senior struck out 12 batters and ...

Jones leads Heights over Rangers

SIDMAN — Paige Jones fired a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts in helping Cambria Heights improve to 7-1 with a 5-1 win over Forest Hills in high school softball action on Monday. Karli Storm and Beth White each had two hits for the Lady Highlanders. SCORE BY INNINGS Cambria Heights 230 ...

Wyant serves up win for Dragons

SIDMAN — Zeb Wyant had 24 service points, including 12 aces, as Central swept Forest Hills, 25-17, 25-16, 25-15, in high school boys volleyball action on Monday. Luke Weber had 20 assists for the Scarlet Dragons, and Zack Gahagan contributed eight kills. SERVICE POINTS CENTRAL: Ze. ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Friedenberger, A, 11.32; Ebersole, NB, 11.44; N. Marinak, PC, 11.44; Frank, H, 11.46; Musselman, A, 11.57 200 dash: Grabill, H, 23.57; Summers, A, 23.62; S. Mallon, BA, 23.94; Brooks, T, 24.12; Jackson-Shepard, A, 24.31 400 dash: Grabill, H, 50.72; Summers, A, 51.02; ...

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 ...

Lady Tigers win tournament

PORTAGE — The Hollidaysburg Area High School softball team won the Mayhem on the Mainline Tournament Saturday, thanks to a 15-5 win in six innings over Bishop McCort in the title game. The Lady Tigers advanced to that game with a 13-3 win over Portage in the tourney opener. Winning pitcher ...

Mountain Lions finish 2nd

LANCASTER — The Altoona Area High School boys tennis team finished second on Saturday at the Conestoga Valley Invitational. Lower Dauphin won the tourney (22 points) while Altoona totaled 20 points. Conestoga Valley was third (18), followed by Central York with eight points. Altoona’s ...

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 ...

Central volleyball wins again

The Central boys swept Altoona, 26-24, 25-15, 25-11, in high school volleyball at the AAHS Fieldhouse Friday night behind 18 kills from Zeb Wyant. Luke Weber added 18 assists and 15 service points for the Scarlet Dragons. Garrett Baumgartner had six kills, and Noah Fries had 13 digs for the ...