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Scholastic Sports

Young, Batrus key to Lions’ win

CRESSON — The Altoona Area High School boys golf team defeated Penn Cambria in a tri-match with Bishop Guilfoyle at Summit Country Club on Monday. Altoona’s scores did not count against BG. Altoona, which received 38s from Wyatt Young and Daniel Batrus, and finished with a 198 score. ...

Hollidaysburg clinches league title

CLEARFIELD — Hollidaysburg wrapped up the Mountain League title with a 7-0 win over Clearfield in high school girls tennis on Monday. Megan Ferris, Rachel Gallagher, CeCe Williams, Sarah Neatrour and Katie Klingner won singles matches, and Klingner and Neatrour, and Grier Morris and Sophia ...

Altoona boys run to invite team title

The Altoona Area High School boys cross country captured the team title in the Altoona Invitational over 20 other full teams on Saturday at the Logan Elementary School course. Andrew Quinn led the Mountain Lions with a fifth-place finish in 18 minutes, 1.81 seconds. Chestnut Ridge’s Calan ...

Grove complements Harrold in PC’s win over BG

CRESSON — Penn Cambria senior Garrett Harrold has become one of the finest high school quarterbacks in the state. This season, Harrold — a four-year starter — has plenty of good skill position players to work with in the Panthers’ offense, and senior running back Zach Grove has ...

Little Lions overpower Mtn. Lions

When he wins the coin toss, Altoona coach Vince Nedimyer typically likes to take the ball and establish early momentum, but the strategy didn’t work Friday night against State College. The Little Lions quickly turned a battle of unbeatens into a one-sided rout in breezing to a 55-14 ...

Butler pulls away from Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Butler erupted for 27 points in the fourth quarter Friday night to break open a close game and cruise to a 40-20 non-conference victory over winless Hollidaysburg. Butler’s defense sacked Hollidaysburg quarterback Tucker Rossman four times, picked off three of his passes ...