Scholastic Sports

Unbeaten Tussey Mtn. downs Northern Bedford

LOYSBURG — Bailey Fields collected two hits and drove in two runs to lead Tussey Mountain (3-0) past Northern Bedford, 5-3, in high school softball action on Monday. Winning pitcher Faith Barnett struck out five and walked one. She also had two hits and an RBI. Northern got three hits from ...

Altoona, Guilfoyle chalk up victories

TYRONE — Altoona swept Tyrone, 7-0, in high school boys tennis action Monday. Jonah Brandt, Kyle Good, Tyler Rispoli, Jarod Marasco and Casey Rispoli each won singles matches, and the team of Ben Warren and Andrew Dixon won at No. 1 doubles while Mike Schimminger and Colby Bickel won at No. ...

Martin helping Everett

Name: Jacie Martin School: Everett Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Martin fired a no-hitter against Southern Huntingdon and struck out 10 while allowing just one run in a victory over Forbes Road. Season update: Martin is 3-0 with 29 strikeouts ...

2016-17 Mirror swimming all-stars

BOYS FIRST TEAM Ben Atherton, soph., Huntingdon: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star ... Won the 200 freestyle and took second in the 500 free at the District 6 2A Championships, as well as being part of the winning 200 and 400 free relays, swimming personal best times in all of his events. ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Dull, CR, 11.24; Chadbourn, BG, 11.44; Germaux, TM, 11.64; Sankey, BG, 11.64; Howe, Ho, 11.74 200 dash: Mitchell, T, 23.40; Howe, Ho, 23.56; Barr, Ho, 24.33; Brumbaugh, CC, 24.34; Zembower, Bd, 24.54 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 52.38; Kutchman, CC, 52.94; Worthing, BA, 54.84; ...

Scoring only part of Holsinger’s game

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com Matt Holsinger isn’t going to break the all-time scoring records at Central Cambria, and that’s OK with him. There are plenty of other milestones in his sights. Or, as in the case of the Red Devils’ career rebounding mark, in his rearview ...

Swogger caps off record-setting career

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com In the Swogger family, basketball rules. Karson Swogger most assuredly would be the queen. “I don’t know even where to begin,” Bellwood-Antis coach Jim Swaney said when asked to discuss what Swogger meant to him and his Lady Blue Devil ...

Blair boys end drought

CRESSON — Josh Trybus always was a pretty good outside shooter, but he never really was able to let too loose with it playing high school ball for Bishop Guilfoyle in Chris Drenning’s disciplined system. In Friday night’s boys half of the 12th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic, ...

Sportsmanship big in girls game

CRESSON — Sometimes a basketball coach picks up a strategic technical foul when their team needs a spark. Friday night during the 12th annual girls Altoona Mirror Classic at Mount Aloysius College, Central PA coach John Matchock drew one out of compassion for Altoona’s Madison ...

Wyland highlights local effort

Someone stole Ali Wyland’s sweatpants during the 42nd annual Altoona Igloo Invitational Track and Field Meet, but it was Wyland who stole the show at Mansion Park. Running for the final time at an event in which she historically has performed so well, Wyland, Hollidaysburg Area’s standout ...

Injuries impact games’ rosters

CRESSON — Injuries affected the rosters on several of the teams Friday night at the 12th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic at Mount Aloysius College. Altoona’s Madison Shetrom missed the girls game, save a couple of free throw attempts, after fracturing her ankle. Central’s Kyle ...

ICC names all-stars for winter

Bellwood-Antis, Juniata Valley and Claysburg-Kimmel each put two girls on the Inter-County Conference all-star basketball teams. Bellwood-Antis’ Karson Swogger and Alli Campbell, Juniata Valley’s Hallee Smith and Taylor Leidy, Glendale’s Cierra O’Shell, Claysburg-Kimmel’s Elizabeth ...

Marauders lose in semifinals

MANCHESTER — The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic high school boys volleyball team finished 19th out of 40 teams in the Northeastern Bobcat Invitational, losing in the Silver Bracket semifinals Saturday afternoon. In the morning pool, BG defeated Nazareth, 30-25 before losing to Lower Dauphin, ...

Engle finds herself joining forces with Swogger, Benzel

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com One thousand eight hundred and forty-six. That’s how many points guard Kasey Engle scored in a brilliant four-year varsity basketball career at Tyrone Area High School. It’s a big number. It was enough to make her the all-time leading ...

Bedford will walk on for Red Flash

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com A lot of athletes use a parlay an athletic scholarship into a college degree and a career down the road. Bedford’s Allison Shuke did the reverse — she used her intended major as a means to help her continue her athletic career at the highest ...

JV gets team effort in win over C-K

CLAYSBURG — The Juniata Valley baseball team improved to 2-0 Thursday afternoon, thanks to a 6-4 win over Claysburg-Kimmel in high school action. Zach Derugen, Jake Houck and Darren Richner each had two hits for the winners. Derugen also scored two runs. Bryce Hensor was the winning ...

PC’s Davis clutch in seventh inning

CRESSON — Laura Davis doubled home two runs in the bottom of the seventh to lift Penn Cambria over Bishop Carroll, 3-2, Thursday afternoon in high school softball action. The winners, down 2-1 after six innings, got two hits each from Jenna Gailey and Sydney Reese. Carroll got two hits from ...

Hollidaysburg sweeps Bellwood, BG

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg defeated Bellwood-Antis 88-53 and Bishop Guilfoyle 108-36 in girls high school track and field action on Thursday. The Golden Tigers got two wins each from Rebekah Hammaker, Ali Wyland and Aly Snyder. The Hollidaysburg boys won, 95-55, over Bwllwood-Antis and ...

Fay continues Classic trend

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com For years, Central High School boys basketball coach Reggie Nevins would take a team down to Williamsburg for Sunday games and discovered the Fay brothers were unavoidable. “The Fays always had a team. It’d be three or four of the brothers,” ...

Bearcats’ Miller throws 1-hitter

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Catherine Miller fired a one-hitter as Huntingdon blanked Hollidaysburg, 4-0, at Legion Park on Wednesday in high school softball action. Leah Reed and Destiny Beimesdeifer each had two hits for Huntingdon. 2B—Peterson (H). Multiple hits—Reed 2, Beimesdeifer 2 (H). ...