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Mirror rankings

106 POUNDS 1. Kai Burkett Chestnut Ridge Fr 26-7 2. Greg Edwards Bedford Fr 11-5 3. Hunter Walk Tyrone Fr 18-10 4. Garrett Misiura Glendale Fr 20-11 5. Ian Crouch Central Fr 15-12 Ones to watch: Hunter Horton, TM; Matthew Davis, CH; Collin Sparr, JV 113 POUNDS 1. Brock ...

Lady Tigers put Penns Valley on line and pay for it

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com HOLLIDAYSBURG — When the chips are down, the Penns Valley High School girls basketball team can always count on its free-throw shooting. “All year long, if we can get a cushion and teams foul us, most of the time we have shot free throws ...

Lady Devils make it 7 in a row

MOUNT UNION — Bellwood-Antis won its seventh consecutive Inter-County Conference North title Monday night with a 75-29 win over Mount Union in high school girls basketball action. The Lady Blue Devils led 30-0 after one quarter and 34-0 before Mount Union finally scored. Alli Campbell ...

wrestling leaders

WINS 1. McGill CR 35-0 2. McCoy CR 34-1 3. Fisher Hunt 34-3 4. McMillen Glen 32-1 5. Benson Hunt 32-5 6. L. Shaffer Port 30-7 7. Hobson CR 29-5 8. Col. Sossong Port 29-6 9. Mykut Hunt 29-10 10. Brown PC 28-4 PINS 1. McCoy CR 22 2. Fisher Hunt 21 3. Whaley B-A 18 ...

Pirates clinch Inter-County North title

MORRISDALE — Williamsburg clinched the junior high Inter-County Conference North title Monday afternoon with a 47-41 win over West Branch in boys basketball action. Drew Hileman led the Blue Pirates (15-3) with 19 points. WILLIAMSBURG (47): Clark 5, Frew 3, Hileman 19, Jenkins 8, McCall ...

Hollidaysburg tops Richland

JOHNSTOWN — Both the Hollidaysburg Area High School boys and girls swimming teams finished the regular season with 13-2 records after wins over Richland on Monday at the University of Pittsburg-Johnstown. Shani Evans won the 100-yard freestyle and 200 individual medley and was part of two ...

Ridge’s Dillow raises game to new heights

As the coach of the Hollidaysburg Area High School boys basketball team, Brad Lear has seen his teams cross paths with some of the top big-school talent the central and western parts of Pennsylvania have to offer, so, for Noah Dillow to make his mark is saying something. Then again, not many ...

PSU Altoona hosting some D6 championship games

District 6 will unveil its playoff seeding and brackets in the middle of this week. The Mirror’s Philip Cmor caught up with district basketball co-chairman Bill Marshall to talk about some of the changes and other goings on with the tournament. Mirror: It was decided to do away with the ...

The week’s games to watch

BOYS MONDAY Homer-Center at Bishop Guilfoyle These teams have run into each other in the district playoffs a couple of times recently. Mount Union at Bellwood-Antis Blue Devils won by a point when teams met in Huntingdon County in January. TUESDAY Southern Fulton at Chestnut ...

Mirror’s Fab Five

BOYS District 5-6-8-9-10 Class 6A/5A/4A Team Record LW 1. State College 18-1 1 2. Allderdice 20-2 2 3. McDowell 17-4 3 4. Carrick 18-4 4 5. Huntingdon 18-2 5 District 5-6 Class 3A 1. Richland 19-3 1 2. Ligonier Valley 16-4 2 3. Chestnut Ridge 15-5 3 4. Central ...

Lady Lions get 1 seed

By Jon Fleck For the Mirror Mifflin County and Altoona entered Saturday’s game one-two, respectively, in the District 6 Class 6A rankings, but the Lady Lions were close enough that a win would clinch the top spot entering the playoffs. Altoona broke open a close game late in the third ...

Ridge finishes third

HERSHEY — After suffering a heartbreaking loss to Southern Columbia in the semifinals of the PIAA Duals on Friday night, Chestnut Ridge didn’t have much time to recover from the loss. They were back in the Giant Center on Saturday morning. And whatever emotions they were feeling from ...

Viduya aids Tigers in beating Indiana

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Nick Viduya led a balanced scoring attack for Hollidaysburg with 11 points in a 51-43 win over Indiana in high school boys basketball on Saturday night. Collin Stevenson, Dominic Frucella and Mason Marks had nine points apiece for the Golden Tigers, who were without leading ...

Seniors make win extra special

Altoona boys basketball coach Doug West penciled in a new starting lineup for his team’s game against Mifflin County on Saturday afternoon at the AAHS Fieldhouse. After sputtering a bit in the early going, the senior starters got things rolling and helped the Mountain Lions pull away for a ...

Maxwell paces Everett

BERLIN — Kaitlyn Maxwell registered 25 points, including three 3-pointers, and six steals to lead Everett to a 57-17 dominating win over Northern Garrett in the Berlin Brothersvalley Holiday Tournament on Saturday in high school girls basketball. Sydney Reffner also reached double figures ...

Heights shows progress with victory over BG

PATTON — Cambria Heights came into Friday night needing a win to keep alive its hopes for a berth in the District 6 Class 3A girls basketball playoffs. The way the Lady Highlanders accomplished it might have even more important longer-lasting effects on Amber Fees’ program. Heights ...

Hollidaysburg girls drop heartbreaker to Rangers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg girls basketball team has struggled to win many games this season, but Friday’s loss was particularly gut-wrenching. The Lady Tigers were just about to start celebrating a hard-fought, one-point win when a foul was called just before the final buzzer ...

Carroll remains perfect in Laurel Highlands play

EBENSBURG — Prior to Friday’s varsity game against Penn Cambria, Bishop Carroll’s Maria McConnell had a game-high 13 points in the junior varsity game. With sporadic varsity time this season, the freshman wasn’t sure if she would see the floor in a tightly contested game early in the ...

’Cats wearing it well when it comes to ML title

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com HUNTINGDON — Jonathan Price made a quick trip to the locker room following Huntingdon’s 73-68 victory over Central Friday night to grab a surprise for fellow senior Jayton Smith. A few moments later, Price emerged with a Mountain League ...

JV explodes in second half

MORRISDALE — Juniata Valley scored 55 points in the second half en route to an 81-77 comeback win at West Branch in high school boys basketball on Friday. Cameron Collins’ 35 points and 10 rebounds led the Green Hornets, who also got 25 points and nine rebounds from Quinn ...