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Soccer

West Branch captures 1A trophy

PHILIPSBURG – The West Branch girls soccer team beat Moshannon Valley twice by a goal during the regular season. So Wednesday night’s District 6 Class A Championship game figured to be close. It was in the first half as the Clearfield County rivals went scoreless for the first 37:34 of ...

Lady Warriors fall in Class 1A final

WINDBER - Everett’s Kaitlyn Maxwell recorded a hat trick, but it wasn’t enough to win the Warriors a title as Conemaugh Township scored a goal with 1:35 left in regulation to tie the District 5 Class A championship at 3-all and just one minute and thirty-two seconds into overtime, the ...

The history channel: Lady Lions dial up first-ever District 6 championship

HOLLIDAYSBURG — For the first time in Altoona girls soccer history, the Lady Lions are district champions. After losing to State College in the District 6 4A championship game four years in a row, Altoona snapped the Little Lady Lions run of 11 straight titles with a 2-1 win Tuesday night ...

AAHS boys add to historic night

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Altoona Area High School boys soccer team was hammered by State College, 7-0, when they met during the regular-season a couple of weeks ago. The longtime rivals faced off again in the District 6 Class 4A championship game Tuesday night at Tiger Stadium and the Mountain ...

Tigers take two titles: Boys avenge last year’s loss

LORETTO — Hollidaysburg boys soccer coach Craig Shale thought that last year’s District 6 Class 3A championship against Tyrone was one that got away. “We let it slip last year,” he said. What a difference a year makes. This time, the Golden Tigers didn’t let the opportunity get ...

Hollidaysburg takes two titles: Girls claim fourth straight

LORETTO — The beat keeps going on for the Hollidaysburg Area High School girls soccer program in District 6 Class 3A championship games. With junior Rita Kendziora scoring two goals, junior Alyssa Bell getting one goal and two assists, and junior Catrina Sciarrino and sophomore Lizzie ...

Lady Bisons stay alive

As the sun set over Mansion Park, and the later it got into Monday night’s District 5-6 Class 2A semifinal, it looked as though the sun might also be setting on Bedford’s undefeated season and its bid to defend the Class 2A state title. The Lady Bisons only held a 1-0 lead at halftime ...

Bearcats move into final

Thanks to a big night from the Buonaccorsi brothers, the Huntingdon Bearcats are in the District 6 Class 2A boys soccer finals. The Buonaccorsis, senior Andrew and sophomore James, each scored a pair of goals Monday as Huntingdon blanked Penn Cambria, 4-0, in a semifinal test at Mansion ...

Golden opportunity: Sophomore leads BC to playoff victory

Thursday turned out to be a golden night for the Bishop Carroll Catholic boys soccer team. Sophomore Tim Golden scored a pair of second-half goals to help Huskies knock off Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy 3-0 in the District 6 1A semifinals at Mansion Park. Top-seed Bishop Carroll will go ...

Guilfoyle runs out of energy in Rd. 2

PHILIPSBURG — The third-seeded Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic girls soccer team pressed and pressed and pressed offensively in the first half of its District 6 Class A playoff game against second-seeded West Branch. The Lady Marauders, however, couldn’t score, were down by two after the first ...

Damsels delight in victory

JOHNSTOWN — It seemed like the ball would never get out of the Moshannon Valley Damsels defensive zone to start the first half for 20 minutes. Once the second half started, one corner kick changed everything, and an upset was secured. Thanks to that shot from senior utility player Summer ...

Speedy Warriors advance to final

EVERETT — It didn’t take Everett long to use its speed to its advantage in the Warriors match against Chestnut Ridge. Second-seeded Everett found the back of the net less than five minutes into the District 5 Class 2A semifinal, and tacked on an insurance goal later in the opening half in ...

Bedford girls move on

SOMERSET — Grace Sarver completed her hat trick seconds before the final whistle as Bedford eliminated Richland, 7-0, Thursday night in a District 5-6 Class 2A quarterfinal girls soccer match at Somerset High School. Sydney Taracatac tallied three assists for the Lady Bisons, who improved ...

Highlanders fall in shutout to WH

JOHNSTOWN — Sometimes, the other team just performs that much better. No. 1 Westmont Hilltop took control early and often in the second half as the Hilltoppers shut out No. 8 Cambria Heights, 6-0, Thursday night at Herlinger Field in the District 6 Class 2A quarterfinals. “We played ...

Defense propels Panthers past Devils

CRESSON — The Penn Cambria boys soccer team is built around its defense. The Panthers shut out their opponents nine times this season, and entering the District 6 Class 2A quarterfinals Wednesday at Mount Aloysius College, they looked to continue to assert their dominance on ...

Bearcats triumph

HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon gutted out a 1-0 victory over seventh-seeded Penns Valley for the 300th win in program history at Juniata College’s Gibbel Stadium Wednesday in the District 6 Class 2A boys soccer quarterfinals. The No. 2 Bearcats went up early on a goal from freshman Dylan ...

Amazing Grace: Callahan sparks Guilfoyle in playoff opener

Grace Callahan hasn’t scored a lot playing on defense for the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic girls’ soccer team this season. However, she nearly managed to match her career total in the span of just one night. The Lady Marauder junior netted two goals and had an assist as No. 3 seed BG ...

Balance key to MV victory

PHILIPSBURG — The fourth-seeded Moshannon Valley girls soccer team spread the goal-scoring around in its District 6 Class A quarterfinal against fifth-seeded Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy. The Damsels got four goals from four different players, including team captain Summer Adams, ...

Tiger boys soccer team falls short

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Drew Desort and Jacob Roach scored first-half goals for Hollidaysburg, which fell in the regular-season finale to State College, 3-2, Tuesday afternoon in boys high school soccer action at Tiger Stadium. Sam Marshall and Owen Hildebrand scored once each in the second half to ...

Lions, Tigers receive top seeds in districts

From Mirror reports Altoona Area and Hollidaysburg Area High Schools each had its boys and girls soccer teams earn No. 1 seeds for the upcoming District 6 playoffs. The Altoona boys and girls teams will each play second-seeded State College in the Class 4A championship games, scheduled for ...