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Soccer

CC girls prevail in double OT

JOHNSTOWN — Freshman Brooke Kolar scored the game-winning goal in the second overtime period to lift the Central Cambria girls to a 3-2 triumph over Bishop McCort in high school girls soccer on Monday. JoAnna Woods scored a goal and assisted on the game-winner for the Lady Devils. SCORE ...

Callahan, Shale shine for Tigers

LEWISTOWN — Braden Callahan had a pair of goals, and Evan Shale stopped 12 shots while recording a shutout as Hollidaysburg topped Mifflin County, 2-0, in high school boys soccer on Monday. Hollidaysburg improved its record to 3-1, and Mifflin County fell to 0-2. SCORE BY ...

Sarver paces Altoona

McALISTERVILLE — Altoona broke open a game that was tied at the half by scoring four second-half goals in a 5-1 triumph over East Juniata in high school girls soccer on Saturday. Morgan Sarver scored four goals, including the 50th of her career, for the Lady Lions, and Darrian Berkheimer ...

Lady Marauders get the shutout

Bishop Guilfoyle defeated Bishop McCort, 7-0, at Tom Irwin Field on senior night in high school girls soccer action on Thursday. Senior Aurielle Brunner led the way with three goals, seniors Maren Steinbugl and Daniela Scipioni each had one goal and one assist, and senior Abby Novak had an ...

Callahan wins it for Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG – With his soccer team locked in a tie with archrival Altoona and time winding down in double overtime Wednesday night, Hollidaysburg Area High School junior forward Braden Callahan found enough open space to capitalize on what proved to be a game-winning opportunity. Callahan ...

BG knocks off undefeated Richland

Aurielle Brunner had a hat trick, and Daniela Scipioni scored two goals and had an assist as Bishop Guilfoyle topped previously unbeaten Richland, 6-1, at Tom Irwin Field in high school girls soccer Wednesday. SCORE BY HALVES Richland 1 0 — 1 Bishop Guilfoyle 4 2 — 6 First Half: ...

AASD doing its part to help parents

The Altoona Area School District Board of Directors unanimously passed a motion to approve 33 percent capacity at all athletic contests beginning Friday at its meeting Monday. “These are troubled times, and I hear a lot from parents that say ‘I want to see my kid play ball. I want to see ...

Roberts, Polchito lead CC boys to victory

EBENSBURG — Central Cambria moved to 5-0 with a 2-0 victory over Forest Hills on senior night in high school boys soccer on Tuesday. Isaac Polchito set up Corey Roberts on both goals. Keeper Ethan Kubat had five saves in the win. SCORE BY HALVES Forest Hills 0 0 — 0 Central ...

Lions get OT victory

Altoona won a thriller over Hollidaysburg in high school boys soccer action on Monday night at Mansion Park. Chad Reighard’s unassisted goal two minutes into the second overtime lifted the Mountain Lions to a 4-3 win after battling back from a 3-1 deficit. Bailey Musselman’s goal with ...

Eagles pick up Quick win over Bearcats

TYRONE — Freshman Lainey Quick scored her first varsity goal in overtime to lift Tyrone to a 3-2 win over Huntingdon in high school girls soccer action on Monday. Chloe LaRosa scored two goals for the Lady Eagles, and Kendall Markley had two assists. SCORE BY HALVES Huntingdon 1 1 0 — ...

Black keys Central’s victory

BELLEFONTE — Averey Black’s unassisted goal in the second half lifted Central to a 1-0 win over Bellefonte in high school girls soccer action on Thursday. Keeper Kat Longenecker had seven saves in recording the shutout. SCORE BY HALVES Central 0 1 — 1 Bellefonte 0 0 — ...

Heights shuts out Johnstown

PATTON — Seth Conaway scored four goals, and Nate McCombie had two goals and two assists to help Cambria Heights romp over Johnstown, 14-0, in high school boys soccer on Thursday. George Campbell added two goals for Heights, now 2-0. Keeper Mason St. Clair had the shutout. SCORE BY ...

Sarver’s hat trick sparks Altoona to win over rivals

HOLLIDAYSBURG --- For openers, the Altoona Area High School girls soccer team enjoyed a good night Wednesday. With junior forward Morgan Sarver scoring a hat trick and assisting on another goal, Altoona parlayed a solid all-around team performance into a 6-1 victory over Hollidaysburg at ...

Farabaugh hat trick big for BG girls

SOMERSET — Lainey Farabaugh scored all three goals, including the game-winner in the second half as Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic edged Somerset, 4-3, in high school girls soccer Wednesday. Her unassisted goal in the second half provided the victory. The win improved BG, tied 2-2 at halftime, ...

Big second half lifts Hollidaysburg to victory

DUBOIS — Hollidayburg exploded for four second-half goals to rout DuBois, 7-2, in high school boys soccer action on Tuesday. Braden Callahan led the scoring with three goals and an assist, Shushant Dahal had two goals and two assists, and Eric Arbogast and Atticus Imhoff each added one goal ...

Farabaugh goes off for Lady Marauders

EBENSBURG — Lainey Farabaugh scored four goals, and Rachel Nosek had two goals and an assist to lead Bishop Guilfoyle to a 6-2 victory over Central Cambria in girls soccer action Monday. Daniela Scipioni had three assists for the Lady Marauders. SCORE BY HALVES Bishop Guilfoyle 2 4 — ...

3 area boys soccer teams coming off championships

Last year was a banner season for many teams in the Altoona Mirror’s high school boys soccer coverage area, and there’s plenty of talent returning this year to believe many of those squads could repeat their success. Altoona is coming off a District 6 Class 4A title and hoping to win ...

Lady Lions, Tigers have high hopes this year

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com Altoona and Hollidaysburg both return several key players from District 6 high school girls soccer championship teams and hope to bring gold back to Blair County again in 2020. The Lady Lions are coming off their first-ever championship, a 2-1 ...

Playing sports ultimately family choice

One of the most frustrating things in life can be inconsistency. People don’t like being told they can’t do something when they can see someone else just as qualified getting that same opportunity. So, imagine the frustration of a high school golfer or girls tennis player if the PIAA ...

2019 Mirror girls soccer all-stars

FIRST TEAM Summer Adams, sr., forward/midfielder, Moshannon Valley: Helped Damsels earn a 12-9 record and finish runner-up in District 6 Class 1A ... Mirror honorable mention as a junior Audrianna Barnes, sr., forward, Chestnut Ridge: Led team again with 15 goals and 11 assists this year ...