PHOTO GALLERY | School gathering | Portage outlasts North Star in volleyball | Sports




high school girls

Portage 3, North Star 2: At Boswell, Julia Papcun had 22 kills to set the tone for Portage as she outscored North Star 27-29, 25-16, 24-26, 28-26, 15-9 on Tuesday at North Star High School.

Brooke Bednarski provided 28 assists and had the team’s 20 best service points for Portage (5-1). Kiera Sossong had 23 digs and four aces, while Lexi Slanoc had 17 serve points.

No statistical information was reported for North Star.

Somerset 3, Bishop Carroll 0: In Somerset, Shandi Walker’s 11 kills and four blocks paved the way for the Golden Eagles as they swept the Huskies 25-13, 25-20, 25-19.

Sydney Campbell tallied 15 digs while Gracie Bowers provided 24 assists.

Conemaugh Township 3, Conemaugh Valley 1: The Visiting Indians had 17 kills and 17 digs from Riley Maldet as they earned a 25-12, 25-10, 18-25, 25-16 victory over the Blue Jays. Alison Matera had 36 assists in the victory.

Berlin Brothersvalley 3, Meyersdale 0: In Berlin, a night of 10 Lynndee Ickes kills along with 15 digs and four aces from Madison Nemeth helped the Mountaineers as they passed the Red Raiders 25-6, 25-18, 25-6.

Jenny Countryman had nine kills in the victory.

Chestnut Ridge 3, Penn Cambria 1: In New Paris, Belle Bosch’s 20 kills, 16 digs and 10 blocks led the Lions as they passed the Panthers 22-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-23.

Natalie Lafferty distributed 25 assists, while Grace Lazor had 16 digs.

West Shamokin 3, United 1: At Armagh, 13 kills and 10 digs from Kaitlyn Dill led the Lions, but they couldn’t beat Wolves, falling 25-17, 23-25, 25-13, 25-21.

Addison Sutton had 23 assists in the loss.

Central Cambria 3, Bishop McCort 0: In Ebensburg, Leah Burggraf had 31 assists while Kate Kudlawiec sent over 16 serves and registered nine assists as the Red Devils outscored the Crimson Crushers 25-9, 25-22, 25-13.

Sud Allegheny 3, Ligonier Valley 0: In Glassport, despite nine points of service from Alexa Harding of the Rams and 10 assists from Saylor Clise, the Gladiators came away with a 25-16, 25-15, 25-19 victory in District 7.

On Monday

Berlin Brothersvalley 3, river valley 1: In Blairsville, 32 Madison Nemeth digs and 13 Lynndee Ickes kills helped the Mountaineers beat the Panthers 25-20, 25-22, 16-25, 25-16.

Jenny Countryman had 11 wins for the guests.

Central Cambria 3, Central 0: In Ebensburg, Maddy Kim had a dozen wins and 12 serves points and Leah Burggraf had 23 assists in the Red Devils’ 25-15, 25-19, 25-11 win over the Scarlet Dragons.

Ally Malay had 22 service points with four aces.

Forest Hills 3, Bedford 2: In Bedford, Mya Colosimo had 19 kills and 12 digs to lead the Rangers ahead of the Bisons 25-21, 20-25, 25-18, 18-25, 15-9.

Lexi Koeck scored 15 kills and six blocks for Forest Hills (5-0). Julia Chunta distributed 41 assists. Mackenzie Hoover finished with 22 serves, nine aces and eight digs. Addie Schirato had four blocks.

Bedford is 4-1.

Westmont Hilltop 3, Bishop McCort 1: Hilltoppers’ Chloe Hoffman had 27 assists while Carissa Krall had 10 kills, five aces and three blocks in a 25-14, 25-18, 20-25, 25-21 triumph over rival Crimson Crushers. Julia Kleinmeyer also had 10 assists for Westmont Hilltop with six assists.

Malayna Boring had 16 digs for Bishop McCort, who received 15 assists from Gianna Galucci.


high school students


Chestnut Ridge 3, Penn Cambria 1: In New Paris, Gavyn Walter’s two goals as well as an own goal from the Panthers helped the Lions to a home victory.

Chase Sorechetti of Penn Cambria scored a goal.

Richland 4, Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic 0: In Altoona, Tyler Sukenik scored three goals and Toryn Schmouder scored one as the visiting Rams beat the Marauders.

Austin Syfert netted the shutout for 5-1 Richland.

Windber 4, North of Cambria 0: At Windber, Ryan Pudliner scored two goals for the Ramblers as they shut out the Colts. Noah Krause and Bryce Brubaker each added goals while Bryson Costa had a shutout.

On Monday

Westmont Hilltop 4, Chestnut Ridge 0: Conner Oechslin scored two goals and Maximus Zitnay and Yousef Sbeitan each scored one as host Hilltoppers beat the Lions to go unbeaten in five games.

Will Gerow got the shutout for Westmont Hilltop.

Chestnut Ridge is 3-2.

Bedford 2, Central Cambria 0: In Ebensburg, Cameron Hagenbuch and Timothy Crist each scored goals as the Bisons won.

Layne Richardson scored the shutout.

Richland 6, Catholic Bishop Carroll 1: At Herlinger Field, Trent Rozich scored four goals and Tyler Sukenik and Tyler Swope each scored one as the Rams beat the Huskies.

Dan Yunetz had Bishop Carroll’s goal.

Somerset 8, Grand Johnstown 1: In Somerset, Mckay Ross’ three goals led the Golden Eagles against the Trojans. Liam Egal scored twice while Logan Seslow, Kahne Foltz and Carter Willoughby also found the net.

high school girls


Johnstown Christian 4, Blair Christian County 3: At Hollsopple, Mary Hostetter scored two goals and Kasmira Mack and Ellie Speigle each scored one in the Blue Jays victory.

Sarah McCoy scored twice for Blair County Christian and Gabriella Dull scored one goal.

Johnstown Christian is 5-1 and Blair County Christian is 5-2.

On Monday

Bedford 12, Central Cambria 0: In Bedford, coach Jeff Thomas claimed his 200th career victory in the Bisons’ shattering victory over the Red Devils. Grace Sarver has four goals, while Katelyn Shaffer has two, the first being the 50th of her career.

Sydney Taracatac also scored two goals and recorded the 50th assist of his career.

Thomas, who spent four seasons with the Bedford men’s team, is in his seventh season coaching the Bisons women’s team.

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic 9, Forest Hills 1: In Altoona, Mallory Dolansky scored four goals, Lainey Fairbaugh scored three and Rayna Colombo scored two as the Marauders beat the Rangers.

Arissa Britt of Forest Hills scored a goal.

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic is 3-2 while Forest Hills is 2-3.

Richland 6, Catholic Bishop Carroll 1: In Ebensburg, Juliana Stem and Kate Duppstadt each scored two goals as the Rams beat the Huskies.

Lauren Heinrich and Delaney Yost also scored goals for the Rams 4-1. Richland’s Camryn Beglin had three assists, and Yost and Brooke Thomas each have one.

Kiersten Way had the purpose of Catholic Bishop Carroll.

Somerset 12, Grand Johnstown 0: Maurah Shortt, Mariya Petrosky, Haley Vought, Kamryn Ross, Taylor Cook, Taylor Riggs, Katilyn Fazenbaker, Nora Richards, Willa Sharbaugh, Elise McCoy, Rihanna Hillegass and Elena Rossi each scored as the Golden Eagles won.



About Author

Leave A Reply