Bedford, Carroll games scheduled
The Bedford boys soccer team and Bishop Carroll girls volleyball squad have been scheduled to play on Saturday after their respective victories on Tuesday.
Bedford, a 2-0 winner over Mars on Tuesday, will face District 10 champion Harbor Creek at 5 p.m. in a PIAA Class AA quarterfinal clash at North Allegheny High School in Wexford.
The Huskies topped Belle Vernon in their first-round contest.
Bishop Carroll, which swept District 5 champion North Star, travels to State College on Saturday with District 4 titleholder Williamson awaiting.
The Class A quarterfinal match will start at noon.
WVIAC honors UPJ’s Stoup
Pitt-Johnstown junior forward Janna Stoup won first-team all-WVIAC honors in women’s soccer.
Senior defender Gena Pentz and junior forward Jackie Becerra were honorable mention selections.
Stoup, led the WVIAC in goals, points per game, goals per game, total points, and game-winning goals.
Nationally, she ranks in the top 26 in five NCAA Division II statistical categories, including fifth in game-winning goals, 11th in goals per game, 15th in both total goals and points per game, and 26th in total points.
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Bishop Carroll shut out by Cochranton
Whether it was the two-hour bus ride which was lengthened by a car accident in front of them on the trip north or getting behind a train, the Bishop Carroll bus had the Huskies arriving late Tuesday night at DuBois High School for their PIAA Class A semifinal volleyball clash with Cochranton and the District 6 champions did not look like the same powerhouse squad that had dispatched teams with relative ease throughout the year.
Three area teams remain in playoff hunt
Three area teams – the Bishop Carroll girls volleyball squad and the boys’ soccer teams from North Star and Bedford – continue their respective quests for PIAA gold tonight.
The Huskies will face Cochranton in a Class A state semifinal at 7 p.m. at DuBois High School. The Cougars will play Sewickley Academy at 6 p.m. at Hempfield High School while in the late game at the Greensburg school scheduled for 8 p.m., the Bisons will battle West Allegheny.
CORY ISENBERG| Area fans treated to playoff dramas
Some of the most exciting high school football playoff games over the weekend came courtesy of area squads.
Shade’s hard-fought, dramatic victory over Northern Bedford in the District 5 Class A quarterfinal was a stunner, especially for the Black Panthers faithful, who were already planning for Saturday’s playoff game against Tussey Mountain.
Bishop Guilfoyle edges Bishop Carroll
Bishop Guilfoyle needed an entire team effort to overcome a stubborn Bishop Carroll squad on Saturday night at Mansion Park.
The Marauders overcame a halftime deficit to defeat the Huskies 14-7, winning their fourth straight and improving to 4-2.
Annual Santa Fund Soccer Classic will return
The third annual Santa Fund Soccer Classic, featuring all-star seniors from Cambria and Somerset Counties, will be held as a boys and girls doubleheader on Nov. 23 at Greater Johnstown’s Trojan Stadium.
Richland’s Moran leads D6 golf qualifier
Richland's Connor Moran was the overall winner at Tuesday's District 6 golf qualifier at Summit Country Club.
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Bishop Carroll blanks Penn Cambria in LHAC
Bishop Carroll survived a Penn Cambria possession that lasted nearly 12 minutes and went on to shut out the Panthers, 21-0, in a Laurel Highlands Conference football game Saturday night at Saint Francis University’s DeGol Field.
Tyler Janosik rushed for 93 yards and one touchdown to lead Bishop Carroll.
LHAC coaches pick Bishop Carroll
Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference girls volleyball coaches selected Bishop Carroll as the team to beat in conference play this fall.
The LHAC held its girls volleyball media day on Friday at Bishop Carroll. All conference teams except Johnstown attended the inaugural event, which included a vote by coaches on the top teams.
Bishop Carroll defeated in quarterfinal
In a tough battle against the undefeated Williamson High School, the Bishop Carroll girls’ volleyball fell to the Warriors, 3-1 in the PIAA state quarterfinals held at State College High School on Saturday.
Bishop Carroll took an early 15-11 lead in the first set with kills from sophomore Janelle Gueguen, junior Nicole Woomer and junior Rachel Kwisnek. A kill by junior middle hitter Sarah Gomish put the Huskies in position for set point, 22-24. A Williamson error closed out the set for the Huskies, 22-25.
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