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 boys continue in playoffs
Bishop Carroll trailed just once on Friday in its PIAA Class A first-round contest against Clarion-Limestone at Richland High School.
After that early 3-0 deficit, the Huskies never looked back rolling to a dominating 81-42 victory over the Lions.
Richland rolling forward
Richland High’s boys’ basketball team made history last weekend. Now, the Rams want to add a few more details to this memorable story.
Coach Greg Burke’s team won the program’s first District 6 boys’ basketball title since 1975 in convincing fashion over Central on March 1.
Berlin boys wary of Trojans’ size, athleticism
On the same night last week that Berlin Brothersvalley was winning its first District 5-A title since 2007, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic was losing to eventual champion Lincoln Park in the WPIAL quarterfinals.
The Mountaineers (23-2), one of three area boys district champions set to begin opening-round action in the PIAA playoffs tonight, and Trojans (15-10) will square off this evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center, site of Berlin’s 65-51 district championship win over Forbes Road.
Bishop Carroll grad earns honor
After earning All-Patriot League recognition at the Indoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend, Bucknell senior Emily Waksmunski was honored for her success on the track and in the classroom as a winner of the 2014 Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year award.
Waksmunski finished second in both the 1,000-meter run (2:55.98) and as part of Bucknell’s 4 X 800m relay (9:05.48).
Bishop Carroll captures boys championship in District 6-A
Bishop Carroll made its fourth consecutive trip to the District 6 Class A championship game on Friday night at St. Francis University.
Still, the undefeated and state third-ranked Huskies were looking for some redemption after falling just short of the district crown in each of the past two seasons.
Bishop Carroll easily handles Juniata Valley
For the first eight minutes in Tuesday night District 6 Class A boys semifinal at Hollidaysburg Senior High, Juniata Valley’s slow-down strategy against unbeaten Bishop Carroll worked to perfection.
Unfortunately for the Hornets the next 24 minutes belonged to the Huskies, who exploded for 47 points in the two middle quarters on their way to a convincing 64-31 victory and a return to the District 6 championship game on Friday at St. Francis University.
Wozniak sparks Portage girls over Bishop Carroll
A slow start had Portage looking for a spark in Tuesday’s night’s District 6 Class A semifinal against the Bishop Carroll girls at Hollidaysburg Senior High.
The Mustangs got the impetus they needed as sophomore Lexi Wozniak erupted for five 3-pointers in the second quarter and Portage rolled to a 61-33 victory over the Huskies.
Huskies advance in 6-A boys
A weather-induced two-day layoff slowed down the Bishop Carroll Huskies for about the first five minutes of their 70-28 win over Saltsburg in Thursday’s District 6 Class A boys quarterfinal at Richland.
After a Frank Plowman jumper cut the Bishop Carroll lead to 8-5 late in the first, the Huskies turned the remaining time into a lengthy run, barely letting the Trojans up for air with a press that helped the unbeaten LHAC champions and top dog in 6-A move on with ease on the scoreboard.
Bishop Carroll gets best of United girls
The key to Bishop Carroll’s success during its 55-35 win over United in Thursday’s District 6 Class A girls quarterfinal game - according to coach Crystal Horton - was defensive adjustments.
District 6 lists Class A, AA seedings
On Tuesday, District 6 basketball chairman T.J. Kakabar released the seedings for Class A and AA for the upcoming basketball tournament.
The Portage girls and the boys from Bishop Carroll and Richland all earned top seeds in their respective classes.
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