Conemaugh Twp. wins WestPAC
INDIAN LAKE – Conemaugh Township had the top-three placewinners and four of the six best finishers en route to the team title in the WestPAC Golf Tournament at Northwinds.
Evan Steeves was the low finisher with a 78. He was followed by Indians teammates Austin Speigle (81) and Christian Yoder (86). North Star’s Nolan Pritts and Shanksville’s Gabe Peri tied Yoder for third place at 86. Conemaugh Township’s Luke Varner was sixth at 89.
Those six golfers made the All-WestPAC team.
Township’s four-man team shot a cumulative 334. Shanksville was second at 393. Rockwood placed third at 415.
Pitt-Johnstown scores first win
Steve Marsh notched Pitt-Johnstown’s first goal of the season three minutes into Wednesday’s match and the Mountain Cats collected two more in the second half for a 3-1 non-conference victory over visiting Alderson Broaddus.
UPJ is now 1-3.
Marsh scored on a long shot from outside the box. Steve Taslov increased the lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute, before the Battlers cut the deficit in half with a goal of the own.
However, Colin Michalski's header off of AJ McNary's corner kick tacked on an insurance goal to set the final.
Tim Ofman earned the win in goal, collecting four saves. Darius Aitkenhead made two saves, but surrendered all three goals for Alderson-Broaddus, now 1-4.
Mansfield blanks UPJ women
Danelle Shelters’ goal in the 32nd minute guided Mansfield University to a 1-0 PSAC victory over Pitt-Johnstown on Wednesday.
The Lady Cats fell to 0-5 overall and in the PSAC.
Mansfield goalkeeper Alana Krieger earned the shutout with just four saves.
Leeann Gorman made four saves for the Lady Cats and allowed the goal. Mansfield is 1-4 overall and in the PSAC.
Amarillo sails over Johnstown
BLAINE, MINN. – The defending Robertson Cup champion Amarillo Bulls scored four unanswered goals in a comeback 6-3 victory over the Johnstown Tomahawks on Wednesday night in the NAHL Showcase at Schwans Super Rink.
Johnstown had a pair of goals by Matthew Meier and one tally from Jordan Watt.
Meier’s second goal gave the Hawks a 3-2 advantage 9:30 into the second period.
Tomahawks goaltender Colin DeAugustin stopped 19 of 25 Amarillo shots.
Johnstown continues playing in the NAHL Showcase today against Topeka RoadRunners at 5:30 p.m.
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ACC-olades rolling in: Pitt’s Donald named league’s top defender
Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the national leader in tackles for loss, has been selected the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Media Association (ACSMA).
Irish too much for Lady Lions
Natalie Achonwa had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 4 Notre Dame in a 77-67 victory over No. 10 Penn State on Wednesday night.
Mountain Hawks outlast Red Flash
Tim Kempton scored 18 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds as Lehigh took down St. Francis 57-50 on Wednesday night.
UPJ volleyball heads to NCAA Division II Regional
The fifth-seeded Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team will open its first ever berth in the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament against fourth-seeded Shippensburg University beginning today at Wheeling Jesuit University.
Big second half leads UPJ past host Clarion
Nate Snodgrass scored 18 points, and Pitt-Johnstown outscored Clarion by 20 points over the final 16 minutes to earn a 78-68 comeback victory in the PSAC on the road.
Lady Cats get first PSAC win
Pitt-Johnstown built an 18-point halftime advantage en route to a 98-81 win at Clarion that earned the Lady Cats the program’s first PSAC victory.
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