Crushers ousted in AA boys
A second-half goal by Kevin Tomkowski was Bishop McCort’s lone marker as it fell to Greensburg Central Catholic 2-1 in a
Class A state tournament game at Richland High School.
Bishop McCort, champion of District 6, ends its season at 13-5-2.
“This isn’t the outcome we wanted, but these guys played with heart and they wanted to win,” Bishop McCort coach Ron Spinelli said of his squad’s effort.
Goal scoring information for Greensburg Central Catholic
(16-5-1) was not reported.
SOMERSET – A pair of goals from Mario Ortega led the way for Biglerville as it topped Windber 3-0 at Somerset Area High School in a PIAA Class A first-round clash.
The Canners also received a goal from Carlos Esquivias in the victory. Biglerville advances to face Greensburg Central Catholic on Saturday.
Bedford gets past Mars
LOYSBURG – Lalo Munoz and Vaughn Robison each scored goals for Bedford as the Bisons blanked Mars 2-0 at Northern Bedford County High School.
The Bisons (20-1) will face Harbor Creek, which topped Belle Vernon 2-0 at Fairview.
Hopewell going to quarterfinal
EBENSBURG – District 7 runner-up Hopewell advanced to Saturday’s quarterfinal of the PIAA Class AA volleyball tournament by sweeping District 6 champion Penn Cambria 25-20, 25-18, 25-13 at Central Cambria High School.
The Vikings will face Fort LeBeouf on Saturday.
- PSU staves off Georgetown
- UPJ shows well in PSAC wrestling tournament
- Pitt stays unbeaten with victory over visiting LMU
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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