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Johnstown girls defeat Westinghouse
The Greater Johnstown girls basketball team had just watched a double-digit lead shrink to a single point with 3:23 left in a District 6 Class AAA semifinal game against Westinghouse.
The Trojans were at a crossroads on Wednesday at Central Cambria High School.
No one would have blamed a team loaded with youthful players if it buckled under the pressure.
Coach Rich Price’s squad had other plans.
Three from UPJ among national inductees
The Pitt-Johnstown wrestling program has been among the best at the NCAA Division II level for decades under veteran coach Pat Pecora.
Three reasons the Mountain Cats have such a respected reputation on the national level will be in Cleveland for the Division II Wrestling Hall of Fame ceremony on March 13.
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Tomahawks Cup features areas first four high school hockey teams
Johnstown’s original four high school hockey teams will reunite on the ice for the first time in years during the inaugural Tomahawks Cup event at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
The NAHL’s Johnstown Tomahawks will host the two-day tournament at Cambria County War Memorial Arena on Sunday and Monday. The field includes scholastic varsity teams from Bishop McCort, Greater Johnstown, Richland and Westmont Hilltop.
Somerset slips past Johnstown
A youthful Somerset boys’ basketball team has been doing a lot of growing up the last couple games.
The Golden Eagles survived a double overtime thriller on Monday at Central Cambria and Wednesday night found themselves in another tight ball game with reigning District 6 Class AAA champion Greater Johnstown.
Somerset overcame an early nine-point deficit buoyed by a 26-point night by Dylan Barnes and held on for a 63-60 victory over the Trojans in a Laurel Highlands Division 2 clash.
- High school basketball in brief | Jan. 9, 2014
Westmont, Cambria Heights dropping to Class A for football
Cambria Heights and Westmont Hilltop will play down one classification the next two football seasons, but representatives of each program believe winning in the the always tough Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference remains the key to success regardless of class.
“You still have to win games,” Westmont Hilltop Athletic Director Tom Callihan said. “It’s a double-edged sword. You have to win playing against schools that are much larger than us. But if we win, we get the bonus points.”
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