High School Boys
Bishop Guilfoyle Tournament
Fairview 52, Bishop McCort 47: In Altoona, Fairview’s Andy Niland scored a game-high 14 points in the victory against Bishop McCort.
The Crimson Crushers’ Nate Neiderhiser led the team with 11 points.
Bishop Guilfoyle 72, United 52: In Altoona, Bishop Guilfoyle’s Jamey Brumbaugh scored a game-high 22 points to help beat United and go to the championship game.
The Lions’ Mike Gill Led the team with 17 points in the loss.
County Seat Tournament
Bishop Carroll 77, Penns Manor 23: In Ebensburg, Brandon Martinazzi scored a game-high 16 points and David Maruca earned 13 points to help the undefeated Huskies’ thwart the Comets at Bishop Carroll High School.
Ligonier Valley Tournament
Greater Johnstown 54, Ligonier Valley 46: In Ligonier, Ryan Price’s 18 points paved the way for the Trojans as they pinned a loss on the host Rams.
Greater Johnstown also received 14 points from Jeremy Updyke and 12 more from Shaquan Reid.
Ligonier Valley’s Jordan Jones netted 12 points.
Somerset 70, Marion Center 51: In Punxsutawney, Somerset’s Dylan Barnes scored 15 points to help beat Marion Center in the Carl Truance Memorial Tournament.
The Golden Eagles’ Connor Zarefoss returned from an injury and had 13 points.
Michael VanLenten and Jake Heiple both tallied 12 points in the win.
The Stingers’ Todd Fetsko scored a game-high 17 points.
High School Girls
Berlin Brothersvalley Tournament
St. Maria Goretti 50, Chestnut Ridge 26: In Berlin, St. Maria Goretti’s Sydney Clayton scored a game-high 13 points to beat Chestnut Ridge in the Berlin Holiday Shootout.
Berlin Brothersvalley 76, Northern Garrett 26: In Berlin, Aleesa Fieg scored a game-high 22 points to help Berlin Brothersvalley win.
The Mountaineers’ Shelby Coughenour added 15 points in the win.
Bishop Guilfoyle Tournament
Bishop Guilfoyle 58, United 26: In Altoona, Bishop Guilfoyle’s Jenna Irvin tallied 13 points to help beat United and remain unbeaten. United’s Eden Bloom earned a double double (20 points, 10 rebounds) and reached a milestone by scoring her 1,000th career point.
Bishop Carroll 45, Tyrone 43: In Martinsburg, Bishop Carroll’s Brittany Krug scored 15 points to help the Huskies edge past Tyrone in the Central Tournament. Tyrone’s Jordan Swogger scored 15 points in the loss.
Central Cambria 53, Central 46: In Martinsburg, Bri Wasser tallied 19 points and Jordan Hayward added 10 more for the Red Devils.
Central’s Ashley Smith scored 16 while teammate Mikaela McGraw pitched in 13.
University 54, Westmont Hilltop 43: In Romney W.Va., Westmont Hilltop lost its first game of the season as University’s Mariah Callen scored 13 points in the Hampshire Tournament. The Hilltoppers’ Bridget Moyer scored a game-high 15 points.
Ligonier Valley Tournament
Ligonier Valley 52, Greater Johnstown 40: In Ligonier, Madison McLauglin scored 13 points while Amanda Ross and Taylor Rudnik tossed in 10 each to lead Ligonier Valley to a berth in the championship game of the Ligonier Valley tournament. The Rams will meet Portage tonight.
Tashayla Smith had 15 points and Lexi Lindrose 11 to pace Greater Johnstown, which will play Greater Latrobe for the consolation title.
Portage 50, Greater Latrobe 15: In Ligonier, Paisley Zatek notched 14 points while Olivia McCabe registered 12 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks in the Mustangs’ blowout win over the Wildcats.
Emily Chobany had five steals for Portage, which limited Greater Latrobe to four points in the second half.
Penns Manor Tournament
Windber 66, Propel-Andrew Street 11: In Clymer, Windber’s Sam Pcola scored 13 points and Lauren Vasas put up 12 points in a victory against Propel-Andrew Street.
High School Boys
- High School Sports
McCort pitcher wins May Award
Bishop McCort High School’s Brad Coleman earned the May Point Stadium Award nomination based on his performance in a District 6 Class A playoff victory on May 22.
Coleman pitched a seven-inning, complete game in a 7-2 win over Homer-Center in the 6-A semifinal round. With the win, McCort clinched its fourth consecutive state tournament playoff berth.
Richland pole vaulter decides on Red Flash
Maddison Feather has sailed to great heights throughout her scholastic career at Richland High School.
Feather – a pole vaulter – takes away a District 6 title and an appearance in the PIAA championship meet from her senior season with the Rams.
Area players get PHSBCA nods
Brad Coleman and Alex Sobecky were part of an amazing four-year run by the Bishop McCort High School baseball team.
Jack Shirk is an underclassman who stood out on a Richland squad that also has been one of the best in the LHAC in recent seasons.
Cory Isenberg | Big numbers posted all around in Lantzy game
The South’s 48-18 victory over the North in Friday night’s Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star game was an entertaining evening of football for the reported crowd of close to 4,500 at Greater Johnstown’s Trojan Stadium.
The point total for the Rebels equaled the output of the South squad in the 30th edition of the game but is behind the 51 scored by the Yankees in the 1992 contest and the 50 points tallied by the South in the 39th game.
Local stars shine in Ken Lantzy Finest 40 game
While the Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star Game brings football standouts from across the region to Greater Johnstown’s Trojan Stadium, Friday night’s contest took on a distinct Richland flavor as the South toppled the North 48-18 in the 44th edition of the summer football contest.
Former coach honored for long service
The venerable Jerry Page, former coach of Laurel Valley, always preached that football was so much more than just a game.
Page, whose son Greg of Homer-Center was the North squad coach Friday at the 44th Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star game, was honored prior to the start of the game.
North offense shows big gains during Lantzy practices
As the North offense prepared for tonight’s Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star game at Trojan Stadium on the campus of Greater Johnstown High School, tightening up issues with timing and terminology was at the top of the unit’s to-do list.
If the North’s offense takes the field and operates with machine-like precision tonight, it can thank the intersquad scrimmage on Tuesday as the breakthrough point of the group’s progress during the week.
Three quality quarterbacks bolster South’s chances in Lantzy Game
The South squad has an impressive arsenal of offensive talent on hand for Friday’s Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star Game, set for 7 p.m. at Trojan Stadium.
The Rebels have three skilled quarterbacks on the roster who have combined for nearly 5,000 yards passing and another 2,000 yards on the ground.
South changes defense after last year’s loss
After being thrashed 41-7 last year by the North, the South is hoping to rise again as it prepares for Friday’s Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star Game set for 7 p.m. at Greater Johnstown’s Trojan Stadium.
On defense, those plans will evolve around the change in defensive schemes that has been instituted with teams now required to run a 4-3.
North defense happy to get back to contact as Lantzy game approaches
It’s been a while since organized live contact on the football field has been a concern for anyone suiting up to play in Friday’s Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star game at Greater Johnstown’s Trojan Stadium.
Talking to members of the North defensive unit, that long wait came with a satisfying end on Monday when teams went into contact drills in the week-long preparations for the 44th edition of the region’s football showcase.
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