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High School Sports

February 5, 2013

Local sports in brief 2/6/2013

JOHNSTOWN — High School Boys

Northern Cambria 80 Purchase Line 54

NORTHERN CAMBRIA – Jeff Hogan had a triple-double, and Adam Polites had 30 points, including six 3-pointers, as Northern Cambria beat visiting Purchase Line.

Hogan had 13 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for the 14-4 Colts. Josh Bonatesta added 16 points.

Conemaugh Valley 57 Windber 50

Nick Roberts scored 27 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Conemaugh Valley defeated visiting Windber.

Grant Cruse added 10 points for the Blue Jays.

Bryce Spak had 16 points and Tyler Zabrucky scored 12 points for the Ramblers.

Grace Prep 55 Cambria County 48

STATE COLLEGE – Grace Prep overcame an 11-9 setback after one quarter and went on to hand Cambria County Christian a road loss.

John Leri topped Grace Prep with 14 points while Jake Stormer added 11 and Peter Tippman had 10.

Cambria County’s Jon Perry led all scorers with 28 points while teammate John Major chipped in 12.

Conemaugh Twp. 65 Portage 23

DAVIDSVILLE – Conemaugh Township used a 17-0 scoring advantage to compile a 30-8 first-quarter lead en route to victory.

Jeff Fisher had 14 points and Jeremy Sotosky scored 12 in leading Conemaugh Township.

Penn Cambria 59 Johnstown 49

A.J. Leahey scored a game-high 22 points to lead visiting Penn Cambria to a non-section win at Greater Johnstown.

Devin Lawhead added 13 points for the Panthers.

Roshon Fields and Phillip Madison both scored in double figures for the Trojans with 17 and 15 points, respectively.

Cambria Heights 62 Westmont 47

Isaac Vescovi scored 16 points to lead four Cambria Heights players who reached double figures at Westmont.

Brad Hoppel had 14 points, Dom Milanesi 13 and Nathan Bearer 11 for the Highlanders.

Mike Vliet and Conor Mendelson led the Hilltoppers with 21 and 17 points, respectively.

High School Girls

Berlin 50

Conemaugh Twp. 46

BERLIN – Shelby Coughenour led all scorers with 20 points as Berlin downed visiting Conemaugh Township in a WestPAC non-section game.

Kayla Luprek topped the Indians with 15 points and Lyndy Baer added 11.

Bishop McCort 66 Somerset 25

SOMERSET – Stephanie Hrbal scored 14 points and Mackenzie Barbin added 11 as Bishop McCort picked up a road win at Somerset.

The Golden Eagles got 12 points from Sydney Geary.

Central Cambria 64 Bedford 23

EBENSBURG – Katie Bracken had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds as host Central Cambria belted Bedford.

Bri Wasser added 13 points and seven assists for the Red Devils, who also got 10 points from Taylor King-Brothers.

There were no Bisons who scored in double figures.

Portage 58

Shade 34

CAIRNBROOK – Olivia McCabe scored a game-high 21 points, pulled down 19 rebounds and added five assists and four blocked shots as Portage defeated host Shade in a non-section contest.

Emily Chobany supplied 17 points and seven rebounds for the Mustangs (18-2), who also got seven rebounds from Emily McCabe.

Emma Spinelli had 13 points for the Panthers.

Blacklick Valley 77 Johnstown Christian 37

HOLLSOPPLE – Heather Marsh scored 15 points and grabbed 20 rebounds as visiting Blacklick Valley beat Johnstown Christian.

Brooke Rhoades had 15 points, Breanna Rege had 14 points, and Allison Thomas had 12 for the Vikings. Samantha Haynes led Johnstown Christian with 15 points.

Cambria Heights 47, DuBois Catholic 33

PATTON – Jamie Snedden and Kara Cordell each scored 13 points to lead Cambria Heights to a home win over DuBois Central Catholic.

Snedden also had 10 rebounds.

Maria French topped the visitors with 12 points.

Cambria County 39 Grace Prep 21

STATE COLLEGE – Natalie Sokira scored a game-high 16 points and Alexis Wolfe added 15 as Cambria County Christian picked up a road win against Grace Prep.

Emma Sullivan paced Grace Prep with 11 points.

Cambria Country Christian led 14-6 after one quarter and was ahead 21-6 at the half.

Conemaugh Valley 44 Meyersdale 36

MEYERSDALE – Emily McCray scored 11 points and Liz Stiffler added 10 as visiting Conemaugh Valley defeated Meyersdale.

Meyersdale’s Kyley Dunmeyer had 15 points, scoring five


Bishop Carroll 65 Northern Cambria 20

EBENSBURG – Devyn Bex netted 18 points and Brooke Mento had 10 points and 11 rebounds as Bishop Carroll beat visiting Northern Cambria.

Alli Farabaugh had 11 steals and Haley Krug had eight assists for the Huskies.


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    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.

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  • maddison 4 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.

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  • mccort27 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.

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  • lantzy22 color 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.

    June 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • lantzy 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.

    June 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • jerry 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.

    June 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • north20 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.

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • soff 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.

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  • South D.JPG 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.

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • lantzy north17.JPG 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.

    June 17, 2014 2 Photos


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