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West boys victorious in District 5 showcase
Monday’s District 5 Athletic Director’s Association boys’ all-star game at Chestnut Ridge High School was indirectly sponsored by the number 3 ... As in 34 combined 3-pointers.
It was the fourth-quarter long-range marksmanship from the West all-star squad – comprised of student-athletes from Somerset County – that ruled the night as the West topped the East – made up of players from Bedford and Fulton counties – 97-86.
East beats West girls in District 5 all-star game
While the result wasn’t the one desired by Berlin Brothersvalley coach Rachel Prosser, having a chance to coach her gifted seniors one last time at the District 5 All-Star Game at Chestnut Ridge was one that she gladly hopped on.
Her West all-star squad, comprised of student-athletes from Somerset County, featured four Mountaineers seniors on the roster and a number of players she’s coached against in WestPAC play.
Senior Hoops Showcase rosters announced
The rosters for the seventh annual AmeriServ Senior Hoops Showcase are set, with 1,000-point scorers, 500-rebound players and conference and district champions represented on the boys’ and girls’ all-star squads.
The Showcase will be played on Sunday, April 6 at the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center. The girls’ game begins at 1 p.m., with the boys contest to follow at 3 p.m.
Eagles rally to capture LMHL crown
The Somerset High School hockey team overcame a two-goal deficit and used another last-second goal to claim the Laurel Mountain Hockey League championship on Thursday night. Junior foreign exchange student Frederik Gildsig scored with 21.2 seconds left on the Pegula Ice Arena scoreboard clock, and the Golden Eagles defeated Hollidaysburg, 3-2.
Somerset ready for championship clash with Hollidaysburg
Somerset High School hockey coach Matt Cavrak is counting on his team’s depth and hot goaltending to carry the Golden Eagles in tonight’s Laurel Mountain Hockey League championship game at Pegula Ice Arena on the Penn State University campus.
Second-seeded Somerset will face No. 4 Hollidaysburg at 7 p.m. in the fourth meeting of the two teams. The Golden Eagles are 2-1 against the Golden Tigers this season.
Area swimmers taking their hopes to state tournament
The state’s best Class AA swimmers will gather at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium today and Saturday for the PIAA Championships.
A number of area swimmers will be among those athletes who are competing for state gold.
Somerset triumphs in double overtime
Somerset forward Stephen Yaros thought he had provided his team with the game-winning goal late in regulation on Wednesday night at Planet Ice.
But, literally, a last-second goal by Richland forced the first of two overtime periods in the Laurel Mountain Hockey League semifinal.
Laurel Mountain berths on the line
Both spots in the Laurel Mountain Hockey League championship will be decided at Planet Ice in Richland Township tonight.
Top-seeded Greater Johnstown takes on Hollidaysburg at 6:30 p.m. with Somerset and Richland taking the ice at approximately 8:10 p.m.
Somerset eliminated from Class AAA tourney
Lancaster Mennonite unleashed its offensive arsenal against Somerset on Friday night in first-round PIAA Class AAA basketball tournament action at Richland High School.
The second and fourth quarters were the downfall for the Golden Eagles who fell behind in the second and could never quite get back on track, falling 70-44.
Richland's Pecora is one of two local wrestlers in state finals
It has never been easy for Nico Pecora to just be himself on the wrestling mat.
He’s always been the son of legendary Pitt-Johnstown coach Pat Pecora. And the younger brother of standout Marco Pecora.
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