The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 14, 2012

Local sports in brief 10/15/2012


Mountain Cats fall at Salem

SALEM, W.Va. – Salem International used a pair of second-half goals to hand the Pitt-Johnstown squad a 2-0 nonconference defeat Sunday afternoon.

Kevin Castillo and Mehmet Burat Dogan scored the goals for Salem (6-4-0).

Mountain Cats’ goaltender Tim Ofman had 12 saves as Salem outshot UPJ (1-11-1), 26-4.

Pitt-Johnstown hosts Lock Haven for Senior Day at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Pitt-Johnstown women beat Seton Hill

Lauren Steffen and Janna Stoup scored goals less than one minute apart in the second half as the Pitt-Johnstown women’s soccer team rallied to beat Seton-Hill, 2-1, in a West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match at Richland High School.

Steffen scored on a 40-yard free kick in the 70th minute and, right after Seton Hill (7-6-1, 3-3-1) put the ball back in play, UPJ’s Jackie Becerra played a through ball to Stoup, who netted her 14th goal of the season 30 seconds after Steffen’s goal. Timi Shiock made eight saves for Pitt-Johnstown (10-4-0, 5-3-0).


Westmont duo falls in final

ALTOONA – Westmont Hilltop’s Bethany Carney and Hannah Gleason lost in the District 6 Class AA doubles final on Saturday.

Carney and Gleason lost 6-2, 6-3 to Ana Hollen and Keturah Weaver, representing the co-op team of Tyrone and Bellwood-Antis.


Derek Grove scored three goals and assisted on two others as the Pitt-Johnstown men’s hockey club team defeated IUP, 6-3, on Saturday in a game that ended too late to make Sunday’s edition.

The Icecats had 41 shots on goal and led, 5-0, before IUP scored three-power play goals in the third period. On Friday, California University defeated the Icecats, 7-4.

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