Crushers ousted in AA boys
A second-half goal by Kevin Tomkowski was Bishop McCort’s lone marker as it fell to Greensburg Central Catholic 2-1 in a
Class A state tournament game at Richland High School.
Bishop McCort, champion of District 6, ends its season at 13-5-2.
“This isn’t the outcome we wanted, but these guys played with heart and they wanted to win,” Bishop McCort coach Ron Spinelli said of his squad’s effort.
Goal scoring information for Greensburg Central Catholic
(16-5-1) was not reported.
SOMERSET – A pair of goals from Mario Ortega led the way for Biglerville as it topped Windber 3-0 at Somerset Area High School in a PIAA Class A first-round clash.
The Canners also received a goal from Carlos Esquivias in the victory. Biglerville advances to face Greensburg Central Catholic on Saturday.
Bedford gets past Mars
LOYSBURG – Lalo Munoz and Vaughn Robison each scored goals for Bedford as the Bisons blanked Mars 2-0 at Northern Bedford County High School.
The Bisons (20-1) will face Harbor Creek, which topped Belle Vernon 2-0 at Fairview.
Hopewell going to quarterfinal
EBENSBURG – District 7 runner-up Hopewell advanced to Saturday’s quarterfinal of the PIAA Class AA volleyball tournament by sweeping District 6 champion Penn Cambria 25-20, 25-18, 25-13 at Central Cambria High School.
The Vikings will face Fort LeBeouf on Saturday.
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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Bishop Carroll boys continue in playoffs
Bishop Carroll trailed just once on Friday in its PIAA Class A first-round contest against Clarion-Limestone at Richland High School.
After that early 3-0 deficit, the Huskies never looked back rolling to a dominating 81-42 victory over the Lions.
North Catholic rolls over Berlin in Class A
Berlin Brothersvalley had a hot start and an uptempo finish in the PIAA Class A boys’ basketball playoffs on Friday night at Pitt-Johnstown.
But Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic rode 6-foot-9 senior center Dominic Robb inside, and used an 11-0 spurt to open the third quarter to pull away in a 56-44 victory at the Sports Center.
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 rolling forward
Richland High’s boys’ basketball team made history last weekend. Now, the Rams want to add a few more details to this memorable story.
Coach Greg Burke’s team won the program’s first District 6 boys’ basketball title since 1975 in convincing fashion over Central on March 1.
Tomahawks lose shutout
The adage – as Johnstown Tomahawks coach Jason Spence affirmed after his squad’s 2-0 loss to the Janesville Jets on Friday at Cambria County War Memorial Arena – is that you can’t win if you don’t score.
While the Tomahawks came up short on the scoreboard, they weren’t short on chances.
McCutchen leads Pirates offense in loss to Twins
Andrew McCutchen homered, doubled and singled Friday for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
McCutchen went 3 for 3, scored twice and drove in two runs. The reigning NL MVP is 8 for 11 in four games this spring.
Richland wrestler reaches PIAA title match
Nico Pecora gave the area its second state finalist at the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships tonight.
Bedford wrestler reaches state championship match
Bedford will have a state finalist for the second consecutive season, but it will not be the same one.
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