Camut holds his ground with one left

Only 29 seconds separate the top two teams after six stages of the International Tour de Toona. Navigator’s Insurance holds the top spot with only today’s criterium left in this edition of the race.

Sergei Langutin took the men’s stage win in a time of 3 hours, 38 minutes and 10 seconds. Langutin used the victory to claim the overall race lead by three seconds over Toyota-United’s Christopher Baldwin.

Westmont’s Jim Camut finished nearly 23 minutes behind the leaders over the tough stage, in a pack with several other riders. He currently stands in 71st place overall.

On the women’s side, TEAm Lipton’s Laura Van Gilder won the stage and was followed closely by overall leader, and teammate, Kristin Armstrong.


AAABA regional tournaments begin

Eight teams opened play in regional tournaments as qualifiers for the national tournament began in Altoona and Zanesville, Ohio.

In the Altoona Regional at Penn State-Altoona, New York’s South Bay Battlecats scored four runs in the ninth inning to beat Philadelphia 7-2.

In the second game, Maryland State blanked host Altoona Johnston Realty 10-0 in eight innings.

In Zanesville, Jay Schillaci had four RBIs and Josh Hungerman drove in three runs as Pittsburgh’s Allegheny Athletics (35-12) won 11-1 over Columbus (24-20) in seven innings.

In the nightcap, the Cincinnati Midland Warriors (17-10-1) got three RBIs from Greg Feldkamp as they downed the host Zanesville Junior Pioneers (16-13) in Ohio.


Gleason and Auberlin take points lead

LEEDS, Ala. – By virtue of a fourth-place finish at the Barber Park 200, Johnstown’s Chris Gleason and co-driver Bill Auberlin took the overall points lead in the Grand-Am Cup with three races left.


Local powerlifter takes second place

YORK – John Herbein, 68, of Upper Yoder Township took second place with a bench press of 264.5 pounds in the 60-plus powerlifting competition.

Junior girls take championship

YORK – The Laurel Highlands junior girls basketball team finished with four wins on their way to a Keystone Games title on Saturday.

Laurel Highlands topped Lehigh Valley 67-54 in the championship game to claim top billing. Laurel Highlands also defeated Delaware Valley, Allegheny and Metro.

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