High School Boys
Conemaugh Township 67, Blacklick Valley 33
DAVIDSVILLE – Conemaugh Township made six of its 10 3-point field goals in a 28-point first quarter en route to a WestPAC win over visiting Blacklick Valley on Thursday night.
Tim Johnson had 20 points, including five 3-pointers, and Kevin Byer had 16 points with three 3-pointers.
Michael Muir and Jake Feathers each scored 11 for 7-3 Township.
William Chilcott led 3-6 Blacklick with 13 points.
Shade 67Shanksville 46
CAIRNBROOK – Brandon Kudasik made 7-of-8 foul shots down the stretch and Shade scored 26 fourth-quarter points in a WestPAC victory.
Joel Kaminsky scored 20 points and Josh Barnes netted 17 for Shade. Garrett Berkey had 11 points and Kudasik added 13 for the Panthers (5-4).
Sophomore Micheal Abramowich scored 11 points for the Vikings (4-7).
Conemaugh Valley 78Ferndale 54
Robert Gunby and Cody Kushner each scored 22 points and host Conemaugh Valley used a decisive fourth-quarter en route to a big win.
The Blue Jays (3-5) led 52-43 after three quarters but they outscored the Yellow Jackets (5-4) 26-11 in the final quarter.
Jimmy Lupek added 13 points for Conemaugh Valley.
Ferndale’s Kary Roberts scored a game-high 31 points.
Johnstown Christian 59Hyndman 35
HYNDMAN – Michael Spory scored 16 points, and Mitch Ott had 15 as Johnstown Christian defeated host Hyndman despite 29 points from the Hornets’ Levi Bingman.
Berlin 53Meyersdale 41
MEYERSDALE – Ethan Suder’s 18 points led Berlin over Meyersdale.
Seth Snyder scored 14 points and Jared Stock added 10 for the Mountaineers.
Jeff Miller scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Meyersdale. Matt Stahl scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.
North Star 68Portage 49
BOSWELL – Alijah Petrilla led North Star with 16 points in a win over Portage.
Bill Kuncher scored 15 points, Josh Daly scored 11 and Winston Shaulis added 10 for the Cougars.
Roger Walkovich’s 18 points led Portage.
Rockwood 62Salisbury-Elk Lick 48
ROCKWOOD – Randy Harrold and Anthony Sanner each scored 16 points to lead Rockwood past Salisbury-Elk Lick.
Zach Sipe added 15 for the Rockets.
Shane Knopsnyder scored 15 points to lead Salisbury-Elk Lick. Kevin Vaughn scored 13 and Aaron Beiler added 11 for the Elks.
High School Girls
Penns Manor 67Laurel Valley 44
CLYMER – Erica Holby scored 21 points, and Ashley Mattis, Autumn Mattis and Kelsey Parfitt each had 10 as Penns Manor defeated visiting Laurel Valley.
Brittany Hall scored 10 points for the Rams.
Northern Cambria 57Blairsville 39
NORTHERN CAMBRIA – Brittany Sedlock led Northern Cambria with 14 points in a win over Blairsville.
Jen Valeria scored 12 points and Janae Dunchack added 11 for the Colts.
Casey Sturiale led Blairsville with 16 points.
United 58Purchase Line 39
COMMODORE – Leah Fuller led United with 16 points in a win over Purchase Line.
Jess Bloom scored 11 points, collected 10 rebounds, had five assists and five steals.
Alissa Oliver added 10 points for the Lions.
Pitt-Johnstown sets Alumni Day
The Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association will hold an Alumni Athletics Day for members and their guests Jan. 13 in the UPJ Sports Center.
The Mountain Cats play host to Concord at 5 p.m., with the Lady Cats facing Concord earlier in the day at 3. Admission is free to alumni, spouses and guests.
A mixer will be held at 7 p.m. in the Log Cabin. The cost is $10 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the UPJ Alumni Office at (814) 269-2080 or 1-800-UPJ-ALUM.
The deadline to register is today.
Trio nominated for Old Spice Player-of-the-Year honor
Forest Hills quarterback Travis Rearick, Richland quarterback Marco Pecora and Johnstown defensive end Aaron Brezovic have been nominated as Old Spice Red Zone Players of the Year.
As a result, the trio of area standouts are among a select group of players eligible to be selected as a national Red Zone Player of the Year and be honored in a full-page feature in USA Today next month.
They each are eligible to be named one of 50 national players of the year.
This Week's Circulars
Doris Jean, 86, Johnstown, (Moskal & Kennedy)
Janet R., 85, Windber (Arrangements by Meek and Dalla Valle Funeral Home, Windber)
Shirley M., 85, Windber, visitation from 5 to 8 pm Sunday at Meek and Dalla Valle Funeral Home, Windber. Complete obituary in Saturday's paper.
Clarence L., 81, of Johnstown. All services private. Full obituary at www.ducafuneralhome.com (Frank Duca Funeral Home, Westmont).
Dorothy L., 94, Summerhill. (Dimond)
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