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Westmont, Penn Cambria beaten in District 6-AA duals
Westmont Hilltop won its first match in the District 6 Class AA Duals but was eliminated by Huntingdon in the quarterfinal round.
The seventh-seeded Hilltoppers (8-3) beat No. 11 Claysburg-Kimmel 60-18 in the opening match at Huntingdon.
Four area squads qualify for District 6-AA tournament
Four local wrestling teams have qualified for the District 6 Class AA dual-meet tournament, but they’re all going to have to travel to compete in it.
Westmont Hilltop is the highest-seeded local team at No. 7, but the Hilltoppers will have to head to Huntingdon on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. match with No. 10 Claysburg-Kimmel. The winner of that match will take on No. 2 Huntingdon at 8 p.m.
Richland-Penn Cambria rematch highlights Class AA
Since Richland and Penn Cambria last met, a lot has changed in the football landscape in Cresson and in the District 6 Class AA playoff chase.
Richland left Penn Cambria with a 30-12 victory over the Panthers in what proved to be coach Ernie Fetzer’s last game at Penn Cambria. After Fetzer’s sudden resignation, the Panthers (6-4) rallied to halt a four-game skid to score two straight wins and qualify for the
6-AA tournament as its eighth seed with Tony Tomaselli at the helm.
Taylor Freeman is the Athlete of the Week
Name: Taylor Freeman
School: Penn Cambria
Penn Cambria rallies to beat Somerset
Play like there is tomorrow. Penn Cambria has had that mindset the last two weeks as they needed to win their last two games just to make it into the playoffs.
Penn Cambria wins 6-AA volleyball final
The Penn Cambria volleyball team used its assets to win the District 6 Class AA championship on Saturday at Altoona High School.
The Panthers downed Philipsburg-Osceola 25-12, 16-25, 28-26 25-18 to win the crown, their second in three seasons.
Penn Cambria rallies to trounce Westmont
Penn Cambria concluded a week of surprises, distractions and uncertainty with a decisive performance on the field.
Unfortunately for Westmont Hilltop, the Panthers brought an attitude to Price Field on Saturday afternoon. This motivated group shrugged off the stunning news of coach Ernie Fetzer’s abrupt midweek resignation and resembled the unit many had picked to win the LHAC during the preseason.
Penn Cambria girls remain undefeated
Volleyball coaches hope for late-season tests to see what their teams can improve on for a long, successful playoff run.
Both Penn Cambria and Bishop Carroll head coaches were thrilled their teams played each other so late in the season to access where their teams stood before the District 6 playoffs start next week.
Friday preview: Forest Hills concerned about Bishop Guilfoyle
Bishop Guilfoyle accomplished something not many believed possible during last week’s win against Cambria Heights. The Marauders significantly hampered the Highlanders’ high-powered run game.
Don’t be surprised if Bishop Guilfoyle’s blueprint for defensive success is copied by other members of the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference when going against Cambria Heights.
Forest Hills girls prove themselves the team to beat
The Forest Hills girls soccer team no longer feels the need to prove itself to anyone, but that doesn’t mean that the Rangers haven’t set some lofty goals for themselves this season.
“This year there is more pressure on the girls and I can see it, especially on the seniors,” said Forest Hills coach Donna Gallaher after her team defeated Penn Cambria 13-0 on Monday to raise it record to 6-0-1.
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