9:30 PM PDT, September 6, 2012
JOHNSTOWN — Hope Brock's comeback victory at No. 2 singles highlighted Somerset's 3-2 victory over Bishop McCort in girls varsity tennis Thursday at Roxbury Park.
"She (Hope) played the best match of her young career," Somerset coach John Harris said. "The pressure was on her and she thrived on that."At No. 1 singles Somerset's Sydney Geary won 6-1, 6-3, Brock won 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 and No. 3 Jenna Abramowich lost 6-1, 6-2.
In No. 1 doubles Somerset's Abby Harris and Emma Coyle lost 6-1, 6-3 while No. 2 Maddy Marker and Jade Pyle prevailed 6-0, 6-0.
Somerset (5-2 in the LHAC) will host Forest Hills on Monday.
Piney Run scramble
GARRETT — A card-off was needed to decide first place in the Piney Run senior golf scramble Thursday.
First place with a 4-under par went to the team of Denny Smith, Devon Bowers and Robert Harper while the threesome of Dave Williams, Jack Johns and George Housel placed second.
Tom Lindeman sank the longest putt on hole No. 3 and Ernie Smith won the 50-50.
Another card-off broke a tie for first place in the afternoon scramble. First place with a 4-under went to Denny Smith, Mike Raupaugh, Housel and Clyde Mostoller. Williams, Jim Drake, Harper, Ernie Smith and Barry Yoder claimed runners-up honors.
Kickers went to Raupaugh for CTP on hole No. 9 and Kenny Kemp, longest putt on No. 3.
The next senior scramble tees off at 9 a.m. Monday.
SOMERSET — The Somerset County Club hosted the Gaydos Classic Sept. 2 with Ryan Fisher taking first place with a 41 for the men and Sherry Murray and Mary Ann McGinnis tying with a 38 for the women.
The event was a Modified Stableford System (points) 90 percent handicap.
Clark Yoder and Josh Ferry tied for second place by an individual male with 38. Glenn Miller and John Hartman tied for fourth with 37.
Top teams for the men were Dale Snyder, Clark Yoder, Ajay Singh and Bob W. Hall with a first place 145. In second place were Tristan Barth, Ferry, Tim Berkebile and Mark Knapp with a 143. The women's top team was Jan Peters, Kim Piccola, Murray and Susan Long with a 133.
Contests on course were won by Mike Najjar for longest putt, Glenn Miller for closest to the pin second shot and David Jones and Steve Kristoff for closest to the pin.
3D shoot Sunday
BERLIN — The Mountain Bowman Archery Club is holding a 3D shoot from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the club.
The club is also having a chicken barbecue with approximately 40 halves sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
3D archery shoot
JENNERSTOWN — The Jenner Community Sportsmen Association is holding a 3D archery shoot on Sunday at the club grounds located along Klines Mill Road just outside of Jennerstown.
For more information call 814-479-2057 or 814-629-6475.
Somerset CC Men's League
SOMERSET — Grebosky Podiatry had the most team points, 34, in Tuesday's Somerset Country Club Men's Golf League.
Grebosky Podiatry will face Friedline Notary & Tax Service in Tuesday's league championship beginning at 5 p.m. All other teams will play a match to determine third through 12th place. A banquet will follow golf.
Six players had 7 individual points — Ajay Singh, Bruce Shipley, Greg Frantz, Dave Long, Andy McNelly and Pete Weber. Low individual net went to Ollie Shaffer 30, Ted Barndt 31 and Wes Turinsky 31.
Fred Hoffman and Josh Ferry had long putts on No. 9 and No. 12. John Beachley was closest to the pin on No. 16.
Final team standings for the second half: Grebosky Podiatry 192, Riggs Industries 187, Talbert Tire 178, Frank E. Cober & Sons, Inc. 169, Laurel Highlands Financial Service 169, Laurel Mountain Coin 162, Angelitto's Hair Co. 162, Friedline Notary & Tax Service 161, Boswell Lumber 160, Serafini Appraisal Service 156, Servpro 141, Wheeler Brothers 137.
CT 10, Meyersdale 1
MEYERSDALE — Gabe Sleezak, Aaron Griffith and Nathan Formica scored two goals each to power Conemaugh Township's 10-1 victory over Meyersdale in junior high boys soccer Thursday.
Colton Stahl, Kenneth Baldwin, Travis Eash and Eli Reese contributed solo goals for the high-scoring Indians.
Presley Yutzy scored Meyersdale's lone goal.
CT (3-0) visits Richland at 10:30 a.m. Saturday while Meyersdale will host North Star at 6 p.m. Monday.
Windber 2, JCS 1
Devan Marhefka and Anthony Maurizio scored solo goals to give Windber a 2-1 victory over Johnstown Christian School in junior high soccer Thursday.
Kelsey Buza and Marhefka had one assist each.
Windber is 1-0-1 on the season.
INDIAN LAKE — The trio of Ray Jock, Clyde Custer and Art Canalungo shot 6-under par to take top honors in the morning Northwinds Golf Course senior scramble on Thursday.
Jack Bowden, Don DeLach, Bob Baltzer and Bud Hankinson were second at 5-under.
Long putt skill prizes were won by Canalungo, No. 12 (11 feet, 11 inches) and Ken Greise, No. 18 (13 feet, 9 inches).
Two teams tied with 71 points in the afternoon shamble.
Jack, Jay Hay, Baltzer and Ed Maxwell won on a card-off over Bowden, Jim Bickford, Bob Elliot and Canalungo.
High point makers in groups A-D were Jock (20), Bickford (20), Maxwell (17) and Ron Richards (14).
Shade 20, Windber 0
CAIRNBROOK — Logan Glessner had touchdown runs of 4 and 80 yards to help power the Shade Panthers to a 20-0 victory over Windber in junior varsity football.
Bailey Blackburn also scored on a 12-yard run. The two-point conversion came on a pass from Chase Kiser to Mike Manges.
Rockwood golfers win
EBENSBURG — Rockwood (233) had the lowest team score in a high school golf match with Portage (243) and Conemaugh Valley (302) on Thursday at Appledale Golf Course.
Scoring for the Rockets (5-2): Grant Pletcher 46, Matt Mayers 44, Zach Shaulis 49, Sam Gary 49 and Jacob Bower 45.
Portage's Alex Bobolosky shot a 40 to claim medalist honors.
Shade 29, Windber 19
CAIRNBROOK — Lexi Medva led the way with nine points as Shade defeated Windber 29-19 Thursday in girls junior high basketball.
Windber's Sam Pcola topped all scorers with 10 points.
Meyersdale 30, BV 6
MEYERSDALE — Chris Hutzel scored three touchdowns to highlight Meyersdale's 30-6 season-opening victory over Blacklick Valley on Thursday in junior high football.
Logan Miller provided a TD and a pair of two-point conversions for the Red Raiders. Cage Borelle also tacked on a two-point conversion.
Somerset Wrestling Boosters
SOMERSET — The Somerset Wrestling Boosters will meet on Monday at 7 p.m. in the back room at King's Restaurant.
All parents of Somerset wrestlers are encouraged to attend this meeting.
Somerset 36, CC 12
SOMERSET — Somerset opened its junior high football season with a 36-12 triumph over Central Cambria on Thursday.
Seth Roland had two rushing touchdowns to power Somerset's offense. Dylan Barnes scored on a 7-yard run and tossed a 25-yard TD pass to Mike Ream.
Zach Laue added a 7-yard rushing touchdown. Nick Holto, Barnes and Austin Hemminger each had more than 50 yards rushing to lead the Golden Eagles' ground attack.
Somerset received two-point conversion scores from Ream, Jake Heiple and Barnes.
Somerset coach Dan Buck called Holto "a force on defense" while Levi DeBlase intercepted a pass and Zach Halle recovered a fumble.
NS 36, Portage 14
KANTNER — Kyle Supanick scored on runs of 49, 54 and 33 yards to power North Star past Portage 36-14 Thursday in the Cougars' junior high football season opener.
Case Tretter found the end zone on a 20-yard run and provided a pair of two-point conversions. Bryce Kalina caught a 64-yard TD pass from Ian Pollock. Nathan Thropp contributed a two-point conversion.
On defense, Colton Buchanan led the way with an interception.
Shade 38, Windber 6
CAIRNBROOK — Mitch Napora had scoring runs of 40, 20, 12 and 16 yards to lead Shade's 38-6 season-opening victory over Windber on Thursday in junior high football.
Napora also scored a pair of two point conversions. Jesse Rese scored on runs of 50 and 20 yards and had two two-point conversions for the Panthers.
Windber's Joe Kaminsky scored on a 60-yard kickoff return.
North Star 23, CV 21
KANTNER — Jackie Stanko poured in 11 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead North Star to a 23-21 girls junior high basketball victory over Conemaugh Valley on Thursday.
Cheyenne Weidenhoft and Maggie Friedline combined for eight points while Aleecia Zufall pulled down six rebounds.
Conemaugh Valley won the seventh grade game 34-19.