2017-01-24 / State/National Sports

Junior High Results

Boys’ Basketball

Altoona 47 Huntingdon 23

Altoona jumped out to a 31-10 halftime lead, then coasted to a 47-23 victory over visiting Huntingdon Monday afternoon.

Nate Via led the Bearcats with nine points, while Charles took game-high honors with 15.

Altoona also won the “B” game, outscoring the Bearcats 38-29. Josh Bryson scored nine and Tony Poorman six for Huntingdon.

The Bearcats (1-11) are back in action Wednesday when they host Tyrone at 3:45 p.m.

Mount Union 57 Glendale 25

Mount Union got off to a good start with a 26-12 halftime lead over visiting Glendale Monday, the outscored the Vikings 31-13 in the second half for a 57-25 win.

Kaden Brenneman led the Trojans with 10 points, while Ryan Sinclair led the Vikings with 13.

Mount Union won the “B” game 26-4.

The Trojans (8-3) will remain and host Northern Bedford at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Penns Valley 38 Juniata Valley 16

Juniata Valley stepped out of the ICC Monday and lost a 38-16 decision at Penns Valley. The Rams led 19-9 at halftime.

Zach Robinson scored six to lead the Hornets and Ripka paced the Rams with 11.

Juniata Valley (2-7) is back on the road today, traveling to Houtzdale to take on Moshannon Valley at 4 p.m.

Girls’ Basketball

Mount Union 26 Glendale 12

Camille Posey scored a game-high nine points Monday afternoon as Mount Union (11-2) turned a seven-point halftime lead into a 26-12 victory at Glendale.

The Trojans are home today for a 4p.m. tipoff against Moshannon Valley.

Juniata Valley 44 Moshannon Valley 9

Olivia Smith scored 16 points to help Juniata Valley (9-2) to a 44-9 victory over visiting Moshannon Valley Monday afternoon. The Damsels were led by seven points from Bubb.

The Green Hornets also won a 47-13 decision over Moshannon, Dec. 20 in Houtzdale.

Juniata Valley is home Thursday for a 4p.m.game with Claysburg-Kimmel.

So. Huntingdon 32 McConnellsburg 24

Southern Huntingdon jumped out to an eight-point lead at the quarter mark Monday afternoon and made it hold up as the Rockets earned their first win of the season with a 32-24 decision over visiting McConnellsburg.

Southern Huntingdon (1-9) went into the intermission up 18-14 and led 22-18 heading into the final period.

Cantrell posted a game-high 18 points to lead the Rockets, while Glenn’s eight paced the Spartans.

Southern Huntingdon is home Friday for Everett with a 4:45 p.m. start time.

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