Local Sports 9/6/17

THE EASTERN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GET UNDERWAY TONIGHT. THE ALTOONA CURVE WILL TAKE ON THE BOWIE BAY SOX IN GAME 1 OF THEIR BEST OF 5 SERIES IN BOWIE. MITCH KELLER GETS THE START FOR THE CURVE. HE WILL BE OPPOSED BY DAVID HESS. FIRST PITCH IS SET FOR 7:05 PM. GAME 2 IS TOMORROW NIGHT IN BOWIE BEFORE THE SERIES SHIFTS TO ALTOONA FOR GAME 3 FRIDAY.

 

THE OTHER SERIES HAS BINGHAMTON HOSTING TRENTON. THE 2 WINNERS WILL MEET IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES NEXT WEEK.

 

FORMER ALTOONA STANDOUT JULIAN HOWSARE IS LOOKING FOR A JOB. LESS THAN A WEEK AFTER MAKING THE NEW YORK JETS ROSTER, HOWSARE WAS RELEASED BY THE JETS YESTERDAY, AFTER THEY SIGNED WIDE RECEIVER JEREMY KERLEY. HOWSARE WAS THE ONLY FULLBACK ON THE ROSTER.

 

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL WINNERS…

 

ALTOONA, BELLWOOD, EVERETT, PENN CAMBRIA, PORTAGE, GLEMDALE.

 

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER WINNERS…

 

CENTRAL, CAMBRIA HEIGHTS, BEDFORD, BLAIR CO. CHRISTIAN