Local Sports 3/29/18

THE LAST DISTRICT 6 TEAM TO PLAY FOR A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP HAS TO SETTLE FOR SILVER. RICHLAND FELL TO POWERHOUSE NEUMANN-GORETTI 57-42 YESTERDAY IN THE BOYS CLASS 3A STATE TITLE GAME IN HERSHEY. WITH THE LOSS, DISTRICT 6 ENDED UP 1-2 IN THE FINALS THIS YEAR.

 

HERE IS SOMETHING THAT GETS TALKED ABOUT EVERY YEAR.THE 12 CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES IN HERSHEY THIS YEAR ENDED UP IN AN EVEN SPLIT. PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLAIMED 6 TITLES WHILE PRIVATE AND CHARTER SCHOOLS ALSO LAID CLAIM TO 6 TITLES.

 

THE HONORAY CAPTAINS FOR THE ANNUAL ALTOONA MIRROR ALL STAR BASKETBALL CLASSIC THIS SATURDAY HAVE BEEN ANNONCED. GALEN BICKEL, FORMER ALTOONA HIGH AND PENN STATE ALTOONA STAR WILL BE THE CAPTAIN FOR THE BOYS GAME. FOR THE WOMEN, FORMER TYRONE STANDOUT ASHLEY NORRIS WEIGAND WILL BE CAPTAIN FOR THE GIRLS TGAME. THE GAMES ARE THIS SATURDAY AT PENN STATE ALTOONA.

 

PENN STATE’S SEASON WILL COME TO AN END TONIGHT. THE NITTANY LIONS WILL PLAY UTAH FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE NATIONAL INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN. TIPOFF IS SET FOR JUST AFTER 7.