Local Sports 9/12/18

PENN STATE BEATS PITT ONCE AGAIN, THIS TIME ON THE RECRUITING TRAIL. IS HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT THE NITTANY LIONS HAVE LANDED THE NUMBER 1 HIGH SCHOOL RECRUIT IN THE STATE, AND HE RESIDES IN PITT’S BACKYARD. JOEY PORTER JR, SON OF LEGENDARY FORMER STEELER LINEBACKER JOEY PORTER HAS CHOSEN PENN STATE TO CONTINUE HIS FOOTBALL CAREER. PORTER IS RATED THE TOP PROSPECT IN PA. BY “247SPORTS”. PORTER JR CHOSE PENN STATE OVER PITT, WEST VIRGINIA AND 7 OTHER DIVISION 1 SCHOOLS WHO MADE SCHOLARSHIP OFFERS. HE IS A SENIOR AT NORTH ALLEGHENY HIGH SCHOOL IN WEXFORD.  PORTER JR WILL BE A MEMBER OF THE 2019 RECRUITING CLASS.

 

JOSH DONALSON IS BACK IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES. THE CLEVELAND INDIANS REMOVED DONALDSON FROM THE 10 DAY DISABLED LIST IN TIME TO JOIN THE CLUB LAST NGIHT. DONALDSON MADE HIS ONLY APPEARANCE IN THE MINOR LEAGUES IN THE DIVISION PLAYOFF SERIES WITH AKRON AGAINST ALTOONA LAST WEEK. DONALDSON’S HOME RUN IN GAME 1 HELPED AKRON BEAT THE CURVE AND GO ON TO WIN THE SERIES.

 

IN THE EASTERN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES LAST NIGHT, NEW HAMPSHIRE BEAT THE RUBBERDUCKS 3-1 IN 10 INNINGS TO GRAB A 1-0 LEAD IN THE BEST OF 5 SERIES. GAME 2 IS TONIGHT IN AKRON.

 

H.S. VOLLEYBALL WINNERS

 

BG, BELLWOOD, CENTRAL, PENN CAMBRIA, BISHOP CARROLL

 

H.S. SOCCER WINNERS

 

GIRLS..ALTOONA, TYRONE, HOLLLIDAYSBURG, BELLEFONTE

 

BOYS..DUBOIS, SOMERSET, WESTMONT HILLTOP