Local Sports 11/26/18

ONLY ONE AREA FOOTBALL TEAM IS LEFT IN THE CHASE FOR PIAA GOLD. THE JUNIATA VALLEY GREEN HORNETS CAPTURED THE DISTRICT 6 1A CHAMPIONSHIP ON FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A THRILLING 36-20 WIN OVER UNITED AT MANSION PARK. THE HORNETS USED 2 PICK 6’S (INTERCEPTIONS FOR TOUCHDOWNS) IN THE FINAL 3 MINUTES OF THE GAME TO SEAL THE WIN.

 

JV WILL NOW TAKE ON DISTRICT 2 CHAMPION LACKAWANA TRAIL AT DANVILLE HIGH SCHOOL ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT 7 PM. THE WINNER GETS A TRIP TO THE CLASS 1A STATE TITLE GAME IN HERSHEY ON DECEMBER 6TH.

 

PENN STATE MOVED UP IN BOTH WEEKLY FOOTBALL POLLS AS THE FINAL REGULAR SEASON RANKINGS CAME OUT YESTERDAY. PSU FINISHED 12TH IN THE COACHES POLL, AND  14TH IN THE AP POLL. OHIO STATE MOVED UP TO 6TH IN BOTH POLLS, WHICH MEANS THEY HAVE A GOOD CHANCE OF GETTING INTO THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF IF THEY WIN THE BIG TEN, AND BOTH GEORGIA AND OKLAHOMA LOSE THEIR CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES THIS WEEKEND.

 

NOT A GOOD DAY FOR THE LADIES ON THE COLLEGE HARDWOOD. ST. FRANCIS LOST A 93-73 DECISION TO NEIGHBORING FOE DUQUENSE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AT THE STOKES ATHLETIC COMPLEX. KZARSON SWOGGER WAS THE SHOOTING STAR FOR THE LADY RED FLASH, HITTING 5 3 POINT FIELD GOALS ON HER WAY TO A 21 POINT PERFORMANCE. ST. FRANCIS IS NOW 1-4 ON THE SEASON,AND WILL BE OFF UNTIL SATURDAY.

 

THE PENN STATE LADY LIONS FELL BEHIND STONY BROOK BY 22 POINTS AT HALFTIME AND COULD NOT GET ANY CLOSER THAN 6 POINTS BEFORE FALLING 81-70 AT THE BRYCE JORDAN CENTER YESTERDAY. ALSO, MOUT ALOYSIUS LOST TO MISERACORDIA 92-44 SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

 

ON THE MENS SIDE…PENN STATE ALTOON FELLTO 1-4 WITH A 69-50 LOSS TO BERRY COLLEGE IN THE WYNDHAM CLASSIC IN GEORGIA. JUNIATA SUFFERED A 72-52 LOSS TO ALVERNIA, AND THE MOUNT ALOYSIUS MEN PICKED UP A 56-50 WIN OVER McDANIEL.