HERITAGE CONFERENCE UPDATE (August 26)
Football (Aug. 26): West Shamokin at Blairsville; Homer-Center at Purchase Line; Ligonier Valley at Marion Center; Penns Manor at Northern Cambria; United at Saltsburg
Heritage Conference/WestPAC Pre-Season Coaches Poll (Aug. 5)
Conducted at the Heritage Conference/WestPAC Combined Football Media Day
1. Ligonier Valley (unanimous)
3. Penns Manor
4 .West Shamokin
6. Northern Cambria
7. Purchase Line
9. Marion Center
Heritage Conference Spring Sports All-Conference Teams Named (June 10)
Softball: Laken Ryen, Marion Center; Lexie Petrof, Ligonier Valley; Ashlee Parrish, Northern Cambria; Catou Cmar, Ligonier Valley; Nicole Bendis, Blairsville; Kylee Surike, United; Alaina Laverick, Penns Manor; Elizabeth Ginter, Homer Center; Mikhala Stover Purchase Line
Baseball: Dakota Sunday, Blairsville; Ronnie Button, Purchase Line; Zack Olechovski, Blairsville; Clayton Stupic, Penns Manor; Beau Sheriff, United; Erik Hicks, Marion Center; Steve Novak, Homer Center; D. J. Olenchick, Northern Cambria; Jake Schott, Ligonier Valley; Tanner Yard, Saltsburg
Track and Field (boys): Nathan Dumm, Penns Manor; Alex Boring, Purchase Line; Cody Pytash, Penns Manor; Ryan Butz, Purchase Line; Gerald Moore, Saltsburg; Nathan Moore, Purchase Line; Jerrik Rydbom, Saltsburg; Micah Kurka, Purchase Line; Zachery Edwards, Marion Center; Logan White, Purchase Line; David Wiles, Marion Center; Sam Stanford, Purchase Line; Sam Cunkleman, Homer-Center; Zack Beitel, Ligonier Valley; John Capitosti, Homer-Center; Alex Marsh, Ligonier Valley; Ben Wolford, Homer-Center; Josh Fitz, Ligonier Valley; Jesse Beacker, Homer-Center; Jackson Daugherty, Ligonier Valley; John Ireland, Homer-Center; Joey Tomosky, Ligonier Valley; Zach Zelensky, Homer-Center; Billy Rupert, Ligonier Valley; Chris Rippin, Northern Cambria; Avery Amone, Ligonier Valley; John Paronish, Northern Cambria; Skylar Bennett, United; Mike Sclesky, Northern Cambria; Desmend Phillips, Northern Cambria.
Track and Field (girls): Kate Polenik, Penns Manor; Mariah Sinan, Marion Center; Gwyn Keith, Penns Manor; Hannah Brown, United; Jillian Barger, Saltsburg; Michaela Bracken, United; Aleisha Clayton, Saltsburg; Ryleigh Ludwig, United; Iailyah Hudson, Saltsburg; Emma Arblaster, United; Michaela Simpson, Saltsburg; Daeva Simmons, United; Jenna Beitel, Saltsburg; Aubee Newhouse, Homer Center; Sara Piersigilli, Marion Center; Alexis Newhouse, Homer Center; Mackenzie Lucas, Marion Center; Olivia Miller, Ligonier Valley; Madison Betts, Marion Center; Rachel Horrell, Ligonier Valley; Ariah Alabran, Marion Center; Shelbi Shearer, Ligonier Valley; Bailey Cribbs, Marion Center; Brittany Finger, Ligonier Valley; Emily Risinger, Marion Center; Kate Yahner, Northern Cambria; Taya Whitfield, Marion Center; Samantha Rocco, Northern Cambria; Hanna Beer, Marion Center; Payton Balogh, Purchase Line; Madison Vincent, Marion Center.
The Heritage Conference recognizes these individuals who have been selected by their school. Each school sets it own criteria for selection. In the case of track and field, the individuals qualified for the P.I.A.A. State Meet or were selected by their school. Again, each school sets it own criteria for selection.
District 6 Track and Field Meet (May 17) - Sophomore Michaela Bracken of United won both the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles. Sophomore Sam Cunkelman of Homer-Center won the 800-meter run, as well as qualifying for the state meet with a third-place finish in the mile. Junior Ryleigh Ludwig of United won the 3200 meter run and junior Taya Whitfield won the girls’ mile. Junior Ryan Butz of Purchase Line won the 400-meter run. Read more here.
BLAIRSVILLE WINS HERITAGE CONFERENCE BASEBALL TITLE (May 13) - Read story here
HOMER-CENTER BOYS, UNITED GIRLS WIN HERITAGE CONFERENCE TRACK AND FIELD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (May 10) - Read story here
HOMER-CENTER COLOR GUARD, INDOOR DRUM LINE WINS REGIONAL TITLE- Read story here
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