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Mar 27, 2024

The Hollidaysburg Area High School boys tennis team improved to 5-0 on Tuesday, defeating Altoona 3-2. Altoona (1-4) got a win in singles play from Luke Mitchell, and from its doubles team of Aiden Aiken and Avery Lanzendorfer. The Golden Tigers earned singles wins from Garrett Bouchard and Michael Waibel, as well as the doubles team of Alex Arbogast and Jacob Sidney.

In high school baseball, Central defeated Penns Valley 19-9 in six innings. Mason Byler picked up the win in relief, with Jay Hoenstine leading the Dragon offense with three hits and four RBIs. Other contributors include Troy McNichol with three hits and three RBIs, Griffin Snowberger with three hits and two RBIs, and Britton Marko with two hits and three RBIs.

The game saw multiple errors on both sides, with Central coming out on top with strong offensive performances. Altoona’s Luke Mitchell put up a good fight in singles play, but was ultimately defeated by Hollidaysburg’s Ben Johnson. Overall, Hollidaysburg remained undefeated with a 5-0 record while Altoona’s record dropped to 1-4 after the match.

In summary, both Hollidaysburg in tennis and Central in baseball had successful outings, earning victories in their respective matches. With strong individual performances and overall team efforts, both teams continue to demonstrate their skill and determination in their respective sports.

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