INDIAN LAKE — A card-off was needed to decide the winner of the Northwinds Golf Course senior scramble on Thursday.
Steve Benedict, Dick Rhodes and Joe DeBlase beat out Bill Mock, Bill Peduzzi, Jack Dickey and Steve Jano. Both teams shot 4-under par.
Jano won the long putt kicker on No. 9 (9 feet, 4 inches).
The afternoon scramble was won by Bill Mignogna, Rhoades, Ralph Heinauer and C.J. Banks with a score of 5-under.
Mike Svonavec, Larry Stahl, John Rullo and Barry Craig earned runner-up honors at minus four.
Piney Run seniors
GARRETT — Cary Nider, Jack Johns, Robert Harper and Ernie Smith shot 3-under to win the morning senior scramble at Piney Run Golf Course on Thursday.
Jim Drake claimed the long putt kicker on No. 5.
Drake teamed up with John Ralston and Smith to win the afternoon scramble with a score of 2-under.
Ed Younkin sank the longest putt on No. 5.
King's Mountain seniors
SCULLTON — The team of Mike Jones, Bob Leskey, Tony Bucci and Harold Pritts won the King's Mountain senior golf scramble Thursday with an 11-under.
Three teams tied at 6-under. They were Paul Wiltrout, Wayne Herbert, John Jaros and Bud Griglak along with Bob Swink, Coon Pritts and Don Clark also Virgil Shaffer, Frank Rosenberry, Paul Miller and Tom Howarth.
A red white and blue format was played. The kickers were won by Jaros on No. 1 for longest putt, Rob Grove on No. 6 Rob Grove for longest putt and Horwath for closest to the pin on No. 4.
There were 39 golfers in attendance. The next scramble is Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Southern downs Meyersdale
MEYERSDALE — Meyersdale hosted its biggest cross country meet so far with 29 kids participating Thursday.
Southern Garrett defeated the Red Raiders 29-36 in boys cross country.
Meyersdale's Collin Day won the meet with a time of 17:36. Shanksville's Jordan Wilt finished second in a time of 18:17. Berlin's Anthony Peretti finished in 20:06. The best Southern finisher was Zach Thomas in 18:23.
Southern's Holly Weissgerber won the girls meet in 21:34. Meyersdale's Marsha Baker is out with an injury, but will be ready for the district meet.
The Red Raiders finished 2-8 on the year. They compete at the District 5 meet in Bedford Wednesday.
NS 36, Windber 32
WINDBER — Madyson Miller's 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists led North Star over Windber 36-32 in junior high girls basketball Thursday.
Aleecia Zufall had eight points and 11 rebounds. Alyssa Thomas added six points and 10 rebounds. Josie Bittner pulled down five rebounds.
Windber's Sam Pcola led all-scorers with a game-high 25 points. She also had 11 steals and seven rebounds.
North Star improves to 11-2 overall.
Meyersdale 28, NS 14
MEYERSDALE — Logan Miller scored three touchdowns and two 2-point conversions Thursday in Meyersdale's 28-14 rain-shortened junior high football victory over North Star.
Cage Borelle also had a touchdown for the Red Raiders.
Kyle Supanick scored two touchdowns and a two-point conversion for the Cougars.
Meyersdale (6-1) concludes the season next Thursday at 6 p.m. at Berlin.
Shock earns World Series berth
GREENCASTLE — The Ligonier Valley Shock earned a berth in the USSSA 18U Softball World Series next July with a second place finish this past weekend in the USSSA 18U "Fall Clash" tournament held in Greencastle.
The Shock finished with a 3-2 record in the one-day tournament, falling to the Maryland Black Ice 6 -3 in the championship game.
Leading the way on offense for the Shock was Tori Parlock (Westmont) who batted .615 with three triples, two home runs and seven runs scored. Sam Emert (Rockwood) hit .583 with five RB's and four runs scored. Breanne Wallace (Ligonier) hit .538, while Kara Butler (Connellsville) and Savannah Leonard (Meyersdale) batted .357 and .333 respectively, with Butler rapping two triples. Emert led the way on the mound with two wins, 14 strikeouts and zero earned runs allowed in 11 innings pitched. Megan DeMartino (Berlin) earned the other victory.
This will be the fourth year that the Shock has qualified for the USSSA World Series, playing twice in Orlando, Florida and once in Ocean City, Maryland. Their best showing to date was a ninth place finish in 2011 in Orlando.