The Bellefonte Red Raiders streched out the game into three overtime quarters, but weren’t able to close the deal as they fell to Clearfield 51-50 (Centre Daily Times, 12/22/12)
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Angelina Starr, Franklin (photo) scored her 1000th point for 20-1 Franklin Lady Knights . She is a junior this year. (Franklin News Herald, 2/13/13)
2013 Penn Trafford HS – Corey Stanford 6’4 215” wing player. He was 2011- 2012 AAAA Sec. 1 POY and Tribune Review – East Terrific 10.
Feb 6, 2013, Kayla Stockenus netted her 2,000th
point in double-grand fashion on Tuesday night. The
Shanksville senior guard grabbed a defensive rebound and drove
the length of the court with multiple Windber defenders chasing her.
(Johnstown Tribune Democrat)
Three point record?
Lauren Donley, Altoona had 6 in the first quarter vs. Central Mountain H S Three Point Records
Davis Graham, Doane Academy (NJ) hit six 3s in the first quarter vs Girard.
Mars (15-3) used 14 3-pointers to remain perfect in
Section 1 after a 76-38 home victory against Indiana (14-5)..
Pittsburgh Post Gazette)
Only in the Philadephia Schools League, ONLY
IN the Pub" has reached new heights, or depths. Malik Smith, a junior
point guard, now has played basketball for his third Public League school
this season and fourth in the last 14 months. (Crazy business
but legal if the previous school signs off and they did to get rid of
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, Hopewell had 31 points, 8 steals, 7 assists and 3 blocks the 84-33 win at West Allegheny (6-14). (2/2/13, Pittsburgh Post Gazette)
Ben Holl, Friends Select senior guard (21.9 ppg.) has hit 62 three-pointers in 16 games (1/31/13, philly.com)
-Kathy McCartney, Villa Maria who has been coaching at for 27 years earned her 500th career victory Tuesday, as her Hurricanes defeated visiting Sacred Heart in a Catholic Academies basketball game, 67-30 (1/29/13, Philadelphia Inquirer)
Jenna Lucas scored all of Fort Cherry's points in a 41-22 non-section loss against visiting Trinity (6-10). Fort Cherry (6-8) . (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/27/13)
Ricky Melendez, Morrisville scored his 1,000th career point on Wednesday at Jenkintown in a 57-50 loss, in a Bicentennial League boys' basketball game. He finished with a team-high 16 points and reached the mark on a foul shot in the fourth quarter. (Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/29/13)
Malia Tate-DeFreitas, Steelton vs Camp Hill now at 2,920 career points and poised to become the ninth player in Pennsylvania girl's basketball to score 3,000 after scoring 40 on Wednesday. (Patriot News, 1/24/13)
Mia Hopkins hit another milestone on Tuesday, fueling Pittston Area’s 69-28 win over Coughlin in a Wyoming Valley Conference girls basketball game. Hopkins, the Patriots’ all-time scoring leader, scored 14 of her game-high 32 points in the first quarter to give her 1,500 on her career. (Times Leader, 1/23/13)
Zameer McDowell, Spring-Ford scored a game-high 21 points and eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for his career as the Ram boys recovered from a slow start for a 50-44 win over Downingtown East. (Pottstown Mercury, 1/20/13)
Junior Matt D‘Amico,
Fox Chapel made 13 of 13 from the foul line, including
two with 2.3 seconds left, to lift Fox Chapel to a 49-48 victory
over McKeesport. (Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 1/20/13)
The Bellefonte Red Raiders streched out the game into three overtime quarters, but weren’t able to close the deal as they fell to Clearfield 51-50 (Centre Daily Times, 12/22/12)
Brent Fragola (2013), Delaware Valley,
(Photo) Milford, PA had
30 pts. & 7 assists in a 62-48 win at East Stroudsburg North on December
10, 2012. (Kris Holtzer, Basketball Coach, Delaware
Foul Shooting Makes a Difference
lost 66-63 to Centerville (OH) ending Seton-LaSalle's 37-game winning
streak in the semifinals of the Pickerington North tournament in Ohio.
Post Gazette, 12/29/12)
Coaching Milestone Jenkintown HS girls coach, Jim Romano, earned his 500th career win on Saturday night as the Lady Drakes (District 1, Class A) defeated Lower Moreland (Class AAA) 40-30 in front of a packed house at Jenkintown High School. Article commemorating this feat was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday, January 27
Overtimes-Brandon Thomas had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and New Brighton (9-1) held Cornell (2-6) scoreless in the third overtime to gain a 66-62 win in the Neighborhood Academy tournament championship. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 12/29/12)
PIAA rejects transfer's appeal to play for Crestwood
Oct 27th Evangelene Kimber Boys HS Hoops Classic at Harrisburg HS, Chester nipped Harrisburg in the title game 36-33, HERE
(Photo: Harrisburg High coach Kirk Smallwood, Dave Burman, and former Chester coach Fred Pickett)
What is the Pennsylvania record?
finished last year with 58 straight.
(Carlisle, Pa.) - Dickinson women's head basketball coach Dina White Henry recorded her 200th career win on Sunday afternoon. The Red Devils opened the season 3-0, capturing the 2012 Days Inn Tip-Off Tournament title over the weekend. This story was submitted by our chief scout in the field, Tom Prystal from the Prystal Scouting Service. (Photo by James Rasp)
-looking for a tournament this season, contact Coach Frank DePalma at
C P Allen H S in Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
- looking for a tournament, call 902-835-8463
The Clippers were 32-0 last season and won the state AAAA championship
for the second consecutive year. In addition to a 58-game winning streak,
they have a strong tradition, with more titles (eight) than anyone in the
state. Chester returns three senior starters in 6-foot-7 forward Rondae
Jefferson (12.1 points, 9.2 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 2.7 blocks and 2.6
steals per game; committed to Arizona), 6-7 forward Richard Granberry and
6-1 guard Darius Robinson. The Clippers also return senior guard James
Kirksey and added Friends Central transfer Conrad Chambers, a talented
junior guard, and senior guard Isaiah Warren from Archbishop Carroll
(Radnor, Pa.). They have a tough schedule that includes the City of Palms
Classic in Fort Myers, Fla, and the Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass
Mike Fergus, the coach at Kennett has just been added to the Basketball Hall of Fame "Coaches List" HERE
-Maxi Preps TOP 5 each state for 2012-1013 HERE
"Players to watch"
-Sierra Fordham, Allderdice had 18 in the City League Quarterfinal win over Perry. (Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
Austin Miller, Knoch had 18 in the 52-40 playoff win over Mt. Pleasant. (Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
Bridget Scott, Strath Haven (6'0" forward), averaging 10.9 rebounds per game, including 22 rebounds in one game against Ridley.
-C.J. Tyler, Shikellamy scored a career-high 26 points and was named the tournament's Outstanding Offensive Player, but the Braves fell short of the Mifflin County Huskies 61-56. (Daily Item, 12/29/12)
-Nick Miller, Western Beaver scored 43 points in a 103-76 loss to No. 2 Vincentian (22-1) at West Allegheny. (Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
-Tricia Byrne, Scranton Prep had 20 in the win over Abington Heights (Scranton Times, 12/29/12)
-Isaiah McCord, Carbondale who runs things from the point guard spot played a critical roles for the winners. (Wayne Independent, 12/27/12)
Sophomore Sightings (prepared by the East Coast Index)
Rochester 81, Aquinas 68 — Sophomore guard Mike Tappe scored a school-record 39 points for Aquinas (1-6) in a non-section loss.
-Craig Brady, Concord (DE) had 13 points to help pace the Raiders of Concord to a 48-37 win over the Cougars of Delcastle. (Willauer Scholastic Report, 2/16/13)
-Mike Pietropola, Wellsboro - The sophomore might be the area's best sixth man, averaging more than 11 points off the bench. Pietropola can shoot from anywhere and heat up fast. (Williamsport Gazette, 2/18/13)
-Dakota Shadle, Sullivan County, The Tigers (10-10) have improved from last year and are led by talented sophomore Dakota Shadle who averages 16 points per game. (Williamsport Gazette, 2/18/13)
-Beau Justice, Peebles (OH) has averaged 24 ppg thru 20 games.(Peebles Messenger)
-Demetrius Davis, Tatnall (DE) had 11 for the Hornets in a 44-41 win over the Vikings of Cape Henlopen. (Willauer Scholastic Report, 2/16/13)
-Myles Powell, Medford Tech (NJ) has averaged 21 ppg thru22 games. (Courier Post)
-Donte DiVincenzo, Salesianum (DE) has averaged 14.2 ppg thru 17 games. (News Journal)
-Kai Locksley, Gilman (MD) had 17 pts and 10 rebounds in the B Conference Championship game. (2/18/13, Baltimore Sun)
-Savannah Shamblin, Nitro (WV) has averaged 18.6 ppg through 20 games. (The Charleston Gazette)
-Abbie Buchanan, Valley (WV) has averaged 18 ppg thru 15 games. (Montgomery Herals)
-Trey Dawson, Hurricane (WV) has averaged 15 points a game thru 19 games, (Herald-Dispatch)
Zach Heasley, Paden City (WV) has averaged 15 points a game thru 19 games. (Wetzel Chronicle)
-Shayna Cole, Dover Calvary Christian Academy (DE), has averaged 17.4 ppg thru 17 games.
-Renada L'Italien, Delaware Military Academy (DE) has averaged 14 ppg thru 16 games. (News Journal)
-Keion Ulmer-Bostick, Indian Creek (MD) had 13 the C Conference Championship game win. (2/18/13, Baltimore Sun)
-Myka Johnson-Matthews, Archbishop Spalding (MD) contributed 8 points off hte bench in the Maryland Girl's A Conference Championship win. (2/18/13, Baltimore Sun)
-Ryan Wolf, Vincentian Academy had 28 in the playoff win over Western Beaver. (Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
-Jalen Smith, Jefferson High School in Shenadoah Junction WV... He is a 6' combo guard starting on AAA varsity team. He is averaging 15 ppg with a high point game on the season of 32pts
-Imani Bryant, Reading had 10 in the 37-34 win over Lower Dauphin. (Patriot News, 2/17/13)
-Alexis Rutt, Mount Calvary had 11 of the teams 38 points in the game with Harrisburg Christian. (Patriot News, 2/17/13)
-Cecily Carl, Mechanicsburg had 21 in her teams playoff game with Harrisburg. (Patriot News, 2/17/13)
-Princess Aghayere, South Lakes (VA) a force around the basket in the 45-32 win over Marshall. (2/17/13, The Connection)
-Sarah Stephens, Franklin Regional had 12 in the playoff win over Albert Gallatin. (Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
-Mike Klebon, Southern Columbia leads the team in assists and steals while averaging 12.7 ppg through 21 games. (East Coast Index)
-Noah Kunst, Kittannning had 18 in the 77-56 win over Yough. (Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
-Ryan Kerstetter, Greenwood had 23 including 6 treys in the win over Line Mountain. (penn live, 2/16/13)
-Mitch Cohen, Sparta (NJ) leads the team in blocked shots, third in scoring for a 20-3 team. (penn live)
-Eric Bowles, W T Woodson (VA) leads his team into the playoffs, has been the point guard since his freshman year and was named the League MVP. (Sports Connection, 2/17/13)
Ned Ogoemesim, Rancocas Valley (NJ) has been a consistent scorer, with a 16.6-point average during the Red Devils 15 in a row, winning streak. (2/10/13, philly.com)
-Colleen Coleman, Villa Joseph Marie H S (Holland, PA) had 26 as they defeated Nazareth Academy 61-55. (Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/4/13)
-Phil Pierfy, Wilson Area (6'6") in the Lehigh Valley leads the team in rebounds and is second in three point field goals, a rare combination that has helped the team to a 19-1 record. (penn live, 2/4/13)
-Ryan Beck, Dover is his teams leading scorer. (Penn Live, 2/2/13)
-Amanda Larkin, Baldwin had 12 to help in the playoff win over Latrobe. (Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
-Sammy Foreman, Vaux (Philadelphia) had 30 in 70-66 win over Princeton Day School. (Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/28/13)
-Troy Williams, Blairsville (Bobcats) is averaging 19.3 ppg thru the first 19 games which is about one third of the team's overall offensive production of 56.1 ppg. (East Coast Index)
-Ryan Wolf, Vincentian Academy had 32 in an 82-81 loss to bishop Carroll. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/13/13)
-Jonathan Lawton, Friends Central had 18 points and four assists in a 76-64 win over Abington Friends. (Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/29/13)
-Delonte Davis, Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, NY is averaging 21.9 points per game to lead his team in the 2012-13 season. (East Coast Index)
-Jess Gerber, CR North lit up Pennsbury with four 3-pointers in the third period — six for the game — and scored 14 of her game-high 26. (phillyburbs.com, 1/30/13)
-Nicole Munger, CB West defeated Pennsbury 67-44, in the SOL Challenge on Saturday at CB and Munger was the leading scorer with 15 (phillyburbs.com, 1/20/13)
-Darmon Jardine, Coventry Christian in Pottstown, Pa is averaging 23.4 ppg to lead his team. (East Coast Index)
-Kyle Bondi, Moon led his team with 16 points in the 40-54 loss to Bethel Park. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2/2/13)
-Jon DeEsch, Western Wayne had 25 in the win. (Wayne Independent, 12/27/12)
-Kaitlyn Lewis, North Pocono "a quiet, almost unassuming leader who can score, distribute, rebound and run the floor with anyone in the league" (Scranton Times Tribune, 1/20/13)
.-Tynita White, Mt. Union leads the team in scoring with an 18 ppg average. (Maxi Prep)
-Two Sophomores, Maria Palarino 14, Casey Aunkst 12. led Penn Trafford to a 57-39 win over Greensburg CC (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/13/13)
-Brett Kosciolek, Tamaqua is averaging 16.5 (Allentown Morning Call, 2/2/13)
-Tyler Crum, Lehighton is averaging 14.3 (Allentown Morning Call, 2/2/13)
-Freddie Simmons, Becahi is averaging 14.1 (Allentown Morning Call, 2/2/13)
-Rebecca Issac, Biglerville one of her team's leading scorers. (Penn Live 2/2/13)
-Phil Pierfy, Wilson (Lehigh Valley) is averaging.14.7 (Allentown Morning Call, 2/2/13)
-Savannah Patterson, Philadelphia Parkway Northwest was averaging 23.2 ppg after 10 games
-Cayle Spencer, Lake-Lehman was averaging 21.1 ppg after 15 games.
-Kalista Walters, Bethlehem Catholic was averaging 19.1 ppg after 19 games.
-Chelsey Koren, Blairsville was averaging 18.8 ppg after 19 games. (Maxprep.com)
-Tynita White, Mt Union was averaging 16.4 ppg after 15 games. (Maxprep.com)
-Claire Oberdorf, Greensburg Salem was averaging 16.7 ppg after 18 games. (Maxprep.com)
-Tony Pilato, a 6-foot-7, 290-pound sophomore, scored a game-high 21 points in helping Hempfield end Kiski Area's 10-game winning streak with a 51-44 triumph in a Class AAAA Section 1 game. Hempfield's other key sophomore, 6-3 guard Kason Harrell, added 15 points. Harrell, considered one of the top sophomores in the WPIAL, was 6 of 6 from the free-throw He leads the Spartans in scoring with 16 points per game. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2/6/13)
-Three Sophomores (Stephon McGinnis (28), Daylon Carter (21), and Keenan Baker (a ton of rebounds), led Ambridge over East Allegheny 65-53 in the Prelim Round of the playoffs. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
Frosh Honor Role (prepared by the East Coast Index)
-Allison Warren, a Pottsville Nativity freshman opened up scoring 17 pts in her high school debut and then followed up with 11 pts the next day
-Jahmi Bailey-Green, Concord Christian Academy (DE) has averaged 17.5 ppg thru 22 games. (News Journal)
-Lamar Hamrick, St. Georges led the Hawks in scoring with 14 in the game with the Silver Eagles of Hodgson. (Willauer Scholastic Report, 2/16/13)
-Rob Myrick and Raheim Burnett, Mt. Pleasant (DE) each had 14 to pace the Green Knights to a 74-62 win over the Vikings of Christiana. (Willauer Scholastic Report, 2/16/13)
-Kyra Moore, Caesar Rodney had 12 in the 63-45 win over the Lady Bucs of Milford. (Willauer Scholastic Report, 2/16/13)
-Dayshayna Brown, Howard led the Lady Cats with 13 points in the game with Conrad. (Willauer Scholastic Report, 2/16/13)
-Alphonso Gee, Paterson Kennedy (NJ) has averaged 18.3 thru 23 games. (Star Ledger)
-Daveyon Barnes, Mt. St. Joseph (MD) had 12 points in the Championship game. (2/18/13, Baltimore Sun)
-Sam Allen, Lewisburg at 6'6" is averaging 10.6 ppg, is second in blocked shots, second in total rebounds, all for a team with a 20-2 record. (East Coast Index)
-Courtney Dimoff, Red Lion had 12 pts in her team's playoff win over Cedar Crest. (Patriot News, 2/17/13)
-Madison Koehler and Kylie Herman, Governor Mifflin played significant roles in helping their team defeat Solanco 47-43 in the playoffs. (Patriot News, 2/17/13)
-Alayna Gribble, Norwin , a 5-foot-11 freshman guard, has made a big impact for Norwin. She is leading the team in scoring, averaging around 15 points per game.
-Alayna Gribble, Norwin (5'10) had 18 to lead in the 68-56 win over Penn Hills. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
-Tajah Gordon, Washington had 12 in the 36-32 win over Ford City. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
-Perkiomen School starts two freshmen — forward Kristen Burdo and point guard Stephanie Falcone- Burdo hit the 20-point mark four times this season, including season-high 21-point efforts in wins over Barrack and Woodlynde, Falcone is averaging 9.1 points per game, including a season-high 19 in a win over Academy of the New Church. (Pottstown Mercury, 2/11/13)
-Vinny Dalessandro, Conwell Egan had 16 pts and 10 boards in the 2/10/13 game with Lansdale Catholic (philly.com)
-Mike Brown, Saucon Valley is a 6'3 starter on the varsity and an important part of their team.
-Karlee Krchnavi, Palisades in Kintnersville leads the team in scoring and in three point field goals. (2/4/13, East Coast Index)
-Sadie Buchser, Riverside had a game-high 20 points in an overtime win over South Allegheny. (Trib live.com, Jan 2013)
-Carolyn Stout, West Allegheny scored 10 of her team's 36 points in a 59-36 loss to Blackhawk. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/29/13)
Emma Spinelli, Shade was averaging 19.1 ppg after 18 games. (Maxprep.com)
-Maverick Rowan, Lincoln Park had 35 in a 90- 38 win over Rochester. He had five 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 35 points. . (Trib live.com, 1/ 29/13)
Danville 39, Midd-West 12 (Daily Item, 1/20/13)
Amber Renz, Danville frosh outscored Midd-West all by herself with a game-high 21 points.
-Matt Miller, Upper Dauphin had 20 the double overtime win 80-78 over Line Mountain. (Patriot News, 12/18/12)
-Lexi Griggs, Hampton had 16 in a 66-36 win over Valley. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/29/13)
-Brayley Lewis, Central High School (Martinsburg). Starting as a freshman and this weekend had back to back 20+ point games.
-Alayna Gribble, Norwin had 13 in a 59-56 win over Albert Gallatin (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/29/13)
Dominique Petach Norwin- has started every game at point guard, leads the team in assists, 2nd in rebounding and 3rd in scoring and a phenomenal athlete.
-Sydney Rabold, Ambridge scored 12 in the 62-28 win over Ellwood City. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/29/13)
Lyric Harper, Allderdice had 12 in the win over Perry. (Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
-Jade Ely, Penn Hills had 26 in a playoff game vs Norwin (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
-Savanna Krusinsky, Marian Catholic. She is a starter at guard.
-Two freshmen (Abby Gonzales and Taylor Lake) helped North Allegheny defeat New Castle 79-44. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/13/13)
-Brooke Hinderliter, Redbank Valley leads the team in scoring with 19 ppg. (Maxi Preps)
-Tiffany Lapotsky. North Schuylkill averaging 10 ppg and 4 assists as a Freshmen. Scored 18 pts in win vs Pottsville and is 2nd leading scorer on team that is 15-2 as of 1/31/13.
-Luke Dyer, Byrd (WV), has appeared in all 21 games and as a 5'7 guard has dished out 29 assists. (Max Preps)
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