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2013-14 Season

SHOOTOUT SUCCESS STORY
Jordan Hill
, the outstanding defensive lineman for the Seattle Seahawks is going to the Super Bowl- he attended three shootouts as a high school player from Steelton before going on to a great career at Penn State and the NFL.  Good luck to a good guy!


 

 


R J Laugand, Clarion Limestone
 a 1,000 point scorer with 27 vs Cranberry, he added 6 assists and 7 rebounds.  (1/3/14)  Note: R J was chosen as one of the outstanding players at the last BIG 60 Shootout.

--Northern Bedford defeated Mount Union 50-45 - -----Kyler Diehl had 34  and Blake Over posted a double-double with 12 rebounds and 12 assists for the Panthers (Altoona Mirror, 12/31/13)
--Brian Papich, Fox Chapel had a triple double in the win over Penn Hills 83-58.
(Pittsburgh Post Gazette, (1/4/14)

Can anyone top 13 steals in one game?
Sammie Weis, Guffey H S (Western PA)
had 35 points and 13 steals in a 78-46 victory for the Highlanders (4-1) against Ralph McKee (N.Y.) at the KSA Disney Classic in Orlando, Fla.
(Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 12/21/13)
Which is the oldest high school holiday tournament?
The 63rd Lynett Memorial Tournament is  scheduled to begin Friday.  Find a list of all tournaments.  They are listed chronologically with the Lynett starting in 1951. (Credit: Scranton Times-Tribune)
Who got off to the best start?
Nick Miller, Western Beaver was averaging 31.8 through his first 4 games.
Old gyms new names!
 John Donmoyer Court was dedicated at Allen High School's Sewards Gym, for  District 11's all-time winningest coach.
Loyalsock named their gym after Ron Insinger, Pennsylvania's
all time winning coach


Congratulations to those who played in our past Shootouts- we want to know what you do.
12/11/13, Kobe Gantz (named to the NCC Top 40) scored 11 for Lancaster McCaskey in their 86-80 loss to Chester. Remember, Kobe is only a sophomore. Chester has two 6'8 and two 6'7 players. (Credit: Dave Burman)

This report comes from the District 9 website
R.J. Laugand
-Led by junior point guard R.J. Laugand’s MVP performance, the Clarion-Limestone Lions won their first title at the Brookville Tip-Off Tournament since they started playing there in 2004.

In the 77-42 blowout win over the host Raiders in the championship game, Laugand went off for a career-high 35 points on 13-of-17 shooting, including a 7-of-8 mark from beyond the 3-point line. He also grabbed seven rebounds while dishing out five steals and making five assists. Congratulations R.J.

Chance Thompson-(named to the NCC Report) Red Lion Christian 59, Granite Baptist 52 --Chance Thompson put in 14 points and pulled down 15 boards for Red Lion Christian (Credit: pennlive).

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2012-13 Season
Three pointers (at least 7): last year
10-North Allegheny
junior guard Joe Mancini made 10 3-pointers and finished with 32 points in an 85-63 victory against Wheeling Park, W.Va  (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 12/28/12)
8-Anthony Pletz, Lebanon Catholic L, 64-67, Columbia(penn live, 1/30/13)
8-Caleb Barwin, Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt
had 28 points and 8 tryes in the 78-53 win over

High scorers in one game last year
52-Tate-DeFreitas, Steelton
had 52 in a wild 69-62 loss to Harrisburg. She, was 17 of 22 from the free-throw line and nailed five treys to help Steel-High nearly erase a 10-point halftime deficit.
(Dave Burman, Lewistown Radio Sports)
48-Taylor Hillson, Mansfield  scored 48 points versus Canton. He was 10 of 18 from inside the arc, 7 of 11 beyond, and 7 of 8 from the free throw line. (12/12/12)

 

 

 

 

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Class or 2016 last year (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)
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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)
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Kyra Moore, Caesar Rodney had 12 in the 63-45 win over the Lady Bucs of Milford.  (Willauer Scholastic Report, 2/16/13)
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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)
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Courtney Dimoff, Red Lion
had 12 pts in her team's playoff win over Cedar Crest.
(Patriot News, 2/17/13)
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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)
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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)
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Tajah Gordon, Washington
had 12 in the 36-32 win over Ford City. 
(Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2/16/13)
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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)
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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 Parkhad 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)
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Lexi Griggs, Hampton had 16 in a 66-36 win over Valley. (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/29/13)
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Brayley Lewis,  Central High School (Martinsburg). Starting as a freshman and this weekend had back to back 20+ point games.
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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.
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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)
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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)

2013-14 Season

Three pointers (at least 7): 
10-Andrew Stromenger, Erie McDowell
knocked down 10 3-pointers and finished with 31 points in a 76-59 win over Ponte Vedra (Fla.).  (Erie Times News, 12/31/13)
9-Jordan Knappenberger
had 9 for Lehighton in the 67-65 loss to Pleasant Valley (Times News, 2/9/14)
9-
 Austin Yanora, Tunkhannock scored 44 points including 9 three's in an 85-54 win over Lackawana Trail (Scranton, Dec 2013)
9-J
oe Mancini, North Allegheny, 9;  (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

8- Tussey Mountain hit 12 3-pointers, with Mike Mitchell hitting 8 of them on a 28-point night as the Titans downed Southern Huntingdon-74-44,. (Altoona Mirror, 1/15/14)
8-Cameron Jones, Pennsbury,   vs Norristown 1/18/14 - 34 points
7-Cameron Jones, Pennsbury, vs St Johnsbury Academy 12/29/13 - 29 points
7-Ryan Burek, North Hills,  (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 12/31/13)
7
-Billy Urso, Fox Chapel, 7; Matt McKinney, Neshannock, 7; Max Kaminsky, Serra Catholic, 7;  (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

High scorers in one game (at least 40)
44-
Austin Yanora, Tunkhannock, in an 85-54 win over Lackawanna Trail

Nick Miller (33 points) scored at least 30 points for the seventh time this season to help Class A No. 5 Western Beaver (7-1) beat Beaver (4-3), 70-61, in the Mohawk tournament. Miller is averaging a WPIAL-best 31.5 points per game.
(Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 12/31/13)


 


Holiday Tournaments-Dec 2013
--The 63rd Lynett Memorial Basketball Tournament at the Lackawanna College Student Union-  Dec. 27-29- the girls event, at 1 p.m. on Dec. 27, Dunmore vs Abington Heights, followed by Scranton vs Prep at 2:30.- the boys tourney  at 6 p.m.,  Scranton Prep vs Dunmore, followed at 7:30 by Holy Cross and Scranton
--Slam Fest at Harrisburg, first round: Berks Catholic (4-2) vs. Freire Charter (1-6), 6 -- W.T. Woodson (4-2) vs. Harrisburg (4-2), 7:30.
--C.J. Betters RBA Holiday Classic at the Community College of Beaver County:
Steel-High (6-2) vs. Lincoln Park (5-0), 8:30.   Visit http://rbaholidayclassic.blogspot.com/ for the entire schedule.
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2013 4th Annual EQT Energy Holiday Basketball Classic in St. Mary's
-Eight teams over three days-Dec 26,27, 28.Go to Tournament website:  www.eqtenergyclassic.com




Class or 2016 last year  (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.
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Brett Kosciolek, Tamaqua is averaging 16.5  (Allentown Morning Call,  2/2/13)
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Tyler Crum, Lehighton is averaging  14.3  (Allentown Morning Call,  2/2/13)
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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)
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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
(Maxprep.com)
-Cayle Spencer, Lake-Lehman was averaging 21.1 ppg after 15 games.
(Maxprep.com)
-Kalista Walters, Bethlehem Catholic was averaging 19.1  ppg after 19 games.
(Maxprep.com)
-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)