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2013-14 Season

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)
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 (
-Mike Brown, Saucon Valley is a 6'3 starter on the varsity and an important part of their team.
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, 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. (

-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, 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)

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)
 Austin Yanora, Tunkhannock scored 44 points including 9 three's in an 85-54 win over Lackawana Trail (Scranton, Dec 2013)
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)
-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)
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 for the entire schedule.
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:

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.
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,
-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.  (,  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 (, 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.  (
-Tynita White, Mt Union was averaging 16.4 ppg after 15 games. (
-Claire Oberdorf, Greensburg Salem was averaging 16.7 ppg after 18 games. (
-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)