have two sets of twins who will mystify opponents:
Roxanne and Sabrina Light (2011) and
Rachel and Dylan Kaplan
Kennedy and Jon Kennedy were starters since their sophomore years. Both
were forwards, Jon, 6 feet 4, and Joe, 6-2. (2007-2008)
Chris and John McVickers-
they defeated Chartiers-Houston in overtime, 63-60, at the
Mason-Dixon Challenge at West Greene. Chris McVicker, a senior, led
California with 20 points and his twin brother, John, had 10. (2006)
Rob and Ron Mazzoni. Class of 1981. Both starters and 1000
point scorers for the Chargers and led the team to a 35-3 record in
1981. They made it into the Elite 8 Round of the AA tournament despite
Ron's knee injury which kept him out of the postseason. They won the
Lackawanna League and District 2 Titles that season under Coach Pete Turonis. Ron finished with 1032 points and Rob with 1145 points in
three seasons of varsity play. (Credit:
Carbondale Area would feature
another set of twins nearly 30 years later.
Lincoln and Lance Gabriel -Class of 2008. Their senior
season they would be coached by brother Landon Gabriel (CA 2001), a
former high school and college standout. Among their assistant
coaches, brothers Larry and Logan (CA 2004), who played basketball at
Syracuse. Both were starters and 3 year varsity players for the
Chargers. (Credit: Jason
Central York --
Kris and Kim McGhee (1999),
both scored over 1000 points (Kris - 1392, Kim -
1032) and led team to the District 3 4A title, both went on to play D1
ball (Kris - St. Bonaventure, Kim - Wagner). (Scott Wisner,
Central York Varsity Coach)
Coal Township-"Purple Deamons" - Johnny and Eddie Duda (1953)
Katherine and Kristen O'Brien, both
5'11'' (2008), Twins mading a contribution
(submitted by David P. Uglow)
Ron and Ren London, (1960).
East Juniata- Lady
and Allison Inch (2008), Tri Valley League leaders in Steals,
Assists and 3PT FGM.
Brad and Brian Schreiber (2002)
Elk County Christian-
"Crusaders" -Dave and Denny Geitner (1966) went deep into the playoffs.
One was later a high school football coach and the
other a football official who did the 2007 State Championship Game in
Elk County Catholic-
"Crusaders" -Ben and Luke Daghir (2011).
Mr Right handed and Mr Left handed, helped to lead
St. Mary's to the Pennsylvania State Little League Championship in 2009
after leading Elk County Catholic J.V's one season and the Jr.
High the previous season. Watch them the next few years.
(submitted by Louie Ehrensberger, 7/6/09)
Nelson twins, Barry and Garry
went on to play at Duquesne for "Red" Manning.
Douds twins, Bill and Bob, played for Fredonia HS in
Western PA, Mercer County in the 1950's
(2 state Class C titles) They also went on to Westminister College and
had stellar careers. (Credit:
the McGough twins, Sean and Kevin just transfered in 2008
from Bisho Shanahan. They were both attended the Spring 2008
Pennsylvania/Maryland Shootout and were recognized in the Prystal
Scouting Service report
Halifax-Jon and Jay Leader,
starters and leaders for the Eastern State
Champs, and in the state final game (2000)
Holy Ghost Prep-Brett
and Ryan Manney played the the Holy Ghost Prep team from
District 1 that went 31-1 and whose only loss was to Moon Twp in the
2004 state AAA final game by 2
points. They each played three sports in high school (soccer,
basketball, and lacrosse). They went to the state tournament in each
sport in their senior year. Brett went on to play professional outdoor
lacrosse for the Washington Bayhawks and professional indoor
lacrosse for the San Jose Stealth. Ryan went on to a career in
Hopewell- Becky and Joyce Novacek, (2007) both 6'2.
Johnstown- Joe and
Tom Callihan Greater Johnstown class of
1983 both went on to play college ball and to coach.
Lenore and Suzy Shimkus led Marian to a combined record of
1976-1980-Lenore had 1,406 career points and Suzy had
2,045 career points to make them the highest set of scoring twins in
state history. Plus, their younger sister Barb was also a starter
as a sophmore
during that time span (she finished with 1,315 points), quite a family
(Credit: Barb Mailey)
Valentine twins (Alexis and Briana) 6'5"
and 6'3"-class of
Joe and Tony Nastasi from the
1964-1965 northern cambria h.s. team which won the 1965
Pennsylvania state championship in Class B.
(Credit: Mark Moyer)
Palmyra-"the Roudy Goudys," Jill and Jane
(Credit: Rodney Froth)
Prep Charter-Marcus (6'9) and Markieff
Morris (6'10), They signed
with Memphis, but later decommitted, recommitted and decommitted again.
As of Nov 2007, their decision came down to Kansas. The twins went
to prep-school at Living Faith Christian Academy in Cherry Hill, N.J.
(Philadelphia Daily News,
Markieff :Had 16
points and 16 rebounds in the 2007 state title game against Aliquippa.
Made the game winning shot in the city title game against Gratz.
Marcus : Made
the game-winning shot in the state championship game, a 68-66 win
against Aliquippa. Holds the school record for most points scored in a
Jordan and Justin Abdo (2017)- now
playing for the Pottsville 8th grade team and the Minersville St.
Nicholas CYO team are appearing on the horizon as players who are ready
to make their mark on Northeastern high school basketball. They
were undefeated in 7th grade and remain undefeated this year as 8th
graders! (Credit: Jeff Smilko)
McMaster twins Codi & Cari;
they had a nice year during the 2007-2008 season and their
team, Spring Grove really looks like it is coming together for
Named as "Undercalssment to Watch" at the 2008 Spring
Pennsylvania/Maryland Shootout conducted by pahoops.org at Penn
State-Harrisburg. Full report
Upper St. Clair.
Sheryl and Suzanne
Klick from Upper
St. Clair played basketball together and graduated in 1996. Sheryl
went on to play at Niagara University and in Europe, and is now in
the Hall of Fame for Upper St. Clair and Niagara University.
Don Valsek, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Corey and Casey Bond both 6' 8"
District 11 "A" defending champs,
and Teresa Martin. Tina is the current head coach of
the University of Delaware. In high school she scored approx. 1700
points with a boys ball and no three point line. She went on to be an
All- American at Lock Haven where she scored approx 2200 points. The
three point line was introduced halfway through her collegiate career.
Her sister Teresa was the point guard. They went to Williamsport HS in
the early 80's. (submitted by Jeff Lantzer, lantzerj@Northampton.k12.pa.us)
Maxi Preps rates the best twins (10/4/12)
1-Jason and Jarron Collins,
Harvard-Westlake (North Hollywood, Calif.)
The 7-foot Collins twins led the Wolverines to two California
Interscholastic titles and a combined 123-10 record over their
four years.. The big men went on to star at Stanford before joining the
2-Dick and Tom Van Arsdale,
Manual (Indianapolis, IN)
After high school, the Van Arsdales went on to prolific college careers
at Indiana University. Both continued to the NBA — Tom to the Detroit
Pistons, Dick to the New York Knicks — and they were each named to the
All-Rookie team in 1966. The 6-5 guards both finished their careers with
the Phoenix Suns in 1977.
San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, Calif.) 7-footers, the
Lopez twins starred at San Joaquin Memorial, where they were both
selected as McDonald's All-Americans in 2006.
4-Markieff and Marcus Morris,
Prep Charter (Philadelphia)
the 6-foot-10 twins led Prep Charter to back-to-back state titles in 2006
and 2007 then went to the Kansas Jayhawks. -the twins were drafted
back-to-back in 2011 with Markieff going 13th to the Phoenix Suns and
Marcus going 14th, to the Houston Rockets, five minutes later.
5-Carl and Charles Thomas,
Everett (Lansing, Mich.)
The Thomas brothers may not be the most famous basketball alumni from
Everett (Earvin "Magic" Johnson graduated from the school in 1977), but
they were certainly bona fide stars. The 6-foot-4 guards went on to star
at Eastern Michigan University before playing professionally. Each had a
brief stint in the NBA.
Johnny and Eddie Duda
Shelly (24) and Sheila (23) Wasser
They came from Pine
Grove to attend the Shootout