Local Digest: Among Notable Weekend Performances, 5 Former LL League Basketball Players Reached Career Highs | College Sports
Below is an update on the week’s notable performances by winter collegiate sports student-athletes from the Lancaster-Lebanon League. Among them are updates on indoor track runners and women’s and men’s basketball players. Five hoopsters have recorded career highs.
Women’s indoor athletics: Shippensburg University Runner Lea Graybill (Warwick) won the 60 meters in 7.75 seconds at the Plex Shootout in Alvernia on Saturday.
Men’s indoor athletics: University of Lock Haven Runner Krall Gage (Northern Lebanon) won the mile in 4 minutes, 22.64 seconds at the Utica Pioneer Invitational on Saturday. Krall’s time is the third best in the event among PSAC riders so far this winter.
James Madison University Junior Guard Kiki Jefferson (Lancaster Catholic) combined for 51 points, 15 rebounds, five assists, a block and a steal in a pair of wins over the weekend to help the Dukes improve to 11-10 overall, 7- 3 Colonial Athletic Association. Jefferson’s 32 points in Sunday’s win at William & Mary is a career high.
Bloomsburg University sophomore teammates Emma Gochnauer (Lampeter-Strasbourg) and Megan Fisher (Garden Spot) had 11 points, 10 rebounds, two blocks and an assist in Saturday’s 55-46 win over Shepherd. The Huskies improved to 15-8 overall, 13-4 PSAC.
Indiana University Pennsylvania Freshman Guard Kiera Baughman (Donegal) had 15 points to go along with career highs in rebounds (10) and assists (five) in Saturday’s 67-58 win at Slippery Rock. The Hawks improved to 15-5 overall, 9-5 PSAC.
Kutztown University teammates Rylee Derr (Warwick) and Zara Zerman (Northern Lebanon) had 20 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and four steals in Saturday’s 60-46 win over Lock Haven. Lock Haven Guard Ahnera Parker (McCaskey) had 16 points, five rebounds and two assists. The Golden Bears improved to 19-4 overall, 12-2 PSAC, while the Eagles fell to 8-12, 5-11.
Second year of Elizabethtown College Cassandra Peris (Lancaster Catholic) had a career-high 12 points along with five rebounds and two assists in 17 minutes off the bench in Saturday’s 87-78 win over Moravian. E-town freshman guard Summer McNulty earned Landmark Conference Player of the Week honors after posting a total of 66 points in three wins last week, including a career-high 25 points. Saturday. The Blue Jays (17-3 overall, 9-1 Landmark Conference) sit in second place in the Landmark Conference standings.
Lancaster Bible College teammates Adalyn Steiner (Cocalico), Emma Drouillard (Lampeter-Strasbourg) and Jade Eshelman (Solanco) had 20 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three steals in Saturday’s 61-58 win over Penn State Abington. In a game that saw five lead changes, Drouillard hit a game-tying 3-pointer with 4:41 remaining in regulation time and then scored the Chargers’ final points on a sealed layup with 10 seconds left. player. LBC improved to 10-11 overall, 7-5 United East Conference.
Delaware Valley College teammates Jesse Williamson (Warwick) and Kaela Stankiewicz (Lancaster Country Day) had 19 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals in Saturday’s 69-61 win at Lycoming. Williamson recorded career highs in points (14), rebounds (five) and steals (four). The Rams improved to 6-11 overall, 2-8 in the Middle Atlantic Conference.
Wilson College Junior Guard Canon Yaya (Lancaster Catholic) had 11 points, eight rebounds, two assists and three steals in Saturday’s 70-45 win over Valley Forge. The Phoenix improved to 10-8 overall, 9-3 Colonial States Athletic Conference.
Gettysburg College Junior Guard Olivia Matto (Manheim Township) combined 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists in a pair of wins over Ursinus over the weekend. The Bullets improved to 18-2 overall, 16-0 in the Centennial Conference.
Case Western Reserve striker Brian Hines (Manheim Township) had 10 points, four rebounds, a steal and a block in Sunday’s loss. The Spartans fell to 16-3 on aggregate, 6-2 University Athletic Association.
Penn State York teammates John Gillespie (Lancaster Mennonite), Connor Hostetter (Center of Mannheim), Jon Ware (Lancaster Catholic) and Brad DaBella (Ephrata) combined for 68 points, 17 rebounds, 16 assists, six steals and two blocks in a 1-1 weekend for York, with the team now 18-4 overall, 13-1 PSUAC.
Lock Haven University sophomore guard Eli Washington (Hempfield) had 22 points, six assists and five rebounds in Saturday’s 71-61 victory at Kutztown. The Eagles improved to 7-12 overall, 4-11 PSAC.
Alvernia University Senior Guard Avery Walker (Donegal) had 16 points, six rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal in Saturday’s 76-71 victory at Albright. The Golden Wolves improved to 13-5 overall, 8-2 in the Middle Atlantic Conference.
Lancaster Bible College teammates Jordan Shewbridge (Garden land), Tyler Hilton (Hempfield), Adam Stoltzfus (Lampeter-Strasbourg), Seth Beers (Lampeter-Strasbourg), André Zentner (Garden land) and Ty Erisman (Penn Manor) had 55 points, 25 rebounds, nine assists, four blocks and four steals in Saturday’s 80-47 win over Penn State Abington. Zenter recorded a career-high in blocks (three). The Chargers improved to 14-6 overall, 10-1 United East Conference.
Messiah University Teammates Caleb Light (North of Lebanon), Bryce Coletti (Elco) and Cole Fisher (Lancaster Mennonite) had 11 points, eight assists, five steals, five rebounds and one block in Saturday’s 75-51 win over Immaculata. The Falcons improved to 8-10 overall, 5-6 in the Middle Atlantic Conference.