Hollidaysburg’s Griffith honored by PSAC

Morgan Griffith was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference’s women’s basketball East Freshman of the Week for her performance for Shippensburg.

Griffith, a Hollidaysburg graduate, averaged 9.5 points and nine rebounds per game during the past week. Griffith scored 11 points and had 15 rebounds in a win over Slippery Rock. It was Griffith’s fourth double-double this season.

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Bellwood-Antis graduate Noah Davis scored 15 points and had five rebounds for the Seton Hill men’s basketball team in a recent victory over Kutztown.

Seton Hill is 10-3 and Davis is averaging eight points and three rebounds per game.

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Elle Collins, a Hollidaysburg graduate, led all St. Vincent women’s basketball players with 16 points in a win over Juniata and 14 points in a win over Grove City recently.

Collins is ranked in the top five of the President’s Athletic Conference in scoring average, 3-pointers made and free-throw percentage.

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Julian Howsare, an Altoona graduate, was named by Don Hansen’s Football Gazette as a first-team selection at defensive end on the Super Region 1 football team for his efforts at Clarion this past season.

Howsare had 83 tackles, 10 sacks, a blocked extra point, three blocked punts, two forced fumbles and two interceptions.

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Bishop Carroll graduate James McCombie, a punter for Slippery Rock, also made the first-team squad of the Don Hansen squad.

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Andrew Cerett, a Huntingdon graduate, who served as the Cal, Pa. punter this past season earned second-team status on the Hansen squad.

Cerett ranked sixth among NCAA Division II punters with an average of 43.1 yards per punt this past year.

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