Athlete of the Week

Benzel’s offense aids Guilfoyle

Name: Lili Benzel School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Benzel scored 31 points in a win over Cambria Heights, had 25 in a victory over Penn Cambria and added 28 in a rout of Penns Manor. She became BG’s all-time ...

Swogger more than an athlete

Name: Karson Swogger School: Bellwood-Antis Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Swogger scored 21 points in a win over Williamsburg and had 34 points in a victory over West Branch. She went over the 2,000-point mark for her career Season update: ...

Castel has his coach’s admiration

Name: Caliber Castel School: Central Cambria Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Wrestling Athlete of the week achievement: Castel won by major decision in a 58-15 win over Richland at 182 pounds, won by fall over Vinny Fernandez at 195 in a 39-28 win over Bedford and went 5-0 at 182 in ...

P-O youngster a shooting star

Name: Halle Herrington School: Philipsburg-Osceola Age: 16 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Herrington scored 78 points in capturing Most Valuable Player honors at the West Branch Holiday Tournament. She had 43 against Harmony in the first round and ...

Breakout year for Canales

Name: Jorge Canales School: Bedford Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Wrestling Athlete of the week achievement: Canales took first place in the heavyweight division at the Manheim Holiday Tournament, winning all three of his bouts by fall. Season update: Canales is 6-1 with four ...

Audley, BG off to fast start

Name: Anna Audley School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Audley collected eight points and 12 rebounds in a win over Richland, scored a team-high 12 points in a win over Saint Joseph’s and recorded 25 points and 13 ...

Cooper has Ridge rolling

Name: Logan Cooper School: Chestnut Ridge Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Cooper scored 25 points — making 5-of-7 3-pointers — to go with seven rebounds and eight assists in a win over Fannett-Metal, then had a 14-point, six-assist, ...

CC’s Murin has big goals

Name: Max Murin School: Central Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Wrestling Athlete of the week achievement: Murin captured his fourth Penn Cambria Sheetz Holiday Classic title and was named outstanding wrestler. Murin defeated 2016 PIAA Class 3A runner-up Jimmy Hoffman of Hazleton ...

Engle helps Eagles go 3-0

Name: Kasey Engle School: Tyrone Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Engle scored 14 points in a rout of Philipsburg-Osceola, had 20 in a 52-51 win over rival Central and scored 24 points in a 71-61 win over Claysburg-Kimmel Season update: ...

Martinazzi off to hot start

Name: Alyssa Martinazzi School: Bishop Carroll Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Martinazzi was named MVP of the Penns Manor Tournament by scoring 20 points in a 76-44 victory over Claysburg-Kimmel in the first round and 20 points in a 59-34 win ...

Chadbourn delivers on ‘D’

Name: Evan Chadbourn School: Bishop Guilfoyle Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Chadbourn, in just his second game after tearing an ACL on June 30, rushed four times for 25 yards, including a game-breaking 20-yarder in the third quarter in BG’s ...

BG’s Frederick terrorizes opponents on defense

Name: Luke Frederick School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Frederick blocked a punt, batted down two passes and had nine tackles, including two sacks, in Bishop Guilfoyle’s 48-6 romp over Steelton-Highspire in the ...

BG’s Berish a key contributor

Name: Michael Berish School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Berish caught three passes for 69 yards, including a 30-yard touchdown, and also rushed twice for 25 yards, including a 22-yard touchdown, in the Marauders’ ...

Conrad catches on at BG

Name: Mark Conrad School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Conrad caught six passes for 106 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown. He also intercepted a pass in BG’s 55-6 win over Northern Cambria in the District 6 Class ...

Ridge’s Dull coming up big

Name: Phillip Dull School: Chestnut Ridge Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Dull caught seven passes for 123 yards, which included a 68-yard touchdown, ran the ball four times for 15 yards and one score, and returned a punt 61 yards for another ...

CR’s Hauck nearly perfect

Name: Logan Hauck School: Chestnut Ridge Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Hauck was 14-of-15 passing for 174 yards with no interceptions in Ridge’s 41-13 victory over Everett in the District 5-8 Class 2A semifinals. He also rushed for 109 yards ...

Lund sparks Cinderella run

Name: Pam Lund School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Lund delivered 17 kills and 11 service points in a 3-2 win over top-seeded Northern Cambria in the District 6 Class 1A quarterfinals, had 15 kills and 14 points ...

McConnell a strong leader for NB

Name: Sadie McConnell School: Northern Bedford Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: McConnell scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory over McConnellsburg in Northern Bedford’s regular-season finale. She also scored the winning goal and assisted on ...

Tigers’ Cavalet can hurt you 2 ways

Name: Jarrett Cavalet School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: In wins over Central Mountain and DuBois, Cavalet completed 15-of-22 passes for 308 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. He also rushed 37 times for 245 ...

Stevens repeats her success

Name: Lauren StevensSchool: Central CambriaAge: 17Grade: SeniorSport: GolfAthlete of the week achievement: Stevens repeated as the District 6 Class 2A girls golf champion by shooting a two-day score of 187. She had a 10-shot lead through the first round, fell behind by several strokes but came ...