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Blair County Christian knocks off Grier

TYRONE — Blair County Christian improved to 2-0 with a 35-16 win over Grier Thursday night in high school girls basketball action.

Sarah McCoy led the Lady Bobcats with nine points, while Maddie Snyder chipped in eight points.

BLAIR COUNTY CHRISTIAN (35): K. Hileman 5, M. Snyder 28, Miller 5, McCoy 9, Johnston 2, Ma. Hileman 2, L. Hileman 2, Dull 2.

GRIER (16): Guinn 2, Makarova 3, Schmidt 2, Crowey 2, Payne 2, Seltzer 2.

3-point goals: Blair Christian 3; Grier 0.

Records: Blair County Christian (2-0)

Mount player honored

CRESSON — On Tuesday, the College Sports Information Directors Association announced the 2019 Division III Academic All-America Soccer Teams.

Mount Aloysius senior midfielder Joshua Devlin was a second-team selection on the men’s team. Devlin earned a spot on the Academic All-District team in November, which advanced him to the Academic All-America ballot.

PSU’s Molloy on list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Penn State men’s soccer senior midfielder Aaron Molloy was named one of 15 semifinalists for the 2019 Men’s MAC Hermann Trophy, based on voting by NCAA Division I men’s soccer coaches and as announced by the United Soccer Coaches and Missouri Athletic Club on Tuesday.

The MAC Hermann Trophy, presented by World Wide Technology, is the most coveted individual honor in NCAA Division I soccer, widely considered the equivalent of the Heisman Trophy, and has been awarded annually since 1967.

Molloy had a standout final season for the Nittany Lions in 2019, highlighted by being named Big Ten Midfielder of the Year. Additionally, the Dublin, Ireland, native earned unanimous All-Big Ten first team honors.

The team captain netted nine goals and added six assists for 24 total points this season as he helped lead the Nittany Lions to their first NCAA Tournament appearance in five years. Molloy had the most goals and most total points in a season since Connor Maloney in 2014 (10G, 3A, 23 pts.). His total points ranked first in the conference and top 50 nationally (46) while his goals total was second in the conference.

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