Junior Papich leading the way for Gannon women
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Published: Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
Gannon junior 6-foot-1 forward Jenny Papich (Fox Chapel) scored a game-high 18 points and grabbed six rebounds in an 82-60 victory over Walsh. Papich, who posted 25 points against Ursuline and 24 against East Stroudsburg, is averaging 13.8 points and 6.0 rebounds for Gannon (11-1), which is ranked No. 8 in the Division II coaches' poll.
Gannon has won 10 in a row and will play 17 consecutive games against Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference teams.
Men's basketball — Drake
Freshman point guard Micah Mason (Highlands) has the third-best 3-point percentage in the country among Division I players. He has made 14 of 24 attempts (58 percent). Mason has made three consecutive starts for the Bulldogs.
Wrestling — Pitt-Johnstown
Sophomore Travis McKillop (Burrell) won the championship at 184 pounds at the Rose Bowl of Wrestling at Wilkes College, pinning top-seeded Francisco Merante of Nassau Community College (N.Y.) in 2:56 in the finals.
McKillop is 8-1 this season, also winning a title at the Washington & Jefferson Invitational.
Football — Ohio University
Redshirt junior tight end Troy Hill (Valley) finished the season with 14 receptions for 169 yards and three touchdowns. The Bobcats (8-4) put up 556 yards of offense and topped Louisiana-Monroe, 45-14, in the Independence Bowl.
Jacksonville Jaguars rookie wide receiver Toney Clemons (Valley) made his first career start Sunday in a 38-20 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Clemons, drafted by the Steelers in April and signed by the Jaguars (2-14) last month, finished the season with three catches for 41 yards in four games.
Veteran official Tom Stabile, of Tarentum, was the head linesman in the game.
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