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St. Francis (Pa.) linebacker Gio Vonne Sanders grabs NEC honor

Bill Beckner
Former Jeannette football standout Gio Vonne Sanders left the Pitt wrestling team to pursue college football at Lackawanna College in Scranton.

Jeannette product Gio Vonne Sanders is making a fast impact for the St. Francis (Pa.) football team.

Sanders, a linebacker, was named Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week after a two-interception game Saturday against Merrimack.

The Red Flash won, 42-14, to move to 2-1.

Sanders, a redshirt sophomore, added three tackles in the victory and is now third in the team with 15 stops.

A former quarterback at Jeannette, Sanders left the Pitt wrestling program to join St. Francis because he said he missed playing football.

Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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