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Westmoreland campus clippings: Brandon Stone gets time for La Salle

Bill Beckner

Brandon Stone believed he could not only play Division I basketball, but that he also could make an immediate impact when he arrived at a program.

The 6-foot-11 freshman forward, who played at Southmoreland before finishing his prep career at The Christ School (N.C.), is playing right away at La Salle.

Stone pumped in 17 points off the bench for the Explorers, connecting on 7 of 12 shots, in a 72-70 win over Wright State in the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla.

Stone has played in all six games, with one start. He is averaging 6.7 points and 2.0 rebounds in 13.2 minutes for La Salle (4-2).

Pitt-Greensburg: The Bobcats (3-1) rolled past Franciscan, 85-68, as sophomore guard Jojo France poured in 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and junior guard Cam Seigfreid (Penn-Trafford) added 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting.

Junior Matt Johnson (14) and 7-foot senior Nate Burt (10) also scored in double figures in the win.

York: Sophomore guard Sean Kelly (Penn-Trafford) has played in every game this season for York (4-2), averaging 3.5 points and 1.2 assists in 14 minutes.

Women’s basketball

Charlotte: Freshman guard Cali Konek (Franklin Regional) has played in six games for the 49ers and has 18 points, all on 3-pointers.

Pitt-Greensburg: Nadege Durand was named the AMCC Player of the Week. She posted a double-double with 24 points and 11 rebounds to power the Bobcats (3-3) to a 67-49 victory over Franciscan. Durand made 10 of 14 shots.

Point Park: Junior guard Michelle Burns (Hempfield) and freshman forward Jordan Yaniga (Franklin Regional) each scored 11 points to power the Pioneers past Penn State York, 94-58. Yaniga pulled down 11 rebounds for her first collegiate double-double.

Burns is averaging 13.5 points for her career across 62 games.

Saint Vincent: Four players scored in double figures as SVC (3-1) downed Juniata, 93-56.

Junior guard Jenna Lafko led all scorers with 14 points, senior Kayla Slovenec added 13 points, six steals and five rebounds, junior Madison Kollar (Latrobe) scored 13 and senior Paige Montrose had 11.

SVC forced 28 turnovers.


John Carroll: Sophomore defensive back Nate Leopold (Franklin Regional) was named to the All-Ohio Athletic Conference Second Team. Leopold finished with 53 tackles, a team-best eight pass breakups, four tackles for loss and two interceptions. The Blue Streaks (9-1) won their final seven games.

Lackawanna: Freshman lineman Scott Houseman (Yough) was named to the junior college All-Northeast Conference First Team. Houseman (6-foot-4, 295 pounds) helped the Falcons (10-0) reach the JUCO national title game Thursday in Pittsburg, Kan.

Robert Morris: Sophomore offensive lineman Bussy Remaley (Hempfield) was named to the All-Northeast Conference Second Team. Remaley (6-3, 275) missed his freshman season with an injury but rallied to make the starting lineup for the Colonials (7-5).

Westminster: Senior defensive end Darius Doty (Greensburg Salem) had eight tackles, including 4½ for loss, as the Titans defeated SUNY Morrisville, 35-24, in the ECAC Clayton Chapman Bowl.

Doty finished third on the team with 54 tackles. He led the Titans with 14 stops for loss.

Women’s bowling

Saint Vincent: Freshman Olivia Emmonds was named AMCC Player of the Week after she helped guide the Bearcats (24-4) to a 6-3 mark over a nine-game stretch. She averaged a score of 186, including a 198 against D’Youville and a 195 vs. Penn State Behrend.

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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