Westmoreland campus clippings: Latrobe grad Austin Butler eclipses 1,000 factors

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It took Austin Butler lower than 4 years to achieve 1,000 factors when he performed at Latrobe.

The basketball standout hit the quick monitor to the milestone in school, too.

Butler, a junior level guard at Holy Cross, scored his 1,000th profession level for the Crusaders in a 74-60 loss to Loyola. He hit the milestone with a putback of his personal miss with 11 minutes, 12 seconds to play within the second half.

He’s the 52nd participant to attain 1,000 factors at Holy Cross.

Pitt-Greensburg: The Bobcats remained unbeaten at residence this season with a 99-79 victory over Penn State Altoona as sophomore Jojo France scored a team-leading 21 factors, senior Brady Kingston added 19, junior Cam Seigfreid (Penn-Trafford) had 17, senior Cody Spaid 13 and junior Matt Johnson 12.

Within the following recreation, UPG (18-4, 14-Three AMCC) downed Medaille, 86-77. France scored 21, Spaid had 20 and Johnson added 19. Seigfreid had seven factors, eight rebounds and 7 assists and have become the 10th participant in UPG males’s basketball historical past to attain 1,000 profession factors.

Saint Vincent: Senior guard Josh Duda hit a 3-pointer with six-tenths of a second remaining to carry the Bearcats to a 74-72 victory over Westminster.

Junior Shemar Bennett scored 21 factors and grabbed 9 rebounds, junior David Stephen added 17 factors and Walter Bonds had 15 for the Bearcats (10-11, 5-7 PAC).

Girls’s basketball

Grove Metropolis: Sophomore ahead Allison Podkul (Hempfield) tied a workforce excessive with 19 factors in an 86-61 victory over Chatham. She made Eight of 12 photographs from the sphere for the Wolverines (18-2, 10-2 PAC).

La Roche: Senior ahead Jenna Cole (Norwin) had a season-high 28 factors and grabbed seven rebounds to steer the Redhawks (15-5, 15-1 AMCC) to a 73-66 win over Penn State Behrend.

Level Park: Junior level guard Michelle Burns (Hempfield) broke the varsity file for 3-pointers made in a season together with her 66th, however the Pioneers fell to IU-Kokomo, 63-47.

Saint Vincent: Junior Jenna Lafko had 17 factors, junior Carlee Kilgus added 14 factors and 12 rebounds and senior Madison Kollar chipped in 13 factors for the Bearcats (15-6, 11-1 PAC) in a 61-48 victory over Westminster.


Iowa: Michael Kemerer’s attention-grabbing victory Jan. 31 — and a second in opposition to one other nationally ranked opponent that adopted Feb. 2 — earned him nationwide recognition.

Kemerer, a senior at Iowa and a Franklin Regional alum, was tabbed the USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week.

Ranked No. 2 within the nation at 174 kilos, Kemerer scored an 11-6 resolution over Penn State’s Mark Corridor, who was No. 1 on the time. The pair since has traded spots within the Intermat NCAA Division I rankings, with Kemerer vaulting into the highest spot.

Kemerer, who additionally was named Huge Ten Wrestler of the Week, additionally picked up a 13-Three main resolution in opposition to No. 23 Layne Malczewski of Michigan State. 

Ohio State: No. 1-ranked 141-pounder Luke Pletcher (Latrobe) improved to 23-Zero with a win Sunday in opposition to Northwestern.

Penn State: Sophomore Jarod Verkleeren (Hempfield) scored an upset for the second-ranked Nittany Lions in a 29-10 win over No. Four Wisconsin. Verkleeren clipped No. 15 Cole Martin with a late takedown within the 149-pound bout.

Pitt: Redshirt sophomore Micky Phillippi (Derry), the No. 6-ranked 133-pounder within the nation, scored an 8-Four resolution in opposition to No. 20 Louie Hayes as No. 10 Pitt upended Virginia, 23-10.

Phillippi has overwhelmed six top-25 opponents this season.

He added his fifth main resolution when the Panthers pummeled Davidson, 51 to minus-1.

Girls’s swimming

Saint Vincent: Freshman Lauren Connors was named the PAC Swimmer of the Week after she received the 100- and 200-yard freestyles in a convention win at Penn State Behrend. She additionally swam the butterfly leg for the profitable 200 medley relay.

Males’s indoor monitor & subject

Allegheny: Freshman Jacob King (Latrobe) took second place within the weight throw on the Oberlin BSN Invitational with a toss of 43 toes, 7 3/Four inches.

Thiel: Freshman Isaac Evans (Belle Vernon) helped the gap medley relay end third in 11 minutes, 24.71 seconds on the Tiffin Dragon Invite.

Girls’s indoor monitor & subject

Level Park: Freshman Anna Eisaman (Greensburg Central Catholic) completed eighth within the 60-meter hurdles to assist the Pioneers to a 3rd consecutive River States Convention Girls’s Indoor Observe & Area Championship.

Invoice Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Overview workers author. You’ll be able to contact Invoice by e-mail at [email protected] or through Twitter .


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