Dover's Alayah Hall, Central York's Emma Saxton earn weekly basketball awards from PSAC

  • Dover grad Alayah Hall is the PSAC Eastern Division Athlete of the Week in basketball.
  • Central grad Emma Saxton is the PSAC Freshman of the Week in basketball.
  • Hall plays for Millersville University. Saxton plays for Bloomsburg University.

Two former York-Adams League girls' basketball standouts have earned weekly awards from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

Dover High School graduate Alayah Hall was named the PSAC Women's Basketball Eastern Division Athlete of the Week for Millersville University.

Alayah Hall

The 5-foot, 5-inch senior guard averaged 21.3 points per game on 57 percent shooting in Millersville University's games with Mansfield, Bloomsburg and Kutztown. Hall led all scorers in all three games and set a new season high in points scored (24) against Kutztown. She snagged 17 rebounds in the three contests.

Hall has scored in double figures in 13 straight games and 14 out of Millersville's 15 games this season. She is averaging 16.5 points per game.

For the season, Millersville is 8-7 overall and 5-6 in the PSAC.

Central York High School graduate Emma Saxton was selected the PSAC Women's Basketball Eastern Division Freshman of the Week for Bloomsburg University.

Emma Saxton

The 5-9 Saxton averaged 12.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in three games last week. She scored four points against West Chester on Monday but pulled down five rebounds (one shy of her career-high) and tied a career best with five assists. Wednesday at Millersville, Saxton scored 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field and pulled down five rebounds. Saturday at East Stroudsburg, Saxton poured in a team-high 17 points and grabbed a career-high-tying six boards. It marked the first time in her career that she posted back-to-back double-digit scoring efforts.

For the week, Saxton was 15 of 29 from the field (51.7 percent). For the season, Saxton averages 7.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists for the Huskies, who are 6-11 overall and 3-8 in the PSAC.