LOCAL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Susquehannock grad Grant scores 28 in Penn State York men's loss
Penn State York suffered a pair Penn State University Athletic Conference basketball defeats on Monday, Jan. 15, at Penn State Schuylkill.
The PSY men lost, 93-80, while the PSY women were beaten, 61-49.
The PSY men fell to 9-5 overall and 5-2 in the PSUAC. Schuylkill improved to 5-8 and 4-4.
Susquehannock High School graduate Richard Grant poured in 28 points in the loss, while Larry Rascoe added 20 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Khalil White scored 11 points for PSY, which fell out of first place with the loss.
The PSY women were down just one entering the four quarter, but got outscored 21-10 in that period to suffer the loss.
Emily Colon (15 points, eight rebounds), Corina Rivera (15 points) and Karra Thomason (13 rebounds) led PSY, which was hurt by 8-for-24 shooting at the foul line.
PSY fell to 7-8 overall and 3-3 in the PSUAC. Schuylkill improved to 10-3 and 5-1.
Susquehannock grad honored: Susquehannock High School graduate Makenzie Fancher, a senior at Christopher Newport University, was selected the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week.
She led the Captains to a pair of CAC victories, averaging 10.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.0 steals per game.
Fancher led the Captains in scoring (16 points) and rebounding (seven rebounds) as they held off a comeback bid at York, including knocking down three of four free throws in the final seconds of a 75-72 win.
Fancher swiped a season-high six steals and dished out five assists at Southern Virginia while helping CNU force a season-high 52 turnovers.
For the season, Fancher is averaging 5.6 points, 3.0 assists, 2.7 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game.
CNU is 13-2 overall and 7-1 in the CAC. The Captains are ranked No. 13 in the latest d3hoops.com national poll.
Warner is Spartan of Week: York College junior wrestler Greg Warner has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 14.
Warner led the Spartans to a 4-1 week and a third-place finish at the 2018 Budd Whitehill Duals in Williamsport.
Warner was named to the all-tournament team as the top wrestler at 149 pounds. He finished the weekend 5-0, including two major decisions and one tech fall.
Warner improved to 19-3 overall with three major decision and four tech falls. He leads the team with six pins. Warner now has 81 career wins in his 2 1/2 seasons as a Spartan. He's a two-time NCAA Division III All-American.