COLLEGE: York County products face off in volleyball
- York College's Matt Scamuffo's big week earns him a conference, school awards.
- Kennard-Dale grad Sara Tarbert's double-double streak extends as she picks up conference honor.
- West York graduate, and Shippensburg wrestler, Ryan Narber has a solid day at the Kutztown Duals.
- York County products Reese Devilbiss, Royce Clemens and Luke Braswell played against each other.
The Penn State-Ohio State men's volleyball match in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday night was like a mini York-Adams League reunion.
On the floor in the match were three former York County standouts — two for the Nittany Lions and one for the nation's top-ranked Buckeyes.
On the court for No. 14 Penn State was Central York graduate Royce Clemens and Northeastern grad Luke Braswell, while Ohio State is the new team of Northeastern grad Reese Devilbiss.
In the match, Devilbiss and the Buckeyes got the better of the Nittany Lions, winning in straight games, 25-16, 25-22, 25-16, to improve to 7-0. The loss dropped Penn State to 3-4.
Braswell, who is a redshirt freshman, may have had the biggest night of the three local products, finishing with two kills, 22 digs and three assists. Clemens, who is a redshirt sophomore, made his presence felt on the defensive end, coming up with 11 digs. Devilbiss, who is playing as a true freshman, finished with one kill, two assists and two digs.
For the season, Braswell has 10 kills and 274 assists, while Clemens has 81 digs and 18 assists. Devilbiss has eight kills on the year for the Buckeyes.
Both Braswell and Devilbiss played for Matt Wilson at Northeastern, who also played for Ohio State in college.
Luke Braswell is the younger brother of Stephen Braswell, who is currently in his redshirt junior season at NCAA Division I Saint Francis University. Stephen Braswell currently ranks second on the Red Flash with 83 kills this year. Saint Francis is 3-4 overall.
OTHER COLLEGE NOTES
York's Scamuffo is CAC Player of the Week: A solid week for York College junior men’s basketball player Matt Scamuffo has earned him a pair of awards recently.
For the week ending Jan. 22, Scamuffo was named both the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week as well as the York College Spartan Athlete of the Week.
Scamuffo’s successful stretch saw him average 31.5 points per game, with the Spartans posting a 1-1 record over the week. He started his run with a career-high 32 points, including seven 3-pointers, in York’s 88-84 win at St. Mary’s. On Saturday, Scamuffo scored 31 points, with four 3-pointers and three assists, as York fell to Mary Washington.
For the season, Scamuffo is averaging 16.2 points per game and is shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc. Scamuffo now has 861 career points and 137 made 3-pointers. His 3-pointer mark ranks him eighth on the Spartans' career list.
York's Schreiber scores repeat honor: For the second straight week, York College junior swimmer Morgan Schreiber was selected as the CAC Men's Swimmer of the Week.
Schreiber turned in a standout effort in Saturday’s tri-meet against Marymount and Washington & Lee.
Schreiber picked up three individual wins in the meet, claiming the 100 and 200 backstrokes and also in the 200 individual medley. His time in the 100 backstroke was 54.63 seconds, his 200 time was 2:00.08 and he touched the wall in the 200 IM in 2:04.88. He now has a team-leading 16 individual victories for the year.
K-D grad Tarbert earns another conference honor: Stevenson University women's basketball senior Sara Tarbert, a Kennard-Dale graduate, was named the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Player of the Week.
It marks the fifth time this season Tarbert has won the award.
Tarbert recorded three double-doubles in a 3-0 week to push her NCAA Division III-leading total to 18 straight. She has also achieved the feat 19 straight times dating back to last season. She averaged 23 points, 13 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.7 steals per game.
Through Friday, Tarbert ranked sixth nationally in scoring at 23.3 points per game, and 11th in rebounding at 12.9 per game, to go along with her national lead in double-doubles. Her 19 straight double-doubles are the sixth-longest streak in NCAA Division III history.
Stevenson is 12-6.
York County swimmers help save day for Elizabethtown: Trailing by nine points entering the final event Saturday, the Elizabethtown men’s swimming team needed to win the 200-yard freestyle relay or lose the meet against McDaniel.
Alec Schneider, South Western grad Kieran Koehler, Dover grad Casey Marshall and West York grad David Foery put forth a season-best 1:31.76 effort to capture the relay by 0.78 seconds.
Elizabethtown also had a team place third in the event, giving the Blue Jays the necessary points to tie McDaniel, 125-125. Elizabethtown is 4-3-1 on the season.
Arganbright shines in pool for Cal U: The California University of Pennsylvania swimming team won all 17 events and captured the invitational title over the weekend while hosting the California Invitational.
Senior Jade Arganbright, a Central York graduate, captured three individual victories. In the last home meet of her career, Arganbright won the 50 free in 25.31 seconds, the 100 free in 55.27 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:07.60.
Ship’s Narber has solid day at Kutztown Duals: The Shippensburg University wrestling team won two of its three matches on Saturday at the Kutztown University Duals.
The Red Raiders, defeating American International (39-9) and Minot State (36-6) before falling to No. 23 Tiffin (30-12) in action held from Keystone Arena.
Freshman Ryan Narber, a West York graduate, had an excellent day of competition for the Raiders over two weight classes. Narber began with 10-0 and 12-2 major decisions before dropping a 1-0 decision to Chase Boyd, ranked No. 7 in Super Region 2.
Narber also won a match Wednesday night in a 27-12 win over Millersville. Narber won his fifth match in his last seven outings with an 8-4 decision.