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Laugand, Sestina, DaCanal, Bean earn All American Awards & Engraving All-District 9 Awards; All D9 teams named

Posted on: Mar 26 2015 - 4:38pm | Comments Off
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CLARION, Pa.  – It’s rare to find two players in District 9 playing two completely different positions who are nearly inseparable when trying to determine the best. But that is exactly what happened this year with Clarion-Limestone point guard R.J. Laugand and Cameron County power forward Nate Sestina, and its the reason the two seniors are the 2015 All American Awards & Engraving/ District Co-Boys’ Basketball Players of the Year. Laugand was instrumental in the Lions winning their first District 9 title since 1961 while advancing to the PIAA Class A quarterfinals this season. He averaged 17.6 points, 8.5 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game while recording nine points/assists double-doubles. Shooting 49.2...


When 1.5 million vs. 5,000 no longer works: PIAA Classification System needs changed

Today Constitution, a magnet school in Philadelphia, defeated Farrell, a public school from Mercer County, 85-53, to win the PIAA Class A boys’ basketball title. And good for Constitution. The school won the title playing within the rules set forth by the PIAA. But boo to the PIAA. Because the rules are broken because there is no comparing Constitution to Farrell...

Posted on: Mar 20 2015 - 8:18pm | Comments Off
In: Basketball, Bballnews, Breaking News, News, Playoffs
Basketball Scores

March 14 PIAA Basketball Scores Involving D9 Teams

BOYS PIAA Class AA Quarterfinals (7-1) Aliquippa 70, (9-1) Redbank Valley 36 ...

Basketball Scores

March 13 PIAA scores involving District 9 teams

BOYS Class A Quarterfinals (10-2) Farrell 90, (9-1) Clarion-Limestone 73 ...

Aliquippa ends Redbank Valley’s dream season

Jake Dougherty drives by a fallen Bellwood-Antis defender during Redbank Valley's first-round state playoff win. The Bulldogs face No. 1 Aliquippa Saturday. (Photo by George Powers)

By Chris Rossetti PLUM, Pa. – For nearly a half Saturday afternoon, the unthinkable was being thought by the Redbank Valley boys’ basketball team. The heavy underdogs from New Bethlehem were hanging right there with the No. 1 team in the state, Aliquippa, trailing by just four with under 10 seconds to play in the first half and the near capacity crowd at Plum High School was...


Seven D9 wrestlers bring home state medals


State brackets HERSHEY —Seven District 9 wrestlers — six in Class AA and one in Class AAA — won state medals Saturday at the PIAA Wrestling Championships at Hershey’s Giant Center. In Class AA, Brookville’s...


Seven medals clinched at state wrestling

Live brackets HERSHEY — While District 9’s Class AA wrestlers will combine to win six state medals, the only shot...