District college notes: Seton Hill football ends with victory
Seton Hill ended the 2014 football season just like it did in 2013, with a victory against Cheyney.
The Griffins (3-8) spotted Cheyney (0-11) a touchdown and then rolled to a 56-18 victory.
Quarterbacks Christian Strong and Dan Pietrangelo split time and each had solid games. Strong completed 17 of 27 passes for 137 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for a score. Pietrangelo completed 13 of 20 passes for 132 yards and a score.
F.J. Williams had nine catches for 71 yards, Eric Brown had six for 78 yards and a touchdown and Larry Joshua had four catches for 48 yards and a score.
Khalil Howard scored two touchdowns, and Brandon Howard rushed for 77 yards and a score.
The Griffins also had two special teams scores.
SHU advances to NCAAs
Despite falling to Cal (Pa.) in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s volleyball championship, Seton Hill advanced to the NCAA Division II tournament for the second consecutive season.
Seton Hill (18-4) fell to California in straight sets. The Griffins received the fourth seed and will face fifth seed Gannon at Wheeling Jesuit in the Atlantic Region on Saturday.
PAC names players to first team
Waynesburg senior lineman Jake Brumley (Greensburg Salem), Washington & Jefferson junior linebacker Bryce Merrill (Hempfield) and St. Vincent senior defensive back Darius Brown (Jeannette) were all named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference first team all-conference team.
St. Vincent senior linebacker Nick Revis (Norwin) and sophomore running back Shavonta Craft (Jeannette) were named to the second team.
Also named to the second team were St. Vincent senior lineman Mike Mackowick, junior defensive back Renny LaRue-Holloman and senior kicker Morgan Porter.
UPG soccer players honored
Five Pitt-Greensburg men’s player earned Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference all-conference honors.
Senior Jeremy Niemiec, who finished with 11 goals and 13 assists, was named to the first team, while seniors Carmene Albano and Alex Leonard were named to the second team and senior Max Paolone and junior goalkeeper Brandon Galley to the third team.
Junior forward Courtney Carroll earned her third consecutive third team honors for the women.
WCCC women stay perfect
Westmoreland County Community College’s women’s basketball team has opened the season with five consecutive victories.
Included in the start was a 31-point and 18-rebound effort by Devin Larkin (Greensburg Central Catholic) in a victory against Penn State Greater Allegheny and a 32-point and 22-rebound effort against Penn State DuBois. Her 32 points set a new school record.
She’s had a double-double in every game.