GREENSBURG — Senior Cody Spaid (Clearfield) played key roles in back-to-back Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference games for Pitt-Greensburg last week with his first double-double of the season in a 99-79 win over Penn State Altoona and a season-high 20 points in an 86-77 victory over Medaille (N.Y.).
He scored 12 points and pulled down 11 rebounds against Penn State Altoona, adding four assists.
Saturday, the 6-7 forward made nine shots, all layups, in 10 floor attempts while clearing the glass nine times to just miss another double-double. He filled up the stat sheet with five assists, one steal and three blocks.
The Bobcats are 18-4 and own second place in the AMCC at 14-3.
Spaid’s 63.6 shooting percentage for field goals (105 for 165) ranks second in the AMCC and has helped generate 240 points for a 10.9 average.
He leads the Bobcats in all three rebounding categories, 39 offensive and 124 defensive for a 163 total, as well as assists with 68. He also has recorded 20 steals and 21 blocks.
He also ranks among the AMCC top 10 in defensive and total rebounds as well as assists.
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JOHNSTOWN — Sophomore 197-pounder Luke McGonigal (Clearfield) was one of Mercyhurst’s four winners in what was an historic 22-13 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference victory for No. 4-ranked Pitt-Johnstown.
McGonigal, ranked No. 8 in NCAA Division II, major decisioned Alex Delp 12-2 for his 14th dual meet win without a loss, boosting his overall record to 21-5.
The No. 11-ranked Lakers are 10-4 with a 4-2 record against PSAC opponents.
The win by the Mountain Cats made Pat Pecora the all-time winningest wrestling coach for all divisions, National Collegiate Athletic Association I, II, III, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and National Junior College Athletic Association.
He surpassed former Oregon State coach Dale Thomas’ record of 616 and now has a 617-151-5 record in his 44th season at UPJ.
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LATROBE — Freshman Madi Weber (Curwensville) registered four points in her ninth appearance of the season as Saint Vincent defeated visiting Westminster 61-48 Saturday to stay atop the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, a half-game ahead of Grove City.
The Bearcats have won nine of their last 10 games for a 15-6 record that includes an 11-1 log in the PAC.
Weber has scored 40 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and logged two assists, five steals and four blocks.