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Former Wampum High School basketball star Don Hennon and recent New Castle graduate Drew Allen display the t-shirts that link the only two Lawrence County programs to capture boys basketball state titles. Both men played on teams that went 31-0, Hennon in 1955 and Allen last March.

Updated through the 2017-18 season

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Since graduating from New Castle High, David M. Young has embarked on an international basketball journey that has taken him to his current home, the Philippines.

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Akron guard Steve McNees, a former Shenango High standout, guards Ohio's Armon Bassett (0) during Saturday's Mid-American Conference title game. McNees scored 15 points, but Akron lost 81-75 in overtime.

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Erica Galvin/NEWS Player of the Week is Union's Anthony Thomas.

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Erica Galvin/NEWS Bobby Nittinger drives the baseline against DuBois Central Catholic's Dan Fitzpatrick in the third quarter.

New Castle's Stone claims Section 2-4A MVP honor

Geno Stone helped New Castle to another WPIAL Class 4A title under coach Ralph Blundo. 

VALIANT EFFORT

New Castle's Marquel Hooker moves the ball upcourt.

THIRD TIME'S THE CHARM New Castle knocks off Quaker Valley in WPIAL title game

New Castle's Marcus Hooker drives to the basket in the second half of the WPIAL Class 4A championship game against Quaker Valley on Saturday.

1. Kevin Covert, Neshannock, 1991-95, 2,612

2. Don Hennon, Wampum, 1951-55, 2,376

3. David Young, Union/New Castle, 1996-99, 2,232

4. Steve McNees, Shenango, 2003-2006, 2,192

5. David Kwiat, Neshannock, 1989-93, 2,085

6. Warren Sallade, Wilmington, 1955-59, 2,075

7. Dan Aloi, Ellwood City, 1984-87, 1,938

8. Rich Allen, Wampum, 1957-60, 1,931

9. Ryan Delaney, Shenango, 1995-97, 1,715

10. Mason Mraz, Laurel, 2014-2017, 1,666

11. Tim Glass, Mohawk, 1972-75, 1,661

12. Malik Hooker, New Castle, 2011-2014, 1,628

13. Spencer DeMedal, Wilmington, 2014-2017, 1,599

14. Don Nogay, Union, 1986-89, 1,592

15. Mark Stanley, Union, 1982-84, 1,586

15. Brian Fadden, Mohawk, 1999-02, 1,586

17. Mike Burkett, Laurel, 2002-05, 1,571

18. Rob Nogay, Union, 1990-92, 1,549

19. Marcus Hooker, New Castle 2015-18, 1,543

20. Ed Maslyk, Neshannock, 1961-64, 1,540

21. Ernie Burkes, Neshannock, 2011-2014, 1,536

22. Shawn Anderson, New Castle, 2009-2013, 1,496

23. Rick Giordano, Neshannock, 1995-99, 1,458

24. Corey Eggleston, New Castle, 2009-12, 1,409

25. Ethan Moose, Neshannock, 2013-2016, 1,366

26. Scott Siddall, Laurel, 2013-2016, 1,313

27. Ed Pagley, New Castle, 1996-99, 1,304

28. Dom Joseph, New Castle, 1999-02, 1,299

29. Chase McKim, Ellwood City, 1998-2001, 1,286

30. Tre Charles, Union, 2015-2018, 1,265

31. James Graham, Shenango, 1994-96, 1,263

32. Anthony Roth, Ellwood City, 2015-2018, 1,262

33. Harold Allen, Wampum, 1956-58, 1,259

34. Eugene Matsook, Shenango, 1977-81, 1,256

35. John Jenkins, Union, 1958-60, 1,243

36. Rich Kunselman, Laurel, 1980-83, 1,238

37. Todd Bluedorn, Laurel, 1977-81, 1,236

38. Bryan Greer, Shenango, 1982-85, 1,221

39. Joe Schnitzki, Wampum, 1955-57, 1,219

40. Anthony Harvey, New Castle, 2004-07, 1, 214

41. David Allen, Ellwood City, 1992-95, 1,213

41. Jason Zarilla, New Castle, 1990-93, 1,213

43. Shaun Ashbury, Union, 1994-96, 1,202

44. Anthony Thomas, Union, 2007-2010, 1,198

45. Ron Allen, Wampum, 1958-61, 1,195

46. Shawn Carr, Mohawk, 2001-03 1,194

47. Terry Grossetti, Shenango, 2001-03, 1,181

48. Ray Micaletti, Shenango, 1987-90, 1,173

49. Walt Mangham, New Castle, 1953-56, 1,170

50. Jake Wilson, Laurel, 2013-2016, 1,168

51. Steve Shaffer, Union, 1985-89, 1,164

52. David Young Sr., Union, 1978-80, 1,152

53. Bob Kwiat, Neshannock, 1984-87, 1,142

53. Sam Gealy, Neshannock, 1959-62, 1,142

55. Benjamin Young, Union, 2011-14, 1,140

56. Mike McClenahan, Mohawk, 1977-80, 1,135

57. Anthony Richards, New Castle, 2011-14, 1,129

58. Corey Collins, Laurel, 2004-07, 1,122

59. Brad Zeigler, Shenango, 1989-91, 1,114

60. Darin Morella, Ellwood City, 1982-85, 1,106

61. Jim Cleaver, Union, 1981-84, 1,104

62. Gerald Scott, Bessemer, 1950-53, 1,099

63. Rich Gaston, Shenango, 2006-09, 1,091

64. Larry Carr, Mohawk, 1971-74, 1,090

65. Justin Farris, New Castle, 1995-98, 1,086

66. Coy Craine, Wampum, 1939-43, 1,082

67. Craig Hannon, Union, 2002-04, 1,082

68. Shane Wagner, Wilmington, 2006-09, 1,071

69. Rick Conrad, Laurel, 1985-88, 1,066

70. Bob Brush, Wilmington, 1953-56, 1,059

71. John Novalesi, Wampum, 1949-53, 1,058

72. Bob McQuiston, Shenango, 1986-89, 1,057

73. Walt McGinnis, Wilmington, 1948-52, 1,054

74. Tom Hutchinson, Wilmington, 1947-50, 1,052

75. Bobby Nittinger, Neshannock, 2008-2010, 1,051

76. Sam Greenwood, Laurel, 1977-81, 1,046

77. Dave Alter, Wilmington, 1982-84, 1,039

78. John Fontanella, Wampum/Mohawk, 1960-63, 1,037

79. Raymond Wiley, Union, 1974-77, 1,037

80. Geno Stone, New Castle, 2014-2017, 1,026

81. Ron Plano, Union, 1952-56, 1,025

82. Jake Dando, Laurel, 2007-2010, 1,024

83. Joe Hartman, New Castle, 1917-21, 1,019

84. Theron Colao, Ellwood City 2001-03, 1,018

85. Marquel Hooker, New Castle, 2013-2016, 1,018

86. Desmond Whetzel, New Castle, 1996-99, 1,016

87. Rob Fadden, Mohawk, 1992-95 1,011

88. Ron Galbreath, Wampum, 1956-58, 1,008

89. Mike Conglose, Neshannock, 2005-08, 1005

90. John Fuqua, Union, 1960-62, 1,002

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