State College High School students Jared Karas and Robby Waite are the Centre Daily Times’ Male Athletes of the Week.
Karas and Waite participated on the Mid-State Mustangs who won the U18 Tier II National Ice Hockey Championship in Wayne New Jersey recently. The Mustangs, based in Altoona, defeated Delaware 6-1 in the title game.
Karas had six goals and six assists in six games, tying for second among individuals for points in the tournament. In his career with the Mustangs, Karas won five state and two national titles.
Waite, moved from defenseman to forward in the event, had a goal at a position he had not played all season.
The Mustangs outscored their opponents 36-17 and went 5-1 in the tournament.