High School Sports

Campus Corner: State College’s Ben Gingher wins 2 swimming events, leads Eastern Michigan to win

State College grad Ben Gingher, seen here in March during his senior season, won two events to help Eastern Michigan’s swimming and diving team defeat Denison on Saturday.
State College grad Ben Gingher, seen here in March during his senior season, won two events to help Eastern Michigan’s swimming and diving team defeat Denison on Saturday. Centre Daily Times, file

State College graduate Ben Gingher won two events to help Eastern Michigan’s swimming and diving team defeat Denison on Saturday.

The freshman won the 100-yard breaststroke in 57.89 seconds and the 200 breaststroke in 2 minutes, 6.73 seconds in the Eagles’ 187.5-111.5 victory.

The wins give Gingher three victories in three meets this season, also taking first in the 200 breast stroke against Kentucky on Oct. 14.


Peyton Edwards (State College, Juniata) has 15 solo tackles and 10 assists, two sacks for minus-7 yards and four tackles for loss for minus-7 yards and two fumbles forced.

Nick Gray (Philipsburg-Osceola, Juniata) has 17 solo tackles and 11 assists, a sack for minus-8 yards, a fumble forced, a fumble recovered and an interception he returned for 59 yards. Juniata lost to Moravian, 20-17 on a last-second field goal to drop to 2-6.

Aaron Boumerhi (P-O, Temple) leads Temple in scoring with 36 points on eight field goals and 12 PATs. Temple is 3-6 after losing to Army 31-28.

Cameron Tobias (Penns Valley, Lock Haven) has completed 76 of 127 passes for 737 yards, a touchdown and nine interceptions. He also has gained 18 yards on 19 carries and averages 34.45 yards on eight punts. Lock Haven (1-7) lost to Kutztown 55-26.

Kashim Buey (State College native, Lock Haven) has three catches for 38 yards.

Bryan Greene (Bald Eagle Area, Lock Haven) has caught 22 passes for 181 yards.

Nick Boumerhi (P-O, Lock Haven) has made 5 of 11 field goals and 15 PATs and has a punting average of 32.88 yards on 33 punts.

Taylor Collison (Penns Valley, Franklin & Marshall) has carried the ball 26 times for 177 yards and a touchdown, has caught two passes for three yards and has four tackles. F&M beat Dickinson 56-0 to improve to 6-1.

Jon Seighman (State College, Lehigh) has 16 solo tackles, three assisted tackles and an interception. Lehigh was idle Saturday and is 2-5.

Brett Graham (State College, UConn) averages 39.8 yards on 33 punts. UConn is 3-4 after beating Tulsa 20-14 Saturday.


Haley Crawford (State College, James Madison) has six goals and six assists. JMU is 9-9.

Kyle Moerschbacher (State College, St. Francis) has a goal and two assists. St. Francis is 8-8.

Haley Giedroc (BEA, Penn State-Altoona) has played in 16 games, starting 10. Altoona is 5-11.

Jess Book (Bellefonte, Grove City) has played in seven games. Grove City is 12-4.

Lauren Anderson (State College, Misericordia) has a goal and an assist. Misericordia is 11-4-2.

Mac Schailey (State College, Widener) has two goals and two assists. Widener is 3-7-4.

Saede Eifrig (State College, Haverford) has three goals and two assists. Haverford is 8-5-2.


Taylor Leath (State College, North Carolina) has 239 kills, nine assists, 15 aces, 129 digs and 41 blocks. North Carolina is 10-8.

Christine Irwin (State College, Juniata) has 28 kills, an assist, two aces, 17 digs and five blocks. No. 19 Juniata is 19-7.

Kayla Bracken (Penns Valley, Delaware Valley) has 107 kills, nine assists, 29 aces, 116 digs and 20 blocks. Delaware Valley is 3-12.

Sydney McNulty (State College, Geneva) has 156 kills, 16 assists, 31 aces, 197 digs and 28 blocks. Geneva is 11-18.

Vee Skripek (BEA, Penn Sate-Altoona) has 103 kills, eight assists, 16 aces, 87 digs and two blocks. Altoona is 11-11.

Alli Henderson (State College, Kutztown) has 171 kills, 19 assists, 29 aces, 185 digs and 25 blocked shots. Kutztown is 7-16.

Laura Hildebrand (State College, Pitt-Bradford) has five kills, 22 assists, 19 aces and 377 digs. Bradford is 12-12.

Field hockey

Lauren Bonness (State College, Michigan State) has three goals and an assist. Michigan State is 8-10.

Aiko Dzikowski (State College, Smith) has played in eight games, starting two. Smith is 8-8.

Paige Meily (State College, Penn) has three assists. Penn is 8-6.

Cross country

Rebecca Bierly (Penns Valley, Lock Haven) placed 32nd in the PSAC Championships in a time of 24:26.7.

Grace Cousins (St. Joseph’s, Savannah College of Art & Design) was 103rd in 21:31.1 at the Sand Shark Invitational.


Seth Erdley (State College, St. Bonaventure) was eighth in the 100-yard backstroke in 55.71 seconds in a dual meet with UConn, which beat the Bonnies 158.5-103.5.

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