Curwensville’s Stewart Named to D9 Honor Roll

Press release by www.d9sports.com

CLARION, Pa. – In key games that had both playoff and league implications, Brockway’s Hunter Miller and Clarion’s Michael McCloskey rose to the occasion combining to account for nine touchdowns in their teams’ victories Friday night. 

That is why both of them are the Week 4 D9Sports.com District 9 Co-Football Players of the Week.   

In a 36-16 win over Ridgway, Miller was 15 of 24 passing for 261 yards, four touchdowns and an interception. 

McCloskey, in a 34-14 win over Clarion-Limestone that doubled as head coach Larry Wiser’s 200th victory, scored five times. He carried the ball seven times for 71 yards and four touchdowns and also caught a 6-yard touchdown pass. On defense, the senior added eight tackles with two tackles for a loss. 

Joining Miller and Mccloskey in being honored are 14 players on the District 9 Honor Roll.   

The Player of the Week and Honor Roll honors will continue through the conclusion of the regular season.  

Located at www.d9sports.com, D9Sports.com is in its 17th year of covering athletics within the PIAA’s District 9 and recently became part of the EYT Media Family of Networks which also includes www.exploreclarion.com, www.explorevenango.com and www.explorejeffersonpa.com.  The site, which is not affiliated with the PIAA in any way, covers all 24 football playing teams playing in District 9. For more information on the site, please visit it or e-mail the staff at sports@d9sports.com. The site is also active on Twitter @D9sports and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/d9sports. 

D9SPORTS.COM CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK 

Hunter Miller – Brockway: 15-for-24 passing, 261 yards, 4 touchdowns, 1 interception – Brockway 36, Ridgway 16

Michael McCloskey – Clarion: 7 carries, 71 yards, 4 touchdowns; 1 catch, 6 yards, 1 touchdown; Made 8 tackles with 2 TFLs – Clarion 34, Clarion-Limestone 14 

D9SPORTS.COM HONOR ROLL  

Dylan LeCates – Brockway: 5 catches, 34 yards, 2 touchdowns; Intercepted three passes – Brockway 36, Ridgway 16

Colton Rapp – Clarion: 26 carries, 210 yards; Made 11 tackles – Clarion 34, Clarion-Limestone 14  

Riley Hummell – Clarion-Limestone: 5 catches, 95 yards, 2 touchdowns – Clarion 34, Clarion-Limestone 14

Brendan Makray – Clarion-Limestone: 17-for-34 passing, 204 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception – Clarion 34, Clarion-Limestone 14

Nick Stewart – Curwensville: 39 carries, 184 yards, 1 touchdown – Kane 43, Curwensville 12

Kyle Hopson – DuBois: 9 catches, 175 yards, 2 touchdowns – DuBois 62, Warren 28

Matt Miller – DuBois: 15-for-22 passing, 263 yards, 3 touchdowns; 2 carries, 11 yards – DuBois 62, Warren 28

Jared Braun – Elk County Catholic: 15 carries, 140 yards, 1 touchdown; Returned an interception for a touchdown – Elk County Catholic 27, Bradford 7  

Evan DeLong – Kane: 16 carries, 168 yards, 2 touchdowns – Kane 43, Curwensville 12

Kaiden Powers – Karns City: 4 carries, 168 yards, 2 touchdowns – Karns City 47, Punxsutawney 0

Steven Fawcett – Moniteau: Hit two field goals (37 yards, 26 yards) – Moniteau 33, Keystone 6

Devon Brown – Smethport: 25 carries, 135 yards, 1 touchdown; 9 tackles, 1 sack – Smethport 12, Cameron County 7

Keaton Kahle: Redbank Valley: 11-for-21 passing, 224 yards, 2 touchdowns; 8 carries, 72 yards, 1 touchdown – Redbank Valley 42, Brookville 2

Matt Marconi – St. Marys: 21 carries, 122 yards, 2 touchdowns – St. Marys 32, Union/A-C Valley 14 

2016 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Week Zero: Braden Paulinellie, DuBois

Week One: Nick Stewart, Curwensville

Week Two: Isaac Rumery, Clearfield

Week Three: Sam Leadbetter, Clarion-Limestone

Week Four: Hunter Miller, Brockway and Michael McCloskey, Clarion

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