Jefferson-Morgan selects Gustovich, Saesan as Winter Scholar-Athlete

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Autumn Gustovich is a four-year starter in basketball, a three-year starter in volleyball and will become a four-year starter in softball this spring. Her volleyball team made the playoffs twice, her basketball team once and the Lady Rockets reached the WPIAL softball semifinals last season. Elijah Saesan, a 6-3 center, is a three-year starter in basketball who was named to the Herald-Standard All-Area team and the GCADA All-County team as a junior. He also played football as a freshman.

Previous Scholar Athletes

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Austin Crouse is a three-year starter in basketball and football who made the playoffs each season so far. The senior point guard averaged 13 points per game last year. He was named all-conference in football. He also did two years of track & field. Sheyann Watson is a four-year letter-w…

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Charles "Chuck" Lash is a three-year letterman, starter and team captain in football. His 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against West Greene was the longest in school history. He is on track to be a four-year letterman, starter and multi-year captain in both basketball and baseball. …

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Waynesburg Central’s Peyton Foringer and Avery McConville credit their families for helping them achieve success in athletics, and both stellar students have been rewarded as the fall scholar-athletes for their respective school.

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Benjamin Jackson, the son Brian and Crystal Jackson with a 3.9 GPA, is Greene County's all-time leader rusher. He has helped his football team earn two straight TCS titles and three straight playoff berths. He is also a starter in basketball and baseball, and qualified for the 2017 WPIAL fin…

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Jonathan Lilley is a three-year starter and a four-year letterman in football. Lilley, who has a 4.0 GPA, is an H-back and strong safety. He was a starter on the Mikes' 2017 team that snapped a 13-game playoff losing streak by beating Western Beaver. Kylie Sinn has lettered in soccer (at Way…

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Brandon Donley, who has a 4.3 GPA, is a three-year letterman in baseball under coach Dom DeCarlo. He played a key role in both of the Maples' wins over Geibel Catholic this season with a double and three RBIs on May 3 and the pitching win on May 8. He also was a four-year letterman in footba…

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Madelyn "Maddie" Van Divner, the daughter of Ralph and Nicole Van Divner, is a four-year starter in softball for the Lady Rockets. She helped J-M qualify for the postseason in 2016 and is hoping to do so again this season as the team is off to a 3-1 start in section play. Van Divner, who has…

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Shelbee McCann, the daughter of Lanny and Tracy McCann, is a four-year starter in softball for a Lady Mikes team that has made the WPIAL playoffs each year. McCann also is a multi-letterwinner in basketball. Collin Reynolds, the son of Sheldon and Michelle Reynolds, is a four-year letterman …

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Madison Lampe is a four-year starter in softball, basketball and cross country and was a key part in postseason success for each of those teams. One of the top players in the WPIAL, her Lady Pioneers softball team has won back-to-back PIAA titles as well as three straight WPIAL and section c…

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BEDILLION - Gary L., 73, of Waynesburg, January 11.

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FOX - Justin Francis, 31, of Khedive, formerly of Waynesburg, January 7.

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