Sports Town East Week in Review (Dec. 23-29)

Written by Cara DeCarlo on .

Below is a review of the East posts that appeared the week of Dec. 23-29

Sunday, Dec. 23
* Sports Town East Week in Review (Dec. 16-22)

Monday, Dec. 24
* Alumni Update: Anthony Vendemia (Mercyhurst)
* Hempfield: Improving half-court offense to go all four quarters
* Alumni Update:Matt Hyland (Mercyhurst)
* Gateway’s Taylor, team speed allows for attack on zone or man-to-man
* Girls Basketball: East Featured Athletes are Woodland Hills’ Delrika Carey and Desiree Garland
* Girls basketball: A look at Latrobe as an emerging Section 1-AAAA team
* Jeannette basketball: Non-Gregory points and where they come from

Tuesday, Dec. 25
* Photo journal: The Greensburg Central Catholic boys' basketball team
* Central Catholic basketball: Overcoming complacency on boards
* Franklin’s Brown, Jonov, and others fill skill roles during foul trouble and rotations
* Penn Trafford basketball team is looking at Obama this Christmas
* Hempfield basketball team desires mental toughness and the ability to make plays
* Latrobe basketball: New season, tougher Wildcats in 2012-13

Wednesday, Dec. 26
* Wrestling: East Feature Athlete - Franklin Regional's Tyler Smith

Thursday, Dec. 27
* Young Guns Wrestling Club well represented at Powerade Christmas Tournament
* Hockey: East Goaltending Statistical Leader
* Hockey: East Offensive Statistical Leaders
* Central Catholic hockey team finishes 2012 on strong note
* Hockey: East Feature Athlete - Gateway's Taylor Siwik
* Young Greensburg Central Catholic is on the march
* Greensburg Salem wrestling short-handed for key tournament
* Despite attrition, Gateway basketball a contender
* Penn-Trafford struggling on ice
* Franklin Regional swimming finding ways to win

Friday, Dec. 28
* Photo journal: Ellis's Miller, Oakland's Smith, and other East Swimmers at Pitt
* Alumni Update: Luke Nosbisch (Pitt)
* Penn Hills' Larson holding his own against WPIAL boys' swimming heavyweights
* Franklin Regional girls' swimmer Ruffing makes splash at Pitt Christmas meet
* Norwin girls' swimmer Painter nearly pulls off upset at club meet
* After Olympic bid, Smith returns to school team

Saturday, Dec. 29
* Latrobe freshman wrestler proving Powerade seedings wrong