For those who wish to keep up with all of the Apprentice School teams in action this weekend, this fact sheet will provide info to follow all results of a busy Apprentice School athletic weekend.
Vs. Webber International - Saturday, 1 pm
Prior to kickoff, the seven football seniors will be honored in a pre-game ceremony for their years of service to the Apprentice School football program.
Webber International enters the game 3-6 after losing to Southern Virginia University 27-6 last week in Buena Vista. The Warriors have won the previous four meetings with the Builders and are headed on defense by Nate Keller who is ranked third in the NAIA in tackles per game (12.7).
At Penn College – Friday, 6 pm
At Scranton Electric City Duals – Saturday, 10am
The wrestling team will see action in five dual matches over the weekend starting on Friday night when they face Penn College of Technology in a 6pm match in Williamsport, Pa. On Saturday, they'll be in Scranton, Pa. to participate in the Electric City Duals hosted by the University of Scranton.
Apprentice School has won the Electric City Duals the last three years and will face the host Royals in their final match on Saturday. The event will open with the Builders taking on University of Maryland Baltimore County at 10 am, then the Builders will take on Penn State DuBois at 11:30 am. A rematch with Penn College will happen at 1pm before they'll face Scranton at 2:30 on Saturday.
Men's and Women's Basketball
At Penn State Greater Allegheny Tipoff
Men v. Penn Highlands – Friday, 3pm
Women v. Central Methodist - Friday, 5 pm
Men v. Pitt Titusville – Saturday, 1 pm
Women v. Carlow – Saturday, 3 pm
Both basketball teams will open their seasons this weekend in McKeesport, Pa. at the Penn State Greater Allegheny USCAA Tipoff.
The men's team returns four of their top six scorers with two-time USCAA All-American Tevin Andrews leading the charge after averaging 16 points and almost eight rebounds per game last season. They'll visit Virginia Wesleyan College next weekend for a loaded Marlin Tipoff Tournament. The opening game next week pits the Builders against the NCAA Division III National Runnerup Cabrini College, who was pre-season picked in the top ten nationally on November 16 at 5:30 pm.
The Lady Builders return five of their top seven scorers from last season as junior Courtney Collins was the leading scorer averaging 14 points and almost seven rebounds per game. Apprentice School will return home next weekend for the annual Great Ships Classic where they'll face Penn State Fayette on November 16 at 8 pm and Bennett College on November 17 at 3 pm.