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Erie Times-News Breakout Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Nason McCall, Girard

Nason McCall

Nason McCall has emerged as one of several clutch players for a dangerous Girard boys basketball team this season.

The 6-foot 2-inch, guard/forward produced one of the biggest moments of the season against rival General McLane.

With the score tied at 43-43, McLane was looking to run the clock down for the final shot. McCall thwarted that strategy with a steal and layup to give the YellowJackets a 45-43 lead with 12.2 seconds left.

Girard went on to win 47-46 and win a share of the Region 6 championship. The ‘Jackets are in the District 10 Class AAA semifinals next week and look like the team to beat in Class AAA.

Poll results:

Who is the Breakout Boys Basketball Player of the Week?

  • Nason McCall, Girard (14%, 199 Votes)
  • Sheldon Zablotny, Cathedral Prep (9%, 131 Votes)
  • Joe Zoltowski, Harbor Creek (8%, 114 Votes)
  • Dawson Scotch, North East (8%, 111 Votes)
  • Matt Sandberg, Warren (7%, 102 Votes)
  • Jaymon Mason, General McLane (7%, 92 Votes)
  • Jayce Corklin, Titusville (6%, 87 Votes)
  • Alex Borges, Mercyhurst Prep (6%, 85 Votes)
  • Mac Hartman, Kennedy Catholic (5%, 73 Votes)
  • Matthew Dogan, West Middlesex (5%, 73 Votes)
  • Aaron Lundmark, Eisenhower (4%, 56 Votes)
  • Francis Nosant, Central Tech (4%, 49 Votes)
  • Noah Jones, Franklin (2%, 28 Votes)
  • Matt Votino, Hickory (2%, 24 Votes)
  • Josh Vanderhoof, Cochranton (2%, 23 Votes)
  • Logan Clarke, Mercer (2%, 22 Votes)
  • Kyree Kirkland, East (1%, 20 Votes)
  • Khalil Hopson, Sharon (1%, 20 Votes)
  • Marcus Palmero, Cambridge Springs (1%, 20 Votes)
  • Demetrius McLennan, VisionQuest (1%, 17 Votes)
  • Aaron Emmett, Greenville (1%, 14 Votes)
  • Tyler Luchey, Sharpsville (1%, 13 Votes)
  • Malik Miller, Farrell (1%, 13 Votes)
  • Nafis Brown, George Junior (2%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,398

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Posted in: Basketball, Breakout Basketball, District 10

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