MIDDLETOWN, Pa. - Junior Kenton Alston (Harrisburg, PA/Steel High) scored his 1,000th career point during Penn State Harrisburg's Saturday afternoon contest at Keuka College. This impressive career milestone came just five games into Alston's junior season.
Alston began his third season as a Nittany Lion with 930 points and has averaged 14.6 points per game. He needed 3 points to break the 1,000 point mark but finished the game with 6 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals.
Alston scored 1,000 points in his high school career at Steel High. Current Penn State Harrisburg head coach Mike Gaffey was the head coach at Steel High at the time of Alston's high school career achievement and has now coached him through the impressive college career milestone as well.
Penn State Harrisburg defeated Keuka College on Saturday 76-55. The Lions will travel to Wells College at 3:00 PM on Sunday for their second game of the NEAC double header weekend.