Men’s Basketball

Go Black Bears! The Pennsylvania Highlands Black Bears are looking forward to doing battle this year under the guidance of the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association (NJCAA) in Region XX, at the Division III level.


2018-19 Team Roster

  • #0 Tyler Dawson


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position: 
    Forward
    High School:
    Bedford
    Hometown: Bedford, PA

  • #1 Jordan Fortson


    Year: 
    Sophomore
    Position: 
    Guard
    High School: Smithsburg (MD)
    Hometown: Huntingdon, PA

  • #2 Tayden Jessie


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position:
    Forward
    High School: Bishop Walsh (MD)
    Hometown: Cumberland, MD

  • #3 Matthew Forbes


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position:
    Guard
    High School: Massanutten Military Academy (VA)
    Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

  • #4 Bryan Acosta


    Year: 
    Sophomore
    Position:
    Guard
    High School: Wekiva (FL)
    Hometown: Orlando, FL

  • #5 Austin Young


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position:
    Guard
    High School: Grafton (WV)
    Hometown: Grafton, WV

  • #11 Desmond Jones


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position:
    Forward
    High School: Stonewall Jackson
    Hometown: Bristow, VA

  • #12 Ajai Washington


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position:
    Guard
    High School: Brashear
    Hometown: Toledo, OH

  • #22 Peyton Brown


    Year: 
    Sophomore
    Position:
    Forward
    High School: Williamsburg
    Hometown: Williamsburg, PA

  • #23 Devon Hill


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position:
    Forward
    High School: Ferndale
    Hometown: Johnstown, PA

  • #24 Aaron Smith


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position:
    Guard
    High School: Shanksville
    Hometown: Shanksville, PA

  • #30 Landon Ridgeway


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position:
    Guard
    High School: Paw Paw (WV)
    Hometown: Paw Paw, WV

  • #33 Chandler Enos


    Year: 
    Sophomore
    Position:
    Guard
    High School: Turkeyfoot Valley
    Hometown: Confluence, PA

  • #35 Terrell Jones


    Year: 
    Freshman
    Position:
    Forward
    High School: Greater Johnstown
    Hometown: Johnstown, PA


2018-19 Team Schedule

Date Opponent H/A
10/19 (6PM) Penn State Greater Allegheny (Scrimmage) Home
10/26 (5PM) Allegany College of Maryland (Scrimmage) Cumberland, MD
11/1 (6PM) Penn State DuBois (Scrimmage) DuBois, PA
11/9 (3PM) Prince George’s Community College McHenry, MD
11/10 (4PM) Garrett College McHenry, MD
11/14 (6PM) Grove City JV Home (UPJ Sports Center)
11/20 (4PM) Penn State Altoona JV Altoona, PA
11/30 (5PM) Hagerstown Community College Cumberland, MD
12/1 (1PM) Anne Arundel Community College Cumberland, MD
12/4 (6PM) Penn State Altoona JV Home
12/7 (5PM) Kent St. Tuscarawas Home
12/14 (6PM) Frederick Community College Frederick, MD
12/19 (6PM) Montgomery College Rockville, MD
1/7 (7PM) Butler County Community College Home
1/9 (6PM) Community College of Allegheny County – Boyce Monroeville, PA
1/12 (2PM) Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood, PA
1/14 (7PM) Potomac State Home
1/16 (7PM) Community College of Beaver County Monaca, PA
1/19 (2PM) Community College of Allegheny County – Allegheny Home
1/26 (2PM) Pitt-Titusville Titusville, PA
1/28 (7PM) Westmoreland County Community College Home
1/30 (7PM) Potomac State Keyser, WV
2/2 (7PM) Butler County Community College Butler, PA
2/4 (6PM) Community College of Allegheny County – Boyce Home
2/6 (7PM) Community College of Beaver County Home
2/9 (2PM) Community College of Allegheny County – Allegheny Pittsburgh, PA
2/11 (7PM) Pitt-Titusville Home
2/15 – 2/17 WPCC Playoffs TBD
2/22 – 2/24 Region XX Playoffs TBD

Head Coach

Landon Loya
(w) 814.262.3839
(c) 814.977.0000
lloya@pennhighlands.edu