News Post

Gia Thorpe Signs to Play Basketball at Howard University

On May 1, senior Gia Thorpe, surrounded by family, coaches, faculty, and friends, signed a letter of intent to play Division I basketball at Howard University.

Gia led the charge to the Girls Basketball team's first WPIAL Championship win in school history in 2017, and to their repeat WPIAL Championship win in 2018. In the 2018 Championship game, Gia's triple-double of 36 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 steals led the way to victory. Her list of accolades is extensive. This year alone she has earned:

  • Her 1,000th point in WPIAL action
  • A spot on the All-Section and All-WPIAL teams
  • Recognition as Class A Player of the year
  • A spot on the Roundball Classic 1A/2A/3A team
  • First-team all-state honors

Congratulations, Gia!