Some believe playing basketball in the winter will keep an athlete from becoming a better football player. At Seneca Valley, it seems to have helped.
Technically, the Raiders are the highest-scoring team in the WPIAL’s two largest classifications. OK, so they’ve only played once so far — a game in which they hung 48 points on a rebuilding Peters Township in Week 1 — but it was an offensive outburst all the same for a team that features four basketball players as major contributors and one who could develop into one.
Quarterback Jack Cook, a starter since his sophomore year in basketball, tossed touchdown passes last week to Payton Skalos, Jake Bunofsky and Jake Holl, all of whom play both sports with Cook.