Desert View center William Philpot to play for Penn State Beaver

William Philpot (Family Photo)

Desert View standout William Philpot (6-6) committed to play for Penn State Beaver this morning after speaking with head coach Brian Bibey on the phone.

“It is exciting for us to see him play a sport he loves at the college level,” his mother Libby Philpot said. “All his hard work has paid off.”

Penn State Beaver is located just outside of Pittsburgh and is one of 14 institutions competing in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.


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