High school roundup: Connellsville girls basketball team gets 1st victory
By Staff Reports

Published: Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, 12:21 a.m.

Madison Wiltrout scored a game-high 12 points as the Connellsville girls basketball team picked up its first victory of the season Saturday by beating Woodland Hills, 55-28 in the Fayette County Coaches Association Tipoff Tournament at Penn State Fayette.

Ashton Grimm tallied 11 points for the Falcons (1-1).

Aleaha Jackson paced Woodland Hills (0-2) with 10 points.

Franklin Regional 57, Mt. Pleasant 54 — Baylee Buleca scored 19 points and Maddie Pularski tallied 13 points as the Panthers (2-0) defeated Mt. Pleasant in the championship game of the Franklin Regional Tipoff Tournament.

Alexa Szelong led the Vikings (1-1) with 23 points.

Elizabeth Forward 75, Southmoreland 28 — Allison Pastore netted a game-high 16 points as the Warriors (2-0) defeated the Scotties (0-2) in the championship game of the Southmoreland Tipoff Tournament.

Kylie Owoc and Abigail Sporio scored 13 points each, and Jessica Palady followed with 12 points.

Boys basketball

Mt. Pleasant 37, Penn-Trafford 36 — Ryan Gumbita drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Mt. Pleasant over host Penn-Trafford in the Penn-Trafford Tipoff Tournament.

Gumbita finished with a team-high 14 points. Luke Liprando tallied 11 points, and Marcus Malara added 10 points for the Vikings (1-1).

Sam Kavel notched 14 points for the Warriors.

Uniontown 70, Connellsville 59 — Jordan Pratt led all scorers with 31 points to lead the Red Raiders (2-0) in the Fayette County Coaches Association Tipoff Tournament at Penn State Fayette. Lyric Ellis dropped in 15 points, and Jeremy Perkins netted 11 points.

Jimmy Leichliter led the Falcons (1-1) with 16 points. Jade Maher connected for 14 points, and Caleb Pittsment notched 12 points.

Frazier 64, Mapletown 55 — Alvin Ross led all scorers with 26 points as the Commodores (1-0) rolled to a win in the Geibel Tipoff Tournament.

Charles Manack posted 12 points, and Roger Cline was next with 11 points.

Derek Riggleman led all scorers with 37 points for the Maples (0-1).

West Greene 45, Geibel 39 — Kolton Rush scored 13 points and Craig Weaver added 10 points as the Pioneers (1-0) beat Geibel in the Geibel Tipoff Tournament.

Kyle Toth led all scorers with 18 points for the Gators (0-1).

South Allegheny 52, Southmoreland 26 — Ty Cook scored 26 points, and Jeiron Lewis netted 17 points as South Allegheny defeated Southmoreland (0-2) in the consolation game of the Brownsville Tipoff Tournament on Saturday.

Wrestling

Hampton Duals — Austin Mihalchik (106 pounds) went 5-0 with five pins on the day, but Mt. Pleasant was 1-4 at the meet. The Vikings beat Baldwin 48-18 and suffered losses to Fox Chapel (54-24), West Allegheny 45-21), Shaler (51-24) and Ellwood City (48-34).

Austin Mears (145) also picked up five wins at the meet, including two by pin.

Josh Lind (220) had four wins and two pins, and Mike Novak added four victories and a pin.

 

 
 


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