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High school roundup: Chartiers-Houston's Briggs tosses 2nd straight no-hitter in victory

Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Ambridge's Hannah Smith slides into second base with a double next to Central Valley's Lauren Maly during their game Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Center. Smith scored the Bridgers second run, and Ambridge won, 3-2.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 9:24 p.m.

Kayla Briggs threw a no-hitter for the second straight day, as No. 2 Chartiers-Houston rolled to a 13-0 win over Beth-Center in Section 2-AA play Tuesday.

After striking out 11 in a 10-0 win over Washington on Monday, the senior struck out 16 on Tuesday and also went 3 for 5 at the plate with a double and triple for the Bucs (8-0, 5-0).

North Allegheny 14, Fox Chapel 0 (5 inn.) — Madi Beining allowed two hits and struck out eight to help North Allegheny (4-1, 4-1) to a Section 3-AAAA win. Bonnie Pierson and Liz Scherer each homered and had three hits for the Tigers.

Bethel Park 6, Brashear 3 — In Section 4-AAAA, Molly Welsh and Julia Sherwin each had three hits to lead Bethel Park (2-3, 2-3) to victory.

Ambridge 3, Central Valley 2 — Jaymee Humbert went 3 for 3 with two home runs and three RBI to help No. 2 Ambridge (5-0, 4-0) to a Section 1-AAA win.

Trinity 4, South Fayette 2 — Olivia Gray hit a two-run single in the fourth inning, as Trinity (4-0, 4-0) won in Section 2-AAA.

Elizabeth Forward 3, Thomas Jefferson 1 — Portia McBride had eight strikeouts and allowed one run, and Jen Keefer went 2 for 3 with two RBI to lead No. 3 Elizabeth Forward (7-1, 4-1) to a Section 3-AAA win.

South Park 8, Belle Vernon 3 — Dana Achille hit a two-run home run and struck out six batters in a complete-game victory for South Park (4-2, 4-2) in Section 3-AAA.

Keystone Oaks 12, Avonworth 1 — Kiersten Badzgon had a triple, home run and three RBI, as Keystone Oaks (4-0, 4-0) picked up a Section 1-AA win.

Deer Lakes 5, Freeport 4 (9 inn.) — Winning pitcher Tiffany Edwards drove in Becca Babincak in the top of the ninth inning to lift No. 1 Deer Lakes (6-0, 5-0) to a Section 3-AA victory. Edwards, who struck out nine, also hit a two-run home run.

Riverside 1, Beaver 0 — Kirstin Wilson struck out 10 and allowed just one hit in a complete-game victory for No. 3 Riverside (3-0, 3-0) in a Section 5-AA victory.

Sto-Rox 16, Sewickley Academy 2 — Aimee Miller had four hits, including a home run, and threw a complete-game one-hitter to lead No. 3 Sto-Rox (5-1, 4-0) to a Section 1-A victory.

Neshannock 1, South Side Beaver 0 (8 inn.) — Rayanna Furst scored the game-winning run on a misplayed grounder in to lead No. 1 Neshannock (5-0, 5-0) to a Section 4-A win. Madison Shaffer struck out 17 in the victory.

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