High school roundup: Gregory's 34 points pace Jeannette in section-opening win
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Ciara Gregory's high-scoring performances continued Thursday night. The UNC-Charlotte recruit scored 34 points and had 10 rebounds to lead the Jayhawks to a 77-47 victory over South Allegheny in Section 3-AA play. Gregory had 79 points over two games in the season-opening Franklin Regional tournament and is averaging nearly 38 ppg. Monique Redman added 23 points for Jeannette (2-1, 1-0).
Fort Cherry 39, Brentwood 35 — Rachel Bellhy scored 23 points and grabbed 22 rebounds as Fort Cherry (2-1, 1-0) squeaked out a Section 2-AA victory.
Beaver Falls 44, Laurel 40 — Beaver Falls (2-2, 1-0) earned a Section 2-AA victory behind Ayana Vaughn's game-high 23 points.
North Allegheny 74, Seneca Valley 30 — Taylor Lake and Taylor Brennan scored 15 and 13 points, respectively as North Allegheny (3-1, 1-0) won the Section 3-AAAA opener.
Chartiers Valley 52, Baldwin 21 — Mariah Wells scored a game-high 19 points as No. 2 Chartiers Valley (3-0, 2-0) won in Section 4-AAAA play. Alexa Golden added 13 points for the Colts.
Mt. Lebanon 59, Canon-McMillan 40 — Class AAAA No. 1 Mt. Lebanon (3-1, 1-0) opened Section 4-AAAA play with a victory as Alex Bentrone scored 14 points.
Keystone Oaks 46, Trinity 35 — Maryssa Agurs had 20 points to lead Keystone Oaks (3-1, 1-0) to a Section 4-AAA win.
Freeport 64, Knoch 39 — Jess Aulicino scored a game-high 28 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the Section 1-AAA opener for Freeport. Michaela Bowser scored 14 and Macy Smolic had 10 points for the Yellowjackets (2-2, 1-0). Sam Logan scored 16 points for Knoch (0-4, 0-1).
Cornell 60, Western Beaver 15 — Cornell (3-1, 1-0) opened Section 1-A play strong as Mercena Sheperd had a game-high 23 points.
North Catholic 47, Ellis School 22 — Lauren Wolosik scored a game-high 30 points, as Class A No. 3 North Catholic (1-2, 1-0) earned a Section 2 win.
Serra Catholic 72, Quigley 45 — Katie and Megan Sieg both scored 15 points as Class A No. 4 Serra Catholic (2-1) won a nonsection game. Leslie Hoye added 14 points for the Eagles.
Vincentian 73, St. Joseph 45 — Class A No. 1 Vincentian (4-0, 1-0) opened Section 2 play with win as Brenna Wise scored 26 points and Maia Joiner added 11.
Ambridge 53, Elsinore, Calif. 37 — In the KSA Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Fla., Katie Fischer led all scorers with 22 points as Ambridge (2-0) earned a win. Sydney Rabold and Lexi Hilzendeger scored 13 and 10 points, respectively, for Ambridge.
Chartiers-Houston 68, Augusta, Ky. 32 — Ashley Balzer had 20 points while her sister, Amanda, scored 19 to lead Chartiers-Houston (3-0) to the finals of the KSA Holiday Tournament held in Orlando, Fla.
Jeannette 57, South Allegheny 27 — Jordan Edmunds had a game-high 17 points and led Class AA No. 2 Jeannette to Section 3-AA victory. Duke Brown and Julian Batts scored 16 and 14 points for Jeannette (3-0, 1-0).
Lincoln Park 72, Cypress Creek, Fla. 65 — Maverick Rowan scored 33 points, including seven 3-pointers, and hit the game-winning shot with three seconds remaining to lead Lincoln Park (3-0) to a victory at the KSA Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Fla.
Trinity 67, Jackson County, Ky. 66 — Trinity's Christian Koroly led all scorers with 22 points as the Hillers won the first game of the KSA Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Fla. Corey Hunsberger and Jared Deep added 14 and 11 points, respectively, for the Hillers (3-1).
Chartiers Valley 81, Tottenville, N.Y. 59 — Chartiers Valley remained undefeated with victory at the KSA Holiday Tournament Thursday night in Orlando, Fla. Matty McConnell scored a game-high 24 points, and Mike Boulos added 19 for the Colts (3-0).
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