High school basketball roundup
By Staff Report
Published: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 10:16 p.m.
Updated: Saturday, January 5, 2013
Geno Thorpe scored 30 points to lead Shaler past Hopewell, 66-47, in the C.J. Betters Tournament.
Greg Lydon chipped in 10 points for the Titans, who improved to 5-4.
Hopewell dropped to 2-5.
North Hills 63, Perry 57 (OT) — Dylan Mitchell hit a jumper at the buzzer to send the game into overtime and finished with 11 points for North Hills (3-5) in a win over Perry (3-3) in the Moon Tournament. North Hills' Joel Pepmuyer led all scorers with 34 points, while Donte Dean led three players for Perry in double-figures with 16 points.
Greensburg C.C. 64, Wilkinsburg 55 — Zach Herman led all scorers with 29 points to pace Greensburg Central Catholic (8-0) at the Gateway Tournament. Jonathan Blue led Wilkinsburg (2-4) with 19 points.
New Brighton 57, Woodland Hills 53 — Chris Pipkin scored 13 points to lead New Brighton (8-1) at the Neighborhood Home School Tournament. Jaelin Yellock and Tashaun Goode chipped in 11 apiece. Tom Green led all scorers with 16 points for Woodland Hills (2-6).
Carmichaels 60, Mapletown 50 — Brandon Lawless led Carmichaels (5-1) with 22 points in a victory over Mapletown (0-7) in the King Cole Christmas Tournament. Sean Smoggie scored 18 points for Carmichaels, while Mapletown's Derek Riggleman led all scorers with 28.
Quaker Valley 71, Carrick 47 — Qadir Taylor, one of three players in double-figures for Quaker Valley (5-2), led all scorers with 16 points in a win over Carrick (0-6) in the Ambridge Shootout. Nelson Westwood and Micah Glenn (12) added 14 and 12 points, respectively, for Quaker Valley.
Vincentian 94, Clarion-Limestone 57 — Ryan Wolf and Tony DiNardo scored 31 and 25 points, respectively, to pace Vincentian (7-0) past Clarion-Limestone at the West Shamokin Tournament. Ryan Laugand led Clarion-Limestone with 17 points.
South Fayette 59, Blackhawk 46 — Evan Bonnaure scored a game-high 25 points to lead South Fayette (5-1) over Blackhawk (3-4) in the C.J. Betters Tournament. C.J. Rudisell and Justin Watson added 12 and 10 points, respectively. Tyler Engle led Blackhawk with 12 points.
Bethel Park 60, Riverside 32 — Cody Gilchrist finished with 14 points and was one of three players in double figures for Bethel Park (7-0) in the win over Riverside (3-5) in the Shady Side Academy Tournament. Rohan Young scored 13 and Kenny Gilmore added 10 for Bethel Park. Tyler Falk led Riverside with 13 points.
Seneca Valley 60, Plum 55 — Easton Bazzoli scored 20 points to lead Seneca Valley (5-2) past Plum (3-5) in the Seneca Valley Tournament. Plum's Nicholas Stotler scored a game-high 24 points.
Gateway 63, Clairton 26 — D.J. Boyce scored 18 points to lead Gateway (5-0) over Clairton (1-1) in the Gateway Tournament. Tom Kromka added 13 points in the win.
Jeannette 73, Monessen 46 — Julian Batts scored 24 points to lead Jeannette (8-0) over Monessen (0-7) in the Gateway Tournament. Duke Brown scored 23 points for Jeannette, while Tyler Yuille led Monessen with 12 points.
Mt. Lebanon 51, East Central 41 — Johnny David and Tyler Roth scored 14 points each to lead Mt. Lebanon (4-3) past East Central in the Bob Wettig Tournament. Howie Backherms scored 11 points for East Central.
Seton-La Salle 75, Northland, Ohio 55 — Angela Heintz, a Duquesne recruit, recorded her 1,000 career point as she finished with 12 points to lead Seton-La Salle (7-0) in the Pickerington North Tournament. Seton-La Salle had three other players in double figures: Nicolete Newman (17), Natalie Piaggesi (15) and Cassidy Walsh (11). Alexis Peterson scored a game-high 30 points for Northland.
Vincentian 70, Shenango 31 — Vrenna Wise scored a game-high 18 points to lead Vincentian (7-0) over Shenango (5-3) in the Penn State-Beaver Christmas Tournament. Kayla Key added 10 points. Jenna Petructi scored 11 points for Shenango.
Hopewell 68, Sto-Rox 15 — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Hopewell (6-1) past Sto-Rox (1-6) in the Mars Christmas Tournament.
Penn-Trafford 58, North Catholic 43 — Maddy Mossellem scored 13 points to lead Penn-Trafford (7-0) at the North Allegheny Tournament. Taylor Cortazzo chipped in with 12 points for Penn-Trafford, while Morgan Rector added 11. Lauren Wolosik scored 19 points for North Catholic (4-3).
North Allegheny 56, Plum 41 — Devvin LaBarge and Taylor Brennan scored 13 points each to lead North Allegheny (5-2) over Plum (6-3) in the North Allegheny Tournament. Abby Gonzales added 10 points. Krista Pietrapola led Plum with 12 points.
Freedom 44, West Allegheny 41 — Maddi Lewis led all scorers with 18 points to pace Freedom (4-4) past West Allegheny (3-5) in the Ambridge Holiday Tournament. Auchay Floyd led West Allegheny with 11 points.
Bishop Canevin 75, Avella 19 — Carly Forse led four players for Bishop Canevin in double-figures, scoring 21 points in a win over Avella (3-3) in the California Tournament. Erin Waskowiak (17), Celina DiPietro (12) and Johnie Olkosky (11) were the other players in double figures for Bishop Canevin (6-0).
Portage 60, Latrobe 56 — Taley Dunaway scored 15 points, including five 3-pointers, but wasn't enough as Latrobe (2-4) fell to Portage (7-0) in the Ligonier Tournament. Portage's Olivia McCabe scored a game-high 26 points, while Emily Chobany added 14 points.
Greensburg C.C. 62, Woodland Hills 53 — Devon Larkin scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Greensburg C.C. (6-1) over Woodland Hills (2-4) in the Hempfield Tournament. Delrika Jones-Carey scored a game-high 20 points for Woodland Hills.
Rochester 60, South Side Beaver 21 — Jamie Simon and Demi McFrazier scored 15 points each to lead Rochester (5-3) over South Side Beaver (3-5) in the Penn State-Beaver Tournament. Kayla Besong added 14 points for Rochester, while Cheyenne Winkle led South Side Beaver with 10 points.
Franklin Regional 79, Laurel Highlands 52 — Maggie Kimmich led all scorers with 16 points to pace Franklin Regional (4-3) past Laurel Highlands (0-8) in the Laurel Highlands Tournament. Dana Eastman and Nikki Weslowski scored 15 points each for Franklin Regional. Kristina Hudock led Laurel Highlands with 12 points.
Mars 38, Moon 37 — Ali Goetz scored a game-high 21 points to help Mars (4-3) squeak past Moon (5-4) in the Mars Tournament. Abby Unis led Moon with 12 points.
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