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High school roundup: Chartiers Valley knocks off Montour to stay unbeaten

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Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, 10:06 p.m.

Spencer Casson scored 10 points to go with 17 rebounds and 13 blocks to lead Class AAA No. 1 Chartiers Valley past No. 3 Montour, 75-62, in Section 5 play Friday night.

“I saw five or six other shots that were altered,” Colts coach Tim McConnell said. “I think Montour stopped coming inside because of the blocks.”

Matty McConnell added 21 points for the Colts (8-0, 3-0), who had five players in double figures. Lamonte Harrison had 18, and Devin Wilson scored 17 for Montour (7-2, 2-1).

Mt. Pleasant 69, Yough 50 — Marcus Malara's 23 points led the way as Mt. Pleasant (6-4, 2-1) earned a Section 3-AAA victory. Cody Monroe and Ryan Gumbita scored 11 points and 10 points, respectively, for the Vikings.

Bethel Park 61, Pete rs Township 59 (OT) — Rohan Young hit the game-winning shot with six seconds left in overtime to lift No. 4 Bethel Park (9-1, 4-0) to a Section 4-AAAA win. Wyatt Hagerty had 24 points, and Cody Gilchrest added 20 for the Black Hawks. Nick Parello paced Peters Township (4-6, 1-3) with 21 points.

Hampton 68, Pine-Richland 34 — Junior Ryan Luther scored a game-high 20 points and recorded his 1,000th career points as Class AAAA No. 2 Hampton (10-0, 4-0) earned a Section 3 victory. David Huber and Joey Lafko scored 16 points and 10 points, respectively, for the Talbots.

North Hills 60, Shaler 58 — Mark McIntyre had 16 points, and Joel Pepmyer added 15 to lead North Hills (5-6, 1-3) to a Section 3-AAAA victory. Geno Thorpe scored 25 second-half points after not playing in the first half to lead Shaler (6-5, 0-4).

Upper St. Clair 60, Baldwin 52 — Jordan Conn scored a game-high 24 points as Upper St. Clair (6-3, 3-1) claimed a Section 4-AAAA victory. Joel Klein scored 14 points, including four 3-pointers, for the Panthers.

Gateway 59, Franklin Regional 56 — Class AAAA No. 3 Gateway (7-1, 4-0) got 12 points from Deon Cottrell-Baker in a Section 2 win. Nate Hlozek scored 17 for Franklin Regional (6-5, 1-3).

Canon-McMillan 59, Trinity 51 (OT) — Brett Hainey scored 13 of his game-high 23 points in the fourth quarter and overtime as Canon-McMillan (6-5, 2-2) earned a Section 4-AAAA victory. Christian Korloy and Steve Vorum scored 13 points each for Trinity (8-4, 2-2).

North Allegheny 93, Butler 69 — Adam Hauf scored a game-high 29 points, including six 3-pointers as Class AAAA No. 5 North Allegheny (8-0, 4-0) claimed a Section 3 victory. Sean Hennigan and R.J. Colabrese scored 15 and 12, respectively, for the Tigers.

Washington 69, Fort Cherry 44 — Josh Wise scored a game-high 19 points and recorded his 1,000th career point as Class AA No. 5 Washington (9-1, 3-0) remained undefeated in Section 4. Tyreke Brown scored 16 points for Fort Cherry (3-7, 1-2).

Girls basketball

Hempfield 55, Penn-Trafford 4 4 — Monica Burns scored 21 points, and Hempfield (9-2, 4-0) won a matchup of Section 1-AAAA co-leaders. Lexi Irwin added 12 points for Hempfield, which made 21 of 26 free throws, including 11 in a row in the final four minutes. Maria Palarino led Penn-Trafford (7-2, 3-1) with 13 points.

Kiski Area 56, Albert Gallatin 27 — Maddie Antone scored 30 points to lead Kiski Area (3-7, 3-2) to a Section 1-AAAA victory.

Gateway 65, Fra nklin Regional 44 — In Section 2-AAAA, Gateway (7-2, 4-0) opened the game on a 21-10 run en route to the victory. Katie Wilson and Chelsea Richardson had 19 and 18 points, respectively, for Gateway. Erin DiFalco hit six 3-pointers for Franklin Regional (5-4, 1-2).



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