Local roundup: Lincoln Park boys basketball team tops Beaver Falls

| Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, 12:18 a.m.

Maverick Rowan led all scorers with 21 points as Lincoln Park (8-4) defeated Beaver Falls (10-2), 69-56, on Saturday in a nonsection matchup.

Elijah Minnie added 12 points and 15 rebounds for Lincoln Park. Elijah Cottrill led Beaver Falls with 19 points.

Seneca Valley 47, Perry 38 — Easton Bazzoli scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half to lead Seneca Valley (9-3) to a nonsection win at Perry (5-7). Devin Lyles and Marcus Dean each scored 10 points for Perry.

Sewickley Academy 60, Shady Side Academy 38 — John O'Malley scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds, as Sewickley Academy (5-7) downed Shady Side Academy (4-10) in nonsection play. Firas Termanini added 15 points and six steals for Sewickley Academy. Michael Ware led Shady Side Academy with 10 points.

Winchester Thurston 52, Aquinas Academy 30 — James Counihan scored 14 points to lead Winchester Thurston (2-6) to a nonsection win at Aquinas Academy (1-11). Mike Tappe scored a game-high 16 points for Aquinas Academy, which trailed at halftime, 33-12.

Bishop Canevin 44, Franklin 36 — Franklin (7-3) fell to Bishop Canevin (6-7) in a nonsection game despite Kyle Ritchey's game-high 14 points. Jake Seligman scored 12 points and Mike Tambellini added 10 in Bishop Canevin's victory.

North Catholic 73, Hampton 52 — Despite Ryan Luther's game-high 25 points, Hampton (11-2) lost to North Catholic in the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament at Geneva College. Domenic Robb posted 11 points for the Indians, while Dany Savulchak and Pat Reilly had 10 apiece.

Jeannette 61, Latrobe 56 – Julian Batts 20 points lifted Jeannette (12-1) over Latrobe (9-5) in nonsection play. Will Wears scored 20 points for Latrobe.

Fox Chapel 49, Penn-Trafford 45 — Fox Chapel (10-3, 5-1) jumped out to a 16-point lead at halftime, then held off Penn-Trafford (8-5, 2-3). Matt D'Amico led all scorers with 23 points for the Foxes.


Greensburg Salem 64, Jeannette 45 — Senior Jayne Oberdorf scored a game-high 27 points, including her 1,000th career point, as Greensburg Salem (9-3, 5-0) topped Jeannette. Her total also included five 3-pointers. Monique Redman led Jeannette with 22 points.

Gateway 51, Bishop Canevin 50 — Katey Wilson was fouled with .4 seconds left and hit the first of two free throws as Gateway (10-2, 5-2) edged Bishop Canevin (11-1, 5-0). Wilson also finished with a game-high 20 points as the Gators dealt Bishop Canevin their first loss of the season.

Hopewell 58, Blackhawk 30 — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 32 points, tallied eight steals and had five assists to lead Class AAA No. 2 Hopewell (12-1) to the win over Mohawk (9-5) at the Coaches vs. Cancer Clash of the Titans at Geneva College. Cassidy Rizzo added 10 points for Hopewell, which has won seven straight.

Baldwin 52, Connellsville 35 — Amanda Larkin and Taylor Duchon each scored 10 points to lead Baldwin (6-6) to the nonsection win at Connellsville (6-8). Maria Merendino and Marissa Matesic scored 11 and 10 points, respectively, for Connellsville.

Beaver 28, Quigley 27 — Eleanor Neeley's two free throws with 5 seconds left in the game — Beaver's only points in the fourth quarter — lifted the Bobcats to the nonsection victory at Quigley (8-4). Neeley finished with 11 points, and Lexi Posset added 10 for Beaver (10-1). Kristin Jackson paced Quigley with 11 points.

Pine-Richland 43, Hampton 40 — Marisa Hombosky scored 19 points to lead Pine-Richland (5-9) to the nonsection win at Hampton (9-4). Sara Pilarski scored a game-high 24 points for Hampton.

Monessen 42, Westinghouse 25 — At the Gateway Tournament, Mariah Ward's 21 points led Monessen (2-8) to the win over Westinghouse (6-3). Monessen shut out Westinghouse in the final quarter, 12-0.

Shaler 46, Deer Lakes 28 — Despite Rebecca's Badincak's 16 points, Class AA No. 3 Deer Lakes (11-1) fell to Shaler (5-8) at the Gateway Tournament. Andi Lydon and Paige Quinn each scored eight points to lead Shaler.

Kennedy Catholic 51, Upper St. Clair 40 — Alex Ricketts scored 14 points and Courtney Sargent added 11 to lead Kennedy Catholic to the victory over Upper St. Clair (8-4) at the Gateway Tournament. Jordan Serio scored a game-high 18 points in the loss.

Chartiers-Houston 47, Washington 28 — Addy Kretzer scored 13 points in addition to Megan Karushaar's 10 to hand Chartiers-Houston (7-5) a nonsection win over Washington (6-7).


2013 Tri-County Tournament: Two wrestlers won their weight classes and a nine placed in the top five as Peters Township topped the 19-team Tri-County tournament.

Ty Buckiso (126 pounds ) and Italo Merante (132) each took the top spot as the Indians edged second-place Waynesburg 162.5-157.5.

Waynesburg had three wrestlers capture the title in their prospective classes and totaled seven wrestlers in the top five.

A.C. Headlee (113), Shane Piper (145) and Bo Hampson (152) were winners for Waynesburg.

Canon-McMillan wrestlers won the title in three classes to finish third with 147.5 points. Brandon Price (106), Dalton Maci (120) and Sammy Minor (160) each won for the Big Macs.

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