High school roundup: North Allegheny boys top No. 2 Hampton
By Staff Reports
Published: Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, 10:02 p.m.
Hampton's Ryan Luther scored a game-high 30 points, but it was not enough as Class AAAA No. 3 North Allegheny topped the No. 2 Talbots, 74-65, in a battle of unbeaten teams in Section 3 on Tuesday night.
Sean Hennigan scored 23 points — including six 3-pointers — for the Tigers (11-0, 5-0). Joey Lafko added 13 points, and David Huber had 10 for Hampton (10-1, 4-1).
New Castle 82, Shaler 48 — Shawn Anderson's 18 points led five players in double-figures as Class AAAA top-ranked New Castle (11-0, 5-0) won in Section 3. Penn State recruit Geno Thorpe led Shaler with 12 points.
McKeesport 64, Franklin Regional 55 — McKeesport jumped out to a 36-28 halftime lead and held on for a Section 2-AAAA win. Jordon Payne had 13 points, and Carlitto Acie and Jamie Greyson added 12 and 11, respectively, to pace the Tigers (8-3, 4-1). Nate Hlozek had 21 for Franklin Regional (6-6, 1-4).
Gateway 40, Fox Chapel 38 — D.J. Boyce scored 11 points, and Tom Kromka added 10 for Class AAAA No. 4 Gateway (8-1, 5-0) as it edged Fox Chapel (9-2, 4-1) in Section 2.
Central Catholic 77, Woodland Hills 29 — David Urso finished with a game-high 32 points, including the first 20 points of the third quarter, and Central Catholic (8-3, 4-1) cruised in Section 2-AAAA.
Upper St. Clair 67, Peters Township 62 (2OT) — Coach Danny Holzer earned his 300th career victory in a double overtime win for Upper St. Clair (7-3, 4-1).
Bethel Park 59, Mt. Lebanon 46 — Cody Gilchrist led five players in double-figures with 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to pace Class AAAA No. 5 Bethel Park (10-1, 5-0) in Section 4.
Mars 58, Indiana 47 — Owen Nearhoof led all scorers with 16 points as Class AAA No. 2 Mars (10-2, 4-0) won in Section 1-AAA. Riley Stapletown led Indiana (9-2, 3-1) with 15 points.
South Fayette 73, McGuffey 43 — Evan Bonnaure scored 32 points to lead South Fayette (8-2, 4-0) to a Section 5-AAA victory.
Thomas Jefferson 65, Belle Vernon 47 — Joe Carroll led three players in double figures with 21 points to lead Thomas Jefferson (7-3, 4-0) to a Section 4-AAA victory. Jason Capco had 23 for Belle Vernon (2-9, 1-3).
East Allegheny 103, Ringgold 59 — Joel Randolph scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and Shawn Adair had 21 points to lead East Allegheny (5-7, 1-3) in Section 4-AAA.
Valley 50, Highlands 49 — Tyler Gardlock made a pair of free throws in the final minute to earn Valley (3-7, 1-4) a Section 1-AAA win. Chaz Cheetham led Valley with 13 points.
West Allegheny 59, Hopewell 49 — Andrew Koester scored 26 points and Mike Miara and Collin Charlebois each had 12 for West Allegheny (6-4, 3-2) in its Section 2-AAA win.
Blackhawk 55, Ambridge 53 — Tyler Engle scored 17 of his game-high 33 points to lead Blackhawk (5-6, 3-1) to a Section 2-AAA victory. Engle finished with nine 3-pointers, including five in the fourth quarter.
Seton-La Salle 50, Washington 45 — Daley Chaney's 18 points were enough for Class AA No. 5 Seton-La Salle (10-2, 5-0) to hand the Prexies — ranked No. 4 — their first loss in Section 4. Josh Wise led Washington (10-2, 4-1) with 25 points.
Burrell 55, Apollo-Ridge 33 — Cole Bush scored a career-high 33 points on 15-for-17 shooting and grabbed 19 rebounds to lead Burrell (9-2, 3-0) to a Section 1-AA victory. The game was tied, 31-31, heading to the fourth quarter, but Bush scored 14 points in the final quarter as the Bucs outscored the Vikings, 24-2.
Northgate 58, Sto-Rox 52 — Tonyea Curry's game-high 29 points were not enough for Sto-Rox (5-5, 3-1) as it lost in Section 6-AA. Dylan Muller led Northgate (8-3, 4-0) with 15 points, and Justin Parra had 14.
Vincentian 80, North Catholic 68 — The No. 2-ranked Royals (10-0, 2-0) remained unbeaten with a Section 2-A win. Ryan Wolf scored 29 for Vincentian. Dan Savulchak had 30 for No. 1 North Catholic (7-3, 1-1).
Serra Catholic 56, Shady Side Academy 45 — Tyler Grebur and Max Kaminsky had 18 and 17 points, respectively, to lead Serra Catholic (10-1, 3-1) to a Section 3-AA win.
Lincoln Park 82, Rochester 51 — Maverick Rowan scored a game-high 21 points, and John Tomassetti scored 18, grabbed 14 rebounds and had 10 steals to lead Class A No. 5 Lincoln Park (6-4, 2-0) in Section 1.
Beaver 59, Chartiers Valley 55 — The Class AAA No. 3 Bobcats (11-0) handed Chartiers Valley (8-1) its first loss in nonsection play as Aaron Barlow scored 16 points. Michael Boulos led the Class AAA No. 1 Colts with 17.
Avonworth 48, Chartiers-Houston 47 — Shayne Murphy hit a half court shot at the buzzer, but Chartiers-Houston (3-9) fell short in a nonsection matchup. Ryan Pearson had 17 points to lead Avonworth (5-6).
Gateway 47, Fox Chapel 26 — Katey Wilson scored 12 points, Chelsea Richardson added 11 and Maria Taylor had 10 for Gateway (8-2, 5-0) in its Section 2-AAAA win.
Franklin Regional 62, McKeesport 43 — Maggie Kimmich scored a game-high 22 points to lead Franklin Regional (6-4, 2-2) to a win in Section 2-AAAA.
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