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High school roundup: No. 1 Chartiers Valley boys take down Keystone Oaks

| Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, 10:06 p.m.
Southmoreland's Shane Cavanaugh (standing) tries to break the hold of Jeannette's Cruz White during the 160-pound bout on Wednesday.

Lori Padilla/For the Daily Courier
Southmoreland's Shane Cavanaugh (standing) tries to break the hold of Jeannette's Cruz White during the 160-pound bout on Wednesday. Lori Padilla/For the Daily Courier

Matty McConnell and Spencer Casson scored 22 points each to lead Class AAA No. 1 Chartiers Valley (9-1, 4-0) to a 98-82 win over Keystone Oaks (5-7, 2-2) in Section 5-AAA on Wednesday night. The Colts bounced back from their first loss of the season Tuesday night against No. 3 Beaver.

Mike Boulos and Dom Castello both added 17 points, while Haedyn Herzer chipped in 14 points for Chartiers Valley.

Keystone Oaks was led by Jared Skolnicki, who scored 22 points, and Corey Sevacko, who surpassed the 1,000-point plateau during the game. Taylor Lehman scored 18 points for Keystone Oaks, and Braydon Griffiths added 10.

California 61, Belle Vernon 52 — Austin Wingo, who finished with 18 points, led three players in double figures for California (10-1) in a nonsection win. Evan Patterson (17) and Tanner Huffman (15) also reached double figures for California. Belle Vernon (2-10) was led by Jason Capco's 19 points.

Carmichaels 73, Frazier 42 — Brandon Lawless scored 31 points to lead Carmichaels (10-2) to a nonsection victory. Sean Smoggie (19) and Josh Mundell (10) also paced Carmichaels. Paul Pellick led Frazier (1-8) with 10 points.

Hollidaysburg 54, Indiana 44 — Zach Ottaway scored 23 points to lead Hollidaysburg (3-7) to a nonsection victory. Indiana (9-3) was paced by Riley Stapleton's 17 points.

Upper St. Clair 54, Allderdice 44 — Jordan Grabowski scored a game-high 25 points to lead Upper St. Clair (8-3) to a nonsection win. J.J. Conn added 10 points. Jordan Smith led Allderdice (2-8) with 16 points.

Avonworth 64, Quigley Catholic 53 — Ryan Pearson scored 24 points in leading Avonworth (6-6) to a nonsection win. Dalton Day added 11 points for the Antelopes. Quigley (7-6) was led by Nate Lieb's 19 points.

Kiski School 84, Summit Academy 45 — Greg Bearer led four players in double figures for Kiski School (12-3) with 22 points, including six 3-pointers, in a nonsection win. Michael Poirier (13), Obi Udezeh (13) and Andrew Jacob (10) also paced Kiski School.

Burgettstown 61, Western Beaver 47 — Jonathan Sabo scored a team-high 22 points to lead Burgettstown (6-7) to a nonsection win. Josh Mack and Ryan Glover scored 18 and 16, respectively, for Burgettstown. Western Beaver (3-8) was led by Nick Miller's 23 points.

Girls basketball

Central Valley 73, Aliquippa 35 — Madi Rowan scored a game-high 19 points to lead Class AAA No. 5 Central Valley (10-0) to a nonsection win. Kiana Law and Seairra Barrett scored 16 points each. Aliquippa (1-10) was led by DeShawnde West and Ciara Clark, who both scored 13.

Freedom 47, Western Beaver 19 — Emilee Handyside and Casey Spieler scored 10 points each to lead Freedom (7-5) to a nonsection win.

Thomas Jefferson 57, Clairton 26 — Alexis Yanief scored 11 points to lead Thomas Jefferson (4-8) to a nonsection win. Kamara Townes led Clairton (3-4) with 12 points.


Hampton 52, Fox Chapel 15 — Hampton (9-1, 4-0) got pins from Brandon Olszewski (170 pounds), Jake Hart (195), Justin Aippersbach (182), Colin Siford (160) and Kevin Synan (145) in a Class AAA, Section 3-B win over Fox Chapel (3-6, 0-4).

Greensburg Salem 40, Norwin 21 — Led by pins from Austin Shaw (126 pounds), Zachary Sistek (145) and Raistlen Willett (195), Greensburg Salem (7-1, 4-0) earned a Class AAA, Section 1-B victory. Norwin (1-4, 1-3) got a pin from Andrew Phipps (182).

North Allegheny 64, Mars 3 — Scotty Stossel (106 pounds), Connor D'Amato (113), Jesse Rogers (138), Drew Landefeld (145), Colton Byerly (170) and Zach Smith (195) had pins to lead North Allegheny (7-2, 4-0) in Class AAA, Section 3-A.

Southmoreland 54, Jeannette 18 — Austin Griffiths (120 pounds), Jorden Beltz (132), Brenden Hernley (145), Sean Suter (152), Shane Cavanaugh (160) and Dakota Datz (182) had pins as Southmoreland (2-2, 2-2) won in Class AA, Section 2-B. Conner Van Dyke (126) had a pin for Jeannette.

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