High school roundup: Top-seeded Bethel Park girls edge No. 2 Chartiers Valley
By Staff Reports
Published: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, 11:26 p.m.
Harper Zimmer, who finished with 11 points, hit a jumper with 15 seconds remaining to lift Class AAAA No. 1 Bethel Park (11-1, 5-0) to a 37-36 win over No. 2 Chartiers Valley (8-4, 4-2) in Section 4 action Thursday night.
Bethel Park's Megan Marecic led all scorers with 15 points, while Chartiers Valley was led by Karley O'Keefe, who finished with 13 points, and Mariah Wells, who finished with 11 points.
Mt. Lebanon 44, Baldwin 38 — Amanda Frosztega's 10 points led Class AAAA No. 3 Mt. Lebanon (10-2, 4-1) to a Section 4 win. Baldwin (5-6, 2-3) was led by Nikki Corcoran's 10 points.
Hempfield 66, Albert Gallatin 41 — Monica Burns, who made five 3-pointers, finished with 26 points to lead Class AAAA No. 5 Hempfield (11-2, 6-0) to a Section 1 victory. Leah Knizner added 12 points in the victory, while Albert Gallatin (5-7, 1-5) was led by Ally Rudolph's 19 points.
Upper St. Clair 55, Peters Township 48 — Bridget Loether scored a game-high 20 points, but it wasn't enough as Peters Township (3-9, 0-5) lost in Section 4-AAAA action. Rachel Mazzie scored 18 points to lead three players in double-figures for Upper St. Clair (8-3, 3-2). Jordan Serio (13) and Elayna Kaylor (10) also paced Upper St. Clair.
Penn-Trafford 72, Latrobe 29 — In Section 1-AAAA, Penn Trafford (9-2, 5-1) was led by Taylor Cortazzo's 15 points while Nicole Hyland and Casey Aunkst scored 14 and 13 points, respectively. Latrobe (6-5, 4-2) was led by Madison Kollar's 12 points.
Norwin 56, Kiski Area 49 — Alayna Gribble scored 15 points to lead Norwin (7-6, 5-1) to a Section 1-AAAA win. Rachel Keto contributed 10 points in the win. Maddie Antone scored a game-high 17 points for Kiski Area (2-10, 2-4), while Taylor Muffie added 10 points in the loss.
South Park 73, Trinity 31— Class AAA No. 3 South Park (11-1, 6-0) was led by Shelby Lindsay's 14 points and 11 rebounds to go along with eight assists and six steals in a Section 5 win. Halie Torris led the Eagles in scoring with 20 points, while Rachel Phillips scored 12 for Trinity (2-8, 1-4).
Elizabeth Forward 63, Ringgold 34 — Natalie Fekula scored 17 points to lead Class AAA No. 4 Elizabeth Forward (11-1, 4-0) to a Section 4 victory. Alison Pastore added 11 points in the win for Elizabeth Forward. Eleni Radic led Ringgold (6-5, 3-2) with 10 points.
Moon 49, Keystone Oaks 44 — Megan Arendsen and Amirah Moore scored 17 points each to lead Moon (7-7, 3-2) to a Section 4-AAA victory. Lexy Mercuri led Keystone Oaks (8-3, 3-2) with 16 points.
Hampton 63, Freeport 18 — Sara Pilarski scored 20 points, and Amanda Reese contributed 12 for Hampton (9-3, 5-0) in a Section 1-AAA win.
Bishop Canevin 46, Fort Cherry 31 — Carly Forse recorded a double-double with 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead Class AA No. 2 Bishop Canevin (11-0, 5-0) to a Section 4 victory. Gina Vallecorsa scored 11 points for Bishop Canevin. Rachel Belly scored 15 points to lead Fort Cherry (4-5, 2-3) in the loss.
OLSH 68, Northgate 31 — Bri Sciulli, who was one of five players to reach double-figures, scored 12 points to lead Class AA No. 4 OLSH (10-2, 4-1) to a Section 6 win. Bri Vanvolkenburg (11), Jaquline Mathews (10), Heidi Langhorst (10) and Becca Porter (10) also paced OLSH. Shatasha Reeves led Northgate (1-9, 0-5) with 12 points.
Mohawk 30, Riverside 25 — Shelby Brown scored 14 points to lead Mohawk (9-4, 5-0) to a Section 2-AA win. Paige Ruby added 10 points in the win for Mohawk, while Riverside (5-6, 3-2) was led by Alex Deep and Nicole Mansfield, who both finished with 11 points.
Charleroi 55, Bentworth 32 — Mia Woytovich scored a game-high 19 points to lead Charleroi (9-5, 5-1) in a Section 5-AA win. Carina Gottheld chipped in with 14 points for Charleroi, while Bentworth (4-8, 2-3) was led by Kendra Campbell's 11 points.
Greensburg Central Catholic 57, East Allegheny 11 — Carolyn Appleby's 13 points led Greensburg Central Catholic (10-2, 5-0) to a Section 3-AA win, while Nikki Adisey chipped in with 10 points. The loss dropped East Allegheny to 1-10 overall and 0-4 in section play.
Beaver 46, Avonworth 20 — Lexi Posset's game-high 23 points led Beaver (9-1, 6-0) to a Section 6-AA victory.
Beaver Falls 48, Neshannock 26 — Ayana Vaughn scored 19 points, and Gina Campese added 12 points and 13 rebounds to lead Beaver Falls (7-6, 5-1) to a Section 2-AA win.
Ford City 63, Leechburg 20 — Allyson Cujas scored a game-high 21 points as Ford City cruised to a Section 1-AA win. Christina Davis added 11 points for Ford City (5-5, 2-2). Missy Jones scored 14 points to lead Leechburg (0-12, 0-5).
Vincentian 81, Eden Christian 37 — Brenna Wise recorded a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds to lead Class A No. 1 Vincentian (11-0, 5-0) to a Section 2 win. Aila Bradford scored 21 points for Eden Christian (8-4, 3-2).
Serra Catholic 74, Clairton 29 — Katie Sieg recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists to lead Class A No. 2 Serra Catholic (9-1, 3-0) to a Section 4 win. Leslie Hoye and Megan Sieg scored 14 and 11 points, respectively, in the win. Clairton (3-5, 1-2) was led by Justice Hall and Taleese Olgetree, who both scored 10 points.
Avella 58, Carmichaels 51 — Avella (7-4, 3-0) was led by Kenna Drazich's 15 points as it upset Class A No. 4 Carmichaels (11-2, 2-1) in Section 2. Morgan Berardi led Carmichaels with a game-high 24 points.
Quigley Catholic 54, Sewickley Academy 23 — Kristin Jackson nearly recorded a triple-double finishing with 14 points, 12 rebounds and nine steals to lead Quigley (8-3, 5-0) to a Section 1-A victory. Sewickley Academy (5-6, 2-3) was led by Katelyn Ripple's 10 points.
California 51, West Greene 40 — Courtnee McMasters scored 21 points to lead No. 5 California (10-2, 2-1) to a Section 3-A victory.
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