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High school roundup: Norwin girls rebound from loss

| Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, 10:42 p.m.

Norwin shrugged off Monday's loss to Penn-Trafford, its worst of the season, and rolled over Latrobe, 65-33, in the second half Section 1-AAAA opener for both schools.

Knights freshman Alayna Gribble led all scorers with 21 points, and senior forward Rachel Keto chipped in 10.

Norwin (8-7, 6-2) will get a tougher test on Monday when it goes on the road for a game against first-place Hempfield.

Greensburg Salem 56, Yough 27 — It wasn't a good night on Cougar Mountain as the Golden Lions shut out the home team, 19-0, in the first quarter and rolled to a Section 3-AAA win. Karly Mellinger scored 19 and Claire Oberdorf 14 for Greensburg Salem. Yough fell to 6-10 overall and 1-6 in section play.

Elizabeth Forward 64, Waynesburg 14 — Dana Buck, who led the Warriors' comeback Monday against Belle Vernon, paced first-place Elizabeth Forward (14-1, 6-0) with 17 points in its Section 4-AAA second-half opener.

Riverview 62, East Allegheny 18 — Raiders freshman Sadie Buchser scored 24 points to lead Riverview to a Section 3-AA win over the host Wildcats.

East Allegheny (1-12, 0-7) was outscored, 30-1, in the first quarter.

Jeannette 70, South Allegheny 47 — Jayhawks senior Ciara Gregory, who became the school's all-time leading scorer earlier in the week, added to her numbers with 31 points in a Section 3-AA win. Jaylee Patterson led three Gladiators (6-8, 2-5) in double figures with 16.

Steel Valley 48, Peters Township 34 — CeCe Dixon scored a game-high 17 as the Ironmen (9-4) won a nonsection confidence booster against a Class AAAA opponent.

Baldwin 60, Thomas Jefferson 43 — Alexis Yanief scored 16 points, but it wasn't enough for the Jaguars (6-9) against the Class AAAA Highlanders in nonsection play.

Shaler 41, Woodland Hills 33 — Delrika Jones-Carey continued her torrid scoring as she netted 14 points, but the Wolverines (4-10) lost their third consecutive game.

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