High school roundup: TJ girls win third straight section game
TribLIVE Sports Videos
Thomas Jefferson defeated Brownsville, 66-52, to win its third consecutive Section 4-AAA game to move with a game of second place.
The Lady Jaguars (7-9, 4-3) opened up a 15-5 first-quarter lead en route to the victory.
Jesse Hinkle led all scorers with 15 points, while Alexis Yanief and Courtney Zoglmann added 11 each.
Hempfield 50, Norwin 42 — Rachel Keto's 12 points weren't enough as Hempfield (14-2, 9-0) used a big third quarter to remain in first place in Section 1-AAAA with a home win over Norwin (8-8, 6-3). Hempfield outscored Norwin, 18-11, in the decisive third quarter.
Uniontown 75, Yough 17 — Danesha Harris scored 16 points as Uniontown (12-2, 7-1) had little problem with Yough (6-11, 1-7) in Section 3-AAA.
Springdale 57, East Allegheny 33 — Springdale raced to a 38-4 halftime lead en route to a Section 3-AA win over East Allegheny (1-13, 0-8). Amanda Koprivnikar led Springdale (9-8, 4-3) with 13 points, while EA got nine from Ashley Hardner.
Bishop Canevin 66, Steel Valley 39 — Steel Valley got outscored, 18-6, in the second quarter to fall behind Bishop Canevin 36-16 and lost a key Section 3-AA game. Erin Waskowiak paced Canevin (14-2, 7-1) with 25, while Lacy Gori led Steel Valley (9-5, 4-3) with 10.
Serra 85, Northgate 24 — Serra led, 31-4, after the first quarter and cruised to its 12th straight victory with a non-section win at Northgate. Nicole Pero scored 15 and Megan Sieg 11 to pace Serra (13-1).
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- WPIAL Class AAA girls basketball preview: South Fayette using title-game defeat as motivation
- WPIAL Class AAA boys basketball preview: Experienced lineup has Mars among title contenders
- Springdale girls seeking fresh start after 0-19 year
- Gateway boys basketball looking to get defensive
- Crop of young players bodes well for Springdale boys basketball team
- Franklin Regional boys basketball enters the season battle-tested
- New coach ready to get started with Gateway girls basketball
- Connellsville girls ready to compete for playoffs spot
- Woodland Hills’ plan starts to come together
- Franklin Regional girls respond quickly to new coach
- WPIAL AAAA boys basketball preview: Runners-up last season, North Allegheny hopes to take next step