High school roundup: Kiski Area boys top Norwin in overtime
By Staff Reports
Published: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, 10:18 p.m.
Kiski Area used a balanced scoring attack to knock off Norwin, 52-49, in overtime in a Section 1-AAAA contest Tuesday night.
Adam Robison scored 15 points and Nick Stone added 14 for the Cavaliers (12-4, 6-2). Mike Simmons' 3-pointer in overtime gave Kiski Area the lead for good, 50-49, with 2:04 left. Curtis Perz, who hit a shot with 1.1 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime, finished with 24 points for Norwin (8-7, 5-3), which has lost three consecutive games.
Connellsville 60, Penn-Trafford 50 — Trent Bauer scored 17 points and added 10 rebounds and five blocks to lead Connellsville (6-11, 2-5) to an upset in Section 1-AAAA. Dorian Stevens had 14 points for the Warriors (11-6, 4-4).
New Castle 76, Pine-Richland 59 — Class AAAA top-ranked New Castle got a game-high 23 points from Shawn Anderson in its Section 3 win. Brandon Domenick scored 15 points, and Anthony Richards chipped in with 13 for the unbeaten Red Hurricanes (16-0, 9-0).
North Allegheny 69, Shaler 48 — Penn State recruit Geno Thorpe scored a game-high 26 points for Shaler, but it was not enough as Class AAAA No. 3 North Allegheny (14-1, 8-1) won in Section 3. Elijah Zeise led the Tigers with 12 points and R.J. Colabrese added 10.
Hampton 65, Butler 50 — Ryan Luther's game-high 25 points led Hampton (12-3, 6-3) in Section 3-AAAA. John Floss drained three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for the Talbots.
Seneca Valley 51, North Hills 44 — Ryan McCavley scored 21 points to lead Class AAAA No. 5 Seneca Valley (13-3, 7-2) in Section 3.
Upper St. Clair 63, Bethel Park 50 — Upper St. Clair went 12 of 13 from the foul line in the fourth quarter to secure a Section 4-AAAA win. J.J. Conn led Upper St. Clair (12-3, 8-1) with a game-high 22 points.
Mt. Lebanon 66, Trinity 61 — Tyler Roth netted three 3-pointers and finished with 18 points, while teammates Jonny David and Eddie Jenkins each scored 12 for the Blue Devils (9-8, 3-6) in Section 4-AAAA.
Fox Chapel 54, Franklin Regional 48 — Matt D'Amico, the No. 3 scorer in the WPIAL at 25.4 points per game, scored 24 for the Foxes (12-4, 7-2) in a Section 2-AAAA win.
Central Catholic 84, Penn Hills 40 — Sam Calhoun nailed four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points to pace the Vikings (11-5, 7-2) to a Section 2-AAAA win.
Beaver 77, West Allegheny 62 — Aaron Barlow's game-high 37 points powered Class AAA No. 3 Beaver (14-1, 7-1) in Section 2. Andrew Koester led West Allegheny (8-7, 3-5) with 20 points.
Thomas Jefferson 65, East Allegheny 42 — Joe Carroll scored 24 points, and Chase Winovich added 14 for Class AAA No. 5 Thomas Jefferson (11-4, 7-0) in its Section 4 win.
South Park 69, Keystone Oaks 60 — Ryan Smider scored a game-high 32 points and J.P. Palaschak added 12 for South Park (9-7, 4-4) in Section 5-AAA.
Sto-Rox 78, Quaker Valley 75 — Tony Frenzly hit a 3-pointer with 1:30 left to put Sto-Rox (9-5, 6-1) ahead for good in Section 6-AA. Kurt Moser led Quaker Valley (12-4, 5-3) with 20 points.
California 74, Frazier 41 — Tanner Huffman scored a game-high 28 points, and Class AA No. 5 California (14-1) cruised in a nonsection win.
Bethel Park 53, West Mifflin 40 — Paige Koehka-Pufkar scored 14 points, and Harper Zimmer added 12 for Class AAAA top-ranked Bethel Park (15-1) in a nonsection game.
Woodland Hills 42, Gateway 41 — Desiree Garland hit a layup with 0.2 seconds left to give Woodland Hills (5-11, 2-6) a Section 2-AAAA victory. Maria Taylor had 13 for Gateway (12-3, 7-1).
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