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By The Valley Independent
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, 12:56 a.m.

One night after winning a tough, three-overtime decision over Beth-Center, Charleroi suffered a disappointing non-section loss to South Allegheny.

Playing without starters Eric Johnson and Sheldon Linneman, Charleroi was defeated, 48-43.

South Allegheny (6-11) outscored the Cougars 17-9 in the fourth quarter to pull out the win.

Charleroi (10-5) had three players in double figures, led by Jim Diaz with 15 points while Matt Indorante had 13 and Ryan Konek added 12.

The Gladiators got a game-high 25 points from Kordell Thompson.

Charleroi hosts West Greene Friday.

Frazier 73, Geibel 63

The Commodores (4-10) picked up their fourth win as Charles Manack scored 22 points, Roger Cline 14, Paul Pellick 12 and Vincent Bucci 11.

Geibel (2-12) was led by Aaron Agostoni with a game-high 23 points.

Carmichaels 74, Bentworth 65

The Mikes (13-3) won as Brandon Lawless (23) and Sean Smoggie (20) combined for 43 points.

The Bearcats (6-10) got 22 points from Chris Blackburn, 20 from Cody Levine and 12 from Zach Rober.

GirlsFrazier 51, California 37

The Lady Trojans (12-4) lost the non-section game to the Lady Commodores (8-7) despite getting a game-high 17 points from Courtnee McMasters.

“We just couldn't match the intensity,” said California coach Chris Minerd. “Frazier wanted it more. Their girls played the way I want our team to play with an in-your-face aggressive style.”

Frazier was led by Lauren Timko with 16 points.

California goes to Jefferson-Morgan tonight while Frazier hosts Monessen Friday.

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