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High school roundup: Peters Township upsets No. 5 Bethel Park

| Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, 10:08 p.m.

Gabe Pritz scored 21 points to help Peters Township upset Class AAAA No. 5 Bethel Park, 55-46, in Section 4 play Tuesday night.

Nick Parello and Tim Swoope each scored 10 for Peters Township (9-10, 6-6). Cody Gilchrist scored 18 points to lead Bethel Park (14-3, 8-2), which has dropped consecutive games for the first time this season.

Latrobe 75, Albert Gallatin 34 — Chad Kissell had 16 points and Matt Cullen scored 10 for Latrobe (10-8, 7-5) in Section 1-AAAA.

Gateway 63, Franklin Regional 50 — Delvon Randall scored 16 points and Tom Kromka added 15 for Class AAAA No. 3 Gateway (12-3, 9-1) in its win in Section 2.

Central Catholic 55, Plum 46 — David Urso scored 16 points and Sam Calhoun added 15 for Central Catholic (13-5, 9-2) in Section 2-AAAA. Austin Dedert led Plum (8-9, 4-6) with 18 points.

New Castle 75, Seneca Valley 52 — Malik Hooker scored 29 points and Shawn Anderson added 18 for Class AAAA No. 1 New Castle (18-0, 11-0) in Section 3-AAAA.

Hampton 67, Pine-Richland 53 — Brock Baranowski netted six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points— 12 coming in the fourth quarter — for Hampton (15-3, 8-3) in its Section 3-AAAA win.

Moon 58, Mt. Lebanon 53 — Eric Elias scored 12 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to lead Moon (8-9, 4-6) to a Section 4-AAAA win.

Mars 67, Kittanning 41 — Class AAA No. 2 Mars (14-3, 8-0) moved closer to its first section title since 1987 with its win in Section 1. Josh Goetz led the Planets (14-3, 8-0) with 20 points, 22 rebounds and seven blocked shots.

Knoch 58, Highlands 37 — Marc Vaughn led four Knoch players in double figures with 15 points in a Section 1-AAA win. Austin Miller and David Gallagher added 14 points, while Matt Vanella scored 11 points for Knoch (10-7, 5-5).

Central Valley 74, Beaver 53 — Brian Kolich scored a game-high 20 points and Michael Sims added 18 for Central Valley (13-6, 7-2) in its Section 2-AAA win over No. 3 Beaver (15-2, 8-2).

Ambridge 71, Ellwood City 52 — Malik Walker scored 19 points and went over 1,000 in his career for Ambridge (9-7, 5-4) in Section 2-AAA.

Washington 70, Fort Cherry 37 — Jose Wise scored a game-high 28 points to lead Washington (14-5, 6-3) in Section 4-AA.

Lincoln Park 90, Rochester 38 — Maverick Rowan drained five 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 35 points, and Elijah Minnie scored 16 points and grabbed 18 rebounds for Lincoln Park (12-5, 6-0) in Section 1-A.

Vincentian 91, North Catholic 82 — Tony DiNardo scored 27 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and had five steals for Class A No. 2 Vincentian (16-1, 6-0) in Section 2.

Girls basketball

Hempfield 51, Penn-Trafford 36 — The No. 5 Spartans (16-2, 11-0) clinched the Section 1-AAAA title with a victory.

Gateway 70, Franklin Regional 54 — Morgan Hainsey scored a game-high 18 points and Chelsea Richardson added 17 for Gateway (13-3, 8-2) in its Section 2-AAAA win.

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