High school roundup: Hampton tops No. 2 North Allegheny in section contest
By Staff Reports
Published: Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, 10:17 p.m.
It was just three weeks ago when North Allegheny used home-court advantage to top Section 3-AAAA rival Hampton. On Friday night, the Talbots returned the favor with a 62-51 victory over the second-ranked Tigers (16-2, 10-2).
Ryan Luther had 20 points, and David Huber and Collin Luther had 13 and 11, respectively, to lead Hampton (17-3, 9-3) to victory. Sean Hennigan had 11 points, including three 3-pointers, for North Allegheny, which still holds second place in the section standings behind No. 1 New Castle (18-0, 11-0).
New Castle 88, Shaler 60 — Shawn Anderson scored 19 points as Class AAAA No. 1 New Castle (19-0, 12-0) earned a victory in Section 3. Geno Thorpe scored a game-high 23 points for Shaler (7-13, 1-11).
Fox Chapel 51, Gateway 37 — Matt D'Amico scored a game-high 19 points as Fox Chapel (15-4, 10-2) earned a Section 2-AAAA victory. Shomari Thomas led Class AAAA No. 3 Gateway (12-4, 9-2) with 10 points.
Central Catholic 63, Woodland Hills 53 — David Urso led all scorers with 18 points as Central Catholic (14-5, 10-2) won in Section 2-AAAA. Tom Green had 14 points and 13 rebounds for Woodland Hills (4-15, 0-12).
Mt. Lebanon 54, Bethel Park 51 — Justin David scored 21 points as Mt. Lebanon (9-11, 6-6) prevailed in a Section 4-AAAA victory. Rohan Young scored 17 points for Class AAAA No. 5 Bethel Park (14-4, 8-3).
Latrobe 62, Connellsville 48 — Mike Soforik scored a game-high 16 points as Latrobe (12-8, 7-3) earned a victory in Section 1-AAAA.
Kiski Area 48, Penn-Trafford 44 — Kiski Area (15-4, 9-2) clinched at least a share of the Section 1-AAAA title as Adam Robison had 19 points, and Joe Brungo added 15.
Blackhawk 45, Ambridge 43 — Brendan Barnett scored on a lob pass in the final seconds to give Blackhawk (12-7, 8-2) a Section 2-AAA victory. Chase Migliore had 15 points to lead the Cougars.
West Mifflin 63, Steel Valley 52 — Garrett Fulmore scored 19 points as West Mifflin (15-3, 10-1) earned a Section 4-AAA victory. Dorian Broadwater scored 21 points for Steel Valley (11-7, 5-5).
Montour 61, South Park 45 — Rob Julian scored 21 points as Class AAA No. 5 Montour (15-4, 8-2) got a victory in Section 5. Ryan Smider had a game-high 25 points and 15 rebounds for South Park (10-8, 5-5).
South Fayette 61, McGuffey 37 — C.J. Rudisill led all scorers with 27 points as South Fayette (12-6, 8-2) earned a victory in Section 5-AAA.
Keystone Oaks 91, Waynesburg 67 — Taylor Lehman scored a game-high 34 points as Keystone Oaks (8-11, 4-6) won in Section 4-AAA. Adam Fox scored 27 points for Waynesburg (3-15, 0-10).
Greensburg Central Catholic 80, Springdale 39 — Zach Herman led all scorers with 26 points as Class AA No. 1 Greensburg Central Catholic (18-1, 10-0) earned a victory in Section 3.
Lincoln Park 66, OLSH 40 — Ryan Skrovranko had 10 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 Lincoln Park (14-5, 8-0) won a Section 1-A contest.
Carmichaels 62, Geibel 35 — Brandon Lawless scored a game-high 33 points as Carmichaels (15-4, 5-3) earned a Section 3-A victory, giving coach Don Williams his 450th career win.
North Catholic 59, Eden Christian Academy 35 — Danny Savulchak scored a game-high 25 points for Class A No. 4 North Catholic (12-5, 6-2) in a Section 2 win.
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