Local roundup: Ford City boys deliver season high in victory
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At last, a Ford City boys basketball game played at the relentless tempo that satisfies Sabers coach Greg Hutcherson.
Ford City finished with a season-high point total during its 88-76 home win over Summit Academy Tuesday night. The Sabers (6-14, 2-7), whose previous high was 73, led, 27-9, after the first quarter of the Section 1-AA game.
Jesse Sequeira scored a team-high 19 points for Ford City, and David Lattanzio and Andrew Labutka followed with 18 and 17, respectively. The trio combined for 11 3-pointers, with Labutka sinking five.
Lorenzo Abner accumulated a game-high 28 points for Summit Academy (5-14, 2-8).
Kittanning 62, Riverview 36 — Sterling Henry led a quartet of scorers in double figures with a game-high 19 points for Kittanning (16-3) in the nonsection road win. Noah Kunst followed with 13 points, and Alek Schaffer and Vince Mead added 11 and 10, respectively.
Sam Gonsowski finished with 11 points for Riverview (5-15), which had four points in the first quarter.
Indiana 80, Freeport 43 — Freeport (8-10, 3-8) kept close with Indiana (15-5, 9-2) through the first quarter, trailing, 17-15. But the Yellowjackets faded after Indiana scored 31 points in the second quarter.
Brendan Lynch led Freeport with 13 points, while Darius Carter had 24 to pace the Foxes.
Trinity Christian 68, Leechburg 42 — John Wallace recorded his 1,000th point and scored 23 points overall as Trinity Christian (7-12, 4-5) raced past Leechburg (7-12, 2-7) for a Section 4-A win. Wes Lavrinc chipped in 18 points for Trinity Christian, including three 3-pointers and a 5-for-5 showing at the foul line. Jacob Iellimo led the Blue Devils with 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.
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