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High school roundup: Quaker Valley tops Kittanning in nonsection showdown

| Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 10:03 p.m.

Burke Moser scored 20 points and was one of three players in double figures to lead Quaker Valley (17-4) to a 76-61 win over Kittanning (16-4) in nonsection play Wednesday night.

Qadir Taylor and Chris Conlan added 18 and 12 points for Quaker Valley. Sterling Henry Kittanning with 19 points.

Bishop Canevin 75, Fort Cherry 51 — Jake Selizmen had 30 points, including 20 in the second half, as Bishop Canevin (10-11, 7-4) clinched a playoff berth for the first time in four seasons. Nick Zando had 13 points for Fort Cherry (3-17, 1-10).

West Shamokin 59, Apollo-Ridge 53 — Anthony Rocco led all scorers with 26 points, shooting 11 for 15 from the free-throw line, in leading West Shamokin (10-9, 5-5) to a Section 1-AA win. Tre Tipton led Apollo-Ridge (14-7, 4-5) with 16 points.

Jefferson-Morgan 54, Beth-Center 40 — Travis Taylor and Rece Henneman each had 17 points to lead Jefferson-Morgan (10-11, 5-8) to a Section 5-AA win. Anthony Gilpin had 15 points for Beth-Center (9-11, 5-8).

Monessen 78, Geibel 48 — In Section 3-A, Clintell Gillaspie had 15 points, and Nicodemus Payne added 14 for Monessen (8-11, 6-2). Payne added 18 rebounds. Aaron Agostoni had 20 points for Geibel (2-16, 1-8).

Norwin 60, Clairton 49 — Matt Stewart scored 18 points to lead Norwin (11-9) to a nonsection win. Nick Idele added 11 points. Clairton (12-6) was led by Ryan Clifford's 17 points.

Deer Lakes 62, Derry 47 — Tim Jaczesko had 21 points to guide Deer Lakes (16-4) to a nonsection win, its ninth straight victory. Andy Panizzi led Derry (9-11) with 10 points.

East Allegheny 65, Mt. Pleasant 63 — Joel Randolph had 21 points, and Shawn Adair added 17 to lead East Allegheny (12-9) to a nonsection win. Marcus Malara had 17 points for Mt. Pleasant (12-9).

Girls basketball

Uniontown 53, Mt. Pleasant 31 — Danasha Harris had 21 points, and Lydya Dennis added 14 to lead Uniontown (16-2, 10-1) to a Section 3-AAA victory.

California 81, Mapletown 31 — Courtnee McMasters scored 56 points, including five 3-pointers, and was 11 for 16 from the free throw line, to lead California (14-6) to a nonsection win over Mapletown (0-17). Danielle Koehler added 12 points in the win.

Carmichaels 64, Bentworth 26 — Caroline Cree scored 21 points, including seven 3-pointers to tie a school record, leading Class A No. 5 Carmichaels (18-3) to a nonsection win. Morgan Berardi added 18 points. Bentworth (7-14) was led by Taylor Pompei's 13 points.

Woodland Hills 58, Allderdice 43 — Delrika Jones-Carey scored 28 points for Woodland Hills (7-14) in a nonsection victory. Desiree Garland scored 12 points for Woodland Hills. Sydnee Abernathy (15) and Sierra Fordham (13) led the way for Allderdice (9-11).

Penn Hills 54, Baldwin 48 — Jade Ely scored 20 points and Gloria Schifino added 16 to lead Penn Hills (8-13) to a nonsection win. Nikki Corcoran and Mandi Johnston had 15 and 14 points, respectively, for Baldwin (9-11).

Ringgold 52, Canon-McMillan 45 – Bailey Cooper's 16 points led the way as Ringgold (10-10) won a nonsection game. Danielle Parker had 14 points for Canon-McMillan (8-12).

Neshannock 74, Clairton 40 — In nonsection play, Madison McHale scored 28 points to lead Neshannock (10-10). Talesse Ogletree and Justice Hall each had 13 for Clairton (7-12).

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