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High school roundup: Mt. Lebanon girls win sixth straight section title

| Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, 10:09 p.m.

The Mt. Lebanon girls basketball team clinched a sixth straight Section 4 title Thursday night after topping rival Upper St. Clair, 64-47.

Four players scored in double-figures for the No. 1 Blue Devils (20-2, 11-1) — Christine Ehland (14), Alex Ventrone (13), Margie McCaffrey (12) and Madeleine Collins (10). Jordan Serio had 15 points for Upper St. Clair (10-11, 5-7).

Hempfield 64, Latrobe 50 — No. 5 Hempfield jumped out to a 23-11 lead in the first quarter and held on for a Section 1-AAAA win. Lexi Irwin had 14 points for the Spartans (19-3, 14-0), who have clinched the section title.

Madison Kollar had a career high 20 points for Latrobe (9-11, 6-8).

Albert Gallatin 38, Connellsville 29 — Albert Gallatin qualified for the WPIAL playoffs for the first time in 10 years after a Section 1-AAAA win. Diamond Madison and Taylor Spence had 12 points for the Colonials (10-11, 6-8).

Blackhawk 73, New Castle 48 — Sophomore Chassidy Omogrosso, a Pitt recruit, scored 21 points and surpassed 1,000 career points in leading Class AAA No. 1 Blackhawk (21-0, 12-0) to a Section 2 win.

Hopewell 53, Central Valley 38 — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 31 points to lead Class AAA No. 3 Hopewell (18-3, 9-3) to a Section 2 win. Kiana Law had 15 for No. 4 Central Valley (16-4, 8-4).

Greensburg Salem 77, Derry 38 — In Section 3-AAA, Jayne Oberdorf had 21 points, and Claire Oberdorf added 17 to lead Greensburg Salem (15-6, 10-2) to a Section 3-AAA win.

Elizabeth Forward 51, Belle Vernon 38 — Dana Buck had 13 points, and Natalie Fekula added 10 to lead Class AAA No. 2 Elizabeth Forward (19-1, 11-0) to a Section 4 win.

Jessica Slagus had 22 points for Belle Vernon (15-5, 9-3).

West Mifflin 61, Thomas Jefferson 54 — Taylor Thomas scored 18 points, and Ciara Patterson added 13 to lead West Mifflin (9-12, 8-4) to a Section 4-AAA win. Jesse Hinkle had 20 points for Thomas Jefferson (8-13, 5-7), which made a 23-14 run to end the game.

Quaker Valley 68, Moon 54 — Rachel Smith had 20 points to lead Quaker Valley (13-7, 8-4) to a Section 5-AAA win. Sierra Perlik and Kayla Foster had 18 and 17 points, respectively, for the Quakers.

Seton-La Salle 66, Bishop Canevin 58 — Naje Gibson had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and Angela Heinz added 10 points and eight assists to lead Class AA No. 1 Seton-La Salle (20-1, 12-0) to a Section 4 victory. Carly Forse had 17 points for Bishop Canevin (17-4, 10-2).

Burrell 43, Deer Lakes 32 — Sydney Bordonaro had 14 points, and Kelsey Oddis had 12, as No. 2 Burrell (19-2, 10-0) wrapped up the Section 1-A title. Nichole Kearns had 11 points for No. 4 Deer Lakes (18-3, 8-2).

Chartiers-Houston 45, Fort Cherry26 — Tori Foster had 19 points, including a 9-for-12 effort at the free throw line, to lead Chartiers-Houston (13-8, 6-6) to victory.

Ashley Balzer added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Bucs.

Washington 59, Burgettstown 25 — India March had 12 points, as Washington (12-10, 8-4) won a Section 5-AA game.

Rochester 40, Union 36 — Demi McFrazier had 23 points to lead Rochester (11-11, 8-4) to a Section 1-A win. Mariah Heaney scored 21 for Union (11-9, 8-4).

Serra Catholic 60, Frazier 19 — Class A No. 2 Serra Catholic (18-2, 10-0) got 14 points from Lindsay Muscher and 12 from Danielle Dindak in a Section 4 win.

Boys basketball

Trinity 62, Moon 60 — Corey Hunsberger hit a jumper with four seconds remaining to give Trinity (11-11, 5-9) a Section 4-AAA win. Hunsberger finished with 20 points. Nick Korzi had 30 for Moon (9-12, 5-9).

Washington 59, Burgettstown 31 — Dupree Jenkins had 18 points, as Washington (16-6, 8-4) won in Section 4-AA.

Monessen 66, Mapletown 29 — In Section 3-A, Clintell Gillaspie had 28 points, as Monessen (9-11, 7-2) cruised to victory.

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