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