High school roundup: Upper St. Clair tops Chartiers Valley in playoff tune-up
By Staff Reports
Published: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, 10:12 p.m.
Jordan Grabowski made five 3-pointers and scored a game-high 29 points to lead Class AAAA No. 2 Upper St. Clair past Class AAA No. 3 Chartiers Valley, 77-68, on Monday night.
J.J. Conn added 23 points for the Panthers (19-3), and Joel Klein added 10. Mike Boulos led Chartiers Valley (19-3) with 20 points, and Spencer Casson added 13 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks.
Greensburg Central Catholic 81, Bishop McCort 72 — Brian Graytok scored a game-high 33 points, and Zach Herman added 22 for Class AA No. 2 Greensburg Central Catholic (21-1) in a nonsection game.
District 6 Bishop McCort (13-7) entered the year ranked No. 6 in the state.
“Bishop McCort is a solid team. This was a terrific win for us tonight,” GCC coach Greg Bisignani said. “Our guys are looking forward to the playoffs now.”
Nemo Trexler led Bishop McCort with 33 points.
New Castle 86, Sharon 50 — New Castle (22-0) wrapped up its undefeated regular season behind 25 points from Shawn Anderson. Malik Hooker added 21 for the Red Hurricanes.
McKeesport 58, Bethel Park 51 — Demonje Walker had four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points for the Tigers (13-7) in their nonsection win.
Pine-Richland 92, Summit Academy 48 — Sam Dunsmore scored 16 points, and Pat Sullivan added 15 for Pine-Richland (13-9) in its regular-season finale in nonsection play.
Norwin 63, Greensburg Salem 55 — Matt Stewart scored 20 points to lead the Knights (13-9) to a nonsection win.
West Mifflin 47, Serra Catholic 36 — Cye Murphy and Ryan Maha each scored 11 points for West Mifflin (17-5) in a nonsection win. George Prota had 18 points and 13 rebounds for Serra (13-9).
Butler 56, South Fayette 53 — Zach Neudorfer scored a game-high 20 points as Butler (6-15) won in nonsection action. Zach Challingsworth led South Fayette (13-9) with 17 points.
Kittanning 66, West Shamokin 41 — Sterling Henry scored 17 points and went over 1,000 for his career in leading Kittanning (18-4) to a nonsection win.
Mapletown 72, West Greene 18 — Kevin Ridgley had 28 points for Mapletown (6-16) in its nonsection win.
Chartiers Valley 47, North Allegheny 42 — Class AAAA No. 4 Chartiers Valley went 5 of 6 from the foul line in the final minute of the second overtime to hold on in nonsection action. Abby Gonzales — who hit a 3-pointer as time expired in the first overtime — led the No. 2 Tigers (19-3) with 11 points. Mariah Wells led the Colts (16-6) with 19 and went over 1,000 points for her career.
Blackhawk 57, Penn-Trafford 53 — Chassidy Omogrosso scored 24 points to lead Class AAA top-ranked Blackhawk (22-0) in a nonsection win.
Gateway 70, Vincentian 48 — Brenna Wise scored a game-high 31 points, but it was not enough as Class A No. 1 Vincentian (21-1) lostfor the first time this season in a nonsection game. Maria Taylor led Gateway (18-4) with 17 points, and Chelsea Richardson added 16.
Fox Chapel 44, Peters Township 26 — Erin Mathias scored a game-high 17 points as Fox Chapel (17-5) closed out the regular season with a nonsection win. Madison Kerr led Peters Township (3-19) with 14 points.
Bethel Park 43, Seneca Valley 28 — Megan Marecic scored eight points and went over 1,000 for her career to lead No. 3 Bethel Park (19-3) to a nonsection win.
Ambridge 63, Franklin Regional 36 — Katie Fischer's 25 points led Ambridge (14-7) in its regular-season finale.
Plum 49, Hampton 40 — Krista Pietropola had a season-high 29 points as Plum (17-5) knocked off the Section 1-AAA champions.
Central Valley 41, Quaker Valley 38 — Kyra Long's 19 points led Class AAA No. 5 Central Valley (17-4) in nonsection action. Sierra Perlik led Quaker Valley (13-9) with 14 points.
South Park 60, Elizabeth Forward 35 — Allison McGrath scored a game-high 24 points, and Hailey Torris and Shelby Lindsay had 12 and 10, respectively, for Class AAA No. 4 South Park (19-2) in a nonsection game.
Seton-La Salle 66, Oakland Catholic 52 — Angela Heinz scored 17 points and had 10 assists for Class AA top-ranked Seton-La Salle (21-1) in a nonsection win.
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