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Greensburg high school roundup: Mt. Pleasant tops Penn-Trafford boys at buzzer

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Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, 10:15 p.m.

Ryan Gumbita drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Mt. Pleasant a 37-36 win over the host Warriors on Saturday at the Penn-Trafford Tournament. Gumbita scored 14 points for the Vikings (1-1). Sam Kavel had 14 for Penn-Trafford (0-2).

Franklin Regional 77, Monessen 54 — In the Upper St. Clair Tournament consolation game, Matt Renzi scored 27 points to guide Franklin Regional (1-1) to victory. Lavalle Rush and Javon Brown had 10 points each for Class A No. 5 Monessen (0-2).

Frazier 64, Mapletown 55 — In the Geibel Tipoff tournament, Alvin Ross scored 26 points to guide Frazier (1-0) to victory. Derek Riggleman scored 37 for the Maples (0-1).

Greensburg Salem 59, Keystone Oaks 54 — Max Ponzurick scored 17 points as Greensburg Salem (1-1) won in the Hempfield Tournament. Mike Orosz scored 14 points for Keystone Oaks (0-2).

Hampton 74, Norwin 34 — Ryan Luther led all scorers with 30 points as Class AAAA No. 1 Hampton (2-0) won in the Penn-Trafford Tournament.

McKeesport 60, Jeannette 58 — William Gadson hit four 3-pointers and had 19 points, as McKeesport (1-1) won at the Hempfield Tournament. Julian Batts had 18 for Jeannette (1-1).

Girls basketball

Belle Vernon 78, Keystone Oaks 69 (2 OT) — Kaitlyn Slagus scored 18 points and added 21 rebounds to lead Belle Vernon to a double-overtime win in its host tournament.

Bethel Park 56, Hempfield 42 — In the championship of the Bethel Park Tournament, Mia Mattes scored 13 and Harper Zimmer added 11 to lead the host Black Hawks (2-0) to victory. Lexi Irwin had 14 for Class AAAA No. 6 Hempfield (1-1).

Bishop McCort 60, Latrobe 35 — In the championship of the Indiana Tournament, Bishop McCort used a 37-11 halftime advantage to lock up a victory over Latrobe (1-1).

Blackhawk 63, Greensburg Central Catholic 49 — Chassidy Omogrosso scored 28 points as Class AAA No. 1 Blackhawk (2-0) won its tournament championship over Class AA No. 5 Greensburg Central Catholic (0-1). Leah Bisignani recorded a double-double with 13 points and 16 rebounds for the Centurions. Caroline Appleby led GCC with 18 points.

Elizabeth Forward 75, Southmoreland 28 — Allison Pastore scored 16 points as Elizabeth Forward (2-0) won the Southmoreland Tipoff Tournament championship.

North Hills 55, Jeannette 24 — Breanna Bertram scored 16 points and Sarah Treser added 15 as North Hills (1-1) beat Jeannette (0-2) in the Franklin Regional Tournament. Monique Redman scored 14 points to pace Jeannette.

Franklin Regional 57, Mt. Pleasant 54 — Baylee Buleca scored 19 points to lead host Franklin Regional (2-0) to a tournament championship. Alexa Szelong scored a game-high 23 for Mt. Pleasant (1-1).

Ligonier Valley 41, Greensburg Salem 40 — Ligonier Valley (1-1) scored with less than five seconds left as the Rams won in round-robin action in the Greensburg Salem Tournament. Karly Mellinger scored 19 points for Greensburg Salem (1-1). Helene Bloom led Ligonier Valley with 10 points.

Shaler 39, Penn-Trafford 35 — Abbey Conrad scored 11 points, as Shaler (2-0) won at the Penn-Trafford Tournament. Maria Palarino scored 15 to pace the Warriors (1-1).

Derry 53, Yough 32 — Morgan Roble scored 23 points as Derry (1-1) won in the Southmoreland Tipoff Classic Tournament consolation game. Katerina Hamerski added 14 points for the Trojans.

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