ShareThis Page

Greensburg high school roundup: Penn-Trafford takes down Albert Gallatin

| Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, 10:24 p.m.

Sean Stinelli scored 20 points and Gregor Dudiak added 13 as Penn-Trafford defeated Albert Gallatin, 60-40, in Section 1-AAAA play Friday night.

The Warriors (2-2, 1-0) sank nine 3-pointers, including five in a 25-point second quarter. Christian Goletz scored 15 points for Albert Gallatin (2-2, 0-1), and Brandon Paroda added 10.

Kiski Area 70, Latrobe 50 — Michael Simmons scored 27 of his game-high 36 points in the second half to lead Kiski Area past Latrobe (1-2, 0-1) in the teams' Section 1-AAAA opener. Simmons hit five of his six 3-pointers in the second half.

Joe Brungo had 15, and Bill Johnson added 11 points for Kiski Area (2-2, 1-0).

Central Catholic 59, Franklin Regional 51 — Led by Sean Whalen's 19 points and 11 rebounds, Central Catholic (3-1, 1-0) won its Section 2-AAAA opener. Kevin Wharton-Price added 14 points in the win. Matt Renzi had 12 for Franklin Regional (3-2, 0-1).

Greensburg Salem 58, Yough 34 — Simeon Stevens' 16 points led three players in double figures as the Golden Lions won in Section 3-AAA. Antonio Ferrari scored 12 points, and Pat Boyer added 10 for the victorious Golden Lions (2-3, 1-0).

Laurel Highlands 69, Southmoreland 35 — Nick Lancaster scored a game-high 19 points and David Rusko added 11 for Laurel Highlands (2-3, 1-0) in its Section 3-AAA opener. Tommy Pisula led Southmoreland (1-4, 0-1) with 17 points.

Uniontown 82, Derry 35 — Joe Campbell led four scorers in double figures, scoring 18 points to carry No. 5 Uniontown (4-0, 1-0) to a Section 3-AAA win. Xavier Ellis (15), Jordan Pratt (13) and Jeremy Perkins (10) also paced Red Raiders. Johnny Panizzi and Ryan Maloy had 10 each for Derry (1-3, 0-1).

Belle Vernon 62, Ringgold 39 — Phil Baldini scored 22 points to help Belle Vernon (2-1, 1-0) to a Section 4-AAA win. George Martin had 14 for Ringgold (1-4, 0-1).

Elizabeth Forward 69, Steel Valley 64 — Ja'Quan Davidson led all scorers with 22 points, and Class AAA No. 1 Elizabeth Forward won in Section 4. George Prota had 14 points and Austin Matta and Jasano Brooks scored 13 and 11, respectively, for the Warriors (6-0, 1-0). Brandon Donovan led Steel Valley (3-1, 1-0) with 15 points.

Greensburg Central Catholic 82, Shady Side Academy 68 — Brian Graytok poured in 30 points to guide No. 2 Greensburg Central Catholic (3-0, 1-0) to a Section 3-AA victory. Romano Sebastiani added 15. Kyle Olander had 28 for Shady Side Academy (0-4, 0-1).

South Allegheny 49, Jeannette 47 — Ty Cook finished with a game-high 19 points, but none were as important as his 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left to lift the Gladiators (3-2, 1-1) in Section 3-AA. Jeannette (2-2, 0-1) got 17 points from Julian Batts and 13 from Miles Sunder.

Beth-Center 55, Frazier 44 — Adam Walters scored 19 points to carry Beth-Center (1-2, 1-0) to a Section 5-AA win. Caleb Cox had 17 to pace Frazier (1-3, 0-1).

Girls basketball

Frazier 52, Bentworth 25— Hannah Kline scored a game-high 14 points, and Cassidy Guiser added 10 for Frazier (2-1) in its nonsection win.

Burrell 36, Indiana 32 — Natalie Myers recorded 16 points and 15 rebounds to help the Bucs (4-0) edge Indiana (3-2) in a nonsection game. Sydney Bordonaro added 11 points for Burrell.

TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.