High school roundup: Chartiers Valley's McConnell has milestone night in win
By Staff Reports
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, 9:51 p.m.
Chartier's Valley's Matty McConnell went over the 1,000-point mark for his career after scoring a career-high 46 points in the Class AAA No. 1 Colts' 110-86 win over South Park in Section 5 on Tuesday night.
McConnell drained 11 of 23 3-point attempts and also grabbed 10 rebounds, 10 steals and 10 assists. Eddie Flohr scored 17 points, and Jerrad Tuite added 16 points for the Colts (19-1, 11-0).
Dan Wanker scored 35 points for the Eagles (7-14, 5-7).
Franklin Regional 77, Woodland Hills 47 — Matt Renzi scored 26 points to lead the Panthers (14-6, 9-4) to a Section 2-AAAA win. Avram Abramovitz led the Wolverines (0-20, 0-13) with 17 points.
Gateway 71, Central Catholic 41 — Four players scored in double figures for the Gators, who clinched a WPIAL playoff spot with the Section 2-AAAA victory. Delvon Randall led Gateway (13-8, 9-4) with 18 points, while Daylon Harris added 14, and Aiden Howard and Tommy Kromka contributed 11 apiece. Kevin Wharton-Price led Central Catholic (11-9, 8-5) with eight points.
Plum 71, Fox Chapel 66 — Plum (17-2, 11-2) won the first outright section title in the school's 75-year history with its win in Section 2-AAAA. Sophomore James Edwards poured in a career-high 26 points and Nick Stotler added 21. Austin Dedert had 17 points and 18 rebounds for the Mustangs.
Brian Papich led the Foxes (15-5, 8-5) with 30 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter. Matt D'Amico added 23 for Fox Chapel, which needs a win Friday at Central Catholic to secure a playoff berth.
Hampton 75, Seneca Valley 65 — Ryan Luther scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Class AAAA No. 3 Hampton (19-2, 11-2) in Section 3. Zach Snyder led Seneca Valley (11-10, 6-7) with 17 points.
Mt. Lebanon 34, Canon-M cMillan 32 — Eddie Jenkins made a driving layup with 0.5 seconds left to give the Blue Devils a win in Section 4-AAAA. Jonny David led Mt. Lebanon (11-10, 9-4) with 12 points, and Jenkins finished with 10. Sam Bohn led the Big Macs (10-9, 6-6) with 13.
Peters Township 41, Baldwin 40 — J.C. Brush scored 16 points to lead the Indians (10-10, 7-6) to a Section 4-AAAA win. Jon DeGregorio had 16 for Baldwin (4-16, 3-10).
Thomas Jefferson 73, Steel Valley 72 — Eric Fairman hits a 3-pointer at the buzzer, and Thomas Jefferson (18-2, 10-1) rallied from a six-point deficit in the final 20 seconds to secure the Section 4-AAA title.
Keystone Oaks 66, McGuffey 46 — Taylor Lehman scored 22 points, and Erat Ojok added 17 for the Eagles (5-14, 5-6) in Section 5-AAA play.
Seton-La Salle 76, Burgettstown 40 — Dale Clancy scored 16 points, and Christian DelGreco added 12 for Class AA No. 1 Seton-La Salle (20-1, 11-0) in Section 4. Logan Triebsch led Burgettstown (4-17, 2-9) with 18 points.
Greensburg C.C. 79, Serra Catholic 23 — Brian Graytok led all scorers with 14 points as Class AA No. 2 Greensburg C.C. earned the Section 3 crown. Romano Sebastiani added 10 points for the Centurions (16-2, 10-0). Joe Satira led Serra Catholic (8-12, 4-7) with 10.
Lincoln Park 85, Union 49 — Maverick Rowan scored 39 points, and Ryan Skovranko added 18 for Class A No. 1 Lincoln Park (19-1, 9-0) in Section 1.
OLSH 79, W. Beaver 63 — Cameron Johnson scored 35 points as Class A No. 3 OLSH won in Section 1. Kendall Paige and Hunter Szilagy each scored 13 points, and Nick Metz added 11 for the Chargers (15-5, 7-2). Nick Miller led Western Beaver (13-5, 5-4) with 34.
Vincentian Academy 71, Sewickley Academy 63 — The Lions (19-1, 9-0) claimed the Section 2-A title as three players scored in double figures, led by Jay Cortese's 18 points. Luke Vith led Sewickley Academy (12-6, 7-2) with 16.
Plum 33, Fox Chapel 29 — Krista Pietropola scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Mustangs (13-7, 8-3) in Section 2-AAAA.
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