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Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, 8:42 p.m.

Five players scored in double digits, including Natalia Pagessi, who had 16, as Class AA No. 1 Seton-La Salle (2-0) picked up a 62-27 victory over Oakland Catholic (0-2) at the Oakland Catholic Tournament on Saturday.

Cassidy Walsh (12), Nicolete Newman (11), Naje Gibson (10) and Angela Heintz (10) also led the scoring for Seton-La Salle.

Bishop Canevin 41, North Catholic 24 — At the Oakland Catholic Tournament, Carly Forse scored 13 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Class AA No. 2 Bishop Canevin (2-0) to victory.

Lauren Wolosik scored 12 for Class A No. 3 North Catholic (0-2).

Mt. Lebanon 34, North Allegheny 30 — After scoring just three points in the first quarter, Class AAAA No. 1 Mt. Lebanon (2-0) rebounded with 12 in the second and 10 in the third to win the championship at the North Allegheny Tournament. Devin LaVarge had 10 points in the loss.

Trinity 44, Washington 40 — Rachel Phillis scored 12 points as Trinity (2-0) was victorious in the Canon-McMillan Tournament. India March scored a game-high 14 for Washington (0-2).

Rochester 45, Freedom 35 — Kayla Besong scored 13 points as Rochester (1-1) won its tournament.

Pine-Richland 56, Neshannock 27 — In the consolation game of the New Castle Tournament, Marisa Hombosky scored 20 points to lead Pine-Richland (1-1) to the win over Neshannock (0-2).

Franklin Regional 76, North Hills 46 — Erin DiFalco scored 18 points on six 3-pointers as Franklin Regional (1-1) won in the consolation game at its tournament. Bre Bertram paced North Hills (0-2) with 17 points. Franklin Regional jumped out to a quick start led at halftime, 40-22.

Waynesburg 54, Jefferson-Morgan38 — Waynesburg's Lindsey Huhn was named MVP after scoring 18 points in the championship of the Jefferson-Morgan Tournament. Marilyn Cesa added 15 points for Waynesburg (2-0).

Mt. Pleasant 61, Jeannette 53 — Alexa Szelong scored 23 points as Mt. Pleasant (2-0) won the Franklin Regional Tournament title. After scoring 40 points in Friday's win over Franklin Regional, Jeannette's Ciara Gregory scored 39 points for the Jayhawks (1-1).

Boys basketball

Chartiers Valley 77, Upper St. Clair 58— Bod Castello scored 23 points, and Mike Boula added 16 to lead Class AAA No. 1 Chartiers Valley (2-0) to the title at the Upper St. Clair Tournament.

Quigley Catholic 65, Fort Cherry 48 — At the Serra Catholic Tournament, Jay Fyda scored 25 points, while Nate Lieb added 21 to lead Quigley (1-1) to the win. Zak Dysert led Fort Cherry (0-2) with 14.

Franklin Regional 69, Monessen 54 — George Brown scored 17 points and Jake Roberge added 16 to lead Franklin Regional (1-1) to the consolation win over Monessen (0-2) in the Upper St. Clair Tournament.

Gateway 48, Blackhawk 45 — D.J. Boyce scored 16 points, and Deon Baker added 12 as Class AAAA No. 3 Gateway (1-0) won in nonsection play. Alex Caratelli scored 11 for Blackhawk (0-1).

Bethel Park 64, Obama Academy 47— Wyatt Hagerty's 19 points and 16 rebounds led host Bethel Park (2-0) to a championship victory.

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