High school roundup: Deer Lakes girls hold off Ford City
By Staff Reports
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, 12:08 a.m.
Deer Lakes kept its record unblemished, but it wasn't easy.
The Lancers, ranked No. 3 in WPIAL Class AA girls basketball, opened Section 1-AA with a 41-36 victory over host Ford City on Monday night.
Senior guard Becca Babincak scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Lancers (5-0, 1-0), who took a 32-31 lead into the fourth quarter. Babincak hit 7 of 10 free throws.
Christina Davis and Allyson Cujas led the Sabers with 16 and 14 points, respectively.
West Shamokin 67, Leechburg 29 — West Shamokin (1-4, 1-1) picked up its first win of the season, downing Leechburg (0-7, 0-2) in Section 1-AA play. The Wolves led, 34-10, at halftime.
Jill Glover led West Shamokin with 22 points, while teammates Tristan Cribbs and Kelly Clowser each chipped in 15 points. Beth Mort scored a career-high 21 for Leechburg.
Springdale 51, East Allegheny 11 — Maddy Glamp scored 14 points, and Amanda Koprivnikar added 13 to lead Springdale (3-2, 1-0) to a Section 3-AA win over undermanned East Allegheny (0-4, 0-1), which has 57 points this season.
Springdale led, 43-3, at halftime.
Jeannette 76, Riverview 63 — UNC-Charlotte recruit Ciara Gregory scored 36 points to pace Jeannette (3-1, 2-0) to a Section 3-AA win over Riverview (3-2, 1-1). Bree Patsey scored 16 points, Ashley Bruni hit four 3-pointers and added 15 points, and Rachel Condron scored 11 for Riverview.
St. Joseph 34, Ellis School 31 — St. Joseph (3-2, 1-1) grabbed its first Section 2-A win of the season behind 14 points from forward Mallory Heinle, who also grabbed seven rebounds. Amanda Klawinski scored eight points, and Nikki Mielecki pulled down nine rebounds for St. Joseph.
Ellis (2-4, 0-2) has dropped four straight.
Kittanning 57, Knoch 28 — Kittanning's Kirsten Wolfe led all scorers with 16 points in a Section 1-AAA win. Emily Knepshield (12 points) and Alaina Thomas (10) also scored in double figures for Kittanning (3-2, 2-0).
Sam Logan scored 10 to pace Knoch (0-6, 0-2).
Freeport 54, Valley 44 — Freeport (3-2, 2-0) stayed perfect in Section 1-AAA, holding off Valley (0-1, 0-1), which was making its season debut. Jessica Aulicino led Freeport with 19 points and nine rebounds, and teammate Michaela Bowser added 17 points and nine rebounds.
Valley was led by Kristea Smith, who scored 21 points, and Lashay Madison scored 15 for the Vikings.
Latrobe 52, Kiski Area 50 — Latrobe (2-3, 1-1) scored on a layup with 5 seconds left to edge host Kiski Area (0-4, 0-1) in a Section 1-AAAA game.
Taley Dunaway, Madison Kollar and Rachael Kollar all scored in double figures for Latrobe. Sophomore 6-foot-3 center Channing James led all Kiski Area scorers with 15 points, and senior Maddie Antone added 15.
Burrell 61, Neighborhood Academy 34 — Pete Spagnolo scored a game-high 21 points as Burrell (4-1) handled Neighborhood Academy (0-3) in nonsection play.
Ford City 14, Connellsville 1 — Ford City (7-1-1) continued its high-scoring ways with a victory over winless Connellsville (0-8) in Open Class play. Chris Atherton had a six-point night including four goals, and Robert Kinsey III had three goals and two assists.
Freeport 10, Bishop McCort 1 — Eric Waddell led Freeport (6-1-1) with two goals and two assists as the Yellowjackets rolled past Bishop McCort (0-9-0) in PIHL Class A. John Bird had three points, and Katie Hill stopped 12 of 13 shots.
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