High school roundup: Riverview boys bounce back from tournament loss

| Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, 11:28 p.m.

After losing in the championship game of its holiday tournament, the Riverview boys basketball team needed a pick-me-up.

The Raiders took out their frustration on St. Joseph.

Zach Lesnick scored a game-high 18 points, and Shane Scott added 16 as the Raiders dropped the Spartans, 74-59, in a nonsection game in Oakmont.

Lesnick and Scott each swiped six steals for the Raiders (4-5), who were playing their fourth straight home game.

Sam Gonsowski chipped in 14 points for the Raiders, who scored 44 in the second half.

John Arcuri led St. Joseph (4-6) with 14 points.

Girls basketball

Indiana 71, Freeport 31 — Audrey Stapleton scored 23 points for Indiana (6-3) in a nonsection win. The Yellowjackets were held to single digits in every quarter but the second.

Macy Smolic led Freeport (4-5) with 15 points, and Jessica Aulicino chipped in 10 points. Smolic and Aulicino combined for 21 rebounds.

Hockey

Ford City 7, Indiana 5 — Ford City held on for a two-goal victory in a battle of PIHL Open Class powers.

Joseph Cippel III and Joshua Oliver led Ford City (8-1-1) with a goal and two assists each. The Sabers scored five straight goals in the second period to take control.

Patrick Hunter led Indiana (9-2-1) with two goals.

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