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High school roundup: Connellsville girls win 1st basketball game of season

| Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, 11:08 p.m.

Ashton Grimm notched a game-high 15 points as the Connellsville girls basketball team won its first Section 1-AAAA game of the season, a 53-34 triumph over host Laurel Highlands on Thursday.

Marissa Matesic scored nine points for the Falcons (6-7, 1-5).

Haley Moreland led the Fillies (0-13, 0-6) with 14 points.

Uniontown 65, Mt. Pleasant 55 — Danasha Harris scored a team-high 17 points, and Lydya Dennis followed with 16 points as the Red Raiders (8-2, 4-1) knocked off visiting Mt. Pleasant in Section 3-AAA. Jessy Madison scored 10 points.

Elaina Fearer led all scorers with 25 points for the Vikings (6-6, 2-3). Alexa Szelong tallied 14 points.

Frazier 58, Geibel 43 — Cassidy Guiser scored 17 points, and Lauren Timko added 16 points as the Commodores (5-6, 2-1) posted a Section 4-A win over host Geibel.

Kaley Barota scored 14 points.

Peyton McIntyre led all scorers with 20 points for the Gators (2-10, 0-3).

Swimming

Latrobe vs. Connellsville — The Connellsville boys and girls each lost to Latrobe in a Section 1-AAA meet at Connellsville.

Kait Nedrow finished first in diving, and Rachel Barczyk took the top spot in the 100 freestyle (57.99), but the Connellsville girls lost, 104-74.

In the boys meet, Collin Mastowski, Shane Beneke, Travis Patterson and Jimmy Manges won the 200 medley relay (1:54), but the Falcons fell, 92-83.

Mastowski won the 200 freestyle (2:05.71), and Luke Kisiel finished first in diving.

Hockey

Baldwin 12, Connellsville 1 — Mark O'Hanlon had two goals and three assists to lead the Highlanders (8-3-1) to a PIHL Open Division win over visiting Connellsville.

Matthew Yauch and Ryan Beerman combined to make five saves.

Owen Hardy scored a goal, and Kody Bigley had an assist for the Falcons (0-10).

Thomas Clark made 60 saves.

Hollidaysburg 13, Frazier 0 — William Power scored three goals and added four assists, and Brandon Ritchey tallied three goals to go along with three assists as Hollidaysburg (8-2-1) beat host Frazier in PIHL Open Division action.

Noah Santo made 36 saves for the Commodores (2-11).

Women's basketball

Penn State Fayette 79, Maine at Fort Kent 66 — Kasey Ruble scored 17 points, and Caitlin Wontroba added 15 points as the Roaring Lions (4-6) earned a nonconference win at home.

Kaitlyn Novak tallied 11 points. Shannon Flament and Jill Guthrie each scored 10 points, and Guthrie also pulled down 12 rebounds.

Jennifer Colpitts and Samantha Carapellucci each scored 23 points, and Colpitts also grabbed 13 rebounds for the Bengals (8-8).

Taylor Boucher scored 10 points.

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