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Local roundup: Springdale girls edge Riverview

| Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, 11:48 p.m.

Springdale's girls basketball team opened a six-game homestand with a come-from-behind victory over Lower Valley-rival Riverview, defeating the Raiders, 37-33, in a Section 3-AA game.

Riverview (8-6, 2-4) led most of the game, taking a 26-22 lead into the fourth quarter. But Springdale (6-8, 3-3) scored 15 in the fourth quarter to complete the comeback.

Maddie Glamp finished with 10 points for Springdale, and Alex Gradwell chipped in nine.

Ashley Bruni tallied 15 points for Riverview, including four 3-pointers.

Ford City 61, Apollo-Ridge 33 — Allyson Cujas scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Christina Davis added 18 points and 10 rebounds for Ford City (7-5, 3-2) in Section 1-AA.

Megan Bonelli led Apollo-Ridge (7-6, 1-4) with 13 points.

Freeport 66, Highlands 55 — Freeport (5-8, 3-3) pulled away in the second half to secure a Section 1-AAA win over Highlands and snap a six-game losing streak.

Freshman Zoe Solis scored a game-high 25 points, and Carly Van Tine added 11 for Freeport.

Senior Nikki Misejka scored 24 points, and senior Carly Hines added 21 for Highlands (1-11, 0-6).

Hampton 46, Kittanning 33 — Hampton (10-4, 6-0) remained perfect in Section 1-AAA play with a win over Kittanning (6-8, 4-2).

Lexi Griggs had 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Teammate Sara Pilarski added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Hampton.

Kiski Area 53, Laurel Highlands 25 — After sputtering in the first quarter, Kiski Area (4-10, 3-4) rebounded with big second and third quarters to overpower Laurel Highlands (0-14, 0-7) in Section 1-AAAA.

Taylor Muffie scored a season-high 19 points, and Maddie Antone scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Kiski Area.

Cheswick Christian Academy 43, Westmoreland County Christian 8 — Cydney Francis scored a game-high 16 points as the Lady Chargers (6-7, 1-2) rolled to a Southwest Christian Athletic Conference victory.

Hockey

Hampton 5, Plum 3 — Ethan Homitz scored two goals and added an assist, and Eric Leya also scored twice for Hampton (7-3-1) in a victory over Plum (4-7-1).

Andrew Pagano scored two goals for Plum (4-7-1) and Joe Randazzo added a goal and an assist.

Football

Deer Lakes is expected to hire a head football coach at a special meeting on Tuesday night.

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