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High school roundup: Penn-Trafford girls top Connellsville

| Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, 11:42 p.m.
Members of the Connellsville Junior Olympic wrestling program placed at the Trinity Open and Novice Tournament. Wrestlers are (front row, from left) Jared Keslar (8U division, 70 pounds, first place), Zander Hoke (8U, 70, third), Zachary Bigam (8U, 75, third) and Toby Martin (6U, 45, fourth); top row, Kyle Burkholder (12U, 70, fourth); Colin Franks (12U, 85, second); Seth Kuhns (10U, 95, third) and Casper Hinklie (12U, 90, fourth). Hinklie placed at the Seneca Valley Tournament. Submitted

Taylor Cortazzo scored 14 points as the Penn-Trafford girls basketball team beat visiting Connellsville, 62-30, in a Section 1-AAAA game on Monday. Nicole Hyland followed with 13 points for the Warriors (13-2, 8-1).

Ashton Grimm led the Falcons (6-11, 1-8) with 13 points.

Indiana 48, Mt. Pleasant 26 — Audrey Stapleton tallied 29 points as Indiana (10-5, 6-2) picked up a Section 3-AAA win on the road.

Casey Zelenak was the leading scorer for Mt. Pleasant (7-9, 3-4) with seven points.

Derry 44, Southmoreland 24 — Morgan Roble scored a game-high 14 points to lead the Trojans (4-8, 3-5) to a win over the host Scotties in Section 3-AAA.

Paige Weaver notched 10 points for the Scotties (3-15, 0-8).

Uniontown 75, Yough 17 — Danasha Harris led all scorers with 16 points, and Jessy Madison was next with 12 points as the Red Raiders (12-2, 7-1) topped visiting Yough in Section 3-AAA.

Natalie Peebles was the leading scorer for the Cougars (6-11, 1-7) with five points.

Freshman boys basketball

Laurel Highlands 40, Connellsville 30 — Tyler Evans scored nine points, but the Falcons (5-6) fell to host Laurel Highlands. Corey Fogle scored seven points, and Duston Wiggins added six points.

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