TribLIVE

| Sports

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Local roundup: Burrell boys basketball team defeats Ford City

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Top high school sports

'American Coyotes' Series

Traveling by Jeep, boat and foot, Tribune-Review investigative reporter Carl Prine and photojournalist Justin Merriman covered nearly 2,000 miles over two months along the border with Mexico to report on coyotes — the human traffickers who bring illegal immigrants into the United States. Most are Americans working for money and/or drugs. This series reports how their operations have a major impact on life for residents and the environment along the border — and beyond.

By Staff Reports
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, 10:46 p.m.
 

Pete Spagnolo scored a game-high 25 points and made all 11 of his free-throw attempts, as the Burrell boys basketball team rolled to a 55-40 victory at Ford City on Saturday afternoon.

The game was rescheduled after Friday's weather-related postponement.

Burrell (11-6, 4-2 Section 1-AA), which hit 15 of 16 free throws, has won two in a row following a four-game losing skid. Andrew Labutka had 14 points, including four 3-pointers, for Ford City (4-13, 1-7).

Kiski Area 63, Albert Gallatin 23 — Mike Simmons scored a career-high 27 points to lead Kiski Area to a Section 1-AAAA win over Albert Gallatin. Ten of Simmons' points came in the first quarter, and he tallied 15 points in the third. Joe Brungo contributed 10 points for Kiski Area, which has won eight straight.

Nick Stone (flu) was inactive for the Cavaliers.

Fox Chapel 61, Woodland Hills 58 — Fox Chapel (13-4, 8-2) fought off a fourth-quarter comeback from Woodland Hills (4-13, 0-10) and captured its third straight Section 2-AAAA win. Brian Papich and Billy Urso contributed 21 and 20 points, respectively, for the Foxes, and Matt D'Amico chipped in 11.

Brian Baker led Woodland Hills with 21 points.

Cheswick Christian Academy 55, Portersville Christian 39 — Tyler Knupp scored 16 points as Cheswick Christian Academy (13-5, 7-0) rolled to its eighth straight win and remained undefeated in Southwest Christian Athletic Conference play. Ian Swartz chipped in 10 points, and Andrew Maust added seven points and 10 rebounds for the Chargers.

Girls basketball

Fox Chapel 69, Woodland Hills 45 — Fox Chapel (13-4, 8-1) saw a four-point halftime lead evaporate in the third quarter but rallied to down the Wolverines (5-12, 2-7) in Section 2-AAAA play.

Erin Mathias led Fox Chapel with 19 points and 20 rebounds. Anna Palumbo scored 17 points for Fox Chapel, including a key pair of 3-pointers in the third.

West Shamokin 38, St. Joseph 22 — Jill Glover scored a game-high 20 points as Class AA West Shamokin (11-8) topped Class A St. Joseph (8-9) in non section play. Catherine Simms scored 10 points to lead St. Joseph, which played without starting center Mallory Heinle, who is battling a knee injury.

Wrestling

Central Catholic Duals — Burrell posted a 3-1 record and took second place behind unbeaten Hempfield at the Central Catholic Duals.

Burrell defeated Central Catholic, 53-22.

Sharon Duals — Fox Chapel finished second, posting a 3-2 record, and Valley was seventh (2-3) at the Sharon Duals. Tyler Lieber finished 5-0 for Fox Chapel.

New Oxford Tournament — Plum 182-pounder Nate Turchick and 195-pounder Jake Diguilio finished third at the New Oxford Tournament.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Steelers RB Archer trying to catch up after tough rookie season
  2. Steelers LB Timmons has grown into leadership role on defense
  3. Steelers notebook: Backup QB Gradkowski remains out with shoulder issue
  4. Rising East Liberty out of reach for Pittsburgh’s poor
  5. ‘Real’ people, solutions at heart of GOP ad blitz in Pa.
  6. Juvenile shot in North Versailles neighborhood
  7. Pirates third baseman Ramirez’s last ride is about winning a ring
  8. Leschak Automotive advances to second round in DNL playoffs
  9. Bill seeks to give Pittsburgh police license plate info
  10. Ambridge’s PittMoss takes off with help from TV show, Mt. Lebanon native Cuban
  11. Medical pot has advocate in Pennsylvania House