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Local roundup: Connellsville boys close season with win

| Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, 11:24 p.m.

Joe Beucher scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Connellsville boys basketball team to a season-ending 59-44 victory over host Albert Gallatin in a Section 1-AAAA game Friday. Jade Maher tallied 12 points, and Trent Bauer was next with 11 points for the Falcons (7-15, 3-9).

Josh Zidek paced the Colonials (1-21, 0-12) with 13 points, and Chris Uphold scored 11 points.

Uniontown 67, Laurel Highlands 53 — Jordan Pratt scored 21 points, and Deondre Winfrey netted 17 points as the Red Raiders (16-3, 10-2) defeated Laurel Highlands in Section 3-AAA. Uniontown and Laurel Highlands finished in a tie for first place in the section.

Joe Pegg scored 17 points, and Michael Hooper added 10 points for the Mustangs (15-6, 10-2).

Geibel 65, Avella 62 — Aaron Agostoni scored 41 points as the Gators (3-16, 2-8) closed their season with a Section 3-A win over visiting Avella.

Brandon Miller led the Eagles (3-17, 1-9) with 17 points. A.J. Keenan and Bill McKee each scored 11 points.

Brownsville 87, Frazier 43 Tre Durkin and Cole Novotney each scored 16 points as Brownsville (16-5, 11-3) defeated visiting Frazier in Section 5-AA. Mike Murdock and Nick Despot each scored 11 points.

Charles Manack led the Commodores (6-14, 4-10) with eight points.

Freshman boys basketball

Laurel Highlands 46, Connellsville 35 — Corey Fogle scored 12 points, but the Falcons (8-8) were defeated by visiting Laurel Highlands. Jim Cellurale and Colby Shipley each scored six points.

Don Zuckelkowski scored 13 points, and Jake Swartz scored 11 points for Laurel Highlands.

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