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Daily News roundup: Steel Valley boys win 6th straight

| Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, 10:54 p.m.

Steel Valley (13-2) picked up its sixth straight win by defeating South Allegheny (12-7) in nonsection play, 68-50.

Dorian Broadwater and Brandon Donovan scored 16 points each for the Ironmen. South Allegheny was led by Ty Cook's game-high 19.

Elizabeth Forward 79, East Allegheny 60 — Elizabeth Forward (15-3, 8-2) got 27 points from Matt Bernadowski in its Section 4-AAA win over East Allegheny (0-16, 0-9).

Serra Catholic 70, Springdale 47 — Max Kaminsky hit six 3-pointers en route to a game-high 24 points to lead Serra Catholic (8-10, 4-5) to a Section 3-AA win over Springdale (2-14, 0-8). Joe Satira (20) and Tyler Grebur (10) also scored in double figures for Serra.

Girls basketball

Elizabeth Forward 50, Brownsville 28 — Abigail Sporio had 11 points and seven steals for third-ranked Elizabeth Forward (14-2, 8-1) in its Section 4-AAA win over Brownsville (6-8, 1-7), which has lost four straight. Natalie Fekula added 10 points and nine rebounds for the Warriors.

Norwin 65, Gateway 34 — Alayna Gribble scored a game-high 16 points, and Amanda Batey added 10 as Norwin (12-5) defeated Gateway (10-6) in a nonsection matchup. Morgan Hainsey had 12 points for Gateway, which mustered just 14 second-half points.

Wrestling

Jefferson-Morgan 45, Yough 26 — Led by pins from Damon Belford (106 pounds), Brendan Howard (113), Trevor Kniha (152), Ryan Zalar (160), Bill Bowlen (182) and Ian Wofe (285), Jefferson-Morgan earned a win in the WPIAL Class AA quarterfinals.

Dante Botti (126 pounds) and Tom Sever (220) each had a pin for Yough, which won a first-round match over Kittanning, 51-24.

Ellwood City 48, South Allegheny 27 — In the WPIAL Class AA first round, Ellwood City earned a victory over South Allegheny.

Milestone

West Mifflin's Ryan Maha scored 26 points Tuesday night and surpassed 1,000 career points in a 77-71 win over Belle Vernon.

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