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Greensburg high school roundup: Greensburg Salem topples West Shamokin

| Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 10:18 p.m.
Greensburg Salem guard Connor Forkey (10) is fouled by West Shamokin's Drew Orlosky (32) late in the fourth period on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa.  Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
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Greensburg Salem guard Connor Forkey (10) is fouled by West Shamokin's Drew Orlosky (32) late in the fourth period on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa. Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
West Shamokin center Ryan Bradigan-Barnett (50) scores over Greensburg Salem's Marvel McGowan (00) and Clay Palmer on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
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West Shamokin center Ryan Bradigan-Barnett (50) scores over Greensburg Salem's Marvel McGowan (00) and Clay Palmer on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
West Shamokin's Ben Vicini (1) controls the ball in front of Greensburg Salem defenders Connor Forkey (10) and Kacee Carter (2) on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa.  Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
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West Shamokin's Ben Vicini (1) controls the ball in front of Greensburg Salem defenders Connor Forkey (10) and Kacee Carter (2) on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa. Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
Greensburg Salem's Marvel McGowan (left) looks for room around West Shamokin's Ryan Bradigan-Barnett (50) on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa.  Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
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Greensburg Salem's Marvel McGowan (left) looks for room around West Shamokin's Ryan Bradigan-Barnett (50) on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa. Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
Greensburg Salem's Kacee Carter (2) is fouled by West Shamokin's Brandon Stover (12) during the final minute of  the game on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa.  Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
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Greensburg Salem's Kacee Carter (2) is fouled by West Shamokin's Brandon Stover (12) during the final minute of the game on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa. Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
Greensburg Salem forward Sam Sweeney (20) drives the baseline while defended by West Shamokin's Eli Frailey (21) on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
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Greensburg Salem forward Sam Sweeney (20) drives the baseline while defended by West Shamokin's Eli Frailey (21) on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
Greensburg Salem forward Clay Palmer (right) attempts a shot over West Shamokin forward Michael Spera (left) on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa.  Greensburg Salem won 45-42.
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Greensburg Salem forward Clay Palmer (right) attempts a shot over West Shamokin forward Michael Spera (left) on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Greensburg, Pa. Greensburg Salem won 45-42.

A fast start helped the Greensburg Salem boys basketball team claim a 45-42 victory over West Shamokin on Tuesday in a Section 3-AAA contest.

Kacee Carter had 14 points, Conner Forkey had 11 and Marvel McGowan scored 10 for the Golden Lions (3-2, 2-0).

Indiana 67, Mt. Pleasant 47 — Dylan Stapleton scored 22 points, and Jake Benhart added 18 to guide Indiana (2-3, 1-0) to a Section 3-AAA win. Aaron Bunting had 11 points for Mt. Pleasant (1-3, 1-1), which fell behind 33-15 at halftime.

Southmoreland 68, Derry 39 — Brandon Stone's 15 points led four players in double figures as Southmoreland (3-2, 1-1) won in Section 3-AAA. Justin Ray scored 15 for Derry (0-5, 0-2), which trailed 34-14 at halftime.

Laurel Highlands 46, Ringgold 44 — Jake Swartz had 14 points, including a three-point play in the final minute, to lead Laurel Highlands (3-2, 2-1) to a Section 4-AAA win.

Norwin 59, Albert Gallatin 51 — Gage McCracken scored 21 points, and Anthony DelleFemine had 12 to help Norwin (3-3, 2-0) pick up a Section 1-AAAA win. Tavian Mozie had 21 points for Albert Gallatin (3-2, 0-1).

Latrobe 88, Connellsville 56 — Austin Butler scored 24 points, and Sean Graytok added 22 to help No. 4 Latrobe (5-0, 2-0) to a Section 1-AAAA victory. Ty Evans had 15 points and Seth Younkin added 13 for Connellsville (2-3, 0-2).

Penn-Trafford 55, Kiski Area 46 — Sean Stinelli scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half to lead Penn-Trafford (4-1, 1-1) to a Section 1-AAAA victory. DeShawown Bracy led the Cavaliers (1-4, 0-2) with 18 points.

Franklin Regional 49, Armstrong 40 — Todd Summers and Nate Leopold both scored 13 points to lead Franklin Regional (4-2, 2-0) to a Section 2-AAAA win.

Allderdice 68, Hempfield 30 — James Jackson scored 20 points, and Tim Jackson added 16 to help Allderdice (4-0) earn a nonsection win. Zach Mesich had 11 points for Hempfield (3-2).

Girls basketball

Franklin Regional 50, Armstrong 39 — Kassidy Hubert tallied 17 points as Franklin Regional (4-1, 1-1) picked up a Section 2-AAAA win.

Belle Vernon 70, Ligonier Valley 60 — In nonsection play, Rylie Campbell had 14 points to lead Belle Vernon (2-5). Mackenzie Jester had 23 points, and Olivia Miller added 22 for Ligonier Valley.

Norwin 53, Canon-McMillan 40 — Jenna Cole had 16 points as No. 2 Norwin (6-0) earned a nonsection win.

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