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Freeport rips GCC in Section 1-AA action

| Friday, Dec. 22, 2006

FREEPORT -- Senior forward Brian Zimmerman collected 19 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and four blocked shots to lead Freeport to an impressive 65-47 Section 1-AA win over Greensburg Central Catholic on Thursday night.

Franco Sebastiani scored a game-high 28 points for Greensburg C.C. (6-3, 1-2). Also for Freeport, Brady Sherrieb scored 20 points, and Chris Tagmyer had 11 rebounds, six points and five blocks.

The Yellowjackets (5-1, 2-0) led from the second quarter on.

Ford City 70, Union-Rimersburg 61

At Union-Rimersburg, three players scored in double figures for Ford City (5-3) in a non-section game against District 9 Union-Rimersburg. Aaron Shriver had 16 points, Lucas Prazenica 14, and Ryan Hand 13 for the Sabers.

Girls basketball

East Allegheny 65, Apollo-Ridge 34

At Apollo, East Allegheny outscored Apollo-Ridge, 19-7, in the third quarter to cruise past the Lady Vikings in a Section 1-AA game.

Kelcy Altmire led Apollo-Ridge with 13 points.

West Shamokin 46, Jeannette 39

At West Shamokin, the Lady Wolves (3-6, 2-0) used a big fourth quarter in the win.

Jeannette (2-4, 1-0) was led by freshman Kayla Cook with 16 points.

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