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Roundup: Oakland Catholic girls suffer first loss

| Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006

Shay Shelby and Carla Jacobs each scored 18 points as Regina (Ohio) handed visiting Oakland Catholic a 68-64 defeat, its first of the season, in the USA Today game of the week.

Aysha Jones scored 21 points, Erica Prosser 18 and Amanda Sedlack 16 for Oakland Catholic (17-1), which was ranked No. 2 in USA Today's Super 25 and No. 1 by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Regina (16-0) has won seven state titles under coach Pat Diulus, and was ranked ninth in USA Today's Midwest regional rankings.

Non-Section

Monessen 63, Geibel 36

Perrial Pearson scored 18 points and Kelly Mornak added 15 for Monessen as it topped Geibel (9-7, 6-1) in a non-section game. Abbie Renze had a team-high eight points for Geibel.

Montour 42, Schenley 26

Jordan Burkes scored 24 points to lead Montour (11-8) to a non-section victory over Schenley (6-12). Montour led at the half, 28-13.

Mt. Lebanon 56, North Catholic 34

Morgan Gaetano scored 15 points and Emilie Simone added 12 as Class AAAA No. 2 Mt. Lebanon (19-0) cruised past North Catholic in non-section play. Callie White scored 12 points and Amy longo added 10 for North Catholic (12-7).

North Allegheny 56, Chartiers Valley 29

Rachel Divosevic scored 22 points, giving her 1,005 for her career, in leading North Allegheny (10-9) over Chartiers Valley (7-11).

WPIAL

Class AAA

Hopewell 53, West Allegheny 33

Becky Novacek scored 15 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Class AAA No. 1 Hopewell (16-3, 10-0) past West Allegheny (9-10, 3-7) in Section 2-AAA. Michelle Walker scored 11 points for the Indians.

Class A

Mt. Alvernia 75, St. Joseph 54

Five players score in double figures for Mt. Alvernia (6-0, 15-3) in a victory over St. Joseph's (3-3, 10-9). Katie Norris led St. Joseph with 14 points and 12 rebounds.

Boys

Non-Section

Allderdice 51, Central Catholic 48

Allderdice guards Brad Runco scored 18 points and Marcus Robinson added 17 to lead Allderice (15-4) to a non-section victory. Pat Ionadi scored 20, including six 3-pointers, for Central Catholic (8-10).

Bishop Canevin 51, Franklin Regional 31

Dominic DiPaolo scored 18 points and Richard Eberlein added 10 as Bishop Canevin (16-3) cruised to the non-section win over Franklin Regional (4-16).

Cheswick Christian 53, East Liverpool (OH) 33

Cheswick Christian's Justin Brandensten had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Steve Holeczy added 12 points to go with six assists to lead the Chargers to a victory.

Hollidaysburg 87, Indiana 44

Jared Colmer and Jake Vite each scored 18 points for Hollidaysburg as it defeated Indiana (9-11, 4-6) in a non-section game. David Watters had 18 points in the loss.

Monessen 58, California 52

Chris McVicker scored a game-high 23 points but it wasn't enough as California (14-7) fell to Monessen (10-10) in a non-section game. Josh Arnold scored 19 to lead Monessen in the victory.

Moon 65, South Park 49

Andy McDowell scored 16 points, Brian Walsh 14 and Tyler Herpsberger 11 to lead Class AAA No. 4 Moon (14-4) to the non-section win over South Park. Connor Dixon scored 15 points and Jeremy Blythe added 12 for South Park (7-12).

Shaler 51, Altoona 48 (OT)

Craig Devinney scored 24 points to lead Shaler in a non-section matchup. Quentyn Ferguson tallied 16 to lead visiting Altoona (15-4), while Rich Miller added 11 for Shaler (10-9).

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