Quaker Valley boys basketball team set for Central Valley, Knoch
The Quaker Valley boys basketball team splits its goals over the next two days as it hopes to begin a new winning streak.
The Quakers first will pay a visit to Section 2-4A foe Central Valley on Friday at 7:30 p.m. QV upped its record to 11-2 overall and 5-2 in section play with a 69-43 victory over Beaver Area on Tuesday. The win snapped a two-game losing skid.
Central Valley (5-10, 3-5) battled section co-leader Ambridge before suffering a close 61-58 loss Tuesday.
QV will test its mettle Saturday at 3 p.m. against Section 1-4A leader Knoch (12-3, 6-0) at the Pittsburgh Basketball Club Hall of Fame Classic at Montour High School.
The Knights have won 10 games in a row since falling to Steel Valley on Dec. 17.
Panthers hope to stay close to OLSH
The Sewickley Academy boys basketball team, like Quaker Valley, will take to the court twice in as many days, starting with a Section 3-2A matchup at home Friday against Shenango (6-10, 4-4).
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart remains undefeated in the section at 8-0 with Sewickley Academy in second at 6-1. South Side Beaver (5-3) and Shenango currently own the section’s final two WPIAL playoff spots.
The Panthers, 9-4 overall, then will step up to the plate Saturday against Chartiers Valley at 4:30 p.m. at the PBC Hall of Fame Classic.
The Colts own an 11-3 overall record and are in second place in Section 2-5A.
QV hockey wins second in a row
The Quaker Valley hockey team beat Armstrong 7-3 Thursday for its second victory in a row in PIHL Class AA action.
Dylan Roebuck recorded a hat trick, Joshua Bemis added two goals and an assist, Kevin Guerrieri produced a goal and an assist, and Daniel Fagan contributed a goal and two helpers for the Quakers, who now are 4-10-0-1 and in fifth place in the Northwest Division with nine points.
QV returns to action Monday against Mars (12-3) in a division battle at 7 p.m. at the Baierl Ice Complex in Warrendale.
Michael Love is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at [email protected] or via Twitter @MLove_Trib.