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Greensburg high school roundup: Hempfield’s Burns hits 1,000 in win over Connellsville |

Greensburg high school roundup: Hempfield’s Burns hits 1,000 in win over Connellsville

Rob Rossi
| Thursday, January 16, 2014 10:21 p.m
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Norwin's Laura Buchanan (42) attempts to haul in a rebound against Latrobe's Taley Dunaway (33) on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Latrobe Senior High School. Norwin won 60-20.

Hempfield senior Monica Burns needed just 24 points to reach 1,000 for her career, and she hit the mark exactly Thursday night to lead the Spartans (10-5, 6-2) to a 67-48 victory over Connellsville (6-8, 3-4) in Section 1-AAAA play. Burns, who has 296 points this season, was joined in double figures by Leah Knizner with 18, and Lexi Irwin with 13.

Ashton Grimm had 14 points to lead the Falcons.

Norwin 60, Latrobe 20 — Alayna Gribble scored 13 points, and Delaney Arbore added 12 to lead Norwin (8-5, 5-1) to a Section 1-AAAA win.

Greensburg Salem 75, Yough 34 — Karly Mellinger scored 26 points, and Claire Oberdorf added 11 as Greensburg Salem (7-7, 5-2) cruised to a Section 3-AAA win. Natalie Peebles had 27 points for Yough (2-13, 0-7).

Indiana 68, Southmoreland 29 — Led by four scorers in double figures, Indiana (11-3, 6-1) rolled to a Section 3-AAA win. The Little Indians were led by Jessica Stever and Kaitlyn Hoff with 15 points, and Abby Karcher and Lucy Bujdos with 12 and 11, respectively. Mariah Bentz had 10 points for Southmoreland (4-9, 2-5).

Uniontown 38, Derry 31 — Arielle Winfrey had 10 points, and Uniontown (5-8, 4-3) held Derry to single digits in each quarter en route to a Section 3-AAA win that snapped a three-game skid. Morgan Roble had eight points for Derry (3-9, 1-6).

Belle Vernon 45, Ringgold 42 — Kaitlyn Slagus’ 20 points led Belle Vernon (10-3, 5-2) in a Section 4-AAA win. Marlena Schmidt had 15 for Ringgold (6-8, 1-5).

Elizabeth Forward 48, Waynesburg 25 — In Section 4-AAA, Kylie Owoc had 12 points, and Natalie Fekula scored 10 to lead No. 1 Elizabeth Forward (11-1, 6-0) to victory.

Burrell 57, Leechburg 5 — Sydney Bordonaro tallied 14 points as the Bucs (14-0, 6-0) built a 30-2 cushion in the first quarter and coasted to victory over the Blue Devils (1-11, 0-5) in Section 1-AA.

Serra Catholic 70, Frazier 44 — Danielle Dindak had 15 points to pace No. 2 Serra Catholic (12-1, 5-0) to a Section 4-A win. Lauren Timko scored 11 points for Frazier (9-4, 2-1).

Quigley Catholic 46, Franklin Regional 43 — Kristin Jackson had 18 points as Quigley Catholic (8-4) won a nonsection game.

Boys basketball

Blairsville 58, Marion Center41 — Colton McMillan had 26 points to lead Blairsville to a District 6 Heritage Conference win.


Penn-Trafford 55, Norwin 21 — Penn-Trafford began the match with six pins and a forfeit and rolled to a Class AAA, Section 1B victory. Devin Austin (160 pounds), Matt Shirey (170), Jack McGillick (182), Matt McGillick (195), Michael Pifer (220), Nick Kazousky (106) and Mike Risnear (138) had pins for Penn-Trafford (2-3, 2-3). Matt Hull (113), Kevin Miller (120) and Jake Friedhof (126) had pins for Norwin (1-5, 1-4).

Yough 51, Jeannette 21 — Cody Charles (120 pounds), Dante Botti (126), Teddy Charletta (132), Clay Waldron (182) and Tom Sever (220) had pins as Yough (4-1) clinched second place in Class AA, Section 2B.

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