ShareThis Page
High school roundup: OLSH uses big 2nd half to surge past Quaker Valley |

High school roundup: OLSH uses big 2nd half to surge past Quaker Valley

| Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:48 p.m
Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For Trib Total Media
Fox Chapel's Brendon Urso leaps to save a ball from going out of bounds against McKeesport on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at McKeesport's Campbell Gymnasium.

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart put up 47 points in the second half to score a 68-61 comeback victory and hand Quaker Valley its first loss in a Section 5-AA game.

The Chargers (4-1, 2-0) won their fourth straight behind the trio of Hunter Szilagy, Santino Platt and Collin Neville, who each scored 15 points. Quaker Valley (4-1, 1-1) got a game-high 17 points from Trewon Marshall and another 15 from Amos Luptak.

North Hills 63, Central Catholic 59 — The Indians rallied for a 23-point fourth quarter to get the Section 3-AAAA victory. North Hills (3-2, 1-1) was led by Nick Smith’s 23 points and Kindhal Taylor’s 14. Jonathan Devito netted 14 to pace the Vikings (1-3, 0-2).

Mt. Lebanon 50, Baldwin 31 — The Blue Devils (5-1, 2-0) outscored Baldwin (2-3, 1-1) by a 28-12 margin in the second half to pull away in Section 4-AAAA. Mt. Lebanon’s Patrick Ehland paced his squad with 14 points, followed by Jonny David with 12 and Matt Hoffman 10.

New Castle 55, Central Valley 46 — After a slow first half for both teams, New Castle (4-1, 2-0) raced to a 36-21 advantage in the second half to pull away in Section 2-AAA. Robert Natale had 12 points and Geno Stone 11 for New Castle. The Warriors (0-3, 0-1) saw Chris Anastas put up a game-high 14 points.

Aliquippa 84, Sto-Rox 57 — The No. 2 Quips (4-0, 2-0) got 19 points from Jassir Jordan and 15 apiece from the trio of Stephon McGinnis, Sheldon Jeter and Kaezon Pugh in the Section 5-AA rout. Jordan Arnette’s 19 points led Sto-Rox (0-4, 0-2).

Lincoln Park 64, Shenango 43 — Behind a game-high 21 points from Nelly Cummings and another 14 from Zay Craft, top-ranked Lincoln Park (4-0, 2-0) got by Shenango in Section 1-AA. Ryan Smith netted 17 points for the Wildcats (3-2, 0-2).

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic 38, Springdale 28 — Vince LaGrande’s 12 points led all scorers for second-ranked North Catholic (2-3, 1-1) in a tightly contested victory in Section 2-A.

Girls basketball

Gateway 44, Penn Hills 35 — Morgan Hainsey had 15 points and Diamond Thomas chipped in with 10, as the Gators (2-3, 2-0) used a 16-point fourth quarter to pull away in Section 2-AAAA. Jade Ely had a game-high 18 points for Penn Hills (1-4, 0-1), which has lost four straight.

Categories: News
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.