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

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| Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:48 p.m
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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.

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