Valley holds off Pine-Richland
Gerria Ballard made eight of nine free throws in the fourth quarter to score 14 points as host Valley held off Pine-Richland for a 65-50 victory Monday night in a non-section game.
The Vikings (2-1) were led by Amanda Booker, who scored a game-high 22 points and made a pair of 3-pointers. Kim Strickland had 13 points and 14 rebounds, and Mycah Clemons added 12 points for Valley.
Pine-Richland (0-3) was led by freshman guard Annie Zopf’s 16 points. Connie Derzack had 14 and Desa Lavrusky 13 for the Rams.
George, a 5-foot-8 senior guard who had 25 points against North Hills Saturday, was named the tourney’s MVP. Caitlin Ward added 13 points for Hampton. Meg Cowher led Fox Chapel with nine points.
Elderton, now 3-0, rallied from a 28-26 halftime deficit. Melissa Reefer scored 19 points for the winner.
Janelle Reed scored 18 points and Tricia Keltz 14 for Saltsburg, which fell to 1-2.
Lauren Slampak scored 20 points and Deena Blanc added 19 for the Fillies, who had a shot at winning the contest but missed two shots during final 10 seconds.
Jeannette got pins from Chris Verdiglione (125), Brandon Wagner (140) and Anthony Colon (145).