Four players and one coach honored as Pennsylvania Sports Writers all-state selections.
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An unmatched jump shot and unrelenting work ethic led Peters Township's Makenna Marisa to be named the Observer-Reporter Girls Basketball Player of the Year.
Bert Kendall hasn’t thought about how far his Peters Township High School girls basketball team has made it in the playoffs.
One win away from a state championship, Peters Township's Makenna Marisa and Isabella Mills mean much more to the Indians than their impressive numbers.
The biggest difference between Peters Township and Garnet Valley is they are on opposite sides of the state. The two teams that will meet for the PIAA Class 6A girls basketball championship Friday night are quite similar.
Nearly down and out, Peters Township uses a late comeback in the PIAA Class 6A semifinals to advance to its first state championship in program history.
Hoping for another fast start, Peters Township plays Upper Dublin in the PIAA Class 6A semifinals for a chance to play in the program's first state championship.
Makenna Marisa dominated from the second quarter on to lead Peters Township past Norwin in a PIAA Class 6A quarterfinal game Friday night.
DORMONT – Defense ruled when Monessen and Nazareth Prep clashed in the PIAA Class A boys basketball quarterfinals on Friday night.
Peters Township and Norwin battle to be lone team from western Pennsylvania remaining in the PIAA Class 6A girls' basketball bracket.
Monessen’s remarkable rally in the final minutes of its second-round PIAA playoff victory over Bishop Carroll on Tuesday night will be best remembered for several offensive plays by the Greyhounds.
There are only two local basketball teams – the Peters Township girls and Monessen boys – remaining in the PIAA playoffs and you can watch both of them in a doubleheader Friday night.
For the second consecutive season, Peters Township and Bethel Park will meet for the fourth time. On the line Tuesday night is a spot in the state quarterfinals.
Monessen striving for continued success in the state tournament after missing out on WPIAL title.
The 1983-84 Washington High School boys basketball team wasn’t the most spectacular outfit to look at. No one really stood out. The team wasn’t great at anything except winning. And as they won WPIAL and state championships, the Little Prexies caught the fancy of local sports fans.
JOHNSTOWN – District 5 champion Berlin Brothersvalley held Avella to seven points in the second half and scored the final 20 points of the game to defeat the Eagles 79-30 in the first round of the PIAA Class A girls basketball playoffs Saturday evening at the University of Pitt-Johnstown.
Although Pittsburgh City League champion Allderdice brought the Big Macs' season to a close with a 61-58 overtime win, there was little doubt that Canon-McMillan could play with some of the best teams in the state.
EBENSBURG – Penn Cambria, the District 6 champion, used a pair of 11-0 runs – one in the second quarter and one in the fourth – to defeat Washington 70-37 in the first round of the PIAA Class 3A girls basketball playoffs Friday night at Central Cambria High School.
EDINBORO -- Monessen's formula for success entering Friday night's PIAA Class A boys basketball playoff game was full-court pressure executed by a deep bench.
Nine area basketball teams play in the first round of the PIAA playoffs over the next two days. For some to advance it might come down to just doing what they've done all season.
Several local high school basketball teams get a new lease on life by being pulled into the PIAA playoffs by the WPIAL's follow-the-leader system for determining postseason spots.
After losing in last year's WPIAL Class 6A Championship, Peters Township is determined to win its first district title in a rematch with North Allegheny.
Peters Township downs rival Bethel Park to return to the Petersen Events Center for the WPIAL Class 6A Championship.
Monessen battled top-seed Vincentian Academy from start to finish, but coach Dan Bosnic's Greyhounds ran out of gas after playing a frenetic pace from the opening tip-off in the Royals' 61-49 victory in the semifinals of the WPIAL Class A boys basketball playoffs on Monday at Peters Twp. High School.
The Hillers held undefeated and top-seeded Chartiers Valley without a field goal over the final 12:46, to just eight baskets in the game and didn’t give up more than 10 points in any quarter of the WPIAL Class 5A quarterfinal contest. However, Trinity's scoring touch was missing.
Colin Luellen’s basket off an offensive rebound with two seconds remaining capped a wild fourth-quarter comeback and gave top-seeded Pine-Richland a 64-62 victory over Peters Township in the WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinals Saturday afternoon at North Hills High School.
West Greene forced 25 turnovers and made enough plays late to secure a 56-46 win over Sewickley Academy in the Class A quarterfinals at Canon-McMillan High School.
Trinity advances to sixth straight quarterfinal appearance with dominating first-round win over Penn-Trafford.
IMPERIAL – Drew Denham, Mapletown’s energetic girls basketball coach, shook his head in disbelief. He changed his lineup at almost every stoppage in play and encouraged his team. There just wasn’t anything he could do to get the ball to go into the basket.
Fifth-seeded Washington uses balance to defeat Keystone Oaks in the first round of the WPIAL Class 3A boys basketball playoffs.