Good things came in threes when Trinity senior stepped outside.
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A threat to put up a triple-double on any given night, Devin Whitlock was the driving force behind a powerful Belle Vernon team.
PERRYOPOLIS – It didn’t take long for Eugene Briggs to get Fort Cherry’s boys basketball program headed in the right direction.
Cassandra Lewis poured in a season-high 34 points and the Washington girls basketball team ended its regular-season schedule with a 53-26 victory over Bentworth in Class 3A Section 2 Friday night.
Trinity’s girls basketball team capped off a perfect run through Class 5A Section 3 with an 86-19 victory over Ringgold at Hiller Hall Thursday night.
Four players reached double figures to lead Chartiers-Houston’s boys basketball team to a 61-57 victory over Jefferson-Morgan in a non-section game Wednesday night.
Demetrius Butler led four Ringgold players in double figures with 16 points and the Rams held off Serra Catholic 60-52 in non-section boys basketball action Tuesday night.
Trinity’s girls basketball team remained undefeated in Class 5A Section 2, clinched the league title and ran its winning streak to 12 games with a 56-41 victory over host Thomas Jefferson on Monday night.
For the most part, the WPIAL’s boys and girls basketball teams have made it to the end of the regular season. There are a few non-section games remaining to be played this week, and some league games tonight could shuffle the standings, but any regular-season game still to be played will hav…
PERRYOPOLIS – Feeding off its vociferous home fans, Frazier clinched at least a tie of its first section title in 31 years with a 61-30 beatdown of California Thursday in what was supposed to be a first-place showdown.
Devin Whitlock came close to a triple-double and Belle Vernon ran its winning streak to 10 games with a 78-45 thumping of visiting Yough in a Class 4A Section 3 boys basketball game Tuesday night.
Jersey Wise scored a career-high 31 points, including her 1,000th career point, and West Greene rolled to its 12th consecutive victory, 82-30, over visiting Monessen in a Class A Section 2 girls basketball game Monday afternoon.
Chris Barrish scored a game-high 36 points Friday night to lead Carmichaels to an 81-68 victory over rival Jefferson-Morgan in a Class 2A Section 4 boys basketball game.
Kaprice Johnson had her best game of the season, scoring a game-high 26 points and pulling down 10 rebounds Thursday night to power the Washington High School girls basketball team to a 61-46 victory over McGuffey in Class 3A Section 2.
Michael Dunn scored a game-high 31 points and Trinity picked up its second win of the season over a Class 6A Section 2 opponent, defeating Baldwin 69-66 in a non-section game Wednesday at Hiller Hall.
Carlynton began Tuesday night a half-game behind first-place Sto-Rox in the Class 2A Section 2 standings and the Cougars trailed host Burgettstown by 12 points in the third quarter.
Marty Schottenheimer, a McDonald native who coached three teams to AFC Championship games and played on the first state championship-winning basketball team from Washington County, died Monday following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 77.
CLAYSVILLE – If you did even the slightest bit of homework on the Waynesburg and McGuffey girls basketball matchup Monday night, then you probably had a decent idea of what the game was going to be.
Kaylin Venick scored a career-high 21 points to power Trinity to a 62-28 victory over Albert Gallatin in a Class 5A Section 2 game Monday night.
Burgettstown’s girls basketball team clinched first place in Class 2A Section 3 with a 42-26 victory over Chartiers-Houston on Friday night.
Abby Donnelly hit a running jump shot with six seconds to play Wednesday night to lift McGuffey to a 46-44 victory over Brownsville in a Section 2 game in Class 3A.
A fast start pushed host Washington past Charleroi, 63-45, Tuesday night in a Section 4 boys basketball game in Class 3A.
Chase Rosing scored 18 points, including a game-winning three-point shot with 3.2 seconds remaining, as Brentwood edged Washington 55-54 in a showdown for first place in Class 3A Section 4 Friday night on the Spartans’ home court.
COAL CENTER – Playing only its third game of the season, the California High School boys basketball team could not miss early from the floor and used suffocating defense to down Frazier Friday night, 53-43, in key Class 2A Section 4 game.
Trinity’s girls basketball team moved into sole possession of first place in Class 5A Section 3 by routing Thomas Jefferson 61-36 Thursday night at Hiller Hall.