Fifth-seeded Washington uses balance to defeat Keystone Oaks in the first round of the WPIAL Class 3A boys basketball playoffs.
Bo Haines went 3-for-3 and drove in 5 runs to help Ringgold to a 16-1, 4-inning victory over McGuffey Thursday afternoon in a Section 3 game in Class 4A.
David Monaco hit a tiebreaking double in the fourth inning and two pitchers held Ringgold scoreless over the final three innings Monday as South Park edged the Section 3-AAAA-leading Rams 5-3.
Fort Cherry freshman right-handed pitcher Lane Miller fired a no-hitter as the Rangers continued to stay near the top of Section 1-AA with a 5-0 victory at Bentworth Monday afternoon.
Sophia Godzak and Bailey Parshall hit solo home runs in the eighth inning as Belle Vernon broke a scoreless tie to defeat Mt. Lebanon, 2-0, in non-section play Friday afternoon.
The top five hitters in the Carmichaels’ lineup had eight hits as the Mikes Class 2A Section 1 foe Fort Cherry from the ranks of the unbeaten, 10-4.
Bailey Vig scored a game-high 21 points as California remained tied for first place in Section 3-AA with a 64-43 victory over host Bentworth Monday night.
Levi Jordan ignited the second-half rally as Bentworth won its fourth consecutive game as the Bearcats defeated Chartiers-Houston 59-57 and move to third place in Section 2-AA.
BELLE VERNON – Trailing 9-0 to Uniontown in its Section 3-AAAA first-place showdown, the Belle Vernon High School boys basketball team did not panic.
A strong first half and a late run in the fourth quarter produced an 83-72 victory for McKeesport over Trinity in a battle for first place in Section 1 Class 5A.
Trailing 37-18 at halftime, Jefferson-Morgan rallied behind Jalen Torres to complete the comeback after scoring 29 points in the fourth quarter and defeated California 65-63 at Jefferson-Morgan High School Friday night.
Izzy Allen scored off a missed free throw attempt by teammate Tamara Mathis with 20 seconds to play to seal a 49-47 victory by Canon-McMillan over West Allegheny in a non-section game in Canonsburg.
Ryan Lounder scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half and Burgettstown outscored South Side Beaver, 15-8, in overtime for an 81-74 victory in a Section 4-AAA game in Hookstown Tuesday night.
Kaitlyn Riley scored a game-high 26 points, Maria Claybaugh added 21, including her 1,000th career point, and Charleroi remained undefeated at home with a 73-33 victory over McGuffey in Section 2-AAA Monday night.
Burgettstown began the night as the highest-scoring Class AAA team in the WPIAL. The Blue Devils’ scoring average went up after an 89-64 home-court victory over Beth-Center in Section 4.
The Washington High School boys basketball team started its Section 4-AAA schedule on a good note as the Little Prexies rolled to a 53-39 victory over previously undefeated Brownsville at Wash High gymnasium Friday night.
The Seton LaSalle offensive line operates like a finely tuned engine and Josh Blamer and Brendan Perone are two of the reasons why. The Peters Township residents have paved the path to the playoffs for the Rebels.