High School Highlights: Chartiers Valley girls surge past Upper St. Clair in second half

Share with others:


Print Email Read Later

It was a tale of two halves Monday night at Chartiers Valley. In a No. 1 against No. 2 Class AAAA showdown, it was top-ranked Chartiers Valley (4-0, 3-0) bouncing back from a six-point halftime deficit to outscore Upper St. Clair by 32 points in the second half en route to a 67-31 Section 4 victory.

Trailing at halftime, the Colts responded in a big way with a 20-0 run. Mariah Wells scored a game-high 21 to pace Chartiers Valley. Rachel Mazzie scored 13 for the Panthers (3-2, 0-2).

Other top girls games

• Oakland Catholic (1-2, 1-0) overcame a 21-10 halftime deficit to rally against visiting North Allegheny for a 38-34 Class AAAA Section 3 win. Oakland Catholic's Mara Fitzgerald led all scorers with 18. Taylor Lake scored 12 for the Tigers (3-2, 1-1).

• Deer Lakes (3-2, 1-0), the No. 3-ranked team in WPIAL Class AA, held on for a 41-36 Section 1 win at Ford City (2-4, 0-2). The Lancers were led by Becca Babincak with 21 points.

• In a non-section showdown, Class A No. 2 Serra edged Class AA No. 5 Greensburg Central Catholic (4-1), 58-53. Nicole Pero had 16 points for the host Eagles (3-1).

Standout performer

• One week after scoring 31 points, McGuffey's Sammie Weiss scored 30 points in a 72-27 Class AA Section 4 win at Burgettstown.

Milestone

• Beaver Falls senior guard Ayana Vaughn scored 24 points to give her 1,001 for her career in a 56-48 Class AA Section 2 loss to visiting Mohawk.

Top boys game

• Khari Hicks and Troy Simons each had 19 points to help host Imani Christian (1-2) to a 74-68 non-section win against No. 4 Monessen (0-5). The Greyhounds were led by Javon Brown's game-high 21 points.

Girls hot shots

• Players who made four or more 3-pointers: Halie Torris, South Park, 4; Megan Marecic, Bethel Park, 4; Ally Rudolph, Albert Gallatin, 4; Ayana Vaughn, Beaver Falls, 4.

Boys hot shots

• Players who made four or more 3-pointers: Tyler Kepple, Karns City, 5; Jeremy Lucas, Fort Cherry, 4.

mobilehome - hsbasketball


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

You have 2 remaining free articles this month

Try unlimited digital access

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here

You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

To continue unlimited reading

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here