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 Lincoln Park’s Nelly Cummings drives to the basket Sunday against Chartiers Valley at Montour.

Pittsburgh Basketball Classic: Sidekicks help Chartiers Valley beat Lincoln Park

Star guard Matty McConnell was stellar again but it was his right-hand men who helped Chartiers Valley get past formidable foe Lincoln Park.

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 McKeesport’s Khalil Perdue grabs a loose ball from Plum’s James Edwards Friday night at McKeesport.

McKeesport boys basketball wins key section game against Plum

Perdue sparks McKeesport’s key 65-55 section win against visiting Plum.

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High school highlights: West Mifflin strikes again

West Mifflin's Tony Hill made two free throws with 3.7 seconds left to give the Titans a 67-65 win at Steel Valley in Class AAA Section 4.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 24

Box scores from Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

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 Chartiers Valley's Matty McConnell stands next to his brother T.J.'s jersey which is encased near the gymnasium. His brother now plays for the University of Arizona.

Varsity Xtra: Matty McConnell out to match 'big bro' T.J.

The McConnell brothers are often mentioned in the same breath lately, but younger star Matty doesn't mind it as he makes his own name.

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Hot shooting fuels Bethel Park

Justina Mascaro scored 15 points to lead Class AAAA No. 5 Bethel Park to its ninth win a row, a 46-34 triumph at Upper St. Clair in Section

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Boys basketball scoring leaders

WPIAL and City League boys basketball scoring leaders through Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

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Girls basketball scoring leaders

WPIAL and City League girls basketball scoring leaders through Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 23

Box scores from Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

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P-G Basketball Rankings

Through Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

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 Allderdice's James Jackson gets a shot up against Indiana Wednesday night in a high school basketball showdown between the City League Dragons and WPIAL Class AAA Indians.

Dragons give City League huge lift in basketball

Allderdice boosts City's stock with lopsided, 55-30 win against WPIAL Class AAA power Indiana.

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 A male teenager was shot near Wilkinsburg High School on Wednesday night.

Wilkinsburg schools seek police presence after shooting

A teenage boy was shot outside the school after a basketball game against Propel Andrew Street High School in Munhall.

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 Vincentian's Jack Monahan, left, is fouled by Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic's Vince LeGrande Jan. 12.

North Xtra: Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic falls short again

Trojans just can't get over hump as they lose to rival Vincentian by three points again.

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North Xtra: Focused North Hills taking one game at a time

Past postseason disappointments have boys basketball team on a mission.

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North Xtra: Surprising Eden Christian is on a roll

With just one returning starter, boys basketball team having one of its finest seasons.

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South/West Xtra: Rested Chartiers Valley ready for run

The Colts, led by coach's son Matty McConnell, have regained their edge and look like a Class AAAA Section 4 favorite again.

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South Xtra: Coach still knows how to win

Washington coach Ron Faust picks up right where he left off.

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South Xtra: Guards key to Elizabeth Forward's success

Two high-scoring guards lead the girls basketball team, but there is more to those players and the Warriors than meets the eye.

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 Woodland Hills' Avram Abramovitz gets a shot up against Gateway's John Paul Kromka Friday night.

East Xtra: Woodland Hills going through growing pains

With no seniors on its roster, boys basketball team is struggling.

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East Xtra: Statistically, Jeannette is good

At first glance, the Jayhawks are only an average basketball team.

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East Xtra: Defense key to Gateway's success

Gators have one of the best scoring defenses in WPIAL Class AAAA.

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East Xtra: Greensburg CC specializing in victories

Multi-sport athletes fueling boys basketball team.

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West Xtra: Sto-Rox nothing to laugh at

Girls basketball team taking big steps in the right direction.

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West Xtra: Lincoln Park still winning despite adversity

Move up in class and loss of stars haven’t slowed basketball team.

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West Xtra: Talented Quigley Catholic is ready for run

Girls basketball team has been perfect in section since Feb. 3, 2011.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 22

Box scores from Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

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 Our Lady of the Sacred Heart's Collin Neville blocks shot by Quaker Valleys David Oliver.

Class AAAA No. 2 North Allegheny falls in upset

Four players scored in double figures and Pine-Richland's defense clamped down on Cole Constantino, North Allegheny's leading scorer.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 21

Box scores from Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

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 North Allegheny's Taylor Lake gets a shot up against Pine-Richland's Kaitlyn Jenkins Monday night.

High school highlights: Butler cleans up in OT for section victory

Butler’s senior duo made big plays down the stretch to overcome Shaler in Class AAAA Section 3.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 20

Box scores from Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 19

Box scores from Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

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 Woodland Hills’ Deontae Robertson blocks Gateway’s John Paul Kromka under the basket Friday night. Gateway won, 71-49.

High school basketball highlights: Seton-LaSalle's 31-game section winning streak ends

Washington led by 10 points at halftime, then held off a furious comeback to knock off Class AA No. 3 Seton-LaSalle, 66-65.

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McConnell scores 54 in Chartiers Valley win at Bethel Park

Matty McConnell pours in a school-record 54 points — the most by a WPIAL player this season — in leading Chartiers Valley to a 90-76 win.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 17

Box scores from Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

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 Sewickley Academy’s Kayla Guerin and Quigley Catholic’s Julia Etherson reach for a rebound Thursday night. Quigley Catholic won the Class A Section 1 game, 68-27.

McGuffey star Weiss scores 26 points, 
surpasses 2,000 
for her career

Only 38 WPIAL girls basketball players have surpassed 2,000 points in a career; McGuffey’s Sammie Weiss is the latest to join the club.

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 Kiski Area players watch as their team takes on Latrobe Jan. 8.

Varsity Xtra: Why are rosters shrinking in girls basketball?

Western Pennsylvania is still producing quality girls basketball teams and players, but there’s been a significant decline in participation.

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 Beaver Falls sophomore Donovan Jeter, left, is already a force in the post.

Varsity Xtra: Future is dazzling for Beaver Falls

Notebook: The Beaver Falls boys basketball team is built for now and later.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 16

Box scores from Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

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Boys basketball scoring leaders

WPIAL and City League boys basketball scoring leaders through Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

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Girls basketball scoring leaders

WPIAL and City League girls basketball scoring leaders through Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

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P-G Basketball Rankings

Through Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

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South Xtra: Thomas Jefferson team comes to life after rugged start

After gaining some experience, the Thomas Jefferson boys basketball team has become much more competitive.

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South/West Xtra: Football players give South Fayette basketball team a lift

South Fayette coach Rich Bonnaure is used to having to wait a while to get his whole team on the floor.

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 Seton-LaSalle's Cassidy Walsh grabs a rebound against Bishop Canevin's Gina Vallecorsa in the WPIAL Class AA championship game last March.

South Xtra: Seton-LaSalle girls take the lead in section standings

After a decisive victory against section rival Bishop Canevin, the Rebels find themselves in the Section 3-AA driver’s seat.

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 Norwin's Curtis Perz averages more than 25 points per game, but he does a lot more than score points to help the Knights.

East Xtra; Norwin senior does more than score points

Curtis Perz averages 25.1 points per game, but is an overall leader for boys basketball team.

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East Xtra: Plum junior takes huge step forward

James Edwards puts in the time to improve and it's paying off.

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 James Taylor-Lane is one of the few Obama Academy players with experience.

East Xtra: Obama Academy content to be City title candidate

Boys basketball team learns it's OK to not be perfect.

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East Xtra: Greensburg Salem battles to stay in race

Getting off to fast start key to girls basketball team's success.

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West Xtra: Riverside's progress is solid Gould

Senior guard Zach Gould is leading Riverside to an improved season on the basketball court.

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 In his third season as a starter, Daylon Carter has become the cornerstone of the Ambridge Area boys basketball team.

West Xtra: Ambridge holding its own in a tough basketball neighborhood

Playing in a section that includes two of last year’s WPIAL titlists and another traditional power, Ambridge is proving it can compete.

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