Lincoln Park steps it up

Class A's top team stuns Class AAAA Central Catholic


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After a pair of dominating performances to begin the season, the top-ranked boys basketball team in Class A stepped up a few classes Tuesday night.

The result was similar.

Ryan Skovranko scored 26 points and Maverick Rowan added 19 to lead Lincoln Park to an 84-65 non-section win at Class AAAA foe Central Catholic.

Elijah Minnie chipped in 15 points and Antonio Kellem 13 for Lincoln Park (3-0).

Sean Whalen led Central Catholic (2-1) with 21 points.

Other top games

■ Ryan Luther's 24 points helped Class AAAA No. 2 Hampton (3-0) earn an 85-57 win at Mars (2-1). Owen Nearhoof led Mars with 27 points.

■ Cole Constantino (16 points) led a group of four North Allegheny players in double figures as the host Tigers (3-0) rolled to an 85-49 win against Mt. Lebanon (1-2).

■ Curtis Perz scored 10 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to lead Norwin (2-1) to a 68-63 win against Monessen (0-3) in the Mike Rettger Memorial Tournament at Franklin Regional.

■ Austin Dedert's 17 points vaulted host Plum (3-0) to a 51-43 win against Kiski Area (1-2). Of Plum's 15 field goals, 10 were 3-pointers.

■ Matt Kline scored 21 points to propel Class AAA No. 1 Central Valley (3-0) to a 69-57 home win against Class AA No. 4 Neshannock (2-1). Ernie Burkes led Neshannock with 22 points.

■ Darrious Carter and Riley Stapleton scored 16 points apiece to help Indiana (3-0) defeat visiting Greensburg Salem (0-3), 66-53.

■ Dustin Sleva's 18 points helped Montour (1-0) win its season opener, 54-51, at Moon (1-3). Tyler Crenshaw scored 20 points for Moon.

■ Dasonte White had 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to help visiting Summit Academy (2-1) outlast Serra Catholic (0-2), 87-84. Max Kaminsky led Serra with 28 points.

Stars of the night

■ Vincentian's Ryan Wolf continued his torrid start by scoring 46 points in leading the Class A No. 2 Royals (3-0) to a 92-66 win against visiting Northgate (1-2). Wolf was 15 of 19 from the field and made three 3-pointers. Wolf scored 33 and 38 points in Vincentian's first two games.

■ After sitting out his team's first game with an ankle injury, West Mifflin's Ryan Maha had a strong debut, making six 3-pointers and scoring 30 points to lead the host Titans (2-0) to a 68-48 win against South Allegheny (1-2).

Boys hot shots

■ Players with five or more 3-pointers: Josh Krafczynski, Bethel Park, 6; Tyler Engle, Blackhawk, 5; Ryan Maha, West Mifflin, 6; Devin Lyles, Perry, 5; Isiah Hauser, Rochester, 5; Max Kaminsky, Serra Catholic, 5; Dasonte White, Summit Academy, 5.

Top girls games

■ Jada Epps scored 21 points and Gateway (1-0) scored the final 11 points of the game to defeat host Penn-Trafford (1-2), 41-36. The Gators trailed, 36-30, with three minutes remaining.

■ Brenna Wise's 25 points helped Class A No. 1 Vincentian (3-0) bounce back from a four-point halftime deficit to win at Hampton (0-3), 62-58. Jada Alim led Hampton with 20 points.

Girls hot shots

■ Players with four or more 3-pointers: Jamie Halloran, North Hills, 6; Jordan Sterner, Yough, 4.


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