High school highlights: Plum secures 60-52 victory in second OT

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Plum and Woodland Hills played each other so evenly through four quarters, the teams decided to play two extra periods.

Austin Dedert scored 21 points and Griffin Myers added 20 to lead Plum to a 60-52 double-overtime win at Woodland Hills in Class AAAA Section 2.

Plum (2-2, 1-0) trailed Woodland Hills (2-3, 0-1), 32-24, heading into the fourth quarter, but the Wolverines rallied to force overtime.

Plum outscored Woodland Hills, 14-6, in the second overtime.

Ryan Thomas led Woodland Hills with 16 points.

Other top boys games

• Shawn Anderson scored 18 points for Class AAAA No. 1 New Castle (5-0) in an 85-63 win against Anchorage Christian, Alaska, in the KSA tournament in Orlando, Fla. New Castle had 34 points in the second quarter.

• Easton Bazzoli scored 16 points and Zach Spangler added 15 to lead Seneca Valley (3-1, 1-0) to a 64-51 victory at Shaler (3-1, 0-1) in Class AAAA Section 3. Geno Thorpe led Shaler with 23.

• Tyler Roth's 17 points led host Mt. Lebanon (2-2, 1-0) to a 48-45 win against Peters Township (2-2, 0-1) in Class AAAA Section 4. Gabe Pritz scored 21 for Peters Township.

• Matty McConnell's seven 3-pointers accounted for all 21 of his points as Class AAA No. 1 Chartiers Valley (4-0) rolled to a 61-43 win against Eagle Crest, Colo., in the KSA tournament. Spencer Casson added 10 points, 16 rebounds and 12 blocked shots.

• Max Ponzurick grabbed an offensive rebound and scored with seven seconds left to lift host Greensburg Salem (1-3, 1-0) to a 56-55 win against Yough (1-4, 0-1) in Class AA Section 3. Ponzurick finished with 14 points.

• Max Kaminsky had seven 3-pointers among his 27 points and George Prota chipped in 21 points and 12 rebounds for Serra Catholic (4-0, 1-0) in a 70-39 win at Riverview (1-3, 0-1) in Class AA Section 3.

Late heroics

• Latrobe's Matt Dunlap made a layup with 7.8 seconds remaining to push the Wildcats (2-2, 1-0) past Kiski Area (3-2, 0-1), 53-52, in Class AAAA Section 1.

• Billy Urso scored on a putback with 1.8 seconds left in overtime, enabling visiting Fox Chapel (4-1, 1-0) to defeat McKeesport (1-3, 0-1), 55-53, in Class AAAA Section 2.

• City League No. 3 Perry (2-2) got a layup at the buzzer by Shakeem Cox to edge visiting Butler (1-3), 51-49, in a non-section game. Cox had 10 points.

Stars of the night

• Matt McKinney scored 16 points, including the winning three-point play (layup and free throw) with two seconds left, to give Neshannock (4-0, 1-0) a 49-46 win at Riverside (2-2, 0-1) in Class AA Section 2.

• Chase Winovich scored 12 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter for Thomas Jefferson (2-2) in an 80-62 non-section victory at Keystone Oaks (2-2). Thomas Jefferson outscored Keystone Oaks, 26-14, in the final quarter.

Hot shots

• Players with four or more 3-pointers: Matty McConnell, Chartiers Valley, 7; Max Kaminsky, Serra Catholic, 7; Christian Kazmarsky, Uniontown, 6; Nick Aloi, Ellwood City, 5; Charan Singh, Franklin Regional, 5; T.J. Diciero, Freedom, 5; Dean Steliotes, Pine-Richland, 5; Ryan Maha, West Mifflin, 5; Brett Haney, Canon-McMillan, 4; David Huber, Hampton, 4; Kevin Sciulli, Montour, 4; Brandon Domenick, New Castle, 4; Dom DelGreco, Seton-LaSalle, 4; Markel Peace, Union, 4; Rocco Fagan, Wilmington, 4; Josh Steamer, Yough, 4.

Top girls games

• Erin Mathias scored a game-high 21 points to help Fox Chapel (4-0, 1-0) begin Class AAAA Section 2 play with a 60-38 victory at McKeesport (3-1, 0-1).

• A pair of local teams squared off in the KSA tournament in Orlando, Fla., as freshman Sydney Rabold's 17 points pushed Ambridge (3-0) to a 45-37 win against Chartiers-Houston (3-1).

Star of the night

• Courtnee McMasters had a triple- double (19 points, 10 rebounds, 10 steals) to lead California (3-0) to a 49-32 non-section win at City League No. 3 Carrick (1-4).

Hot shots

• Players with four or more 3-pointers: Kiki Davis, Hollidaysburg, 4; Gloria Schifino, Penn Hills, 4.



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