High school highlights: Highlands edges South Park in OT


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Julian Flenory scored 20 points, Brayden Thimons had 11 and Jordan Lineburg added 10 to lead Highlands (2-5) to a 63-60 overtime victory against South Park (5-3) in the Shady Side Academy tournament.

South Park's Shawn Coologhan led all scorers with 24 points. He made a basket with one second left in regulation, but missed a free throw that would have won the game for the Eagles.

Other top boys games

■ Romano Sebastiani scored 15 of his game-high 19 points in the first quarter as Greensburg Central Catholic (6-0) rolled to a 72-42 victory against Woodland Hills (0-7) in the first round of the Gateway Hoops Classic.

■ Mike Fischer paced balanced North Allegheny with 15 points as the Tigers improved to 7-0 with a 79-52 victory against Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic (3-3) in the Gateway Hoops Classic. Cole Constantino and Joe Mancini added 14 points apiece.

■ Delvon Randall scored 12 points as Gateway (6-2) shut out Shaler (1-7) in the first quarter en route to a 54-31 victory against the Titans in the Gateway Hoops Classic.

■ David Wilson scored 18 points and Quae-Shawn Thompson added 17, but South Side Beaver (6-2) fell to Titusville, 77-48, in the Corry tournament.

■ Demetri Clements sank a free throw with one second left to lift California (6-2) to a 53-52 victory against Southmoreland (3-5) in the Charleroi tournament. Clements led all scorers with 25 points.

■ Patrick Ehland scored 15 points and Jonny David added 14, but Mt. Lebanon (3-4) lost, 55-45, to Aberdeen, Miss., in the Travis Outlaw Tournament at Mississippi State University.

Boys stars of the night

■ Ben Young poured in 39 of his 41 points in the second half to help Union (2-7) edge Wilmington, 104-97, in three overtimes in the Union tournament.

■ Jeannette's Julian Batts matched Clairton's total output with 36 points in a 59-36 Jayhawks (5-2) victory against the Bears (1-1) in the Gateway Hoops Classic.

■ D.J. Porter scored 32 points to lead Obama Academy (5-0) to a 76-53 victory against Butler (3-3) in the Shady Side Academy tournament.

■ Brandon Lawless scored 27 points and Cory Fuller added 26 as Carmichaels (6-0) rolled to an 81-48 victory against Jefferson-Morgan (3-6) in the Carmichaels King Coal Lions tournament.

Boys hot shots

■ Players with two or more 3-pointers: Cory Fuller, Carmichaels, 6; Joe Mancini, North Allegheny, 4; Mike Fischer, North Allegheny, 2; Cole Constantino, North Allegheny, 2; Matt Indorante, Charleroi, 2.

Top girls games

■ Hannah Booth scored 11 of her game-high 19 points in the first half as Union (2-6) rolled to a 48-28 victory against New Brighton (0-7) in the Union tournament.

■ Emily Klingensmith scored 16 points to lead Kittanning (5-2) to a 50-45 victory against Bridgeport, W.Va., in the EQT Tournament at Elk County Catholic.

■ Caitlyn Byerly and Kaitlyn Jenkins scored 12 points each as Pine-Richland (6-3) defeated Hopewell (5-2) in the Mars tournament.

■ Mackenzie Mayernik scored 21 points to lead Avonworth (3-2) to a 51-23 victory against West Greene (4-2) in the Bentworth tournament.

■ Amirah Moore scored 19 points and Abby Unis added 17 as Moon (6-2) defeated Mars (5-4) in the Mars tournament.

■ Madison McHale scored 12 of her game-high 17 points in the first quarter as Neshannock (9-0) rolled to a 61-12 victory against Monessen (1-4) in the Neshannock tournament.

Girls star of the night

■ Ellen Shaffer scored 24 points and secured 14 rebounds to lead Laurel (4-4) to a 65-48 victory against Wilmington in the Union tournament.

Girls hot shots

■ Players with two or more 3-pointers: Kendell Dickson, Cochranton, 2; Caitlyn Byerly, Pine-Richland, 2.


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