Girls basketball roundup: Ringgold shocks Hopewell in AAA
February 19, 2014 11:01 PM
Matt Freed /Post-Gazette
South Park's Halie Torris puts up a shot against Thomas Jefferson's Alexis Yanief Wednesday night in a Class AAA first-round game.
From local dispatches
Eleni Radic had 17 points and Bailey Cooper added 13 as Ringgold, the No. 13 seed in the WPIAL Class AAA tournament, shocked No. 4 Hopewell, 37-30, in a second-round overtime thriller at Chartiers Valley.
Radic’s 3-pointer with about two minutes left in regulation tied the score at 29-29. In the overtime, Radic and Cooper scored four points apiece as the Rams (13-9) outscored the Vikings, 8-1. Marlena Schmidt had 12 rebounds and six blocks for the Rams.
Shaniya Rivers paced Hopewell (18-4) with 14 points.
Mt. Lebanon 63, Gateway 46
Mt. Lebanon takes on Gateway in Friday night basketball action. (Video by Matt Freed; 2/14/14)
Other Class AAA
■ South Park 59, Thomas Jefferson 25: The No. 3 Eagles (19-4) hit a WPIAL Class AAA record-11 3-pointers in a victory against the No. 14 Jaguars (13-10) at Baldwin. Allison McGrath hit six 3-pointers en route to a game-high 28 points.
■ Central Valley 53, Mars 45: Seairra Barrett scored 28 points to lift the No. 10 Warriors (15-7) past the No. 7 Planets (15-7) at Butler. Kiana Law added 15 for Central Valley.
■ Mount Pleasant 46, Belle Vernon 42: Alexa Szelong had 24 points as the No. 8 Vikings (15-8) rallied to beat the Leopards (16-7) at Canon-McMillan. Szelong also had six steals. Kaitlyn Slagus paced Belle Vernon with 19 points.
■ Elizabeth Forward 53, Moon 45: Allison Pastore had 14 points and Kylie Owoc added 13 to lead the No. 2 Warriors (19-3) past the Tigers (15-8) at Peters Township. Moon’s Amirah Moore led all scorers with 16 points.
■ Trinity 59, Hampton 53: Mary Dunn scored 19 points while teammates Sierra Kotchman and Kelly Korpus added 15 apiece as the No. 11 Hillers (17-6) upset the No. 6 Talbots (14-9) at West Allegheny. The Hillers converted 14 of 20 free throws in the fourth quarter.
■ Blackhawk 77, Kittanning 28: The No. 1 Cougars (20-2) raced to a 25-5 first-quarter lead and cruised to an easy victory against the No. 16 Wildcats (15-8) at North Allegheny. Chassidy Omogrosso led Blackhawk with 15 points and Bridgette Shaffer added 14.
■ West Mifflin 63, Indiana 39: Ciara Patterson scored 25 points and dished out 14 assists as the No. 12 Titans (17-5) upset the No. 5 Little Indians (18-5) at Fox Chapel.
■ Vincentian 82, Carmichaels 14: Four players reached double figures as the No. 1 Royals (19-3) rolled past the Mighty Mikes (8-15) at Keystone Oaks. Brenna Wise led the Royals with 14 points. Torrieonna Cash and Sarah Marusic added 12 apiece.
■ Serra Catholic 58, Eden Christian 30: Nicole Pero had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 8 blocks as the No. 2 Eagles (21-2) defeated the No. 15 Warriors (8-15) at Penn Hills.
■ Frazier 29, Sewickley Academy 14: Lauren Timko had 7 points as the No. 9 Commodores (16-5) defeated the No. 8 Panthers (14-7) at Chartiers-Houston. Timko scored five points in the third quarter as the Commodores outscored the Panthers, 14-4.
■ Aliquippa 49, Avella 48: The No. 10 Quips (13-10) rallied from a 10-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to defeat the No. 7 Eagles (15-8) at Moon. Alexus Perry had 13 points to lead the Quips. Kenna Drazich led Avella with 14 points.
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