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Basketball Box Scores: Feb. 28

Box scores from Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

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 Chartiers Valley’s Matty McConnell celebrates with Nick Antonucci after the Colts rallied to defeat North Allegheny for the WPIAL Class AAAA championship Saturday at Petersen Events Center.

Chartiers Valley comes from behind to earn WPIAL Class AAAA title

After trailing by double digits at halftime, Chartiers Valley dominated North Allegheny in the second half on its way to a 78-67 win.

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 Norwin's Taylor Ingel jumps into the arms of Danielle McMaster after defeating Penn Hills in the WPIAL Class AAAA championship Saturday at Petersen Events Center.

Norwin defeats Penn Hills, 54-34, for Class AAAA WPIAL title

Norwin junior guard Alayna Gribble scored a game-high 21 points while Penn Hills sophomore guard Desiree Oliver led her team with 17.

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 Blackhawk’s Courtney Vannoy, left, and Bridgette Shaffer celebrate after winning the WPIAL AAA title.

Blackhawk girls beat South Fayette for WPIAL Class AAA crown

Chassidy Omogrosso combined for 45 points to lift Blackhawk to a 65-54 victory against South Fayette.

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 Aliquippa’s Kaezon Pugh celebrates winning the WPIAL Class AA title.

Aliquippa beats Seton-LaSalle for WPIAL Class AA championship

Aliquippa becomes only the 14th team in the past 52 years to win a WPIAL championship with a perfect record. Aliquippa is 25-0.

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Wise leads Vincentian to a WPIAL Class A girls title over Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic

Brenna Wise poured in 35 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Vincentian to its fourth consecutive title after a 74-35 win.

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Allderdice boys win PIAA play-in game

The Dragons’ PIAA tournament run got off to a good start Saturday with a 13-point victory against Erie McDowell from District 10.

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PIAA Boys Basketball Qualifiers and Schedule

PIAA BOYS PLAYOFF QUALIFIERS

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PIAA Girls Basketball Qualifiers and Schedule

PIAA GIRLS PLAYOFF QUALIFIERS

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 Indiana’s Riley Stapleton makes the game-winning basket over Beaver Falls’ Zach Duffy in the WPIAL Class AAA championship Friday at Petersen Events Center.

Indiana’s Stapletons knock off Beaver Falls in final two seconds

Brothers Riley and Dylan Stapleton connect on the final play of the game for a layup to beat Beaver Falls at Petersen Events Center.

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 Monessen teammates celebrate at the buzzer after defeating Jeannette in the WPIAL Class A championship Friday at Petersen Events Center.

No. 2 seed Monessen breezes to Class A title

Monessen overcomes last year’s big loss to Lincoln Park in AA to win WPIAL title comfortably.

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 Seton-LaSalle teammates celebrate their win against Bishop Canevin in the WPIAL Class AA championship Friday at Petersen Events Center.

Seton-LaSalle girls repeat as WPIAL champions

The Rebels roll past Bishop Canevin for fourth Class AA title in past five years.

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 Beaver Falls' Josh Creach, left, and Donovan Jeter, right.

WPIAL Boys Basketball Championships: Beaver Falls riding sophomores to final

Donovan Jeter and Josh Creach are a two-headed monster for the Tigers, a pair of 6-foot-5 forwards and the team’s top scorers and

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 Norwin's Amanda Batey drives against Bethel Park's Cailey Klink during a game on Dec. 08, 2014.

WPIAL Girls Basketball Championships: Norwin girls hoping for a banner season

Norwin will have a chance to make its own history Saturday when it plays in the WPIAL final for the first time, against Penn Hills.

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 Chartiers Valley's Matty McConnell, left, looks to pass down court against North Hills' Kindhal Taylor, right, during second half action at Moon Area High School on Feb 25, 2015.

WPIAL Boys Basketball Championships: Char Valley seeing mirror image in North Allegheny

You will be hard-pressed to find many championship games where two teams were so much alike.

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WPIAL Girls Basketball Championship: Penn Hills coach feeling like he's been here before

Twenty-eight years ago, John Tate lived through an unlikely playoff run as a player at Penn Hills. Now, he’s having a similar run as coach.

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South Xtra: West Mifflin's strong season derailed

A surprisingly successful season for West Mifflin came to an abrupt halt in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs.

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South Xtra: Tough schedule helped Monessen prepare for playoff run

The Monessen Greyhounds will play for the WPIAL Class A title tonight at the Petersen Events Center.

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 Bishop Canevin's Lauren Gamble is a freshman starter at point guard for the Crusaders.

South/West Xtra: Bishop Canevin girls stick to the plan, advance to WPIAL final

By following its coach’s game plan, the Bishop Canevin girls basketball team has reached the WPIAL Class AA title game.

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East Xtra: Obama Academy gets a chance at redemption

Boys basketball team gets opportunity to play again after losing in City League final.

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 Allderdice's Jordan Rawls puts up a shot against Obama Academy's Kenny Robinson Saturday afternoon in the City League championship at Petersen Events Center.

East Xtra: Allderdice prepares for 'third' season

City League title in tow, boys basketball team ready for PIAA playoffs.

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 Obama Academy's Dalaysia Askew drives against Allderdice's Mara Keen Saturday in the City League championship at Petersen Events Center.

East Xtra: Obama Academy completes City League domination

Girls basketball team finishes unbeaten against league teams en route to 66-38 win in championship.

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East Xtra: Jeannette rewarded for its uphill climb

Boys basketball team overcomes challenges to advance to WPIAL Class A championship game.

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West Xtra: Defending champion Central Valley deals with early exit

Central Valley recovered from a slow start to the season to reach the WPIAL playoffs, but lost in the first round.

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 Ambridge's Daylon Carter gets a shot up against Mars' Ryan Giallonardo in a WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinal game last Friday night at North Hills.

West Xtra: Bridgers' playoff run yields a PIAA berth

Ambridge knocked off to quality WPIAL opponents two earn a spot in the state basketball playoffs.

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 Beaver Falls' Javon Turner tries to drive around New Castle's Marquel Hooker.

West Xtra: Senior guard helps guide Beaver Falls to WPIAL final

Javon Turner has played a key role in Beaver Falls’ run to the WPIAL Class AAA boys basketball title game.

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Brad Everett's High School Basketball Notebook

After placing second in Section 3-AAAA, boys basketball team exits postseason with first-round loss.

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North Xtra: Eden Christian surprising its foes

No. 8 seed in WPIAL playoffs falls, but boys basketball team ready for PIAA tournament.

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 North Allegheny's Abby Gonzales drives to the basket against Baldwin in a game earlier this season.

North Xtra: Junior guard a key for North Allegheny girls

After missing last season’s semifinals, Abby Gonzales returns to help girls basketball team into PIAA playoffs.

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Basketball Box Scores: Feb. 27

Box scores from Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

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 North Hills' Nick Smith goes up for a shot against Chartiers Valley's Matty McConnell Wednesday night in WPIAL playoff action Wednesday night at Moon.

Chartiers Valley shoots way into AAAA final

Boys basketball: Colts bury 15 3-pointers in 78-53 victory against North Hills to reach WPIAL championship vs. North Allegheny.

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Seton-LaSalle runs away from Quaker Valley

Rebels go on late run to reach WPIAL Class AA final against Aliquippa.

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Vincentian makes final again, 68-46

The Royals clinched a fourth consecutive appearance in the WPIAL Class A title game for the three-time defending champions.

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South Fayette senior clutch down stretch

Reserve converts late layup, 2 free throws to edge Elizabeth Forward in WPIAL Class AAA semifinals, 66-63

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Basketball Box Scores: Feb. 26

Box scores from Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

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 Beaver Falls' Josh Creach breaks through the New Castle defense Tuesday night at Geneva College.

Class AAA boys: Unlikely hero hits 3 to lift Beaver Falls past New Castle

A 3-pointer with 11 seconds left gave Beaver Falls the win against New Castle, 52-49, in a WPIAL Class AAA semifinal.

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Class A boys: Vincentian goes cold in loss to Monessen

The No. 2 seed Greyhounds found their footing at the free-throw line at the perfect time to top the No. 3 Royals and reach the WPIAL final.

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Class AAAA girls: Norwin defense guides way past North Allegheny

Alayna Gribble helped lead the No. 3 seed Knights past the No. 2 Tigers in a semifinal at Fox Chapel.

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Class AA girls: With win, Bishop Canevin is in

Bishop Canevin is returning to the Class AA WPIAL championship by knocking off No. 2 Burrell, 32-30.

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Basketball Box Scores: Feb. 25

Box scores from Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

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 North Allegheny's Jordan Lake, left, drives past  Bethel Park's Jake Dixon in a WPIAL Class AAAA playoff game Monday night at North Hills.

No. 1 seed sneaks in WPIAL AAAA semifnials

Boys basketball playoffs: Top-seeded North Allegheny gets a basket with 1.7 seconds left to edge Bethel Park Monday night at North Hills.

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WPIAL boys basketball playoffs: Quaker Valley jolts No. 2 Lincoln Park

Quaker Valley built a nine-point fourth-quarter lead and held off a comeback to upset No. 2 Lincoln Park, 64-55, in a Class AA quarterfinal.

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WPIAL girls basketball playoffs: South Fayette knocks out South Park

In a battle of double-digit seeded teams, No. 10 South Fayette (18-6) escaped No. 15 seed South Park (14-11), 48-45.

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Basketball Box Scores: Feb. 24

Box scores from Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

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Basketball Box Scores: Feb. 23

Box scores from Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

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 Star guard Lexi Posset and Beaver were supposed to play Saturday, but will take on Chartiers Valley Monday night instead.

High school basketball notebook: Sunday play a no-go for WPIAL

Despite postponing Saturday’s playoff basketball games, the WPIAL would not budge from its decision to avoid playing on Sundays.

1 week ago


WPIAL boys and girls basketball quarterfinals postponed because of weather

The City League boys and girls championships will be played as scheduled.

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 Mars' Alex Gruber pulls down a rebound against Ambridge's Roman Shell Friday night at North Hills.

No. 1 seeds Mars, Sewickley Academy bow out in WPIAL quarterfinals

A pair of top-ranked teams -- Class AAA Mars and Class A Sewickley Academy -- saw their WPIAL title runs come to an end after losing

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Red Hurricanes raise storm warning

Boys basketball: New Castle forced a bundle of turnovers and defeated Hampton, 78-61, in a WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinal at Geneva College.

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 North Allegheny's Haley Zeise, left, grabs a loose ball from Baldwin's Amanda Larkin Friday night at North Hills.

Penn Hills shocks No. 1 Penn-Trafford in WPIAL girls quarterfinals

Thanks to a 16-point advantage in the fourth quarter, No. 9 Penn Hills turned a two point lead into a 40-22 victory against Penn-Trafford.

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