Sto-Rox wins in overtime
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Quaker Valley rallied from an 8-point, fourth-quarter deficit to send the game into overtime, but Sto-Rox bounced back in the extra session.
Tony Frenzley broke a 75-75 tie on a field goal with 11 seconds remaining in overtime as the Class AA No. 5 Vikings (9-5, 6-1) took down the visiting Quakers (12-4, 5-3), 78-75, in Class AA Section 6.
Quaker Valley's Nelson Westwood sent the game into overtime by hitting a bucket with eight seconds left in the fourth quarter.
But Frenzley, who had a game-high 29 points, scored seven of Sto-Rox's 12 points in the overtime to keep the Vikings in first place in the section race.
Makil Allen added 10 points and 22 rebounds for Sto Rox.
Burke Moser had 20 points for the Quakers.
Other top boys games
• Led by 21 points from Eric Johnson and 20 from Jim Diaz, Charleroi (10-4, 8-1) outlasted visiting Beth-Center (8-8, 4-5), 73-67, in triple overtime in Class AA Section 5. Adam Walters led Beth-Center with 21 points in the loss.
• Aaron Barlow scored 25 of his 37 points in the final 16 minutes to help Class AAA No. 2 Beaver (13-1, 7-1) rally from a 7-point halftime deficit to win, 77-62, against host West Allegheny (8-7, 3-5) in Section 2. Andrew Koester scored 28 points for the Indians.
• After scoring just 20 points in the first 29 minutes of the game, Ambridge (8-5, 4-3) scored 18 over the final three minutes of regulation and four minutes of overtime to beat visiting Central Valley (12-5, 6-2), 38-32, in Class AAA Section 2. Daylon Carter had a game-high 12 points for the Bridgers.
• Daron Clark nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Perry (8-7, 3-3) to a 56-53 victory against City League No. 2 Westinghouse (8-6, 4-2). Shakeem Cox led Perry with 24 points.
• Senior Drew Cook of Class AA No. 1 Beaver Falls (13-3, 9-0) scored 27 points to give him 1,016 for his career as the Tigers beat host Laurel (4-13, 0-9), 72-47, in Section 2.
Boys hot shots
• Players who made four or more 3-pointers: Nate Bell, Hopewell, 7; Lamont Butler, Obama Academy, 5; Haedyn Herzer, Chartiers Valley, 5; A.J. Greco, Baldwin, 5; Jesse Sequeira, Ford City, 4; Jay Fyda, Quigley Catholic, 4; Sam Calhoun, Central Catholic, 4; John Maldonado, Ringgold, 4.
Top girls game
• Desiree Garland hit a layup as time expired as host Woodland Hills (5-11, 2-6) shocked Class AAAA No. 3 Gateway (12-3, 7-1), 42-41, in Section 2. Garland finished with 13 points.
Football coaching news
• Chartiers Valley hired Niel Loebig as its new football coach. Loebig is a former quarterback at South Fayette who has been an assistant coach at Duquesne University for six seasons and an assistant for one year at Lely High School in Naples, Fla.
First Published January 23, 2013 12:00 am