Bucs have a ball in Disney
Four players scored in double figures to power Chartiers-Houston to a 68-32 victory over Augusta, Ky., in a non-section game in the Disney Classic tournament in Orlando, Fla.
Ashley Balzer led the way with 20 points and six steals, and Amanda Balzer added 19 points for the Bucs (3-0). Kristin Scott had 11 points and six steals and Deja Wormsley had a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Jerica Kelsch and Paige McCord each scored eight points for Augusta.
The Bucs play Ambridge 8 a.m. today.
Charleroi 49, Beth-Center 32: Three players scored in double figures to lead Charleroi to a 49-32 victory over Beth-Center in a Section 5-AA game.
Corina Gottheld had 14 points, Mia Wytovich 12 and Rachel Ritter 11 for the Cougars, who outscored B-C 27-13 in the second half.
Anna Bartman led the Bulldogs with 17 points.
Belle Vernon 41, Ringgold 31: Jessica Slagus had a double-double to send Belle Vernon to a 41-31 victory over Ringgold in a Section 4-AAA game.
Slagus had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Leopards (1-0, 4-0), who outscored the Rams, 21-9, over the middle two quarters.
Bailey Cooper and Josie Schmidt each scored 10 points for Ringgold (0-1, 0-3).
Keystone Oaks 46, Trinity 35: Maryssa Argus scored a game-high 21 points to propel Keystone Oaks to a 46-35 victory over Trinity in a Section 5-AAA opener for both teams.
Lexy Mercuri added 12 points for KO (2-2), which led 29-16 at halftime.
Kylie Victoria led the Hillers (1-2) with eight points.
Mt. Lebanon 59, Canon-McMillan 40: Mt. Lebanon rallied from a three-point deficit in the first quarter and outscored Canon-McMillan 35-10 through the middle two quarters to take a 59-40 victory in a Section 4-AAAA game.
Alex Ventrone scored 12 points to pace Mt. Lebanon (1-0, 3-1) and Christine Ehlind added 10 points.
Olivia Lorusso tossed in a game-high 20 points for the Big Macs (0-2, 2-2).
Moon 51, Peters Township 39: Kirstin Gondol and Amirah Moore each scored 13 points to power Moon to a 51-39 victory over Peters Township in a non-section game.
Moon built a 28-11 lead at halftime but was outscored 28-23 by the Indians in the second half.
Madison Kerr paced the PT (2-2) offense with 16 points.
Washington 59, Bentworth 31: Taylor Ellis and Mya Gordon had 11 points, Tajah Gordon and Alyssa Wise added 10, and Wash High opened Section 5-AA with an easy win over the Bearcats.
Taylor Pompei scored 10 points to lead Bentworth (1-3), which made five 3-pointers.
Jefferson-Morgan 44, Geibel 28: Ashley Faddis and Ally Bogden had 10 points apiece to lead the Rockets to a non-section win. Jefferson-Morgan, which improved to 2-2, outscored Geibel, 27-14, in the second half to pull away.
Peyton McIntyre had a game-high 16 points to lead Geibel (2-2).
South Side Beaver 34, Burgettstown 27: The Blue Devils fell behind in the first half and never recovered. Samantha Scopel scored a game-high 14 points for Burgettstown and made three 3-pointers. Kristen Roy helped out with eight points.
Nobody scored in double figures for South Side Beaver (3-2), but Casey Barber and Lexi Dhayer each had eight.
Frazier 38, West Greene 29:
The Commodores dealt the Pioneers their first loss of the season in a non-section game. Madison Raber finished with a double-double, scoring 18 points and pulling down 12 rebounds for West Greene, which dropped to 2-1.
Cassidy Guiser had 11 points for Frazier (2-1).
Trinity 67, Jackson County (Ky.) 66: The Hillers survived a cold fourth quarter, one where they were outscored, 19-6, to hang on for a win at the KSA Classic in Florida. Christian Koroly finished with a game-high 22 points and made four 3-pointers. Corey Hunsberger added 14 points and Jared Deep 11. Steve Wagers led Jackson County with 18 points.
Despite leading, 61-47, entering the final quarter, it was a one-point game when Berton Miller got a steal and passed to Koroly. But Koroly missed the front end of a one-and-one, and Jackson County’s half-court heave was no good.
McGuffey 42, Yough 36: McGuffey stayed undefeated with a non-section win behind 17 points from Taylor Pasquariello. Brennan Crimm added seven points for the Highlanders, who are now 4-0.
Ben D’Amico had 13 points and Josh Strener added 11 for Yough, but the Cougars fell to 1-3.
California 86, Mapletown 26: Tanner Huffman and Brian Fisher combined for 52 points to send California to an 86-26 victory over Mapletown in a non-section game.
Huffman had 28 points and Fisher 26 for the Trojans (2-0), who led 44-15 at halftime.
Dereck Riggleman led the Maples (0-4) with 10 points.