Char-Houston tops Avella at OLSH tournament

December 29, 2012

Miles Williamson had 21 points as Chartiers-Houston dominated Avella, 97-46, in the consolation final of the OLSH tournament in a high school boys basketball game.

Alec Ferrari added 16 points, while Dylan Pounds and Jevone Hairston had 14 each for the Bucs (3-6). Chartiers-Houston recorded 23 steals.

Brandon Miller had 15 points, while Joe Gagliani added 10 for the Eagles (2-6).

Greensburg Central Catholic 82, Monessen 41: Brian Graytok scored 25 points, while Zach Herman added 24, as Greensburg Central Catholic routed Monessen, 82-41, at the Gateway tournament.

Corey Marshall and Ty Swan were also in double digits for the Centurians (9-1), with 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Clintell Gillaspie led Monessen (1-8) with 11 points.

Games postponed: Fort Cherry’s game yesterday against Allderdice in the Bishop Canevin tournament was postponed. Same for all three games in the Charleroi tournament; Bentworth will play California at 5 p.m. today; Belle Vernon will take on Charleroi at 6:30; and Steel Valley will play Yough in the nightcap. No makeup date was immediately known for the Fort Cherry game.

Girls basketball

Ringgold 55, Monessen 38: Bailey Cooper scored a game-high 18 points and Eleni Radic added 13 to help Ringgold defeat Monessen, 55-38, at the Cal U Classic. Ringgold improved to 4-4, while the Greyhounds fell to 0-6.

Teraee Bradford and Chelsea Szakal led Monessen with 11 points apiece. Mariah Ward helped out with eight.

Avella 64, South Allegheny 49: Olivia English scored 23 points to help Avella improve to 4-3 with a 64-49 win over South Allegheny at the California tournament. McKenna Drazich and Aleesha Thomas had nine points apiece for the Eagles, who outscored South Allegheny, 23-15, in the second quarter.

Jaylee Patterson had a game-high 28 points, including eight 3-pointers, for South Allegheny, which dropped to 3-6.

Brentwood 35, Charleroi 22: Charleroi lost its second straight, 35-22, to Brentwood at the California tournament, after making only eight field goals. Mya Woytovich had nearly all of the Cougars’ points, finishing with 16. Charleroi is 6-4.

Brentwood (5-5) got 12 points apiece from Alecia Folinio and Delaney Daly.

California 64, Trinity Christian 35: Courtnee McMasters continued her recent dominance, scoring 21 points to go along with 11 rebounds and five steals during California’s 64-35 win over Trinity Christian in its own tournament. Tristen Conaway finished with 11 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Natalie Baron contributed 15 points for California, which improved to 8-1.

Rose Laird led Trinity Christian with 15 points, and Becca Matta accounted for 14.

Locally, the all-tournament team consisted of McMasters and Conaway, as well as Charleroi’s Mya Woytovich and Avella’s Olivia English.

Wash High, Burgettstown postponed: The Washington and Burgettstown girls basketball teams’ games at the Penn State Beaver tournament were postponed, with no concrete reschedule dates. The Prexies were supposed to play Shenango at 4 p.m., while the Blue Devils were to take on South Side Beaver at 2. Trinity’s game against Allderdice in the Serra Catholic tournament was also postponed.



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