High School basketball: Wash High girls rally for win
Freshmen Tajah Gordon and Mikala Maltony combined for 13 of Washington’s 18 points in the fourth quarter as the Prexies rallied pulled away to defeat Westinghouse, 44-37, in a non-section game.
Gordon finished with 10 points and 14 rebounds for Washington (10-7), which trailed 29-26 entering the final quarter.
Jasmine Myers had 12 points, while Leshea Stinton had 11, for Westinghouse (8-7).
Trinity 41, Fort Cherry 22: Head coach Bob Miles’ new team beat his old one, 41-22, during a non-section win for Trinity.
No one reached double figures for the Hillers, who improved to 6-10.
Kelly Korpus had eight points, while Brittney Ross added seven for the Hillers.
Jenna Lucas had all 22 points for Fort Cherry (6-8), which lost Rachel Bellhy to an ankle injury in the first couple minutes of the game.
South Fayette 43, Keystone Oaks 39: Caitlin McLuckie and Shannon Gillespie combined for 27 points to pace South Fayette to a 43-39 overtime victory over Keystone Oaks in a Section 5-AAA game.
The Lions outscored KO 8-4 in the overtime period. Regulation ended with the two teams tied, 35-35.
McLuckie led the way with 15 points for the Lions (5-3, 9-5) and Gillespie chipped in with 12.
Maryssa Agurs scored a game-high 26 points for Keystone Oaks (3-6, 9-8), which led 17-15 at halftime.
West Allegheny 62, Burgettstown 42: West Allegheny outscored Burgettstown, 23-9 in the final eight minutes to cement a 62-42 victory over Burgettstown in a non-section game.
Reanna Turner was the lone double figure scorer for West Allegheny (6-11) with 10 points.
Kristen Roy had a game-high 17 points for the Blue Devils (1-15).
South Fayette 79, Keystone Oaks 65: B.J. Rudisill had a double-double to help power South Fayette’s second-half surge that produced a 79-65 victory over Keystone Oaks in a Section 5-AAA game.
Rudisill scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Lions (6-2, 10-5). Evan Bonnaure led the Lions with 26 points and Lucas Russell chipped in with 12.
The game was tied, 30-30, at halftime but the Lions outscored KO 49-36 over the final 16 minutes.
Corey Sevacka scored a game-high 32 points for Keystone Oaks (3-6, 6-11).