Monessen hands Uniontown first loss

January 4, 2014

Clintell Gillaspie scored nine points in the crucial fourth quarter, including a pair of free throws with 2.2 seconds remaining, as Monessen knocked off previously unbeaten Uniontown, 74-70, in a non-section high school boys basketball game.

Gillaspie, who finished with 28 points, helped spur the Greyhounds (6-4) to a 28-12 run in the fourth quarter. Monessen, down 12 points entering the fourth quarter, finally tied the game with just over two minutes remaining.

Javon Brown, who added eight points in the fourth quarter, had 18 points, seven assists and six steals for Monessen, while Justice Rawlins had 14 rebounds.

Jordan Pratt had 28 points, while Lyric Ellis added 14 points, for Uniontown (9-1).

Carmichaels 73, West Greene 34: A trio of double-figure scorers paced Carmichaels to a 73-34 victory over West Greene in a non-section game.

Brandon Lawless led the way for the Mikes, now 9-0, with 18 points. Ty Cole followed with 17 and Cory Fuller added 16.

Brothers Beau and Bray Jackson each finished with nine points for the Pioneers (3-7) with identical stats: 3 baskets and one three-point field goal.

Canon-McMillan 62, Hopewell 43: A strong second half propelled Canon-McMillan to a 62-43 victory over Hoepwell in a non-section game.

Malik Brown led the Big Macs (6-4), who outscored Hopwell 39-28 in the final 16 minutes, with 16 points. Costa Karanikos, Sam Bohn and Alex Hammers each scored 13 points.

Jacob Miller paced Hopewell (3-4) with 15 points.

Chartiers-Houston 48, McGuffey 44: Kodie Hanley had seven of his 22 points during a 21-6 fourth-quarter run as Chartiers-Houston rallied to a 48-44 non-section win over McGuffey at the Chuck Mahoney Classic.

Hanley, Ben Shade and Miles Williamson had 10 rebounds each for Chartiers-Houston (8-3), which trailed by 11 entering the fourth quarter.

Zach Maxwell led McGuffey (2-9) with 18 points, while Damian McCloskey had 13 for the Highlanders.

Girls results

Weirton 57, Burgettstown 27: Alyssa Shingle scored 22 points to send Weirton to a 57-27 victory over Burgettstown in the Chuck Mahoney Classic.

Raegan Stead tossed in 14 points for Weirton (2-7).

Katie Tarr scored 14 and Bri Inman eight for the Blue Devils (1-7).

Washington 51, Avella 40: A 17-9 run in the fourth quarter secured a 51-40 victory by Washington over Avella in the Chuck Mahoney Classic.

India March paced Wash High (6-2) with 15 points.

Kenna Drazich had a game-high 20 points for the Eagles (5-3).

Fort Cherry 70, Wilkinsburg 4: Jenna Lucas and Tina Bellhy had 20 points each as Fort Cherry topped Wilkinsburg, 70-4, in a Section 4-AA game.

Rachel Bellhy added 16 points for Fort Cherry (1-2, 3-3), which led 45-3 at the half.

Wilkinsburg is 0-4, 0-10.

OLSH 57, McGuffey 45: OLSH broke open a close game in the fourth quarter to defeat McGuffey, 57-45, in the Chuck Mahoney Classic.

Courtney Alexander led OLSH, which outscored McGuffey 23-12 in the final eight minutes, with 12 points and Amber Falletta added 11.

Sammie Weiss and Rachel Czulewicz led the Highlanders (7-3) with 14 points apiece.

Friday’s games

Thomas Jefferson 74, Ringgold 42: Charlie Scarbo and Eric Fairman each scored 16 points as Thomas Jefferson cruised to a 74-42 victory over visiting Ringgold in a Section 4-AAA boys game.

Fairman scored all of his points during a 51-point first half for TJ (2-1, 8-2). The Jaguars made eight three-pointers, but converted only two of 13 free throws.

Dayshore Majors led Ringgold (0-3, 1-7) with 14 points and George Martin scored 10.



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