High school basketball: Late shot dooms C-M against Mt. Lebo

January 16, 2014

Margie McCaffery hit a running shot in the middle of the lane with 1.1 seconds remaining in the game to lift Mt. Lebanon to a 50-48 victory over Canon-McMillan Thursday night in a Section 4-AAAA high school girls basketball game.

McCaffrey’s runner helped the Blue Devils (6-0, 10-3) avoid the upset at the hands of the Big Macs (3-4, 7-9), who led 25-18 at the half.

Madeleine Collins had 15 points to lead Mt. Lebanon, while Christine Ehland added 14 points.

Danielle Parker led the Big Macs with 21 points, while Cheyanne Trest added 11 points in the losing effort.

Trinity 44, Keystone Oaks 42: Kelly Korpus had just two points, but they were big ones as Trinity held off Keystone Oaks, 44-42, in a Seciton 5-AAA game.

Korpus hit a pair of free throws with nine seconds remaining in the game to give the Hillers (4-2, 10-4) a four point lead. Mary Dunn had 17 points, while Sierra Kotchman added 13 for Trinity.

Kayla Brownlee had 21 points and Maryssa Agurs added 12 for Keystone Oaks (2-5, 6-9).

Washington 63, Bentworth 23: India March and Mikayla Maltoney had 12 points each as Washington defeated Bentworth, 63-23, in a Section 5-AA game.

Taylor Ellis added 10 points for the Prexies (6-1, 9-4), who led 34-11 at the half.

Grace Marchezak and Riley Skerbetz had six points each for Bentworth (0-7, 2-11).

Carmichaels 69, Mapletown 26: Caroline Cree had 27 points and eight rebounds, while Amanda Brown had 21 points and eight rebounds, as Carmichaels defeated Mapletown, 69-26, in a Section 3-A game.

The Mikes (1-3, 3-11) led 51-10 at the half.

Emily Blaker led the Maples (0-5, 1-12) with seven points.

West Greene 33, Jefferson-Morgan 32: Emily Courtwright hit a pair of free throws, then had a steal on the ensuing possession, as West Greene held off Jefferson-Morgan, 33-32, in a Section 3-A game.

Alyssa Raber finished with 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for the Pioneers (2-2, 7-4). Madison Raber also scored 10 points for West Greene.

Jefferson-Morgan (2-3, 7-5) was led in scoring by Nicole Venick, who finished with 12 points.

Belle Vernon 45, Ringgold 42: Kaitlyn Slagus scored 20 points to lead Belle Vernon over Ringgold, 45-42, in a Section 4-AAA game.

Meaghan Murphy added 12 points, while Phaedra DeWitt and Sam Mendicino had 10 points each for the Leopards (5-2, 10-3).

The Rams (1-5, 6-8) were led by Marlena Schmidt’s 15 points.

Elizabeth Forward 48, Waynesburg 25: Two players scored in double digits to lead Elizabeth Forward to a 48-25 win over Waynesburg in a Section 4-AAA game.

The Warriors (6-0, 11-1) were led in scoring by Kylie Owoc’s 12 points and Natalie Fekula chipped in 10 points.

Kirstin Garber, Lyndsay Huhn and Celine Monica each had seven points for the Raiders (0-6, 2-10).

Seton-La Salle 66, Chartiers-Houston 35: Seton-La Salle hit 10 three-point shots in the first half to run away with a 66-35 win in Section 4-AA play.

Nicolette Newman led the Rebels (6-0, 11-3) with 12 points and Cassidy Walsh had 11 points. Seton-La Salle led 56-14 at halftime to enforce the mercy rule against the Buccaneers (3-4, 9-5).

Chartiers-Houston’s lone double-digit scorer was Addy Knetzer, who finished with 15 points.

Fort Cherry 56, Brentwood 43: Rachel Bellhy scored 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Fort Cherry to a 56-43 win over Brentwood in a Section 4-AA game.

Jenna Lucas also added a double-double with 12 points and 11 assists to aid the Rangers (4-3, 7-4).

Brentwood (3-3, 11-2) were led in scoring by Laura McGowan and Alecia Folino, who both scored 11 points.

Boys Basketball

Washington 83, Bishop Canevin 61: DeQuay Isbell scored 24 points to lead Wash High to an 83-61 victory over Bishop Canevin in a Section 4-AA matchup.

Nathan Swart added 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Prexies (6-1, 12-3) with 17 points and 11 rebounds.

Bishop Canevin (0-7, 3-12) was led by Dom Palmasina’s 20 points.



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