High school girls basketball rally December 10, 2021: Blackhawk sets school record for 3 points



Friday December 10, 2021 | 11:40 p.m.

Casey Nixon scored five 3-pointers and scored 17 points to lead Blackhawk to a 70-39 victory over Ellwood City (0-1) in the Montour kickoff tournament on Friday night.

Alena Fusetti added 13 points and Quinn Borroni collected 10 for the Cougars (1-0), who tied a school record with 16 3 points in the game. Emily Sedgwick led Ellwood City with 12.

Apollo Ridge 63, Springdale 20 –Brinley Toland scored 18 points to lead three double-digit players for Apollo-Ridge, which upset tournament host Springdale (0-1). Sydney McCray added 14 points for the Vikings (1-0) and Sophia Yard scored 13. Emily Wilhelm had six points for the Dynamos.

Castor 49, Canon-McMillan 40 – Payton List scored 20 points and his sister Chloe List added 12 points to push Beaver (1-0) past Canon-McMillan (0-1) at the South Fayette tournament.

Belle Vernon 67, Sharon 19 – Presleigh Colditz scored a game-high 24 points to beat Belle Vernon (1-0) in a win over Sharon (0-1) at the McKeesport tournament. Kemzi Seliga added 11 points and Tessa Rodriguez distributed nine assists to go along with eight interceptions.

Brownsville 49, Geibel 12 – Emma Seto scored a high 20 points as Brownsville (1-0) won the host tournament. Meghan Velosky scored 14 points for the Falcons. Maia Stevenson led Geibel (0-1) with six points.

California 39, Monessen 38 – Rakiyah Porter scored 13 points and California (1-0) claimed a narrow victory at the Major Corley Memorial tournament in Monessen. Mercedes Majors led the Greyhounds (0-1) with 14 points.

Chartiers-Houston 44, Bentworth 21 – Dominique Mortimer scored nine points to lead Chartiers-Houston (1-0) to victory at the Brownsville tournament. Laura Vittone collected 10 points for Bentworth (0-1).

Vall̩e des Chartiers 80, Baldwin 51 РAislin Malcolm had 25 points and Perri Page added 14 points for Chartiers Valley (1-0) in a victory over Baldwin (0-1). Morgan Altavilla had 20 points to beat the Highlanders.

Cheswick Christian 38, Propuls Braddock Hills 14 – Olivia Rochkind scored 21 points to lead Cheswick Christian (1-0) past Propel Braddock Hills (0-1) at the Aquinas Academy tournament.

Clairton 55, Charleroi 29 – Iyanna Wade led Clairton (1-0) with 27 points in a victory over Charleroi (0-1) at the Laurel Highlands tournament. Arissa Wiggins added 12 points for the Bears and Jerzee Sutton scored 11.

Deer Lakes 61, Riverview 10 –Nikki Fleming scored 14 points and Reese Hasley added 11 to lead Deer Lakes (1-0) to a win in their pitching tournament. Lola Abraham scored nine to lead Riverview (0-1).

Derry 47, Jeannette 12 – Tiana Moracco opened her season with a 27-point effort to lead Derry (1-0) to a victory in the Major Corley Memorial tournament in Monessen. Faith Shean added 10 points. Zoey Vincent and Franke Crosby had four each for Jeannette (0-1).

Eden Christian 52, Atlantic Christian (NJ) 36 – Emilia Johnson scored 17 points and Julia Ackerman contributed 10 points for Eden Christian (1-0) in a win at the Delaware County Christian Tournament.

Elizabeth Forward 50, Fort Cherry 30 – Joselyn Dawson amassed 18 points to lead Elizabeth Forward (1-0) to a win over Fort Cherry (0-1) at the Keystone Oaks tournament. Za’layah Edwards had 10 points for the Rangers.

Franklin Regional 60, Laurel Highlands 27 – Avery Musto scored five points at 3 points and scored 16 points to lead Franklin Regional (1-0) past tournament hosts Laurel Highlands. Brooke Schirmer added 13 points. Aareanna Griffith led Laurel Highlands (0-1) with 11 points.

Liberty 49, Hopewell 32 – Renar Mohrbacher scored 17 points and Jules Mohrbacher added 13 to lead Freedom (1-0) to a victory in the South Side tournament. Azare Humphries led Hopewell (0-1) with 17 points.

Greensburg Salem 50, Ligonier Valley 16 – Kate Mankins scored 12 points to lead Greensburg Salem (1-0) to a season opener over Ligonier Valley (0-1) in the first round of the Greensburg Salem tournament. The Golden Lions took a 21-4 lead and built a 33-9 bulge at halftime before keeping the Rams scoreless in the third quarter.

Hampton 48, Seneca Valley 32 – Meghan Murray scored 17 points and Kayla Hoehler scored 13 to lead Hampton (1-0) to former tournament host Seneca Valley (0-1). Olivia West had 10 points for the Raiders.

Hempfield 40, Connellsville 21 – Brooke McCoy scored 14 points to dominate Hempfield (1-0) ahead of Connellsville (0-1) in the Fayette County tournament.

Aire de Kiski 48, Burrell 36 – Abbie Johns scored 19 points as Kiski Area (1-0) won the tournament from Burrell.

Knoch 39, butler 37 – Nina Shaw had 16 points as Knoch (1-0) slipped past Butler (0-1) in the Armstrong tournament. Justine Forbes led the Golden Tornado with 10 points.

Latrobe 66, Center Marion 43 – Emma Blair had 18 points and Anna Rafferty scored 14 points to lead Latrobe (1-0) to a victory in the Indiana tournament. Elle Snyder added 11 points to the Wildcats. Lydia Miller collected 16 points, including a trio of 3 points, to lead Marion Center (0-1).

McKeesport 55, Penn Trafford 50 – Malina Boord scored 13 points to lead McKeesport past Penn-Trafford in a close game of the McKeesport tournament. Avionna Menifee had 11 points and Rachel Manfredo 10 for the Tigers. Olivia Pepple led the Warriors with 17 points. Maura Suman was 13.

Mohawk 40, Winchester Thurston 39 – Erynne Capalbo had 12 points and Jordan Radzyminski scored 11 as Mohawk (1-0) crushed Winchester Thurston (0-1) at the St. Joseph tournament. Nadia Moore had 28 points for the Bears.

Neshannock 63, Shady Side Academy 19 – Mairan Haggerty and Neleh Nogay each had 15 points to lead Neshannock (1-0) to victory at the St. Joseph tournament.

Oakland Catholic 60, Obama Academy 18 – Halena Hill scored four 3-pointers on her way to 14 points in an Oakland Catholic (1-0) victory over Obama Academy (0-1) in the Oakland Catholic Tournament. Rachel Haver and Alexa Washington had 11 points each for the Eagles.

Township of Peters 48, Thomas Jefferson 39 – Journey Thompson collected 14 points as Peters Township (1-0) claimed a season opener. Graci Fairman led Thomas Jefferson (0-1) with 22 points.

Prune 43, Freeport 33 –Megan Marston scored 17 of her game-high 21 points, and Dannika Susko added 12 points and nine rebounds as Plum won Game 2 of the Freeport Tip-Off tournament.

Ava Soilis scored 15 of her side’s 21 points in the first half, but was limited to four points in the second half. She was 9 of 11 from the free throw line, and she also connected on a pair of 3s. His 19 points overall led the Yellowjackets.

Seton LaSalle 35, Avonworth 30 – The Rebels (1-0) used a 17-7 streak in the third quarter to gain control in a win over Avonworth (0-1) at the Deer Lakes tournament. Mallory Daly scored 17 for Seton LaSalle. Rebecca Goetz led the Antelopes with 12 points.

Allegheny Sud 45, Carlynton 34 – Jamie Riggs scored 30 points to propel South Allegheny (1-0) former tournament host Carlynton (0-1).

South Fayette 59, North Hills 8 – Mia Webber scored 12 points and Maddie Webber and Ava Leroux scored 11 each to help tournament host South Fayette (1-0) clinch a victory over North Hills (0-1).

Southmoreland 69, Albert Gallatin 37 – Gracie Spadaro led three Scotties in double digits with 20 points in a victory over Albert Gallatin (0-1) at the Southmoreland tournament. Maddie Moore added 15 points for Southmoreland (1-0) and Olivia Cernuto scored 13.

Trinity 96, CMIT North 27 – Madeline Roberts collected 18 points and Alyssa Clutter and Eden Williamson collected 16 points each for Trinity (1-0) in the She Got Game Classic against CMIT North (0-1). Ruby Morgan took 10 rebounds for the Shamrocks.

Union 54, Saint-Joseph 26 – Kelly Cleaver scored 16 points to help Union (1-0) become the tournament’s top host, St. Joseph (0-1). Emma Swierczewski had 16 points for the Spartans.

Upper St. Clair 61, Shaler 18 – Katelyn Robbins emptied a 3-point trio and scored 18 points and while Upper St. Clair (1-0) defeated Shaler (0-1) in the Moon tournament. Rylee Kalocay had 15 points for the Panthers.

Allegheny West 29, Quaker Valley 21 – Kayla Howard led all scorers with 10 points to help West Allegheny (1-0) beat Quaker Valley (0-1) in the Carlynton tournament.

West Greene 50, Young 48 – Anna Durbin scored 19 points and West Greene (1-0) withstood a late rally by Yough (0-1) at the Southmoreland tournament. Autumn Matthews scored a high 22 points for the Cougars and Laney Gerdich scored 12 points.

Shamokin West 56, Leechburg 10 – Hannah Henry and Christine Guo scored four points each for tournament host Leechburg (0-1) in a loss to West Shamokin District 6 (1-0). Lily Jordan had 30 points for Wolves.


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