2013 WPIAL Basketball Championships Friday Blog

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Friday, March 1, 2013 | 5:28 PM


GAME #2: Boys Class A- #5 Clairton vs. #2 Vincentian

HALF: Clairton 39, Vincentian 39. Bryon Clifford and Terrish Webb with 13 each for Bears. Ryan Wolf leads a balanced Vincentian attack with 9 points.

END 1: Vincentian 19, Clairton 15, depite 9 first quarter turnovers by Royals.

FAST pace to start this one. Vincentian leads 9-8 with 4:30 left in 1st. 

About set to go here for the Boys Class A Championship, with surprising Clairton and dynamic Vincentian.

GAME #1: Girls Class AA- #1 Seton-LaSalle vs. #2 Bishop Canevin

FINAL: Bishop Canevin 56, Seton-LaSalle 47. Johnie Olkosky finishes with 26 points for Crusaders. 

Seton can't hit the big shot. 53-47 Canevin with 0:26 left. BC struggling from line though. 

BC leads 52-47 with 1:11 to play. 

Seton-LaSalle cuts it to 50-43 with 1:47 to play. Free throws upcoming for BC.

Canevin extended its lead to 50-33, but SLS is fighting back with a 5-0 run. 50-38, 5:48 to go.

END 3: Bishop Canevin 48, Seton-LaSalle 33. Olkosky with 7 3-pointers and 24 total points. 

Olkosky is putting on a clinic. 21 points and 6 3's. 37-25 Canevin with 4:30 to go in 3rd.

A pair of quick 3's by Olkosky (now with 18 points) forces SLS timeout. 34-22 with 6:10 left in 3rd.

First half has a great pace. Quick ball movement and excellent shooting by Canevin. 2nd half now underway. 

HALF: Bishop Canvin 28, Seton-LaSalle 22. Johnie Olkosky with 12 points for Crusaders. Naje Gibson with 11 for Rebels. 

Now 23-14 Canevin. Four 3-pointers have been huge for Crusaders.

Surprising start to this one, with Canevin leading 18-8 after 1. 

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