Basketball

Shady Side Academy’s Maggie Spell receives her gold medal from head coach Jonna Burke after defeating Avonworth in the WPIAL Class 3A championship game on Friday, March 1, 2024, at Petersen Events Center.
Trib HSSN girls basketball player of the week for March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024
Trib HSSN girls basketball player of the week: Maggie Spell

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South Fayette captains hoist the WPIAL championship trophy after defeating Armstrong in the Class 5A final on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Petersen Events Center.
Trib HSSN girls basketball team of the week for March 3, 2024
Trib HSSN girls basketball team of the week: South Fayette Lions

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Franklin Regional’s Cam Rowell scores against Moon during the second half of the WPIAL Class 5A championship game on Friday, Mar. 1, 2024, at Petersen Events Center.
Westmoreland high school notebook: PIAA basketball playoff pairings, schedule set
The PIAA basketball playoffs will begin this weekend.

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Union’s Kylie Fruehstorfer fights for a loose ball with Riverview’s Katerina Tsambis during the WPIAL Class A semifinals Feb. 26, at North Allegheny High School.
Riverview girls turn attention to PIAA playoffs
“It almost was a Cinderella story.”

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Franklin Regional’s Drew Devola attempts a shot with pressure from Gateway’s Mykel Bruce-McCrommon on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at Norwin.
Gateway boys earn berth to PIAA tournament
The Gateway boys basketball team faced a do-or-die scenario for a trip to the PIAA playoffs.

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Moon’s Michael Santicola celebrates after hitting a 3-pointer against Franklin Regional during the WPIAL Class 5A championship game on Friday, Mar. 1, 2024, at Petersen Events Center.
73 WPIAL boys, girls basketball teams seeded for PIAA play
March 2, 2024
With the Path to the Pete now history, the focus turns to the Road to Hershey and the start of the 2024 PIAA basketball postseason.

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Deer Lakes’ Collin Rodgers scores past Burrell’s Tucker Bitar during the WPIAL Class 3A championship game on Friday.
After WPIAL title, Deer Lakes boys set sights on run to state championship
The Deer Lakes boys basketball team had three goals at the beginning of the season: win a section title, repeat as WPIAL champs and get back to Hershey for the state finals.

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Apollo-Ridge grad Shane Bartha will be inducted to the A-K Valley Sports Hall of Fame in the Class of 2024.
Shane Bartha, Apollo-Ridge’s all-time leading scorer, to join A-K Valley Sports Hall of Fame
Shane Bartha’s playing days at Apollo-Ridge featured plenty of memorable basketball victories, most notably the Vikings’ 54-51 win over Brentwood in the 1991 WPIAL Class AA girls final.

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Aquinas Academy’s Joshua Schlemmer drives between Neighborhood Academy’s Junior Onwubiko and Derick Hardeman during the WPIAL Class A quarterfinals Feb. 21.
Aquinas Academy boys show they’re no one-man team
Aquinas Academy entered this season with a lot of uncertainty after losing WPIAL all-time leading scorer Vinnie Cugini to graduation.

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                                Franklin Regional’s Fin Hutchison (11) goes to the hoop against Shaler’s Kaden Orga during a WPIAL Class 5A semifinals Feb. 26 at Mt. Lebanon.
Defense made difference for Franklin Regional in run to WPIAL finals
Franklin Regional boys basketball coach Jesse Reed played in a lot of high-stakes games in his career.

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Upper St. Clair head coach Danny Holzer hugs Christian Ito late in the fourth quarter against Central Catholic during their WPIAL Class 6A semifinal on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, at Gateway.
2024 WPIAL Class 6A boys basketball championship breakdown: Upper St. Clair vs. Baldwin
March 1, 2024
WPIAL Class 6A boys basketball championship

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South Fayette’s Haylie Lamonde handles the ball during a WPIAL Class 5A semifinal against McKeesport on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024.
2024 WPIAL Class 5A girls basketball championship breakdown: Armstrong vs. South Fayette
WPIAL Class 5A girls basketball championship

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North Catholic’s Brady Wehner looks to pass against Highlands on Dec. 14, 2023 at Highlands.
2024 WPIAL Class 4A girls basketball championship breakdown: Blackhawk vs. North Catholic
WPIAL Class 4A girls basketball championship

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Mt. Lebanon’s Riley Farabaugh shoots a free throw against Central Catholic in the WPIAL Class 6A third-place game Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024.
High school roundup for Feb. 29, 2024: Mt. Lebanon drops Central Catholic for 3rd place in 6A
February 29, 2024
Mt. Lebanon jumped out to an early lead and held on to defeat 2023 district champion Central Catholic, 62-57, in the WPIAL boys basketball Class 6A consolation game Thursday night.

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Shady Side Academy’s Sydney Birchard drives between Burrell defenders on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024, in Fox Chapel.
2024 WPIAL Class 3A girls basketball championship breakdown: Avonworth vs. Shady Side Academy
WPIAL Class 3A girls basketball championship

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Deer Lakes’ Collin Rodgers is fouled by Burrell’s Tucker Bitar on Jan. 5, 2023, at Deer Lakes High School.
2024 WPIAL Class 3A boys basketball championship breakdown: Deer Lakes vs. Burrell
WPIAL Class 3A boys basketball championship

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Lincolin Park’s Brandin Cummings celebrates after hitting a 3-pointer against North Catholic on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, in Cranberry.
2024 WPIAL Class 4A boys basketball championship breakdown: Lincoln Park vs. Hampton
WPIAL Class 4A boys basketball championship

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Aliquippa’s Quentin Goode drives upcourt against Beaver Falls on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, at Aliquippa.
Trib HSSN Pennsylvania boys high school basketball rankings for Feb. 29, 2024
The top boys basketball teams across the state continue to shine in the district playoffs with only a few changes in the latest Trib HSSN boys basketball state rankings.

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Greensburg Central Catholic’s Avery Davis celebrates with Erica Gribble after hitting a 3-pointer against Serra Catholic on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, in Carbon.
Trib HSSN Pennsylvania girls high school basketball rankings for Feb. 29, 2024
There were four teams that dropped, including three significant changes to the weekly Trib HSSN girls basketball state rankings, as the district playoffs enter their final week.

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Norwin’s Lauren Palangio (33) attempts a shot over Seneca Valley’s Garcia Cato (30) on Feb. 22.
Trib 10: New team at the top of WPIAL girls power rankings
After three rounds of the WPIAL basketball playoffs, there were major changes as expected in the weekly Trib 10 power rankings.

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