Basketball

PIAA girls basketball rankings for the Week of Dec. 16, 2018
December 16, 2018
Whether you are a fan of your local district team or you like to know what's going on in girls' high school basketball around Pennsylvania, the TribLive High School Sports Network has you covered this winter. We rank the top WPIAL teams in each class every Sunday and follow up

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Trib HSSN girls basketball team of the week: Beaver Bobcats
For years, TribLive has honored a Player of the Week in girls basketball, and that tradition continues this winter. However, it is a team sport. So this winter, the TribLive High School Sports Network is saluting a team of the week, as well. The first Team of the Week for

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Trib HSSN girls basketball player of the week: Laurel Highlands’ Taylor Smith
Taylor Smith School: Laurel Highlands Class: Junior After making the playoffs in the 2015-16 season, the Laurel Highlands girls basketball program has fallen on hard times. The Mustangs finished 2-20 two years ago and then followed that up with a 3-19 record last winter. But the dawn of a new

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Westmoreland H.S. lookahead: Week of Dec. 17-22
Highlights of the week ahead in Westmoreland high school sports: MONDAY Boys basketball: Franklin Regional will get a rematch with Mars when the fourth-ranked Panthers host the No. 1 Planets in Murrysville in Section 3-5A. The teams played each other in the WPIAL championship last year with Mars winning, 54-44.

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High school sports broadcasts on tap this week on Trib HSSN
Twas the week before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring as everybody was listening to winter scholastic sports on the TribLive High School Sports Network. Trib HSSN continues WPIAL, District 6 and District 9 boys and girls basketball coverage with the start of WPIAL boys

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High school roundup for Dec. 15, 2018: Hempfield edges Belle Vernon in OT
December 15, 2018
Drew Coletta's layup with 1 minute, 15 seconds remaining in overtime gave Hempfield the lead for good as the host Spartans beat Belle Vernon, 80-76, at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association Shootout. Jules Nicholls scored a game-high 28 points for Hempfield (4-1). Christian Zilli added 14, Coletta had 12 and

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WPIAL boys basketball rankings for week of Dec. 16, 2018
Rankings Boys basketball Class 6A Team, record, previous 1. Latrobe, 4-0, 2 2. Butler, 4-0, 3 3. Upper St. Clair, 4-0, -- 4. Pine-Richland, 2-2, 1 5. Mt. Lebanon, 3-1, 4 Out: Canon-McMillan (2-2, 5) Class 5A 1. Mars, 3-0, 1 2. Moon, 4-0, 3 3. Penn Hills, 2-1, 2

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McCoy’s dunk sparks Greensburg Salem in win versus Jeannette
With widened eyes, Shamar McCoy saw the ball into his grasp, secured it tightly and trampolined upward. The delicate pass inside from sophomore Christian McGowan was just as sweet as McCoy's finish: a two-handed stuff early in the fourth quarter that helped reshape the game for Greensburg Salem in a

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Class 6A Latrobe too much for Valley
Both coaches agreed games like this matter. For the winner, especially, so does the outcome. Bryce Butler scored 15 points, and Ryan Sickenberger added 13 to lead unbeaten Latrobe to a 75-46 victory over Valley on Saturday at the Westmoreland County Coaches' Association Showcase at Hempfield. Latrobe (5-0), ranked No.

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Lowe’s buzzer-beater lifts Monessen over Burrell
Taylon Lowe spent fewer than two seconds on the court Saturday as Monessen faced Burrell at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association Showcase. But the Greyhounds junior guard made the most of it. Monessen inbounded after a timeout with 1.7 seconds left and the score tied, and Lowe found the ball

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Norwin boys use strong second half to pull away from Kiski Area
Sensing the need for a spark coming out of halftime, Norwin coach Lynn Washowich turned to a defense he hadn't used all season. The switch changed the tempo and changed the game, as Norwin rallied from a five-point halftime deficit for a 62-46 win over Kiski Area on Saturday in

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WPIAL girls basketball rankings for week of Dec. 16, 2018
Rankings Girls basketball Class 6A Team, record, previous 1. North Allegheny, 4-0, 1 2. Peters Township, 4-0, 2 3. Bethel Park, 4-0, 3 4. Norwin, 4-0, 4 5. Seneca Valley, 5-0, -- Out: Mt. Lebanon (2-2, 5) Class 5A 1. Chartiers Valley, 3-0, 1 2. Mars, 4-0, 2 3. Oakland

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Big man Kerr carries Derry over Greensburg Central Catholic
Add John Kerr to the list of impressive local big men you probably never heard of. The rangy, 6-foot-6, 195-pound center from Derry is making a name for himself this season. He has been a force for the Trojans, scoring inside, altering shots and running the floor like a guard.

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High school roundup for Dec. 14, 2018: Upper St. Clair rallies past Peters Township
December 14, 2018
Tanner Gensler scored a school-record 42 points as Upper St. Clair rallied to defeat Peters Township, 86-81, in a Section 2-6A boys basketball game Friday night. The Panthers' Chris Pantelis hit a game-tying 3-pointer with two seconds left to send the game into overtime. Upper St. Clair (4-0, 1-0) trailed

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No. 1 Pine-Richland boys hit triple digits, top No. 4 Mt. Lebanon in Class 6A showdown
The hoop must have seemed extra large to Pine-Richland's boys basketball players in an offensively historic performance. No. 1 Pine-Richland beat No. 4 Mt. Lebanon, 101-82, in a Class 6A showdown. It was the second triple-digit scoring effort in the last 15 seasons for the Rams. andquot;Mt. Lebanon is a

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Shady Side Academy makes statement, beats Burrell 61-27
Burrell won a share of the Section 3-3A championship last season with a physical, grind-it-out, defensive style of basketball. Shady Side Academy, one of the teams the Bucs split that title with, knew the formula to beat Burrell, and worked it to near perfection. Using a full-court pressure defense, Shady

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Bowles leads Woodland Hills past Gateway in Section 1-5A opener
Keandre Bowles doesn't shy away from responsibility. Woodland Hills' 6-foot-3 senior guard felt he was passed a torch from Amante Britt, who moved on to Slippery Rock University after graduating as the Wolverines' all-time leading scorer. During Woodland Hills' Section 1-5A opener Friday night at home, Bowles showed he was

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Jeannette boys slog through victory over Brentwood
A potentially high-scoring WPIAL boys basketball game turned into a snoozer at Jeannette, where the third-ranked Jayhawks muddled their way to a 52-40 victory over Brentwood on Friday night. andquot;We got off to a great start,andquot; Jeannette coach Adrian Batts said. andquot;Then, we stopped doing what we were doing. We

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St. Joseph edges Greensburg Central Catholic in Section 3-A opener
Two schools that both had rare WPIAL playoff misses last season were anxious to start the road back to the postseason Friday night. St. Joseph, in the first section game between the two schools since the late 1970s, used a strong effort on the defensive boards in the fourth quarter

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Expectations high for Thomas Jefferson, Brentwood, Baldwin girls basketball
Here's a look at girls basketball teams in the South Hills record coverage area: Thomas Jeffeson Lisa Fairman is back home. After serving as coach of the Belle Vernon girls basketball team for seven seasons, Fairman, a Thomas Jefferson graduate, has taken over as floor boss of the TJ girls

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