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North rally bolstered by Lee, hot shooting
Bishop Carroll’s Marcus Lee has had a hectic schedule while juggling a deep PIAA playoff run, a series of three all-star basketball events and the early portion of the scholastic track and field season.
Lee didn’t miss a step on Sunday afternoon.
McCabe’s MVP effort aids squad in victory
Portage’s Olivia McCabe was a little misty-eyed after the Seventh Annual AmeriServ Senior Hoops Showcase girls basketball game on Sunday afternoon at the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center.
McCabe was certainly not emotional about her performance, finishing with a team-high 15 points and grabbing seven rebounds in her North squad’s 83-68 win over the South.
Offense key in past boys games
Defense wins championships. But in all-star events, offense is the name of the game.
5 from area earn all-state honors
Five area basketball players have received all-state recognition from the panel of Pennsylvania Sports Writers.
Named to the all-state teams were Bishop Carroll’s Brandon Martinazzi on the Class A second team and teammate Marcus Lee on the third team.
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Senior Hoops Showcase rosters announced
The rosters for the seventh annual AmeriServ Senior Hoops Showcase are set, with 1,000-point scorers, 500-rebound players and conference and district champions represented on the boys’ and girls’ all-star squads.
The Showcase will be played on Sunday, April 6 at the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center. The girls’ game begins at 1 p.m., with the boys contest to follow at 3 p.m.
Lincoln Park races past Bishop Carroll to end run
A year ago, when an underdog Bishop Carroll boys basketball team met WPIAL power Lincoln Park deep in the PIAA playoffs, the Huskies came within a last-second, long-range shot of a huge upset.
The state’s top-ranked Lincoln Park made sure there was no doubt about the outcome on Tuesday night.
Loss won’t define Huskies’ tale
One game doesn’t make a season.
Bishop Carroll coach Cosie Aliquo emphasized that to reporters on Tuesday night after his Huskies basketball team fell 70-28 to Lincoln Park Charter Performing Arts School in their PIAA Class A semifinal at Hempfield High School.
Bishop Carroll wins in overtime
Trailing by two points with time winding down, Bishop Carroll’s Brandon Martinazzi fired up a shot that went in at the buzzer forcing overtime against Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic in PIAA Class A boys’ quarterfinal basketball action Friday night at Gateway High School.
In the extra frame, the Huskies survived a 10 of 18 performance from the free-throw line and moved on to the semifinals with a 63-59 victory.
Huskies’ path leads through Cardinal Wuerl
The Bishop Carroll Huskies make their return to Gateway High School tonight when the District 6 and Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference champions take on District 7 Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic at 7:30 p.m. in a Class A quarterfinal of the PIAA tournament.
Bishop Carroll carries an unbeaten record into the contest against the Trojans after pulling out a 69-65 win over WPIAL runner-up Monessen on Tuesday at the Monroeville school. A 22-0 second-half run spurred the Huskies (27-0), who trailed 51-43 before the run commenced.
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