Micah Mason vs Geno Thorpe
In a game between two high profile players in Geno Thorpe of Shaler and Micah Mason of Highlands, Shaler ended up on top in the end with a 77-54 victory. Thorpe had 33 points in the victory for the Titans and Mason had 40 points, with the rest of the Golden Rams only scoring 14 points. Mason, who is committed to play at Drake University, seems to be back in the swing of things after being sidelined most of the off-season with POTS syndrome. Thorpe, who recently verbally committed to Penn State, is looking like he is on his way to having another excellent season.
Scores and Top Performers
- Shakim Alonzo of Woodland Hills scored 26 points in a 96-54 win over Summit Academy.
- Lincoln Davis scored 21 points in a 74-64 loss to Gonzaga, D.C. Gonzaga is ranked as the 23rd best team in the country in the USA Today.
- Jon Shanty of Ford City had 40 points in the Sabers 67-41 win over United. Shanty scored 30 of his 40 points in the second half. The amazing thing about his performance is the fact that he made 10 three-pointers in the game.
- Justin Dobbs of Allderdice scored 40 points in the 70-63 victory over Altoona.
- Wayne Capers of Chartiers Valley scored 26 points in their 91-48 win over Franklin Regional.
- J.C. Howard of North Allegheny scored 29 points in the 103-79 win over Hazelton.
- Mike Connelly scored 21 points and John Arcuri scored 20 points for the Saint Joseph Spartans in their victory over Westinghouse.
- Greensburg Central Catholic defeated Penn-Trafford 67-56 in the Saint Vincent College Tournament.
- Plum defeated Valley 62-32 in the Plum Tournament.
- Mount Lebanon defeated Kiski Area 56-38 in the Penn Hills Tournament.
- Hampton defeated Oliver 72-45 in the North Hills Tournament.
- Greensburg-Salem defeated McKeesport 59-51 in the Hempfield Tournament.
- North Catholic defeated DuBois Central Catholic 56-30 in the DuBois C.C. Tournament.
Top Games for Saturday
- Blackhawk at Monessen at 2:30 p.m.
- Gateway at St. Vincent-St. Mary of Ohio, at 7:30 p.m.
- Freeport at Saint Joseph at 8:15 p.m.
- Shady Side Academy at Serra Catholic at 6:30 p.m.
- Highlands at Plum at 8 p.m.
- Butler vs Mount Lebanon at Penn Hills at 8:00 p.m.
- Hampton at North Hills at 8:00 p.m.