The CCBC Players of the Game for Rochester vs Bishop Guilfoyle Girls on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021. From Rochester High School, Alexis Robinson, and from Bishop Guilfoyle High School, Teresa Haigh. The game was heard live on Beaver County Radio 1230 WBVP, 1460 WMBA, 99.3 FM and beavercountyradio.com
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In the first quarter Bishop Guilfoyle came out strong against Rochester but the rams kept in close at the end of the first quarter the score Bishop Guilfoyle 19 Rochester 14. The second quarter started off just as the first did with The Marauders coming out scoring a ton but The Lady Rams Tried to keep it close with the score at the half The Marauders 34 the Lady Rams 29. In the third quarter there was a bunch of turnovers from both teams but Bishop Guilfoyle kept the scoring going against Rochester the score after 3 Bishop Guilfoyle 48 Rochester 35. In the final quarter of the game The Marauders had a bunch of turnovers which lead to a massive comeback by The Lady Rams but it wasnt enough Bishop Guilfoyle came out on top over Rochester to take them to state championships the final score Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders 55 The Rochester Lady Rams 50.
The Hickory Hornets are going to Chocolate Town, after defeating the Lincoln Park Leopards 68-61. After, taking an early 2-0 lead in the first quarter the Leopards did not lead at any other part during the game. After, that the Hornets took a 29-21 lead going into the half. In second half the Leopards kept fighting back, actually bringing the score within 5 before the Hornets went on a little run going into the fourth quarter 46-35. Despite their efforts it was not enough for the Leopards fell 68-61. The Hickory Hornets will play Allentown Central Catholic Vikings the PIAA State Finals.
The Lincoln Park Leopards defeated the Clearfield Bison 67-34 in the PIAA State Quarterfinals. The Leopards started the game on fire and they did not seem to cool off the rest of the game. They took an early lead in the first quarter and the Leopards did not let it go. Going into the half with a commanding 41-19 lead and the second half was much of the same. As Lincoln Park seemed to not miss tonight adding to their lead in the third quarter. The Leopards move on to the PIAA State Semifinals on Monday night where they will play the winner of Johnstown vs Hickory.
Lincoln Park met with North Catholic for tonight’s WPIAL championship game. This game was close throughout and a tough competition for both teams. North Catholic had the lead at the end of the first with a score of 17-14. In the second, Lincoln Park started gaining momentum and was able to steal the lead going into the half 30-27. In the second half, it was still back to back action with North Catholic reclaiming the lead to end the third 48-45. The final quarter of this game came down to the wire but Lincoln Park ultimately came out on top, winning the title with the score Lincoln Park 66 North Catholic 57. You can hear Beaver County Radio announcers Jason Colangelo and Bruce Frey talk with Coach Mike Bariski during the post game below.
Rochester took on West Greene for tonight’s WPIAL championship game. The teams kept it close early in the game, finishing out the first period with a score of 16-12 Rochester. The Lady Rams continued to put up the points throughout the rest of the first half and began to grow their lead over West Greene. The score at halftime was Rochester 31, West Greene 21. In the second half, Rochester was on fire. They secured a big lead over West Greene in the third and didn’t let up. Ultimately, the Lady Rams would win the game and take home another championship trophy for Rochester. The final score was Rochester 71 West Greene 41. The post game can be found below to hear Beaver County Radio announcers Bob Barrickman and Mike Azadian interview Coach CJ Ianini and players after the game.