East Allegheny 68, Riverside 62 (Final/OT)

The Riverside Panthers could not overcome the resilience of East Allegheny as the Wildcats win it 68-62 in overtime on 1230 WBVP in the preliminary round of the WPIAL AA Boys’ Bracket. Eddie Gibbs led EA with 19 points, while Austin Dambaugh led the Panthers with 16. Dambaugh and East Allegheny’s Tech Brown (12) were named the CCBC Players of the Game.

East Allegheny moves on to take on Aliquippa Wednesday night at 8:00 on WMBA. Riverside ends its season at 10-13.

Bob Barrickman has this recap for beavercountyradio.com.


Dylan Speicher (Riverside) sends the game into overtime

Quigley Catholic 82, Imani Christian 54 (Final)

Senior Gabbie Smith rang up 47 points on the board for the Lady Spartans of Quigley Catholic, setting a single-game playoff record for scoring in WPIAL A Girls, and leading the way to a win over the Imani Christian Lady Saints 82-54 on 1460 WMBA.

Freshman Cali Konek led the Lady Saints with 35, sharing CCBC Players of The Game honors with Smith.

Imani Christian finishes their season at 14-9. Quigley Catholic improves to 18-5 and will face Winchester-Thurston in the second round of WPIAL A Girls; site and time to be determined.

Tom Hays and Jason Colangelo have this recap for beavercountyradio.com.

Charleroi 43, Freedom 36 (Final)

Foul trouble and a cold streak doomed the Freedom Lady Bulldogs in their preliminary round matchup against the Charleroi Lady Cougars, as Charleroi takes a 43-36 victory on Beaver County Radio tonight. Freedom went 7:30 without a field goal in the latter minutes of the game, only scoring 4 points in the final quarter.

Maria Claybaugh scored 9 of her 10 points in the final half of play for Charleroi, while Deanna Drobka led the Lady Bulldogs in scoring with 13. These two earn tonight’s honors of our CCBC Players of The Game.

Charleroi advances to the first round of the WPIAL AA Girls Playoffs vs. #5 Neshannock. Freedom ends their season at 8-15.

Bob Barrickman and Bruce Frey have tonight’s recap for beavercountyradio.com.

Final Scores 2/5/16

Boys’ Basketball

Beaver Falls 78, Beaver 50
Ambridge 73, Blackhawk 62
Central Valley 60, Hopewell 42
New Castle 79, Ellwood City 23
West Allegheny 53, Montour 52
Chartiers Valley 77, Moon 51
Riverside 82, New Brighton 44
Aliquippa 77, South Side 48
Quaker Valley 84, Freedom 34
OLSH 69, Sto-Rox 59
Rochester 79, Western Beaver 34
Sewickley Academy 53, Cornell 35
Eden Christian 82, Quigley Catholic 42
Lincoln Park 78, Pittsburgh Central Catholic 64


Tampa Bay 6, Pittsburgh 3

Ambridge 73, Blackhawk 62 (Final)

The Blackhawk Cougars were eliminated from WPIAL playoff contention with a 73-62 loss to the Ambridge Bridgers on WMBA. Darius Lawrence led the way for the Bridgers with 33 points, sharing CCBC Players of The Game honors with Blackhawk’s Chance Siaus (20 pts).

The Cougars’ loss (along with Beaver’s loss on WBVP) allows Central Valley to gain the final playoff spot in Section 2-AAA, having earned a 3-1 record against Beaver and Blackhawk throughout the season.

Blackhawk finishes section play with a 6-8 record (10-11 overall), while Ambridge finishes at 8-6 (11-10 overall). Tom Hays has tonight’s recap for beavercountyradio.com.

Beaver Falls 78, Beaver 50 (Final)

Fueled by Josh Creach’s 33-pont performance, Beaver Falls wrapped up section play in 2-AAA with a 78-50 victory over Beaver tonight on WBVP. Darius Wise scored 32 for the Bobcats, he and Creach were named tonight’s CCBC Players of The Game. The loss end’s Beaver’s season at 6-8 in the section (9-12 overall), while the Tigers finish at 12-2 in 2-AAA (19-3 overall). Bob Barrickman has this recap for beavercountyradio.com.

Coaches Corner

Join Bob Barrickman and the gang at Robert’s Roadside Inn tonight for the Coaches Corner from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Special guests are Mike Bariski from Lincoln Park and Mark Julia from Ambridge.

Final Scores 2/2/16

Boys’ Basketball

New Castle 60, Beaver Falls 49
Aliquippa 64, Quaker Valley 44
Baldwin 54, Moon 46
Blackhawk 73, Beaver 61
Ambridge 66, Central Valley 52
Riverside 67, Shenango 31
Ellwood City 52, Hopewell 50
Lincoln Park 79, Neshannock 61
Summit Academy 89, New Brighton 69
Our Lady of Sacred Heart 61, Avonworth 53
South Side Beaver 90, Northgate 53
Union 66, Western Beaver 53
Eden Christian 81. Cornell 33

NHL Hockey

Penguins 6, Senators 5
Sidney Crosby: 9th Career Hat Trick

Aliquippa 64, Quaker Valley 44 (Final)

Despite trailing after the first quarter (20-18) Aliquippa remains undefeated (20-0) and wins Section 5-AA with a 64-44 victory over Quaker Valley on WMBA. Sheldon Jeter led the Quips with 23 points, while Amos Luptak scored 27 to lead the Quakers. Both men were selected as tonight’s CCBC Players of The Game. The Quakers drop to 10-3 in the section (17-3 overall), while the Quips win the section standing at 13-0 with one game to go. Bob Barrickman has this recap for Beaver County Radio.