Girls' basketball: High School Highlights (Dec. 29)

Written by Cara DeCarlo on .

Seton-LaSalle might successfully defend its WPIAL and PIAA Class AA titles this season, but the Rebels won't finish undefeated again.

Centerville, Ohio, made sure of that Friday by ending Seton-LaSalle's 37-game winning streak with a 66-63 victory in the semifinals of the Pickerington North tournament in Ohio.

Seton-LaSalle (7-1), which went 30-0 last season, was led by Naje Gibson's 18 points.

The Rebels went ahead, 20-15, after one quarter, but struggled in the second and trailed by five at the half.

Alex Henning, a Bucknell recruit, led Centerville (8-1) with 20 points.

Centerville plays in Ohio's largest classification.

Other top games

• Courtney Haines scored the last of her 20 points on a 3-pointer from halfcourt at the buzzer to give Albert Gallatin (1-6) its first win this season, 55-54, against Class AA No. 5 Jeannette (5-3) in the Laurel Highlands tournament. Jeannette's Ciara Gregory had seven 3-pointers among her 36 points.

• Upper St. Clair's Rachel Mazzie scored 16 points, including all five of her team's points in overtime, to lead the Panthers (6-2) to a 48-46victory against Uniontown (6-2) in the Laurel Highlands tournament.

• Taylor Brennan's 13 points helped North Allegheny (6-2) win the championship of its tournament by dealing Class AAAA No. 4 Penn-Trafford (7-1) its first loss, 50-47, in overtime.

• Erin Mathias scored 17 points, but it wasn't enough for Fox Chapel (8-1), which dropped its first game, 65-34, to Franklin in the Erie McDowell tournament championship.

Hot shots

• Players who made five or more 3-pointers: Ciara Gregory, Jeannette, 7; Megan Marecic, Bethel Park, 5; Jayne Oberdorf, Greensburg Salem, 5.