Inside game keys basketball victory for Chartiers Valley

Written by Brad Everett on .

Brad Everett recaps the game, Chartiers Valley versus Montour:

"It was fitting that the Chartiers Valley student section wore beach-themed attire Tuesday night.

Neither team on the court could throw the proverbial "beach ball into the ocean."

It turned out not to be a major problem for the Colts, who offset a rare off-shooting night by doing damage on drives to the basket and playing excellent defense on their way to a 50-46 win against visiting South Fayette.

The win vaulted Chartiers Valley (12-1, 6-0) into sole possession of first place in Class AAA Section 5, one game ahead of South Fayette (9-3, 5-1) and two in front of Montour (9-4, 4-2).

"I told our kids, 'We're in the front seat right now and everybody is behind us. This is where we want to stay,' " Chartiers Valley coach Tim McConnell said."