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Boys Basketball: Fox Chapel wins thriller, claims share of section title

Written by Brad Everett on .

Fox Chapel went into Friday needing a win and some help to claim of the Class 6A Section 3 title.

The Foxes got both.

In a thriller, Fox Chapel rallied from 10 points down in the fourth quarter to win at Plum, 66-63, in overtime. But to win its first section title in 10 years, the Foxes needed Latrobe to beat Penn Hills. That happened, too. In another nail-biter, Latrobe topped Penn Hills, 76-75. Those outcomes created three co-champions. Fox Chapel, Latrobe and Penn Hills all finished with 12-2 records.

Carson Cohen had a big night for Fox Chapel. Cohen hit the tying 3-pointer to force overtime and then scored six of his game-high 28 points in the extra period. Jake Livingston and Ben Kelly added 18 points apiece.

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Hockey: North Feature Athlete - Fox Chapel's Shane Krhovsky

Written by Keith Barnes on .

Name: Shane Krhovsky
School: Fox Chapel
Grade: 11
Sport: Hockey
Position: Forward

Background: Krhovsky was the only Foxes player selected to participate in the PIHL Class 2A all-star game this season. Has been one of the few bright spots for winless Fox Chapel, which is having possibly the worst season in school history. Krhovsky has scored seven goals — two shorthanded – and chipped in three assists for 10 points and has had a hand in more than half of the team's 19-goal output this year.

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Wrestling: All-Time Teams - Fox Chapel

Written by Ken Wunderley on .

Southwestern Pennsylvania has been a hotbed for high school wrestling since the WPIAL held its first tournament in 1936. The Sports Town website will honor the WPIAL's best wrestlers of all-time during the 2016-17 season. Wrestling Historian Ken "Stats" Wunderley, with the help of former Mt. Lebanon coach Bill Lewis, will pick an All-Time Team for 72 high schools from the WPIAL.

The All-Time Teams will feature the best wrestlers from those schools. We will feature 6-7 high schools each Wednesday on Sports Town for 11 weeks during the season. The All-Time lists reflect high school accomplishments only. College and international accomplishments were not considered.

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Photo Journal: Boys Basketball - Fox Chapel 65, Penn Hills 57 (Jan. 27)

Written by Marilyn Schwilm on .

 

Penn Hills goes to Fox Chapel for a rematch in WPIAL 6A, Sec. 3 boys basketball.  This was a highly charged game, both teams vieing for first place in the section. The last time the two teams met was a victory for Penn Hills at home.  Fox Chapel had the home win this time, defeating Penn Hills 65-57.

click here to see video highlights of the game

Photos by Marilyn C. Schwilm, Tri-State Sports & News Service

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