Sitter’s 15 factors, Frazao’s dunk spotlight Fairview win

Logan Frazao went flying to the rim as James Sitter served him a go for an alley-oop dunk within the third quarter on Friday.

The second gave Fairview a 20-point lead over an archrival and despatched the gang right into a frenzy.

It was the exclamation level on one other massive win within the storied rivalry as Fairview beat Mercyhurst Prep 46-29 in a non-region boys basketball sport at Fairview Excessive College.

Fairview improved to 3-0 on the season after sweeping two video games in its tip-off match, whereas Mercyhurst Prep dropped to 1-3. With Fairview in Class 4A and Mercyhurst Prep in 3A, the 2 groups usually would not play a second time this season, however they’re scheduled to fulfill within the first spherical of the Sharon match.

Fairview used a 7-1 run within the first quarter to take a 9-6 lead heading into the second. The Tigers then outscored the Lakers 15-1 within the second quarter. The lead was prolonged to 31-11 within the third on the Sitter-to-Frazao alley-oop dunk as Mercyhurst Prep struggled to with it offense.

Fairview’s Logan Frazao dunks towards Mercyhurst Prep on Friday evening.

Sitter led Fairview with 15 factors and John Seybolt had a breakout sport with seven. Trey Battle scored 15 factors, together with 11 within the fourth quarter, to steer Mercyhurst Prep.

Recreation stats: Fairview vs. Mercyhurst Prep

Mercyhurst Prep senior Andre Bridgett, left, guards Fairview junior John Seybolt on Dec. 17, 2021, in Fairview Township.

Mercyhurst Prep senior Andre Bridgett, left, guards Fairview junior John Seybolt on Dec. 17, 2021, in Fairview Township.

Along with being a rivalry, the sport featured the highest two winningest coaches in Mercyhurst Prep boys basketball historical past. Pat Flaherty, the top coach at Fairview, received 185 video games at Mercyhurst Prep and present Laker coach Sean Baer has 175 wins.

Mercyhurst Prep travels to undefeated Harbor Creek on Tuesday, whereas Fairview hosts Basic McLane in a battle of undefeated groups.

Mercyhurst Prep junior David Bahm, right, grabs a rebound against Fairview on Dec. 17, 2021, in Fairview Township.

Mercyhurst Prep junior David Bahm, proper, grabs a rebound towards Fairview on Dec. 17, 2021, in Fairview Township.

Harbor Creek 57, North East 51: At North East, Nick Krahe and Jaden Rocco had double-doubles Friday because the Huskies moved to 4-0 with a non-region win at North East Excessive College.

Harbor Creek led North East (2-2) 45-43 after three quarters, and Rocco scored 5 factors within the remaining eight minutes to assist safe the win.

Rocco had 16 factors, 12 rebounds and 7 assists for the Huskies, and Krahe recorded his fourth double-double this season with 14 factors and 10 rebounds. Travis Kruszewski added 12 factors for Harbor Creek.

Noah Crozier continued his breakout sophomore season with 20 factors to steer North East and Ryan Mayes added 10.

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Basic McLane 67, Conneaut 23: At Edinboro, Danny Bruce led 4 double-digit scorers with 18 factors Friday because the Lancers moved to 4-0 with a non-region win at Basic McLane Excessive College.

McLane raced out to a 23-10 lead after the primary quarter and 43-16 on the half. Dane Jukes added 12 pints for the Lances and Jeremiah Schreiber and Logan Anderson every had 10 factors. Ryan Richardson led Conneaut with six factors.

Cathedral Prep 55, Pacifica Christian Orange County (Calif.) 45: At North Las Vegas, the Ramblers superior to the quarterfinals of the Tarkanian Basic on Friday with an enormous win at Sierra Vista Excessive College.

Prep led 25-18 on the half and pulled away within the second half. Amaree Pickens scored 14 factors, whereas Nick Lydic had 10 and Jake Sambuchino and Zion Barksdale had 9 apiece within the win.

Prep (2-1) takes on Canyon Springs (Nev.) on Saturday evening earlier than getting Sunday off. The Ramblers stay in Las Vegas for video games on Monday and Tuesday earlier than returning residence to host Central Catholic out of Pittsburgh on Thursday.

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Ladies basketball

Carissa Dunham, Villa Maria

Carissa Dunham, Villa Maria

Villa Maria 52, Rodriguez (Calif.) 38: At Las Vegas, Mount St. Mary’s recruit Carissa Dunham had 21 factors and pulled down 5 rebounds as Villa Maria moved to 3-0 within the first spherical of the Tarkanian Basic.

Sophomore Jayden McBride had 13 factors and 6 rebounds for Villa Maria, whereas IUP recruit Daniela Shaughnessy had 9 factors. Camryn Washington led Rodriguez with 17 factors and Rose Jaminson added 12.

The Victors led 28-18 on the half earlier than holding off the Mustangs (7-2) within the second half. Villa moved on to the quarterfinals on Saturday evening towards Spring Valley, the No. 3 crew in Nevada. Spring Valley could be a Class 6A crew within the PIAA.

Villa Maria can have Sunday off, win or lose, and play two extra video games on Monday and Tuesday.

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