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Mars rebound sinks Shaler

Mars trailed by seven points at halftime before out-scoring host Shaler 42-25 in the final two quarters to earn a 62-52 boys basketball victory Tuesday night.

Mars (13-1, 8-0) received 22 points from Tasso Sfanos, 16 from Zach Schlegel and 11 from Ryan Ceh.

MARS 62

Zach Schlegel 16, Austin Cote 6, Chris Dvorak 4, Tasso Sfanos 22, Ryan Ceh 11, Austin Campbell 3. Totals: 20 15-18 62.

SHALER 52

Smetanka 2, DeSabato 5, Himrod 9, Orega 10, Josh Miller 9, Joey Miller 7, Bernesser 10. Totals: 21 5-8 52.

Mars 12 8 19 23 — 62

Shaler 10 17 10 15 — 52

3-point goals: Mars 7 (Sfanos 2, Ceh 2, Campbell, Schlegel, Cote); Shaler 5 (Orega 2, DeSabato, Himrod, Joey Miller).

Grove City 41, Slippery Rock 33 — A five-point second quarter hampered the visiting Rockets in this region contest.

Elam Pyle’s nine points on three treys paced Slippery Rock (6-7, 4-4).

Landon Haggart scored 16 for Grove City.

SLIPPERY ROCK 33

Brady Prementine 3, John Sabo 7, Dylan Gordon 5, Jacob Wolak 6, Walker Vogan 3, Elam Pyle 9. Totals: 12 5-8 33.

GROVE CITY 41

Dylan Stull 2, Nathan Greer 8, Anthony Pereira 1, Landon Haggart 16, Josh Dreves 10, Kamden Martin 4. Totals: 17 5-8 41.

Slippery Rock 11 5 9 8 — 33

Grove City 9 13 8 11 — 41

3-point goals: Slippery Rock 4 (Pyle 3, Prementine); Grove City 2 (Haggart 2).

North Catholic 82, Derry 44 — North (14-1, 8-0) quickly took control of this section clash on the road, leading 27-12 after one quarter.

Scoring in double figures in the victory were Matt Ellery (16 points), Andrew Maddalon (16), Max Hurray (15) and Max Rottmann (10).

Tyson Webb paced Derry with 18 points.

North Catholic 27 22 22 11 — 82

Derry 12 10 11 11 — 44

Summit Academy 62, Riverside 38 — Allen Grimes sparked the Knights (3-5) with 22 points and teammate Kylee Davenport added 13.

Summit Academy 15 13 18 16 — 62

Riverside 5 9 12 12 — 38

North Clarion 53, Karns City 36 — The Gremlins scored just 21 points in the first three quarters of this road loss.

Jacob Callihan and Micah Rupp both scored nine points to lead the Gremlins (11-3).

Collin Schmader drained 22 points for the Wolves.

Burrell 62, Knoch 56 — The Knights fell to 4-12 overall and 1-7 in section play with this loss to the host Bucs.

No other details were available.

Rifle

Penn-Trafford edged Butler by a score of 798(59x)-797(58x).