Herald Roundup: Week of 1/1/2018

By: Monday, January 1 2018, TRIB-LIVE

The Fox Chapel swim team swept Shaler on Dec. 21. The girls won 100-73 while the boys posted a 94-90 win.

Boys winners were Brandon Brewster (200 free), Tristan McClelland (50 free, 100 free), Nate Roe (200 IM), Jake Sperry (500 free) and Evan Gu (100 back).

Recording wins for the girls were Maria Luciana (200 free, 100 free), Grace Gackenbach (200 IM, 500 free), Jaclyn Filo (100 fly), Angelique Uku (50 free), the 200 medley relay team of Gackenbach, Sadye Miller, Filo and Vivian Zhao and the 200 free relay team of Uku, Luciana, Filo and Molly Wiese.

Gackenbach, Filo and Luciana all had three first-place finishes.

Boys basketball

Fox Chapel boys basketball dropped a second straight Section 3-6A contest Dec. 22 as visiting Penn Hills posted a 47-36 win. Penn Hills led 21-12 at the half and 30-22 entering the fourth quarter. Carson Cohen led the Foxes with 11 points.

• In Section 3-3A action Dec. 22, visiting Shady Side Academy, after holding a 25-22 lead at the half, pulled away for a 63-36 win over South Allegheny. The Indians outscored the Gladiators, 23-9, in the third quarter. Skyy Moore led SSA with 18 points.

Girls basketball

Fox Chapel girls basketball dropped a 42-41 nailbiter to Penn Hills in Section 2-6A play Dec. 22. The Indians outscored the Foxes 11-9 in the fourth quarter to hold on for the win. Megan Friday scored 13 points to pace Fox Chapel.