Herald Roundup: Week of 1/22/2018

| Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, TRIB-LIVE

Fox Chapel boys basketball earned a 62-44 win at Plum in a Section 3-6A game Jan. 16. The game was tied at 40 heading into the fourth quarter, but the Foxes outscored the Mustangs 22-4.

Carson Cohen led FC with 22 points while Dom McGriff recorded his seventh double-double of the season with 21 points and 10 rebounds.

The Foxes (11-4, 5-3) traveled to Hempfield on Jan. 19 and cruised to another section win, 75-47. McGriff scored 21, Ben Kelly added 16 and Cohen had 14.

Girls basketball

Fox Chapel girls basketball (4-10, 0-6) fell to Hempfield, 46-37, in a Section 2-6A game Jan. 19. The Foxes trailed by two at the half but couldn’t mount a comeback. Sarah Sheerer and Claudia Guerrieri each scored nine points for Fox Chapel.


The Fox Chapel boys and girls swim teams defeated Penn Hills on Jan. 18, with the boys posting a 99-59 win and the girls winning 105-71.

Girls winners were Vivian Shao (500 free); the 200 medley relay team of Shao, Jaclyn Filo, Joslyn Filo and Molly Wiese; Joslyn Filo (100 fly); Maria Luciana (50 free, 100 free); Grace Gackenbach (200 free, 100 back); and the 200 free relay team of Luciana, Jaclyn Filo, Joslyn Filo and Wiese.

Posting wins for the boys were Jake Sperry (500 free), Nate Roe (50 free), Colin Hackwelder (200 free) and Liam Botos (100 back).


The 17th annual Allegheny County Wrestling Championships were held Friday and Saturday with 37 teams participating. Fox Chapel sophomore Donovan Cutchember (220 pounds) had a successful first day as he won all three of his matches to advance to Saturday’s semifinals. He opened with a pin of West Mifflin’s Andre Rhone followed by a 10-2 decision over Central Catholic’s Michael DeLuca and a pin of Quaker Valley’s Bradley Fadeley.

Cutchember advanced to the finals on Saturday and lost to Jake Slinger of Upper St. Clair.

Fox Chapel’s Avery Bursick (138), Zach Carcy (220) and Noah Turowski (285) all made it to the quarterfinals before losing. In a third-place consolation match, Carcy was pinned by Noah Seeberger of Bethel Park.