City League roundup

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by Malik Vincent
For New Pittsburgh Courier

As the month of December comes to a close, Carrick is on top of things with a league-high four wins. With powerful Allderdice and Perry right behind, the Raiders are hoping to become one of the teams that will hang around until the end of the season.

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EASY TWO— Bruce Grover of Perry lays in two of his 12 points in the Commodore’s 72-43 win over Brashear Dec. 20. (Courier Photo/William McBride)

As for the girls, Westinghouse is currently on top of the City League standings. Allderdice and Brashear are right in the mix; in a tie for second place– with Langley close behind in the fourth spot. The defending champs Perry only have one victory on the season. They are in fifth.

Here are the notable happenings from around the league.

BOYS

1. Carrick (4-1, 3-0)—defeated Peabody, 64-53, on 12/20… They don’t play again until Dec. 30 against Ellwood City (3-3, 1-1) in nonconference action.
2. Allderdice (3-0, 2-0)—hasn’t played since a 44-43 close win over Beaver Falls at the PBC Holiday Festival at Ambridge.
3. Perry (3-1, 2-0)—Beat Brashear, 72-43, on 12/20.
4. Schenley (3-2, 2-1)—Knocked off Westinghouse, 89-63 on 12/20
*Honorable mention: Oliver got its first win of the season by knocking off Langley, 58-48, on 12/20.
–Remaining Standings–
5. Peabody (2-3, 1-2)
6. Brashear (1-5, 1-2)
7. Oliver (1-5, 1-2)
8. Langley (0-5, 0-2)
9. Westinghouse (0-4, 0-3)

GIRLS

1.Westinghouse (3-2, 3-0)—defeated Schenley, 59-18, on 12/20.  
2.Allderdice (3-2, 2-0)—Picked up a nonconference loss to Woodland Hills, 56-51, on 12/21.
3.Brashear (3-2, 2-1)—Knocked off the defending champs, Perry 51-37 on 12/20.
4.Langley (3-1, 1-1)—beat Oliver, 34-27, on 12/20.
–Remaining standings—
5. Perry (1-4, 1-1)
6. Carrick (1-4, 1-2)
7. Peabody (1-4, 1-2)
8. Schenley (1-4, 1-2)
9. Oliver (0-5, 0-3)
(Follow our continuing coverage of the City League and add your comments to our website at http://www.newpittsburghcourieronline.com.)

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