NA WINS 3RD WPIAL TITLE IN 4 YEARS, TOPS BETHEL PARK IN OVERTIME
In an overtime thriller, the second-seeded North Allegheny girls’ basketball team prevailed over top-seed Bethel Park with a 54-50 victory at the Petersen Events Center in the WPIAL Class 6A championship game. With the Tigers trailing 50-49 late in overtime, junior Lizzy Groetsch’s drive and layup gave NA a 51-50 lead with 25 seconds remaining and proved to be the game-winning basket. Free throws by Jasmine Timmerson and Paige Morningstar in the waning seconds helped put the game away and gave North Allegheny it’s third WPIAL title in the last four seasons.
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