Big Second Half Pushes NA Past Penn Hills, 50-40
The North Allegheny boys’ basketball team earned a win for the second consecutive night with a 50-40 non-section triumph over Penn Hills at the Pittsburgh Hall of Fame Classic at Montour High School.
With the game tied 22-22 at the half, the Tigers used a big second half to secure the victory, outscoring the Indians 28-18 over the final 16 minutes.
Senior Matt McDonough was the game-high scorer with 15 points and three 3-pointers. Senior Robby Jones netted 14 points and sophomore Joey Dopirak added 10 points. Only Noah Barren reached double figures for Penn Hills with 10 points.
North Allegheny improves to 11-6 overall with the non-section win. Penn Hills, the first-place team in Section 3-5A, falls to 13-3 on the season. The Tigers return to section play on Tuesday night against rival Pine-Richland. The game will be broadcast live by the North Allegheny Sports Network.
Boys Basketball vs. Penn Hills, 1-29-22
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