Tigers Sink Seneca To Lock Up Share Of Section Title

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Led by their ferocious defense, the North Allegheny Tigers earned an 83-50 road win on Tuesday night over the Seneca Valley Raiders to lock up at least a share of the Section 3-AAAA title.

NA forced 21 turnovers and outrebounded the Raiders, 29-20, en route to the victory. The Tigers trailed 15-13 after one quarter, but took command of the game in the second quarter by outscoring the Raiders, 24-9. Matters only got worse for SV in the second half as the Tigers offensive onslaught continued.

Leading the NA offense was senior Cole Constantino who scored a game-high 20 points. Keegan Phillips added 19 points and freshman Curtis Aiken chipped in with 14 points. For Seneca Valley, Zach Snyder netted 15 points and Chad Izenas finished with 13 points.

North Allegheny jumps to 18-2 overall and 9-2 in Section 3-AAAA, maintaining a one-game edge over Pine-Richland in the standings. The Tigers will wrap up the section schedule on Saturday night with a home game against rival North Hills. The game will be broadcast live on the North Allegheny Sports Network. Start time is slated for 7:00 pm.