Saturday, January 30, 2010

WPIAL Basketball: Mt. Lebanon Plays Rating Game

The Mt. Lebanon boys' basketball team is ranked in the top 25 in two national polls. It's an unusual occurrence because the Blue Devils play in the WPIAL, which doesn't exactly have a reputation for producing teams that compare favorably with some of the best in the country.

But for something even more unusual, the Mt. Lebanon boys have to share the national spotlight with their female classmates.

In what is believed to be a first in WPIAL basketball, two teams from one school are in national rankings. The Mt. Lebanon girls (16-2) have been ranked in the top 25 of polls all season. The Mt. Lebanon boys (15-0) cracked the rankings in recent weeks.

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Anonymous Bill Lewis said...

And what's even more amazing, they have achieved these marvelous acomplishments having to attend, practice and play in a high school complex that is obsolete, unhealthy, unsafe and otherwise totally unsuitable for a 21st. century educational experience...according to the district administration, architects and SB majority. Just amazing !

January 30, 2010 2:09 PM  
Blogger Marjie said...

WTAE is reporting a fight occurred after the game in the HS parking lot (briefly mentioned at bottom of Monessan story on a brawl at their school after a b-ball game). According to the report Scott Twp, Castle Shannon and Dormont police came to help out. Any one know anything more about it?

January 30, 2010 3:06 PM  
Anonymous David Huston said...

I know a Castle Shannon police car woke me up.
Too bad they didn't catch the burglar yet.

January 30, 2010 5:03 PM  

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