Dominique Richardson used her size advantage to help host International Christian get off to a good start in Penn-Jersey League girls' basketball play on Monday.
Richardson, a 6-foot-1 forward, dominated inside for 22 points and 18 rebounds as the Titans (2-1 overall, 1-0 league) rolled to a 39-24 win over visiting Pine Forge. Danielle Brown added 15 points for the Titans.
Tri-County. Teharah Worrell scored 14 points and Linette Young added 10 as host Mercy Vocational beat Kimberton Waldorf, 38-22. The Monarchs (2-0 overall, 2-0 league) opened the game with an 11-0 run and closed in on a 10-4 run. In between, they were shut out, 8-0, in the second quarter.
Lindsay Bolger led the Cougars with 10 points.
Tamara Moskowitz scored 18 points to lead Barrack Hebrew past Del-Val Friends, 42-11.
Nonleague. Kelsey Markowitz scored a layup in overtime to put Doane Academy (N.J.) up by three points, and it held on for a 35-33 win over visiting Academy of the New Church. Markowitz and teammate Elena Zangerle each scored 15 points to lead Doane Academy (2-0). The Lions had a chance to tie or win the game but, after an inbounds pass underneath the Doane basket, the ANC player took three dribbles and did not get off a shot before the final buzzer.
In other nonleague games:
Nicole Davis scored 27 points and Maria Picard added 13 as West-Mont Christian rolled to a 50-27 win at Upper Bucks Christian.
Architecture and Design got 15 points from Dennitten Ellison in a 36-29 win at Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.
Phelps opened the Tri-County League season with a bang, tripping visiting Mercy Vocational, 102-47.
Shawn Valentine scored 16 of his 22 points in the first half when the Lions took a 48-22 lead. He also contributed 11 rebounds and eight steals. Devon Haines scored 12 points and handed out 14 assists and Isaiah Gans scored 10 points, pulled down 11 rebounds, and blocked five shots.
Penn-Jersey. Antwan Laster scored 24 points and Justin Robinson added 23 points, but International Christian fell to visiting Pine Forge, 66-55.
After combining for 60 points last Thursday in a 79-60 win over Gospel of Grace, their efforts weren't enough as Pine Forge rallied for 33 points down the stretch to come from behind for the victory.
Nonleague. Abdul Ross struck for 20 points and led Charter High School for Architecture & Design to a 54-44 win over host Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.
CHAD scored 27 points in the final quarter to break the game open.