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Pa. Girls | Oxford topples Henderson on clutch play by Tait in OT

Oxford's Meghan Tait's three-point play with five seconds left in overtime broke a tie in a 51-48 nonleague basketball win at West Chester Henderson yesterday.


's Meghan Tait's three-point play with five seconds left in overtime broke a tie in a 51-48 nonleague basketball win at

West Chester Henderson


Tait drove the lane, was fouled and made the free throw for her 20th point of the game. The Warriors then inbounded the ball but a steal by the Hornets' Becca Ruggear ended the game.

Henderson's Shante Evans scored 26 points, including the 1,000th of her career, to lead all scorers. Evans, who now has 1,008 career points, scored her 999th and 1,000th career points on a layup with 1 minute, 54 seconds left in regulation.

In other nonleague games:

Ursuline Academy

's Elena DellaDonne scored 33 points and set the Delaware state record for career points in a 51-28 win over visiting

Archbishop Ryan

. Ursuline led, 18-8, at the half but the Ragdolls could have been closer.

"Our biggest problem in the first half was that we were something like 2 for 30 from the floor," Ryan head coach John Farrington said. "We were getting good looks, but we weren't putting anything down."


got 16 points and seven rebounds from senior forward Teanna Ziegler in a 61-37 win over visiting rival

Christopher Dock

. Teammate Brittany Sandone scored 11 points and added seven assists.

Nina Voith's 20 points carried

Germantown Friends School

to a 45-41 win over visiting

Delco Christian


Morgan Ricapito scored 23 points as host Upper Perkiomen beat Kutztown, 51-43.

Penn State recruit Renee Womack scored 19 points, 13 of them in the first half, as host


built a huge lead and coasted to a 68-24 win over

William Penn

of York. The Warriors (5-0) led,

Sarah Kazarnowski's 15 points and Meghan Ledwith's 12 powered host

Villa Joseph Marie



, 53-41.

Freshman guard Kimmy Herman knocked down three three-point shots and finished with 13 points to lead

Sacred Heart

to a 35-20 win at



Sarah Kiely's 21 points and 11 rebounds carried

Council Rock North

to a 76-28 win over visiting



Perkiomen Valley

placed three players in double figures in its 54-47 win at


. Kate Knudson led the Vikings with 17 points, while teammates Chantel Mattiola and Courtney Nyce chipped in with 11 and 10, respectively. Morgan Neil led the Red Rovers with 11 points.

Carleigh Brown scored 21 points and added 12 rebounds as host

Nazareth Academy


St. Pius X

, 56-49.

Mid-Atlantic Prep.


Hill School

got 14 points and five steals from Jenna Bless in a 58-54 win over

Pennington Prep

(N.J.). Casey Downie added 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Blues.




shot a blistering 18 for 22 from the free-throw line in a 62-53 win over


. The Pioneers got 23 points and 13 rebounds from 6-foot-3 forward Chelsea Shine. The University of Virginia-bound Shine scored 17 of her points in the second half.

Dominique Thompson scored six of her 19 points in the second quarter as

Springfield (Delaware County)

earned a 56-16 win at

Marple Newtown

. Emily Finnegan added 14 points for the Cougars, who outscored the Tigers, 20-5, in the second quarter to take a 29-5 halftime lead.

University City Mixer.

Satoria Bell scored 22 points as




, 51-47.

Billy Lake Tournament.


Notre Dame

, the host Irish rolled to a 67-41 win over

West Catholic

behind tournament MVP Katie Kuester, who scored 17 points.

Shipley Tournament.

In a consolation game,

Academy Park

took advantage of poor free-throw shooting by


to win, 43-39. The Knights (2-2) saw Lawrenceville miss all 11 of its free throws. Daisy Marrero led the way with 12 points.

In the championship game, host



Penn Wood

, 52-45, as both Alex Lennon and Alicia Fairfax each scored 18 points.

Archbishop Carroll Tournament.

The host Patriots beat

Peddie School

(N.J.), 53-43, in the title game as Meg Pearson scored 14 points.