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Pa. Girls | Mt. St. Joseph gives coach his 500th win

John Miller joined his mentor, Speedy Morris, in an exclusive club yesterday. Those with 500 wins as a head basketball coach.

John Miller joined his mentor, Speedy Morris, in an exclusive club yesterday.

Those with 500 wins as a head basketball coach.

Miller earned No. 500 yesterday when his

Mount St. Joseph

girls' team pounded visiting


, 62-29, in a nonleague game.

Miller began his head coaching career at

Archbishop Ryan

in 1976 after serving an apprenticeship as Speedy Morris' assistant at

Roman Catholic


Miller's breakdown: 130 wins with the Ryan boys, 20 with the

Monsignor Bonner

boys, 317 with the La Salle University women and now 33 with Mount St. Joseph.

His career head coaching record is now 500-354. Miller followed Morris as the La Salle women's coach.

Laura Johnson led the way with 17 points.

In other nonleague games:

Julie Hahn hit a jumper with three seconds left in overtime to give

Central Bucks South

a 48-47 win at

Christopher Dock


Casey Pritz scored 12 points and added 13 rebounds as


won at

Council Rock South

, 49-33.

Abington Friends Charity Weekend.

Theresa Griffin knocked down four three-pointers and finished with 18 points to lead



Freire Charter

, 68-59, in the championship game. Griffin was named MVP.

Teammate Carmen Tyson-Thomas also scored 18 points for the Eagles.

Friends' Central Tournament.

Kristen Mann scored seven of her 12 points in the third quarter and Taylor Lee was named the most valuable player of the tournament as the host Phoenix beat


, 44-19.

In the consolation game,


needed two overtime periods to beat


, 60-51.

Shea Kelly hit a three to send the game into overtime and hit another three in the second overtime period for the Wolverines. She drained five three's and scored 22 points.

Hoops For Hope Classic.

Renee Womack scored 10 of her 12 points in the second half and led



Downingtown West

, 34-30, at Cabrini College.

In another tournament game, Brittany Perfetti scored 24 points and

Episcopal Academy

held off


, 48-39.

Alex Davis scored 18 points and teammate Alex Lennon added 14 points for Shipley.

Lady Lancer Christmas Classic.

MVP Megan Pauley scored 12 points as

Agnes Irwin


Sacred Heart

, 43-38, to win the title at Bishop McDevitt.

In the consolation game,

Bishop McDevitt

used a 16-point performance by Nicole Piluso to beat


, 47-42.

KSA Challenge.

Freshman point guard Bria Young hit two free throws with four seconds left in overtime for the final two points of the game and gave

Prep Charter

a 45-44 win over

Garnet Valley

at Disney World's Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla.

Indoor Track and Field

At Ursinus,


athletes produced a pair of winning relays and an individual first-place finish in the Delaware Valley Track and Field Coaches Association meet.

The Pioneers took both the 4x200- and 4x400-meter relay races and Kacie O'Neil won the open 400 in 61 seconds.