The free-throw line made all the difference for the
girls' basketball team last night.
The Vikings shot 9 for 11 from the line to earn a 53-49 nonleague win at
The Vikings got 20 points from Peaches Nesmith.
In other nonleague games:
Alicia Wilson's clutch free-throw shooting gave host
a 36-28 win over visiting
. Wilson led the Bears with 13 points.
made the host of a the trip across the river, winning, 34-23, at
(N.J.). Chrissie Gana led the Bambies with 13 points.
Sarah Kazarnowski scored eight of her 24 points in the fourth quarter as host
Villa Joseph Marie
, 37-24, getting 15 points from Sarah Homan.
went on a 12-5 run to open the second half in a 37-26 win over visiting
. Phoebe Hopkins led the Falcons with 11 points.
Helen Levins scored 16 points as host
remained unbeaten with a 61-45 win over
. The game featured an unusual occurrence as a Communications Tech player stole an inbounds pass and laid the ball into her own basket by mistake.
Ten players scored for
in its 48-31 win at
. The Rams' Ayah Magathah was the game's leading scorer with 17 points.
got 18 points from Raquel Flemmings and 14 more from Shawnell McKeithan in a 60-23 win at
, 53-33, as Mia Waring scored 33 points and Veronica Forman added 12.
Fourteen players scored for
in its 79-21 win over visiting Fels, led by RaeShelle Drayton's 10 points. The Lancers (3-1 overall, 1-0 league) have lost only to Inter-Ac power
Philadelphia Academy Charter
got 14 points from Stephanie Kates and 10 more from Bonnie McQuilan in a 43-23 win over
New Media Charter
led, 20-10, at halftime and coasted to a 35-25 win over
Math, Civics and Science
Shakira Goodman scored just six points but she made some history for
in its 44-23 win over visiting
. Goodman pulled down 27 rebounds to tie the school's single-game mark established by Renata Neal in the 2005-2006 season. Jasmine Elum scored 18 to lead the Ambassadors (7-0).
Suburban One American.
Kristen Fuery scored 13 points to lead
to a 50-20 win at
Briana Winston scored 19 points and Amanda Tyler added 15 for
in its 43-39 win at
Sarah McGorry's 11 points and eight rebounds for
Mount St. Joseph
helped head coach John Miller pick up his 501st career win, 64-18, over visiting
Laura Kantorovitch scored 10 points to lead
to a 39-20 win at
. Rebecca Yasner had a team-high 11 steals to go with her nine points for the Cougars.
emptied its bench at the start of the third quarter with a huge lead in a 48-28 win over visiting
. However, Woodlynde's 6-foot-4 center, Sarah Engman, took advantage of that situation by scoring 12 of her 19 points in that quarter to get the Lions back in the game with a 16-4 run. Then the Winged Lions reinserted the starters and coasted to the win, led by 6-1 forward Caprice Golden, who scored 15 points.