's Andrea Pride came through in the clutch to keep the Patriots unbeaten in girls' basketball yesterday.
Pride scored off a drive to the basket with 29 seconds left to give the Patriots (10-0) a 47-46 win over
Villa Joseph Marie
in a Boyertown Bear Tournament semifinal game.
After Pride's bucket, the Patriots' defense forced two Villa Joseph Marie shots that missed in the final seconds.
Pride finished with 19 points to lead the Patriots, who also got 10 points from Brittany Greaves.
The win lifted the Patriots into tonight's championship game at 6:30 against host
Central York Tournament.
In a semifinal,
led in the final two minutes but fell to
, 46-40, the 55th consecutive win for York Catholic. The Ghosts (9-3) were led by Emily Leer's 14 points.
Philadelphia School District Tournament.
used a 25-13 run in the second quarter to nip
, 70-66, in a Bracket B semifinal. Tyniqua Henderson led the Mustangs with 18 points.
In the other Bracket B semifinal,
used 24 points from Dionne Harris in a 63-33 win over
In Bracket A,
, 68-11, and
Franklin Learning Center
In an interesting side note, Northeast's Satoria Bell scored 51 points on the day - 17 in the win over Communications Tech and, after only a couple of hours of rest, 34 in a 61-50 nonleague loss at
Future Stars Tournament.
At West Chester University,
, 48-45, in the featured game behind Kristen Blye's 19 points. Blye scored 11 of her points in the fourth quarter.
The Cougars advance to a second-round game tonight at 6 against
Wissahickon Trojan Classic.
Alissa O'Donnell scored 18 of her 25 points in the second half as
rallied for a 54-51 win over
in one semifinal.
In the other semifinal,
needed 15 points from Katie Vila to handle
Garnet Valley Tournament.
Shante Evans scored 12 points and was named MVP as
West Chester Henderson
, 49-29, for the title.
advanced to the final with a 46-32 win over
. The Hornets were led by Meghan Tait's 14 points.
Sarah Homan scored 22 points, including the 1,000th of her career, to lead
, 64-58, in the other semifinal.
New Media Tournament.
At the Mount Airy Church of God,
Martin Luther King
in one semifinal, 48-24, as Yasmineah Williams scored 14 points.
Megan Bedard scored 19 points and Allie Kakareka added 18 as
earned a 66-64 win over visiting
took advantage of 46 free throws to hand visiting
its first loss of the season, 72-68. The Owls made 30 of the 46 attempts and rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit.