Pa. Girls: Wissahickon tops C.B. West as defense stifles the Bucks
Wissahickon's pressure defense forced Central Bucks West into 30 turnovers in a 49-26 nonleague girls' basketball win yesterday. The Trojans (3-2) have now won three straight games after losing their first two. Colleen Hinde led the way with 15 points, while Casey Bill added 11 points, nine on three-point shots.
Wissahickon's pressure defense forced Central Bucks West into 30 turnovers in a 49-26 nonleague girls' basketball win yesterday.
The Trojans (3-2) have now won three straight games after losing their first two. Colleen Hinde led the way with 15 points, while Casey Bill added 11 points, nine on three-point shots.
In other nonleague action, Bobbi Caprice notched 16 points, five assists and three steals, steering Marple Newtown past host Interboro, 50-32.
Morrisville came out after halftime and scored all 19 third-quarter points on the way to a 52-14 win at Community Academy of Philadelphia. Jah'Mira Chambers led the Bulldogs (4-0) with 13 points and Tanya Argueta added 12.
Rianna Doane scored 20 points and dished out four assists to lead Bayard Rustin to a 58-34 win at Chichester.
Merion Mercy's defense forced Episcopal Academy into 4-for-29 shooting from the field to highlight a 49-29 road win. The Golden Bears were led by Margaret Corzel's 13 points.
At Philadelphia University, defending state champion Mount St. Joseph used 19 points, seven rebounds and seven steals from Elle Hagedorn in a 55-27 win over Archbishop Prendergast. Mary Jo Horgan added 10 points for the Magic (4-0).
Devin Shea, a 6-2 forward, scored nine points to lead St. Basil to a 44-32 win at St. Hubert. The Panthers shot 15 for 28 at the line, while the Bambies got there only 10 times, making six free throws.
Deva'Nyar Workman scored 25 points to lead Reading to 72-26 win at Coatesville. The Red Raiders' Deija Brantley had seven points.
Kennett sophomore Rebecca Welcher had seven of her 17 points in overtime to aid a 46-36 win at Avon Grove.
Friends' Central Tournament.
The host Phoenix won the tournament, 41-28, over Springside, as sophomore Monaye Merritt had eight points and eight assists to take the MVP award.
Hoops for Hope.
In the showcase at Cabrini College, Amy Woods scored 18 points to lead Lower Merion to a 42-36 win over Spring-Ford. The victory was the 100th for Aces coach Lauren Pellicane.
Sarah Kiely made all 12 of her free throws and finished with 22 points to lead Council Rock North to a 50-34 win over Methacton, the first loss of the season for the Warriors (4-1). The Indians made 20 out of 22 free throws.
Radnor knocked off Harriton, 69-50, as Kelyn Freedman scored 19 of her game-high 27 points in the first half and added five steals, and Jen Gangl added 14 points and four steals.
Notre Dame outscored Archbishop Wood by 9-6 in overtime to claim a 53-50 win. Devon Kane collected 22 points, five rebounds and three steals, and Meghan McCullough added 17 points, eight steals and four assists for the Irish.
Archbishop Ryan defeated Downingtown West, 45-31, as Jess Koci had 20 points seven rebounds and four steals, and Megan Tole added four assists, four steals and four rebounds.
In a tournament game played at Cardinal O'Hara, the host Lions got 20 points from Stephanie Holzer in a 59-21 win over Upper Dublin.
Bishop McDevitt Tournament.
Erin Rush did not score but led Sacred Heart to a 49-34 championship win over McDevitt and captured the MVP award. Katie Brannau led the Lions with 17 points.
Sophomore Shannon Williford (eight rebounds, four assists, four steals) scored seven of her 22 points in overtime to lead Agnes Irwin to a 74-70 win over Hallahan and cap a comeback from a 25-point deficit to pull out the consolation win.
Senior forward Alex Lennon won the MVP award after providing the host Gators with eight points, 10 blocks and seven rebounds in a 51-30 championship win over Freire Charter.
Imhotep Charter Showcase.
Little Flower had no players in double figures, but Chelsea Kada's nine points topped nine Sentinels who scored in a 49-25 win over Friends Select.
Brenna Coll's 23 points dominated Cardinal Dougherty's 47-41 success against host Imhotep.