Center Jackie Schluth scored six fourth-quarter points before fouling out and helped keep Bishop Eustace in front of visiting Cherry Hill East for a 49-46 Olympic Conference girls' basketball triumph last night.
Schluth, a 6-foot-3 junior, had a team-best 13 points to go with six steals, two blocks and five offensive rebounds. Victoria Sobocinski scored nine points and Ify Obianwu grabbed five more offensive rebounds.
East's Kyra Holiday led all scorers with 17 points.
Also in the Olympic, sophomore center Addy Crenny came off the Camden Catholic bench to score eight of her 12 points in a decisive 22-6 second quarter that sent the Irish to a 58-40 win over visiting Timber Creek.
Nicole Angelo, a freshman point guard, led Camden Catholic with 13 points, and the Chargers' Jasmine Martin had a game-high 20 points with four threes.
Barrie Cohen (20) and Kerri Aiken combined to account for all of Eastern's seven three-point baskets in a 67-22 win at Cherry Hill West. Genevieve Okoro matched Cohen for game scoring honors with 20 points.
After leading by just 16-14 at halftime, Holy Cross ran off the first 18 points of the second half and whipped visiting Burlington City, 42-24.
For the Lancers, Amanda Offenbach had 10 points and eight rebounds, and Suzanne Gilbride added 12 points and five steals.
Lauren Gaskill got loose for 24 points and steered Rancocas Valley to a 65-35 victory at Burlington Township.
Briana White led Williamstown in scoring (17) and rebounding (10) as the Braves defeated visiting Delsea, 49-41. Jessica Martinez added 14 points for the Braves, which made 8 of 12 foul shots to the Crusaders' 12 of 27.
Point guard Jahira Alicea scored seven of her 15 points in an 18-3 fourth-quarter outburst that allowed Absegami to turn a one-point deficit into a 45-31 win at Hammonton.
Liz Ker and Kelly Brady each had solid all-around performances for Ocean City in a 65-19 win over visiting Oakcrest. Ker posted 10 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals, and Brady collected 10 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and three steals.
Mainland used a 22-6 third-quarter blitz to run past host Millville, 49-30. Cynthia Chelius ignited the Mustangs' offense with 15 points, and Alana Loyle scored 10.
Clayton won its third game without a loss, 57-34, over visiting Woodbury. Sharele Anderson contributed 13 points, 10 rebounds and 4 steals to the win, backed by Valarie Perretti's 12 points and four assists, and Casey Giedosh's eight boards.
Chris Gannon connected on three three-point baskets in a 15-point effort that aided Cinnaminson's 52-34 win over visiting Triton. Kelly Baker added 13 points for the Pirates.
Gateway's defense allowed just three field goals by visiting Gloucester County Tech during a 49-17 victory. Meghan Nowak led the Gators with 19 points.
Despite 1-for-7 foul shooting, Paulsboro escaped with a 36-34 win at Pemberton. Lavon Childress netted 19 points for the Red Raiders.