Engineering and Science needed an exceptional performance at the free-throw line to come away with a 56-50 nonleague girls' basketball win at Cardinal Dougherty yesterday.

The Engineers drained 19 of their 23 free throws to stave off the Cardinals.

Brittany Hrynko led the Engineers with 24 points.

In other nonleague games:

Senior Averie Brittin hit a three-pointer with five seconds left to give host Souderton a 36-35 win over rival Christopher Dock.

Leila Weiss scored 15 points and Lauren Proud added 14 as St. Pius X won at Penn Wood, 53-38.

Penn Charter broke open a close game with an 18-7 second-quarter run in a 55-39 win over visiting Central. Brianna Butler led the Quakers with 19 points.

Noelle Alicea's two free throws with 16 seconds left helped host Downingtown East edge Villa Maria, 37-34.

Alexis Rice's 13 points led Solebury School to a 40-20 win at Perkiomen School.

Tali Sved scored 16 points to lead Stern Hebrew to a 49-23 win at Community Academy of Philadelphia.

Catholic. Jess Rotella's putback with eight seconds left in overtime gave host Archbishop Prendergast a 39-38 win over Lansdale Catholic.

Jess Koci scored 31 points and added 14 rebounds for Archbishop Ryan in its 85-52 win at Hallahan.

Natasha Cloud's 16 points helped Cardinal O'Hara to a 56-24 win over visiting West Catholic.

Catholic Academies. Steph Smith scored eight of her 14 points in the first quarter for Mount St. Joseph in a 63-32 win at Gwynedd-Mercy.

Inter-Ac. Meghan McCullough's 19 points and 10 rebounds powered host Notre Dame past Episcopal Academy, 59-52.

Springside opened up a 21-1 lead and coasted to a 58-9 win over Baldwin behind Fran Edmondson's 12 points and seven rebounds.

Central. Sophomore point guard Jamie Morris hit four three-pointers and finished with 15 points to lead host Strath Haven past Marple Newtown, 45-32. Teammate Ana White led the Panthers with 16 points.

Radnor got 23 points and nine rebounds from Kelyn Freedman in a 67-31 win over visiting Penncrest. Teammate Allison Heath scored a career-high.

Katie Fitzpatrick and Rudee Abello each hit a pair of free throws in the final minute to give host Upper Darby a 35-34 win over Lower Merion.

Bicentennial. Morrisville went on a 22-5 second-quarter run and came away with a 56-30 win at Calvary Christian. JahMirra Chambers led the Bulldogs with 11 points.

Allie Morganstein hit four three-pointers as host Lower Moreland outlasted New Hope-Solebury, 50-45. Alyssa Isler's 32 points for New Hope-Solebury included an 18-for-18 night at the line.