A few seconds is all Veronica Noel needed to steal the grasp of the game and hand New Media Charter a 38-37 win at Paul Robeson in a Public League girls' basketball contest on Monday afternoon.
Robeson took a 37-36 lead on a three by Chanelle Williams with 18 seconds and called a timeout. On the ensuing in-bound pass, Noel broke free and drove the length of the court for an easy layup with four seconds left to put New Media ahead, 38-37.
The sophomore guard led the visitors with 11 points. Williams finished with a game-high 24 points to lead the Huskies.
Also in the Public League, Regina Clark registered a triple-double, but visiting Randolph fell to World Communications, 60-41. Clark had 15 steals, 14 assists and 10 rebounds.
Tyshel Jesse's overtime performance helped propel Lincoln at Dobbins, 45-40. She dropped nine of her game-high 19 points in the extra period.
Senior captain Taylor McFadden had five steals in the second quarter to help Franklin Towne Charter over Fels, 45-26.
Amber Hill scored 11 of her game-high 27 points in the fourth quarter to help host Washington down Edison, 53-30.
Khadijah Gardner finished with 18 points and 13 rebounds to help host Communications Tech rock Parkway West, 44-19. Kendall Gladden scored all 19 points for Parkway West.
Kiesha Fields and Tatiana Larry both poured in 20 points as Math, Civics and Sciences easily knocked of visiting Motivation, 45-41.
Dayona McNeil's all-around effort helped lift visiting Science Leadership over Philadelphia Academy Charter, 49-29. McNeil grabbed six rebounds, dished five assists, and recorded seven steals to accompany her game-high 19 points.
Bicentennial. Kievanna Lacey poured in 17 points to help host Morrisville trip up Phil-Mont Christian, 51-31.
KSA Tournament. Khaliea Copper grabbed 13 rebounds and scored eight points in the fourth quarter as Prep Charter rallied over Anderson County (Ky.) in the Orlando tournament. The Huskies trailed by three entering the final period before outscoring Anderson, 16-8.
Nike Tournament of Champions. Archbishop Wood jumped out to an early lead before fading in the second half and dropping to St. Joseph's Academy (Mo.), 52-36, in the first round of the Gilbert, Ariz. tournament.
The Vikings, ranked No. 1 by The Inquirer in Southeastern Pennsylvania, led, 18-12, at the end of the first quarter but were outscored by 15 points in the second half.
Taylor Kaminski led Wood with 11 points.
Nonleague. Faith DeVlieger's 18 points failed to be enough for Agnes Irwin as it fell at Padua (Del.), 59-43. DeVlieger scored 15 points in the second half including four three-pointers.
G'Mrice Davis finished with 15 points and Girard College held off visiting Germantown Friends, 39-33. The sophomore center scored seven points in the third quarter.
Ridley totaled 15 assists as it downed visiting Archbishop Prendergast, 40-33. Sam Foy led the way with 16 points.
Tyisha White scored nine of her team-high 11 points in the fourth quarter as Octorara rallied to down host Twin Valley, 45-35.