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Tues. Pa. girls' roundup: Freshman lifts Penn Charter

Freshman Hannah Fox scored a season-high 31 points, hitting eight three-pointers, and Penn Charter held off a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Central, 63-54, Tuesday in nonleague girls' basketball.

Freshman Hannah Fox scored a season-high 31 points, hitting eight three-pointers, and Penn Charter held off a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Central, 63-54, Tuesday in nonleague girls' basketball.

Ayanna Matthews added 16 points for the Quakers, who led by 58-35 after three periods.

Liza Tomczuk topped Central with 24 points, scoring solely from three-point territory, and Kayla Henderson dropped in 14 points.

In another nonleague game, junior Emily Payne had 22 points and five steals and senior Kai Hardy collected 17 points and four assists for Friends Select in a 48-39 success at home against Barrack Hebrew. Sophia Shoulson scored 19 points for Barrack.

Bicentennial. Emma Dorshimer's 15 points and Emma Dillon's 11 paced Jenkintown to a 42-30 success at Bristol. Olivia Onal had 14 for the Warriors.

In other Bicentennial League action, Lower Moreland, behind 12 points apiece by Jess Dranzik and Lauren Killion, won easily at home, 49-22, over MaST Charter.

Catholic Academies. Lisa Mirarchi scored 14 points and Villa Maria went 4 for 5 from the line in overtime to win at Gwynedd-Mercy, 37-33.

Bailey Greenberg, a freshman center, had 15 points and 19 rebounds for Gwynedd, which missed a game-winning shot at the end of regulation after overcoming a 25-17 deficit after three quarters.

In other Catholic Academies action:

Behind 10 points apiece from Nicole Dombrowski and Karli Visconto, Nazareth topped visiting Sacred Heart, 44-35. Dombrowski, a senior forward, also grabbed 15 rebounds. Debornay Kidd-Wilkerson scored 16 points and Alanna Tucker contributed 11 for Sacred Heart.

Kate Skalski came off the bench and scored 18 points to help St. Basil roll past host Villa Joseph Marie, 48-25. Skalski scored 11 points, including six on three-pointers, in the second half as the Panthers broke the game open after holding a 22-20 halftime advantage. Sarah Madden had 11 points for the Jems.

Central. Ali Grundy scored 16 points, including six of Conestoga's eight in overtime, to lift the host Pioneers to a 42-37 victory over Springfield (Delco).

Grundy, a senior, hit all four of her free throws in the extra period, after Springfield tied the score with two seconds left in regulation on a jump shot by Alex Poplawski (15 points).

In another Central League game, Coley Ricci poured in 20 of her game-high 27 points in the first half, and Garnet Valley went on to a 67-33 home victory over Marple Newtown.

Ches-Mont. With Gia D'Angelo getting a game-high 24 points, Sun Valley triumphed at Kennett, 43-28. D'Angelo had 14 points in the second half as the Vanguards erased a 17-12 halftime deficit.

Friends Schools. Senior guard Jessica Minderjahn had 12 steals, eight points, and six rebounds, but George School lost at home to Moorestown Friends, 34-22.

Inter-Ac. Julia Schumacher's 16 points and Gianna Pownall's 14 powered Springside Chestnut Hill past Baldwin, 66-23.

In another Inter-Ac League game, Kiernan McCloskey scored 13 points in Germantown Academy's home victory, 54-23, vs. Agnes Irwin.

Pioneer. Senior forward Kelsey Watson had 22 points and eight rebounds, and Methacton withstood a furious comeback attempt to beat Perkiomen Valley, 57-55, in the Pioneer Athletic Conference.

Kelly Glatthorn chipped in 17 points, including seven in the third quarter, for the Warriors, who led by 44-29 after three periods.

Nikki Guiton led Perk Valley with 24 points.

Suburban One. Cheltenham survived a late Plymouth Whitemarsh comeback to prevail, 48-46, in an American Conference matchup. Senior forward Sabrina Casseus had 15 points and nine rebounds for the host Panthers. Simone Jacques led PW with 19 points.

Elsewhere in the Suburban One League:

North Penn rallied late in a Continental Conference game at Central Bucks South to win, 58-50. Vicky Tumasz led a balanced Maidens offense with 17 points. Lauren Crisler (15 points) and Brianna Cullen (11) each scored eight points as North Penn outscored South, 22-11, in the final period.

Sajanna Bethea tallied 17 points and Jae Jackson posted 16 to spur Pennsbury to a 56-42 win at William Tennent in a National Conference game. Allison Chatburn collected 22 points, 11 rebounds, and four steals and blocked three shots for Tennent, which couldn't maintain a five-point halftime lead.

Abington downed visiting Council Rock North, 61-53, in the National Conference. Deja Rawls had 17 points and five assists and Michael Harris totaled 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Ghosts. Jessica Gerber led North with 20 points.

Tri-State Christian. Adriana Lacy had 16 points and eight rebounds, and Gracie Cryan scored 11 to send the Christian Academy to a 45-22 rout of Cumberland Christian in a Constitution Division game.

Jonnai Jones added eight points and eight rebounds, and Krystal Mason had six points and seven steals for the winners.