Pa. Girls: Wed. Pa. girls: Penn Charter tops Baldwin

Posted: January 10, 2014

Thanks to an early December snowstorm, Penn Charter had to wait nearly a month for its Inter-Ac League girls' basketball showdown with Baldwin.

The Quakers wasted little time in the rescheduled affair, grabbing an early lead before pulling away for a 49-38 victory over the visiting Bears on Wednesday afternoon in East Falls.

Penn Charter's Hannah Fox scored 18 points, Ayanna Matthews added 17, and Mireyah Davis chipped in 11 rebounds.

Danielle Hammond led Baldwin with nine points.

Nonleague. Shipley sailed past Hill School, 65-25, behind 17 points and five steals from Colleen Walsh. Martine Fortune added 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 blocks for the Gators.

Senior center Sophia Shoulson piled up 27 points, besting her previous career high by eight, in Barrack Hebrew's 41-33 victory over Academy of the New Church.

Abington Friends turned away visiting Solebury School, 58-39, thanks in part to 14 points and 19 rebounds from Alexa Middleton.

Emma Gardy had 12 points to help Central Bucks South win at Council Rock South, 50-38.

Pioneer Athletic Conference. Shelby Mueller scored 19 points and Sammy Stipa added 16 as Spring-Ford, ranked No. 1 in Southeastern Pennsylvania by The Inquirer, rolled over Pottsgrove, 60-12.

Public League. Bartram senior Micia McBurnette controlled the low post with 13 rebounds and three blocks as the Maroon Wave ground out a 36-29 victory over visiting Martin Luther King.

Chelsea Woods poured in 23 of her game-high 41 points after halftime as Freire Charter took down visiting West Philadelphia, 54-38.

Tyshell Jessie (21 points) and Aaliyah Thurman (10 assists) helped guide host Lincoln past Kensington, 45-30.

Kyesha Fields scored 16 of her game-high 28 points in the first half as Math, Civics & Sciences rolled at Strawberry Mansion, 61-23.

Valentina Scalici had 14 points and 11 rebounds in Franklin Towne Charter's 37-19 victory at Southern.

Joy Morrow paired eight points with nine rebounds and Alyssa Winner grabbed five steals as Science Leadership turned away Roxborough, 51-19, at home.

Ariana dos Santos put up 10 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals in Palumbo's 54-41 home victory over Mariana Bracetti.


mmacyk@phillynews.com

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