Pa. Girls: Fri. Pa. girls: Marple Newtown comes back

Posted: January 26, 2014

BASKETBALL

CENTRAL LEAGUE

Marple Newtown 45, Radnor 43: The host Tigers rallied from down 10 points in the fourth quarter to win. Julia Lynch made a 14-foot jumper from the right elbow - her only basket - with less than a second left to complete the comeback. Carly Hamilton scored nine of her 15 in the fourth, including two free throws to tie it with 58 seconds left. She also picked up 10 rebounds. Rylee Power added 13 points. Radnor's Lauren Pacifico sank five three-pointers in the first quarter en route to 20 points.

Garnet Valley 59, Upper Darby 31: All five starters reached double figures as the host Jaguars improved to 12-0 in the league. Macy Goldbach, Maddie Ireland, and Haley Warden each scored 11, and Jordan Ireland and Sam Tomasetti had 10 apiece. Warden and Tomasetti each had eight rebounds.

Springfield (D) 45, Strath Haven 33: Sam Tamaccio went 4 for 4 from the line in the fourth quarter to help put it away for the visitors. She scored 11. Rebecca Bennett had 18 points.

Harriton 48, Lower Merion 23: Sophie Gray's 11 points led the visiting Rams.

SUBURBAN ONE NATIONAL

Council Rock South 52, Pennsbury 41: Taylor Dillon scored 20, Allison Taub added 12, and Emily DeAnglis had 10 for the visiting Golden Hawks.

William Tennent 54, Bensalem 29: Nikki Alden's double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds helped the hosts roll. Kyla Gibson scored 15 points for Tennent.

Neshaminy 44, Abington 36: Sophomore guard Morgan Goldenbaum scored a career-high 19 points for the hosts. Sarah Oliveria had 10 points and eight rebounds, and Stephanie Donahue also picked up eight rebounds.

SUBURBAN ONE AMERICAN

Upper Merion 55, Springfield (M) 28: Upper Merion's Shemma Gentles made quite the impression in her second career start for the host Vikings. The 6-foot-1 junior scored 20 points and set a school record with 32 rebounds. "She's done a great job of finding her game . . . and is putting the pieces together," coach Jason Quenzer said.

Upper Dublin 57, Cheltenham 37: Regan Gallagher and Julie Cross had nearly similar big games in the rout for the host Cardinals. Gallagher scored 18 points and had 11 rebounds, and Cross collected 17 points and 10 boards. Jackie Lillo added 12 points.

SUBURBAN ONE CONTINENTAL

North Penn 40, Central Bucks East 31: Vicky Tumasz scored 13 points, and the host Knights used an 11-5 run to start the second half to pull away. Courtney Webster led Central Bucks East with 17.

CATHOLIC LEAGUE

Archbishop Wood 74, Bonner-Prendergast 66: Rachel Day hit four three-pointers and scored 18 points for the host Vikings. Aubree Brown had 12 points and seven assists. Jess Kaminski scored 11.

St. Hubert 55, Little Flower 32: Twelve players scored for St. Hubert, including Ali Kuvik, who picked up her first varsity points. Meghan Matthews led with 11.

INTER-AC LEAGUE

Germantown Academy 69, Agnes Irwin 35: Margaret Anne Hubbell scored 28 points to pace the visiting Patriots. Erin Lindahl added 15 points, seven rebounds, and eight assists. Lauren Oeth had 12 points, nine rebounds, and five assists.

Episcopal Academy 48, Notre Dame 32: The host Churchwomen got off to a fast start behind Sarah Abbonizio, who scored six of her 15 points in the second quarter. Episcopal led by 25-7 at halftime. Maria Kilcullen had five assists.

PIONEER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

Spring-Ford 40, Boyertown 29: Sammy Stipa went 8 for 9 from the line in the second half to seal the road win for the Rams. She scored 16.

FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE

Germantown Friends 50, George School 32: Lizzie Becker sank three three-pointers en route to 18 points for the visiting Tigers. Caroline Myran scored 15.

Shipley 71, Friends' Central 43: Sox Alexander scored 29 points and had seven assists and six steals to carry the hosts. Nia Holland added 16 points, and Courtney Redcross had 12.

Abington Friends 52, Westtown 50: Bianca Adams hit two free throws with less than a second left after a foul was called away from the ball. The visiting Kangaroos overcame an 18-point halftime deficit. Alexia Middleton scored 10 of her 14 points in the second half. For Westtown, Naomi Jimenez had 24 points and seven rebounds.

BICENTENNIAL INDEPENDENCE

Delco Christian 39, Christopher Dock 30: Page Thompson scored 15 points and Sinai McNeil added 13 to lead the visiting Knights.

New-Hope Solebury 46, Mast Charter 21: Sophomore center Toni Super had 13 points and two blocks, and the visiting Lions cruised.

BICENTENNIAL CONSTITUTION

Phil-Mont Christian 53, Bristol 16: Keyen Green dominated with 10 points, 13 rebounds, and seven blocks as the hosts rolled.

PUBLIC LEAGUE

Mastery Charter North 52, Rush 12: Nyeelah Rousseau scored her 1,000th career point in a win for the hosts. She reached the milestone on a layup in the second quarter. Rousseau finished with eight points.

NONLEAGUE

Friends Select 60, Community Academy of Philadelphia 35: Freshman Jodi Smith scored 16 of her 27 points in the first half for the hosts. She added six assists and five steals. Laura Saurels had 14 rebounds.

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