Pa. Girls: Pa. girls: Mount St. Joseph tops St. Basil, 33-32

Mount St. Joseph fell behind early, but the Magic never wavered as they rallied to edge host St. Basil, 33-32, Saturday afternoon in a crucial Catholic Academies girls' basketball game.

Kristen Lucas sealed the win on a layup with 10 seconds left. The winner was assisted by Caitlyn Cunningham, who finished with 14 points, three assists, and seven rebounds. Ashley Smith played strong defense and grabbed six rebounds.

St. Basil, which opened the game on an 11-1 run, was led by Natalie Kucowski's 16 points. Mount's lone league loss came at the buzzer earlier this month against St. Basil. The Magic returned the favor Saturday.

Also in the Catholic Academies:

Erica DeCandido's 21 points led Gwynedd Mercy past visiting Merion Mercy, 51-46.

Blue Chip Super Showcase. Julie Webb had 10 rebounds, 10 points, and 3 blocks as Penn Charter cruised past Bishop Shanahan, 56-37, at Spring-Ford.

Bailey Greenberg scored 20 points and Archbishop Wood eased past Ursuline Academy, 69-32.

Suburban One. Patty Fortescue scored 24 points and Beyonce Collins added 13 as Norristown knocked off host Upper Merion, 63-41.

Friends Schools. Asia Turner dished out seven assists and recorded four steals to trigger Abington Friends' 59-21 win at Germantown Friends.

Bicentennial. Natalie Kolb scored all 12 of her points in the first half as host Jenkintown ran away from Morrisville en route to a 63-37 win.

Catholic. Nicolette Conway scored six of her eight points in the fourth quarter as Little Flower pulled away to beat visiting Bishop McDevitt, 47-35.

Nonleague. Lizzie O'Leary scored 20 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Abington past visiting Bethlehem Catholic, 41-36.

Aryah Aungst scored nine of her 15 points in the fourth quarter to rally Downingtown East past host Conestoga, 43-40. Paige Warfel also finished with 15 points.

Taylor O'Brien poured in 29 points as Plymouth Whitemarsh rolled past visiting Interboro, 68-28.

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