Friday's Pa. roundup: Maggie Pina's late foul shots give ND win over Episcopal Academy

Academy of Notre Dame, Mandy McGurk, right, 11, drives by Abington High School, Jordyn Allen, 1, during the first quarter of the game in the 2017 December Classic Tournament at Germantown Academy High School.

Maggie Pina made four straight foul shots following an intentional foul to give the Notre Dame girls’ basketball team a 39-36 win over Episcopal Academy on Friday. Episcopal Academy was called for the intentional foul with 17.6 seconds to play.

Notre Dame head coach Mary Beth McNichol is one win away from 500 in her illustrious career. She can pick up the milestone victory on Sunday against Mount St. Joseph at Thomas Jefferson University.


Elle Stauffer made all 10 of her shots for a total of 20 points in Germantown Academy’s 73-40 victory over Agnes Irwin. Jaye Haynes and Rachel Balzer added 15 and 10 points, respectively, for the Patriots.


Brianne Borcky and Emily McAteer had 12 points and eight rebounds apiece in Garnet Valley’s 49-36 triumph over Marple Newtown. The Jaguars improved to 12-0 overall and 8-0 in the Central League.


Destyni Wood led with 22 points and 13 rebounds as Collegium Charter held off Mercy Career Tech, 66-57, in a battle of unbeatens.


Ceili Corduff notched 15 points and 10 rebounds in Lower Moreland’s 50-17 triumph over MaST Charter.


Monet Cummings poured in 27 points as Freire Charter defeated School of the Future, 49-34.


Senior Lauren Crim scored her 1,000th career point in Lansdale Catholic’s 50-48 win over West Catholic on Thursday.

Boys’ Basketball

Ahmir Harris notched 17 points and 10 assists as Bishop McDevitt beat Catholic League foe Archbishop Ryan, 71-63. Harris made all six of his foul shots in the fourth quarter.


Damien Sears had 21 points and Boys’ Latin outlasted Mastbaum, 71-66, in double overtime. Desmond Sevor finished with 13 points and scored with three seconds left in the first overtime to force another extra period.


Tajmir Hunt made four three-pointers en route to 20 points as Roxborough defeated Franklin Towne Charter, 71-52. James Jones recorded a double-double with 18 points and 16 rebounds.


Kensington took down Maritime Academy, 71-56, behind 23 points from Brandon Perez.


Southern defeated Frankford on the ninth criteria — most nearfall points — after the two teams wrestled to a 42-42 tie.

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