Khadijah Gardner showed experience beyond her years in a Public League basketball game Friday.

Gardner, a freshman, nailed a 15-foot jumper at the buzzer and handed Communications Tech a 38-37 win over visiting Parkway Center City.

Gardner also pulled down 14 rebounds for the Phoenix who used a 17-9 scoring run to take a 34-24 lead into the final quarter.

In other league games:

Brittnay Lambert dropped in a pair of free throws with 10 seconds left and gave Northeast a 45-43 win over visiting Lincoln. Lambert scored 15 points.

Mastery Charter got 10 points from Delina Adams and got past host Mastbaum, 42-32.

Dayona McNeil outscored Elverson by herself with 29 points and led host Science Leadership to a 37-26 victory.

MaryEllen Paul went 6 for 9 from three-point range and scored 23 points to lead Palumbo past visiting Washington, 56-39, for its first win of the season.

Jareia Keith scored 11 of her 15 points in the second quarter and paced University City to a 46-28 win over host Southern.

Bridget Giedemann's earned family bragging rights, but cousin Jill got the win after Philadelphia Academy Charter downed host Swenson, 53-34.

Bridget Giedemann dropped in 17 points for the Lions to outscore Jill who scored six points for the Chargers. Bridget also grabbed 10 rebounds.

Khaila Williams collected 20 points and led West Philadelphia to a 38-13 win over host Roxborough.

Shamika Wade accounted for 16 points and boosted Martin Luther King past visiting Esperanza, 34-9.

Sherrie Satchel notched 16 points and 10 rebounds as Gratz handled visiting Bodine, 48-22.

Xiong Pingjuan converted a trio of three-pointers and scored 20 points to lift Bok to a 44-17 win over visiting Randolph.

Indya Lucas exploded for 40 points and led Fels past visiting Kensington, 57-30.

Destiny Russell chipped in with 18 points and helped Imhotep Charter beat host Masterman, 53-23.

Chelsea Woods dropped in 22 points and sparked Freire Charter to a 55-25 win over host Franklin Learning Center.

Brittany Hrynko poured in 12 of her 20 points in the first quarter and boosted Engineering & Science to a 74-42 win over host High School of the Future.

Siena Childs picked up 11 points for Girls High in a 53-18 vcictory over host Olney.

Tanisha Chambers dropped in 22 points and led Parkway West to a 55-17 win over host Philadelphia Electrical.

Mary Joyner scored 15 points and handed out eight assists as Ben Franklin topped visiting Rhodes, 48-9.

Waynesha Griffin struck for 19 points and helped Frankford beat visiting Dobbins, 60-18.

Roneesha Rollins came through with 25 points and lifted Strawberry Mansion to a 59-11 win over visiting Parkway Northwest.

Inter-Ac. Megan Quinn scored 18 points as Episcopal Academy held off visiting Springside, 49-44.

Kathleen Fitzpatrick and Megan McGurk each scored 10 points to lead Notre Dame past visiting Baldwin, 45-23.

Central. Coley Ricci struck for 18 points and lifted Garnet Valley to a 49-44 win over visiting Ridley.

In other league action:

Denise McKeown came through with 16 points and helped Marple Newtown beat visiting Strath Haven, 46-39.

Springfield (Delaware County) got 15 points from Olivia Kane and tripped visiting Harriton, 54-43.

Suburban One National. Alex Wheatley poured in 24 points and lifted Council Rock South to a 42-40 win over host Pennsbury.

Aiyannah Peal dropped in 24 points and led Abington to a 54-37 win over visiting William Tennent.

Suburban One National. Emily Grundman poured in 18 points and lifted Council Rock North to a 57-38 win over Bensalem.

Suburban One Continental. Madi Vitelli picked up 13 points and sparked Central Bucks South to a 55-49 win over visiting Hatboro-Horsham.

Steph Knauer contributed 16 points as North Penn downed visiting Souderton, 54-34. 

Bicentennial. Jen Khoo's two free throws with one minute left gave Phil-Mont Christian a 41-40 win over visiting Morrisville.

Khoo and teammate Katie Siebert each scored 13 points.

Ali Morganstein connected for three-three pointers and scored 15 of her 17 points in the first half as Lower Moreland tripped visiting MaST Charter, 43-13.

Laura Swintosky collected nine of her 13 points in the first quarter and sparked Christopher Dock to a 65-15 win over visiting Calvary Christian.

Catholic Academies. Jayni Webster collected 17 points and boosted Sacred Heart to a 54-49 win over visiting Merion Mercy.

Megan Ledwith struck for 16 points and boosted Villa Joseph Marie to a 51-44 win over visiting Gwynedd-Mercy.

Friends Schools. Alexa Bowman came through with 16 points as Abington Friends beat visiting Friends Select, 46-39.

Aja Ellison and Celeste Golub each scored 15 points for Shipley in a 54-27 win over host Westtown.

Tri-County. Lindsay Bolger picked up 10 points and helped Kimberton Waldorf beat visiting Woodlynde, 30-20.

Nicole Pupillo collected five-three pointers and scored 22 points as Perkiomen School dropped host Del-Val Friends, 48-22.

Nonleague. Rachel Maurer popped for six-three pointers and scored 28 points as Faith Christian downed visiting Plumstead Christian, 58-52.

Keifona Ferguson collected 14 points and led Norristown to a 53-41 win over visiting Penn Wood.

Keishla Gilmore scored 10 of her 15 points in the first quarter and led Mariana Bracetti to a 36-13 win over visiting Tacony.


Baldwin got shut out performances from seven players and won the Inter-Ac League title with an 8-1 victory over Springside.

Alisha Maity, Ryan Morgan, Caroline Sawin, Selena Maity, Morgan Steelman, Tiffany Hau and Alexa Tzarnas all won their matches, 3-0, while Hilary Gray won her match, 3-1.

It is the second-straight season that the Bears finished the league season 8-0.

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