Pope John Paul II derails Phoenixville; Spring-Ford handles rival Boyertown - updated

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Pope John Paul II 34, Phoenixville 33 – Amelia Kennedy’s four-point play locked things up at 26 in the late going before Haley Jackson, Tess Crossan and Kayla Viney all hit two free throws in the final 1:00 to help the Golden Panthers pull out the PAC Frontier victory over the previously unbeaten Phantoms Tuesday night in PAC Frontier action.
PJP used a 17-14 edge in the fourth quarter to turn around a 19-17 deficit – Crossan getting 8 of her game-high 15 points in the final 8:00. Hitting double figures for the Phantoms were Nailah Green and Angelina Williams with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Phoenixville (33) – Aselton 0 2-2 2, Williams 3 3-4 10, Green 4 3-6 11, S. Brown 1 3-4 5, M. Brown 1 0-4 3, Michaud 1 0-0 2. Totals 10 11-20 33.
PJP (34) – Crossan 5 5-7 15, Viney 1 2-2 4, Kennedy 2 3-3 8, Ciuba 1 0-2 2, Rogers 1 0-2 3, Jackson 0 2-2 2. Totals 10 12-18 34.
Phoenixville       1   9   9  14 - 33       
PJP                     7   8   2  17 – 34
3-point goals: Williams, M. Brown, Kennedy, Rogers
 
Spring-Ford 59, Boyertown 42– The unbeaten Rams rode a sizzling start and balanced scoring attack to the wire-to-wire PAC Liberty win over their longtime rivals.
Lucy Olsen cashed a game-high 18 points. Alyssa Yuan added 13 and Emily Tiffan chipped in with 12 for Spring-Ford, which bolted out to a 23-5 first-quarter lead and expanded it to 33-12 at the break, cruising home from that juncture.
Top scorers for the Bears were Ashley Kapp with 14 points on three treys and Julia Smith with 12 behind two triples.
Boyertown (42)– Marberger 1 2-3 4, Schweizer 1 0-0 2, Moyer 0 2-2 2, Ludwig 2 0-0 6, Hillegas 0 0-0 0, Kapp 4 3-4 14, Sweisfort 0 2-4 2, Smith 3 4-7 12, Hovey 0 0-2 0. Totals 11 13-22 42.
Spring-Ford (59)– Boyer 2 0-0 6, Olsen 7 2-3 18, Yuan 6 1-1 13, Tiffan 4 2-2 12, Alessandroni 0 0-0 0, Coyne 0 0-0 0, Engle 0 0-0 0, Maloney 2 0-0 4, Hudak 2 0-0 4, Scogna 0 0-0 0, Pizzi 0 0-0 0, Rutkowski 1 0-0 2. Totals 24 5-6 9.
Boyertown                 5    7  12  18 – 42
Spring-Ford              23  10  11  15 - 59
3-point field goals: Kapp 3, Smith 2, Ludwig 2, Boyer 2, Olsen 2, Tiffan 2
 
Owen J. Roberts 56, Norristown 26 – Avery White cashed 12 points and Olivia LeClaire chipped in with 9 as the Wildcats rolled to the PAC Liberty win Tuesday.
For the host Eagles, who were within 24-16 at the break before OJR seized control with a 16-3 run in the third quarter, Tay Wright and Tiann Byrd combined for 17 points.
OJR (56)  – Clay 2 0-0 6, White 4 3-8 12, LeClaire 4 1-4 9, Vogelman 2 2-4 7, Greenawald 2 3-5 7, M. Koury 1 0-0 2, Schall 1 0-0 2, G. Koury 1 0-0 2, Daye 2 0-0 6, Iyoob 0 3-4 3, Totals 19 12-25 56.
Norristown (26) – Evans 0 0-1 0, Kim 0 1-2 1, Wright 2 4-6 9, Byrd 3 1-4 8, Dunlop 0 2-3 2, Morse 2 1-2 6, Daniels 0 0-2 0, Totals 7 9-23 26.
OJ Roberts               12  12  16  16 – 56
Norristown                3   13    3    7 - 26
3-point goals: Clay 2, Daye 2, White, Vogelman, Wright, Byrd, Morse
 
Methacton 43, Perkiomen Valley 31– Nicole Timko poured in 16 points with four three-balls, Caroline Pellicano hit for 8 points and Sydney Hargrove (8) and Sydney Tornetta (7) combined for 15 rebounds to carry the Warriors to the PAC Liberty victory.
For the Vikings, who were outscored 25-15 in the second half after being within 18-16 at the break, Naiya Daisey dropped 8 points while Emma Mikey and Gabby Marinacci collected 6 points each.
Perk Valley (31)– Beattie 2 0-0 5, Daisey 3 0-0 8, Salazar 0 0-0 0, Quoos 1 0-0 2, Monaco 0 0-0 0, Mikey 1 4-4 6, Marinacci 3 0-0 6, Ramsey 2 0-0 4, Hallissey 0 0-0 0,  Sherman 0 0-0 0,  Totals 12 4-4 31.
Methacton (43)– Kropp 2 0-0 5, Tornetta 1 0-1 2, Pellicano  0-1 8, Hargrove 1 2-7 4, Timko 6 0-0 16, Bockrath 2 0-1 5, Hazlett 1 1-2 3, Totals 17 3-12 43.
Perk Valley           10   6   5  10 – 31
Methacton              9   9   9  16 – 43
3-point goals: Daisey 2, Beattie, Timko 4, Bockrath, Kropp
 
Upper Merion 42, Pottstown 41– Jenna Foster scored on a low post move with 30-seconds left to put the Vikings ahead to stay in their narrow PAC Frontier decision.
Foster and Katie Frey collected 10 points apiece for Upper Merion, which overcame a three-point deficit down the stretch as the Trojans struggled to make shots from the field and the free throw line.
Leading the way for Pottstown were Trinell Watson (11 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals), Tamya Jarrett (13 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals) and Raeceyana Smith (10 rebounds).
Upper Merion (42)– Anderson 3 1-1 7, Wellington 0 1-5 1, Eaton 1 1-4 3, Donoghue 1 2-2 4, Frey 4 2-6 10, J. Foster 5 0-0 10, Donovan 3 1-2 7. Totals 17 8-20 42.
Pottstown (41)– K. Jarrett 2 0-2 4, Watson 4 2-2 11, T. Jarrett 6 1-3 13, Daye 3 1-5 7, Hampton 2 0-0 4, Smith 1 0-0 2. Totals 18 4-12 41.
Upper Merion          6  13   7  16 – 42
Pottstown                9   8  11  13 – 41
3-point goals: Watson
 
Pottsgrove 58, Upper Perkiomen 9 – The unbeaten Falcons held the Indians scoreless in the middle two periods while registering the lopsided PAC Frontier triumph.
The Grove had 11 different players score, led by Justine Fretz with 13 points, Rachel Ludwig with 10, Sydney Mowery with 9 and Riley Simon with 8. Olivia Rodgers had 5 points to pace UP.
Upper Perkiomen (9) – Pigeon 0 0-0 0, Goodrich 0 0-0 0, Nading 0 0-0 0, Bernhart 0 0-0 0, Keeney 0 0-0 0, Garcia 0 0-0 0, Cahill 0 2-2 2, Haines 1 0-0 2, McAteer 0 0-2 0, Rodgers 2 0-0 5. Totals 3 2-4 9.
Pottsgrove (58) – Makins 1 2-2 4, Fretz 5 3-3 13, Gilmore 2 0-0 4, Ludwig 4 2-2 10, Holmes 0 0-0 0, Walker 1 0-0 2, N. Hunter 1 0-2 2, Potts 1 0-0 3, Simon 4 0-0 8, T. Hunter 1 0-0 2, Mowery 4 1-1 9, Krause 0 1-2 1. Totals 24 9-12 58.
Upper Perk                5    0     0     4 - 9       
Pottsgrove               19  16   13  10 - 58
3-point goals: Rodgers, Potts