Nihill hits another milestone for O’Hara: 1,000 points and school history

Hannah Nihill made school history Tuesday night.

The reigning Daily Times Player of the Year became the first athlete at Cardinal O’Hara to score 1,000 points in basketball while also amassing 100 goals in field hockey. Nihill, a two-time All-Delco, reached the milestone in the first quarter of O’Hara’s 74-41 Catholic League victory over St. Hubert.

Nihill had eight of her 13 points in the opening period. Mary Sheehan scored a game-high 19 points.

In another Catholic League game:

Archbishop Carroll 66, Archbishop Ryan 52 >> Bella Sorrentino (15 points, four assists), Molly Masciantonio (14 points, five rebounds) and Erin Sweeney (12 points, six rebounds) all reached double digits in scoring for the Patriots (14-6, 7-3).

In the Del Val League:

Interboro 62, Chester 51 >> Gina McNamee went 4-for-4 at the free-throw line in overtime and finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Bucs (10-8, 4-1). Marka Walewska (13 points, 15 rebounds) had six points in the extra session.

Monique Colbert had a big night for Chester with 18 points and 25 rebounds.

In the Central League:

Garnet Valley 59, Marple Newtown 33 >> Senior Sidney Fail scored 10 points and fellow seniors Kathryn Eckhoff (five rebounds), Katie Shoemaker (five rebounds) and Kristina Wallace (three points) also contributed as the first-place Jaguars (17-2, 13-0) celebrated Senior Night.

Sophomore Emily McAteer led all players with 18 points, while Olivia Young and Devon Adams paced the Tigers with eight points each.

Radnor 53, Upper Darby 35 >> Allison Lanzone paced the Raiders (14-5, 9-4) with 21 points and six rebounds. Sydney D’Entremont had a personal-high 11 points and Nicole Massimino had 11 points, seven assists and five steals for Radnor.

Emma Blewett led the way for the Royals (0-19) with 15 points, four steals and three assists. Freshman Gabby Liberio scored nine points.

Strath Haven 27, Ridley 22 >> Cayden Frazier scored a game-high eight points to help the Panthers (3-14, 2-10) snap a nine-game losing streak. Margot Hotham had six points. Izzy Hamlin registered eight points and 16 rebounds for the Green Raiders (8-11, 5-8).

Harriton 44, Haverford 42 >> The Fords (6-14, 4-10) dropped a heartbreaker in overtime. Brianna Blair recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Erin Doherty had nine points, eight rebounds and three steals.

Lower Merion 38, Penncrest 37 >> Megan Arndt scored 14 points for the Lions (8-10).

Conestoga 37, Springfield 26 >> Amanda Hopkins had nine points to lead the Cougars (16-2), who have lost two in a row.

In the Ches-Mont League:

Oxford 46, Sun Valley 33 >> Kate Lannon had 10 of her 15 points in the first half, but the Vanguards (5-11, 2-8) fell.

In the Bicentennial League:

Christian Academy 39, Lower Moreland 30 >> Danay Cooks-Green had 10 points, seven rebounds and four steals to power the Crusaders (15-2, 9-1). Lindsay Haseltine tossed in 10 points and Britney Dike added six points and 10 rebounds.

In the Catholic Academies:

Sacred Heart 31, Nazareth Academy 18 >> Kyra Quigley posted eight points, 10 rebounds and three blocks to help the Lions (12-8, 1-5) claim their first league victory.

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