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Reporter Girls Basketball: Hughes scores 29 in Upper Moreland win; Pennsbury earns share of SOL National title

Upper Moreland 61, Wissahickon 41 >> Bean Hughes had a big night in Upper Moreland’s regular-season finale, knocking down five 3-pointers in scoring 29 points as the Golden Bears rolled past Wissahickon Thursday.

EmmyFaith Wood added 12 points for UM (12-10, 8-6 SOL American), eight coming in the second quarter as the Bears outscored the Trojans 18-4 to lead 29-17 at halftime. 

Anna Schools finished with a team-high 16 points for Wissahickon (8-14, 4-10 SOL American).

Pennsbury 42, Neshaminy 32 >> Ava Sciolla scored 16 of her game-high 22 points in the second half as Pennsbury pulled away in the fourth to earn a split of the SOL National title with Neshaminy.

Bella Arcuri collected nine of her 11 points in the final period as the Falcons (19-3, 11-1 conference) claimed their ninth straight victory. Pennsbury outscored the Redskins 19-10 in the fourth after taking a 23-22 lead into the quarter.

Kristin Curley scored her 1,000th career point in recording a team-high 14 points for Neshaminy (14-8, 11-1), which had its 25-game conference win streak snapped.

North Penn 59, Pennridge 44 >> North Penn trailed 15-7 after the opening quarter before outscoring Pennridge 23-11 over the next eight minutes then took control in the third to win the SOL Continental contest.

Alli Lindsey had a game-high 18 points for the Knights (15-6, 8-4 conference), 11 coming in the third as North Penn pushed their advantage to 50-36 at the end of the quarter. Val McGriff scored 10 of her 15 points in the second quarter while Carley Adams added nine points as the Knights won their second straight.

Katie hit four 3-pointers as she paced Pennridge (11-10, 4-8) with 14 points — 11 coming in the first half. Julie Kreider finished with nine points.

Souderton 44, Quakertown 16 >> Casey Harter scored a game-high 11 points while Mikaela Reese recorded eight points, five steal, four assists and a pair of blocks as Souderton cruised to its sixth straight victory.

The Indians (16-6, 7-5 SOL Continental) shutout Quakertown 12-0 in the first quarter then went into halftime leading 25-4.

Carolyn Sipprell had a team-best eight points for the Panthers (4-17, 0-12 SOL Continental).

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