Mercury Girls Basketball Roundup (Feb. 24): Olsen, Spring-Ford stop fellow unbeaten Cumberland Valley

Spring-Ford 58, Cumberland Valley 54 >> Lucy Olsen struck for 28 points including the final lead-taking jumper with 25 seconds left and Spring-Ford (16-0) defeated District 3 No. 1 and previously unbeaten Cumberland Valley in non-league play Wednesday.

Abbey Boyer (9 points) had a crucial late steal and sealed the game by going 3-for-4 at the free-throw line in the closing seconds.
Anna Azzara added 12 on four 3-pointers.

Spring-Ford jumped to No. 1 in the District 1-6A power rankings with the win.

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Pottsgrove 66, Pottstown 43 >> Justine Fretz scored 17 to the Falcons to a PAC Frontier win over their crosstown rivals for the second time in five days.

Riley Simon nearly had a triple-double with nine points, 16 rebounds and 9 assists and Sydney Mowery added 12 for Pottsgrove, which had eight players on the scoresheet and led 35-17 at half.

Pottstown was led by Trinell Watson’s 17 and Mikyla Brandon’s 10.

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Phoenixville 50, Upper Perkiomen 17 >> The Phantoms put the pedal down in the second quarter by outscoring the Tribe 22-2 in the frame and cruised to a PAC Frontier win.

Aubrie Breisblatt (18 points) led a trio of Phoenixville (8-1, 9-5) double-digit scorers, followed by Nailah Green (13) and Dylan McAleer (10).
Erin States had eight points for UP (2-8, 2-13).

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Methacton 29, Owen J. Roberts 21 >> The Warriors held the Wildcats to just 11 points through three quarters and kept their distance for a PAC Liberty win Wednesday.

Nicole Timko scored 13 as the game’s lone scorer in double figures. Methacton (4-2, 11-2) held PAC leading scorer Avery White to eight points while Gabbi Koury chipped in seven for OJR (2-6, 6-7).

Alli Hazlett added 7 for the Warriors.

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Boyertown 38, Upper Merion 13 >> Ashley Kapp effectively outscored the Vikings’ entire lineup while leading the Bears to victory in Wednesday’s PAC divisional crossover game.

Kapp was the lone double-figure scorer at 17, six of them coming off a pair of 3-point baskets. Boyertown padded its 21-8 halftime lead by outscoring UM in the third, 11-1.

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