It missed qualifying for the Pioneer Athletic Conference’s Final Four playoffs this year.
But that didn’t stop the Spring-Ford girls basketball team from flexing its muscle against a team that did … two days before the league’s tournament gets underway.
With Molly Hynes and Sydney Wagner each scoring 14 points, the Rams held off Boyertown Thursday, 44-39.
The loss didn’t change the alignment for the tourney, however, as Boyertown (11-2) had already secured the Liberty Division’s second seed. But it offered Spring-Ford (10-3) a measure of satisfaction as both teams closed out their PAC-10 regular season in advance of Saturday’s District 1-AAAA tournament kickoff.
Hynes and Wagner were part of a three-way tie for game scoring honors, Abby Kapp scoring 14 to lead Boyertown. But Spring-Ford kept the points edge from a 10-6 first quarter, leading 20-18 at the half and 34-27 going into the fourth.
Kapp was one of the game’s rebounding stars with eight, helping the Bears to a 34-27 lead off the glass. Wagner cleared a matching number of boards, all at the defensive end.
|January 22, 2016||7:30 pm||PAC||2015|
Owen J. Roberts 53, Methacton 43 >> Taylor Evans headed a trio of double-figure scorers that keyed the Wildcats’ victory over the Warriors in the PAC-10 regular-season finale for both teams.
Evans netted 17 ahead of Alexi Arias (15) and Camryn Glenn (10), all of whom helped OJR (5-8) rally from 17-13 and 39-36 deficits through the first and third quarters, respectively. Ryan DeOrio hit for 12, and Jackie Cerchio 10, for a Methacton unit (5-8) that saw its bid to avoid sharing last place in the PAC’s Liberty Division with the ‘Cats thwarted in a 17-4 fourth stanza.
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|February 4, 2016||7:30 pm||PAC||2015|
Owen J. Roberts
Perkiomen School 72, Upper Perkiomen 35 >> In their annual battle for community bragging rights, the Panthers rode a big first-half lead to victory over the Indians.
Kristen Burdo and Stephanie Falcone combined for 52 of Perkiomen’s points, Burdo netting 28 and Falcone 24. Maddy Parisi also reached double figures, scoring 11 to help Perkiomen open a 31-10 halftime lead before finishing off its hosts in a 27-9 fourth quarter.