Bishop Mac holds on for senior hoops victory

GUELPH – The defending champion Bishop Macdonell Celtics withstood a late scare from the Guelph CVI Green Gaels to post a 50-42 victory in District 10 high school senior girls’ basketball play Thursday at GCVI.

The Celtics had a 15-point lead heading into the fourth quarter before the host Gaels suddenly got hot, hitting most of their shots to cut the gap to four points with about two and a half minutes to play.

Bishop Mac remained ahead, though, and a couple of three-pointers gave the Celtics a little breathing room.

The Celtics had led 18-7 at the end of the first quarter, 33-20 at halftime and 39-24 after the third quarter.

Ashley Coverdale led the Celtics with 12 points while Rachel Guanzon added seven, Alicia Higgins netted six and Vanessa Tassone had five.

Cassidy Andrews collected 14 points for GCVI and was followed by Leksi Dawes with 12 and Tina Qui with nine.


Orangeville 47 St. James 44

Alice Bowering struck for 21 points for Orangeville while Krista Gott followed with eight and Ella Claridge netted seven.

Grace Mencfeld had a game-high 30 points for St. James and Lauralee Mackeigan collected 10.


Centennial 50 Lourdes 24

Sarah Cobey led Centennial with 19 points while Amy Gray and Jocelyn Newby added nine apiece.

Vanessa Codrington had 12 points for Lourdes and Sami Romero collected six.



Guelph CVI 58 Bishop Macdonell 28

Eve Elford and Olga Llander each had 21 points for GCVI.

Madeline Tavares hit for 12 points for Bishop Mac and Sophia Longo added eight.


Centre Wellington 29 Ross 26

Kara den Hoed connected for seven points for Centre Wellington and Sarah Tindall, Frances Wolkensperg and Sadie Sinclair each added six.

Kyla O’Driscoll gathered nine points for Ross while Alicia Garax had seven.


St. James 39 Orangeville 25

Emilie Franz led Orangeville with 11 points while Kennedy Peddie had three.

Ella Farrelly sank 12 points for St. James and Amanda Lago added eight.


Centennial 27 Lourdes 13

Maddie Patrick had eight points for Centennial.

Modera Omot paced Lourdes with seven points while Isabella Banni had six.

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