Sylvester leads PJP past Wy­omiss­ing

The Mercury (Pottstown, PA) - - SPORTS - By Mer­cury staff [email protected]­tu­ry­ @Pottsmer­cS­ports on Twit­ter

Elise Sylvester scored a game­high 15 points to lead the Pope John Paul II girls bas­ket­ball team to a 42-32 win over Wy­omiss­ing at the Potts­grove Tip-Off Tour­na­ment on Fri­day night.

Sylvester had a 3-pointer and made 8 of 10 at­tempts from the free throw line while Tess Crossan scored eight points and Lau­ren Ci­uba added seven. Lily Seyfert paced Wy­omiss­ing with 12 points. ALLENTOWN CEN­TRAL CATHOLIC 40, POTTS­GROVE 24 » The Fal­cons didn’t have an an­swer for Emily Kidd and Emily Vaughan who com­bined for 25 points dur­ing this game at the Potts­grove TipOff Tour­na­ment.

Ri­ley Si­mon and Emma Yac­carino had five points apiece for Potts­grove. PHOENIXVILLE 61, INTERBORO 24 » The Phan­toms got their sea­son off to a fly­ing start, rolling up a vic­tory over Interboro in the open­ing round of their Phoenixville TipOff Tour­na­ment.

Ameerah Green hit for 22 points and made three steals to head Phoenixville, with Aubrie Breis­blatt ad­ding 14 points, 10 re­bounds and four as­sists. Mar­lee Brown chipped in with eight points and five as­sists while Nailah Green had an­other nine points. METHACTON 42, RI­D­LEY 33 » A 17-2 first quar­ter al­lowed the War­riors to cruise in their opener as host of the Methacton Tour­na­ment.

Fresh­man Ni­cole Timko had

a sparkling debut with a game-high 18 points (three 3-point­ers) and Syd­ney Tor­netta added 10 for the War­riors. Methacton meets Lans­dale Catholic in the cham­pi­onship Satur­day at 3:30 p.m.


COUN­TRY DAY 20 » Court­ney Gab­bett hit for a game­high 17 points as the Blaz­ers opened their sea­son by rolling York CDS in the open­ing round of the Li­titz Chris­tian School Tour­na­ment.

Sky­lar Emory bol­stered Boone’s of­fense by ad­ding 14 points. It took con­trol in a 23-9 first half, up­ping its lead to 35-14 head­ing into the fourth quar­ter. TULPEHOCKEN 56, UP­PER PERKIOMEN 36 » Jor­dan Boyer scored 21 points, 16 of those com­ing in the mid­dle quar­ters, to lead the Tro­jans over the In­di­ans in the Tulpehocken Tour­na­ment.

Becki Swisher added five points and 10 re­bounds for Tulpehocken. Kait­lyn Mundy led Up­per Perk with 10 points. HIGH POINT BAP­TIST 33, WEST-MONT CHRIS­TIAN 22 » Mia Kauff­man hit for a game-high 22 points to lead High Point over the Wings in the Cal­vary Bap­tist Tip-Off Tour­na­ment.

Court­ney Doukas had seven points to lead WestMont, with Jas­mine Bow­man ad­ding six.

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