Prep Wrapup: Mercy girls basketball impresses in first WBAL win over Eastside Prep
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Girls Basketball: Mercy 54, Eastside Prep 37
The Skippers (15-0, 1-0) got their first West Bay Athletic League test and answered accordingly against the Panthers (6-8, 0-1).
Mercy only had a 22-15 lead at the half, but pulled away steadily in the second half again behind the solid play of seniors Courtney Sabahi and Mariah Masoli.
Sabahi had a team-high 19 points and eight rebounds, while Masoli had 16 points and five second-half rebounds despite another game in foul trouble.
Boys Basketball: Serra 57, Riordan 41
The Crusaders (8-5, 1-2) followed their best win of the season with one of their worst losses on the road against the Padres (11-2, 2-1).
No Riordan player scored in double digits and the Crusaders were out-rebounded 37-18 in the loss. Senior guard Roderick Gittens led all Riordan scorers with eight points, while Geru Mabrey and Anthony Castillo added seven points apiece.
Serra’s Henry Caruso led all scorers with a 26 points.
Girls Basketball: University 52, Lick-Wilmerding 36
The Red Devils (13-1, 1-0) outscored the Tigers (4-7, 0-1) 14-0 in the first quarter and cruised to their first Bay Counties League West victory behind a game-high 24 points from standout senior center Amelia King.
No other players scored in double figures on either team, but Lick was led by senior forward Kate Waters, who had a team high seven points.