March 10, 2019
CYO City Basketball Championships
Home Team: Holy Redeemer
Coach(s): Sonora Thirdgill, Joe Marx
Player first names: Havana, Kennedy, Sophia, Batly, Julianne, Cassie, Yasmin, Layla
Visiting Team: St. Pius X
Coaches: Chris Philippi, Geoff Waters
Players: Kaitlyn, Ava, Lil, Abhey, Audrey, Mia, Gabby, Olivia, Lana, Sophia, Lana
Q1: 4-0 Holy Redeemer
Q2: 12 – 5 Holy Redeemer
Q3: 17 – 17
Q4: 30 – 29 Holy Redeemer
- Holy Redeemer lead the first half comfortably. With two minutes left in the third quarter, St. Pius X tied the score at 17 – 17.
- Fourth Quarter: Holy Redeemer jumped out to a four point lead. With six minutes left in the quarter, St Pius X sunk one of two free throws then missed to crucial shots from the rebound.
- Holy Redeemer added a free throw point and Yasmin, added two points under the basket to advance 26 – 18.
- St. Pius X got cold as fast as they got hot with 5 minutes left in the fourth quarter. Ava added two points to bring St. Pius back to the game. Gabby added two more on a breakaway to bring St. Pius within 4 points! Hot again!
- With 47 seconds, St. Pius X #50, Olivia missed a free throw but Audrey rebounded and put it up for two to bring the game within 2.
- Yasmin went to the line for Holy Redeemer with 38 seconds left and missed both shots. Pius X pounded down the floor had two opportunities to tie but the ball bounced off the rim.
- Holy Redeemer went to the line again as Sophia prepped for 1 and 1. Sunk 1 to lead by three. Time out St. Pius X, 10.1 seconds left in the game.
- With a few seconds left, St. Pius #15, Mia, shot and made a three pointer. The crowd went crazy! Tied the game! Holy Redeemer’s #3 was fouled and got two shots. Sunk one, 30 – 29 Redeemer. Time out St. Pius X one second left!
- St. Pius X inbounded with one second left, the ball went out of bounds and that was all she wrote!
- A terrific game by both teams! By far the best of the tournament games thus far!
FINAL: Holy Redeemer 30 – 29