Colonial League girls final: Notre Dame

‘Coach said in the locker room at half we didn’t need to play a perfect game. We just needed to play Notre Dame girls basketball. That stuck with me and I’m pretty sure it stuck with most of us.

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The third time was beginning to feel awfully like the first two when Notre Dame-Green Pond senior forward Cassie Murphy hit the locker room at halftime of Friday night’s Colonial League girls basketball championship at Freedom High School’s McIntyre Gymnasium.

Not only was Murphy a part of a team that lost in title games her freshman and junior seasons but here she was, looking at the biggest first-half deficit Notre Dame had faced all season, as unheralded Moravian Academy led 22-16.

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Sophomore point forward Antonia Bates put on a fabulous display by scoring 19 of her career-high tying 21 points in the second half and Murphy finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds as the top-seeded Crusaders held off the No. 3 Lions 49-46 for the school’s seventh league title and fifth since joining the Colonial League.

Date: 5BD4D8882CFBE697785FCAC5BBA5F612
Author: Tom Mugavero
Twitter: @mcall
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