Basketball

G-A rdp 1/31: Blue Devil girls pick up close win

GIRLS BASKETBALL
Greencastle-Antrim 43, Allegany, Md. 40: The Blue Devils trailed by five points heading into the final quarter, but outscored Allegany 23-15 to pull out a non-league win Friday night.

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McKenna Rakaczewski opened the fourth with a pair of 3-pointers for G-A (12-7), but Allegany’s Kelsey O’Neal (22 points) scored her next team’s 10 points, while Sayge Wilhide hit a three and Mia Libby scored a basket to keep it close.

Another 3-pointer by Wilhide and a foul shot by Olivia Winslow gave the Blue Devils a 38-35 lead, but O’Neal tied it with a long-range shot. Wilhide’s fifth 3-pointer of the night gave G-A the lead for good and the Devils survived a late 3-point attempt.

A celebrated senior night for McKenna Rakaczewski and Ashly Noblit with an exciting back and forth contest against Allegany.

After a buzzer beating 3 to end the 2nd quarter by Saybe Wilhide gave us a 5 point lead at half time we struggled from the field and fell behind in the 3rd quarter by as many as 5.

Wilhide finished with 17 points (including a buzzer-beater just before halftime) and 4 rebounds, while Rakaczewski had 14 points. Libby had 4 points and 7 boards, Jenna Powell had 9 rebounds and Ashley Noblit totaled 5 assists and 2 steals.