Women's Basketball

Spartans (16-5) fall to Marist in ESCC tourney finalsw basketball

MARCH 13- A Marian Catholic fourth-quarter comeback fell short on Saturday, as host Marist captured the first ESCC tournament championship with a 53-44 decision over the Spartans.

Brianna Hill tallied 14 points and Zikora Okonkwo 13 to pace the Spartans (16-5), who shot just four of nine from the foul line and were outscored, 13-5, at the stripe. Jalynn Alexander chipped in eight points for Marian.

Jr Varsity: The Spartans dropped a 43-36 nonconference test against Marist.


Rankings:
March 13 (ESCC tourney title)
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OT
Final
MARIAN CATHOLIC 13 11 7 13  
-44
at MARIST 21 9 15 8  
-53
 
MARCH 13- MARIST 53, MARIAN CATHOLIC 44
    MARIAN-
Cutrara 2-0-4, Hill (6)-0-14, Alexander 4-0-8, Okonkwo (5)-12-13, Kleszynski (1)-2-5, Davis 0-0-0, Dee 0-0-0, Segarra 0-0-0. Totals: 18-4-44. 
    MARIST- Affolter (6)-3-16, Ward 3-0-6, Chivers (4)-9-21, Harris (1)-1-4, Flynn 0-0-0, Brusek 0-0-0, McDaniel 0-0-0, Bogan 3-0-6. Totals: 17-13-53.
   Field goals: Marian 18 of 42, .429; Marist 17. Free throws: Marian 4 of 9, .444; Marist 13 of 17, .765. Three-point goals: Marian 4 of 16, .250 (Hill 2, Okonkwo, Kleszynski); Marist 6 (Chivers 4, Affolter, Harris). Fouls: Marian 17; Marist 12.

2019-20 Season Honors

Team Accomplishments
Waubonsie Valley Invite- 2nd Place
Marian Catholic Invite- 2nd Place
Tampa Bay Classic- 1st Place 
Rich East IHSA 3A Regional champs
Hillcrest IHSA 3A Sectional finalist

IBCA District Coach of the Year
Dan Murray

Daily Southtown All-Area
Jalynn Alexander (Jr.), 3rd Team
Brianna Hill (Fr.), Honorable Mention

IBCA All-State

Jalynn Alexander (Jr.), Special Mention
Brianna Hill (Fr.), Honorable Mention

All-East Suburban Catholic
Jalynn Alexander (Jr.), Forward
Brianna Hill (Fr.), Guard

MIP: Zikora Okonkwo
Practice Player: Juliana Cutrara, Monica Lofton
Pride/Hustle: Samantha Barrett, Endiyah Terry, Amaiya Torian

 

Grade School Tourney champions
8th Grade                                           

2019- Mount Greenwood
2018- Troy
2017- Queen of Martyrs
2016- Huth
2015- St. Agnes


7th Grade
2019- 
St. Alexander
2018- Troy
2017- Incarnation
2016- Parker JH