Norcross to Play for Consolation Championship

Norcross (GA) defeated Neumann-Goretti (PA) 65-47 to advance to the consolation bracket championship game of the 2017 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational.

TURNING POINT:  Trailing 8-6 with 12:34 remaining in the opening half, Norcross scored six unanswered points to take the lead for good.  The Blue Devils would open a double digit advantage with an 8-0 run late in the first half and lead by as many as 18 in the second half to cruise to the victory.

NORCROSS LEADERS:  Myra Strickland and Devyn Wilson were a two-person wrecking crew for Norcross as the pair combined for 48 points.  Wilson scored a game-high 25 points while Wilson chipped in with 23 points and 13 rebounds.

NEUMANN-GORETTI LEADERS:  Kiara Koger, Tatiana Jones and Jabria Ingram scored eight points each to lead the Saints.

RECORDS:  Norcross 12-2.  Neumann-Goretti 3-4.

:  Norcross (Norcross , GA), Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia, PA).

WHAT’S NEXT:  As the winner, Norcross advances to the consolation bracket championship game and will face Miami Senior (FL).


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