Climax-Scotts won an overtime girls basketball battle Friday 39-34 against rival St. Philip. The home win gives the Panthers the season sweep over the Fighting Tigers and gets C-S back above .500.
St. Philip rallied from a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to force OT, but Climax-Scotts posted a shutout in the extra period for the win.
The Panthers move to 9-8 overall with the win and 7-7 in SCAA play. Up next, Climax-Scotts hosts Colon Tuesday, which will be broadcast live via JoeInsider.com.
The Tigers fall to 4-13 overall and 3-10 in league play. St. Philip travels to SCAA West champ Athens Monday.
St. Philip statistics
Alex Kersten 9 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals
Rachel Myers 6 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist
Ari Pontoni 5 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists, 2 steals
Elsa Mullis 5 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal
Chelsea Sheets 3 points, 2 rebounds
Alexis Snyder 2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists
Harleen Deol 2 points, 3 rebounds
Gigi Pontoni 2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals
Baily Fancher 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal
Climax-Scotts statistics were unavailable