Hackett Catholic Prep claimed a second consecutive girls basketball district championship with Friday’s 45-26 win against Kalamazoo Christian in the District 79 finale at Galesburg-Augusta. The Irish also earned their third victory of the season against their crosstown rival.
Now 15-0 overall, HCP faces SAC Valley foe Schoolcraft (12-2) in the 6 p.m. regional semifinal Monday at Watervliet. The Irish hold 49-46 and 40-30 wins over the Eagles this season. They were set to face off in last season’s regional championship prior to the pandemic halting the season.
Kalamazoo Christian finishes at 10-6.
Hackett Catholic statistics
Krystina Kasson 14 points, 12 rebounds
Megan Bowden 8 points, 10 rebounds
Catherine McMahon 8 points
Bianca Cronen 5 points
Katie Jane Walters 5 points
Kalamazoo Christian statistics unavailable
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— HCP Girls Basketball (@HCPGirlsHoops) March 26, 2021