Lady Patriots stick fork in King’s Fork in CresCom final

Archbishop Carroll (PA) made an amazing comeback to beat King’s Fork (VA) 55-48 and capture the championship of the CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational on Saturday night at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

The Lady Patriots (5-1) outscored the Lady Kings (5-1) by a 35-13 margin in the second half to take the title of champs and comeback kids from King’s Fork. The Lady Kings used an 18-2 run on Friday to reach the final, but couldn’t hold a 15-point lead it built late in the first half.

Jess Carney scored a game-high 19 points for Archbishop Carroll and Sarah Curran tallied 18 points, including a 3-pointer that gave the Lady Patriots their first lead with 4 minutes remaining. Archbishop Carroll shot 50 percent from the field in the second half.

In an unusual statistical quirk, King’s Fork featured the ultimate balanced scoring attack with four players tallying 11 apiece – Shaikeyla Jordan, Chantel Roberts, Julissa Riddick and Khadedra Croker.

In other Saturday action, Dreher (SC) defeated Edgewater (FL) 61-59 in the third-place game; Miami Senior (FL) beat Heathwood Hall 51-43 in the fifth-place contest; and Pinewood Prep (SC) captured seventh place with a 59-54 victory over Potter’s House (FL).

Photo courtesy of CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational

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