Girls Varsity Basketball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Feb 15, 2022
- MUSTANGS: 45
MERCY HIGH SCHOOL : 44
February 15, 2022
NOVI - The semifinals of the Catholic League Bishop Division tournament were held Tuesday at Catholic Central High School and Marian (11-5) took a big step toward a postseason run with a 45-44 overtime win over Mercy High School.
The Mustangs avenged a pair of regular season losses to the Marlins by getting out quickly to a 14-3 lead after the first quarter and a 25-11 lead at the half.
Mercy stormed back in the third quarter, outscoring Marian, 14-6 and later tying the game with just seconds remaining in regulation. McKenzie Swanson, fresh off the injured list, was huge for the Mustangs, scoring three points in the overtime period to preserve the one-point victory.
Sarah Sylvester led Marian with 15 points while Anna Herberholz tallied 12 points. Mercy's Sarah Cunningham scored ten of her 20 points in the third quarter to lead all scorers.
The win will advance Marian to the Bishop Division Finals where it will play Divine Child this Saturday at the Wayne State Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. Divine Child defeated Fr. Gabriel Richard, 49-28 to advance to the finals.