Seniors Alexa Murphy and Juliet Howell helped lead Mount St. Dominic to a 64-56 win at the Mount Holiday Hoops Festival in Caldwell.
Murphy led Mount St. Dominic with 22 points, four rebounds and five assists for Mount St. Dominic (3-2), which jumped out to an 18-7 lead at the end of the first quarter. Howell finished with 19 points, six rebounds and four assists while senior Jade Larkin had a strong defensive effort.
Pope John (1-3) came back in the second quarter with a tough press, outscoring Mount St. Dominic 19-8 to even up the game at 26 at halftime.
Mount St. Dominic settled matters in the second half and came out on top, scoring 39 points to Pope John’s 30.
Senior Faith Pappas led Pope John with 22 points while sophomore Madison Miller added 12.
Mount St. Dominic will next face off against St. Elizabeth on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m while Pope John will meet Immaculate Heart Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
- In the News