Neumann-Goretti prevailed in a closer-than-expected league title game over Archbishop Wood, 50-45, Feb. 23 at the Palestra. Read the full story here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)

Claire Bassetti (left) of Archbishop Wood trails Neumann-Goretti’s Sianni Martin.

Christina Aborowa (left) calls for a pass as Katie May defends.

Neumann-Goretti’s Aiesha Kebbe (4), Wood’s Aubree Brown (11), N-G’s Felicia Aiyeotan (30) and Wood’s Bailey Greenberg (21) battle for the ball.

Wood’s Karly Brown looks to make a pass.




The girls of Neumann-Goretti celebrate their Catholic League Championship win.

Good sportsmanship by players, coaches and fans marks the postgame atmosphere of the championship.




















Neumann-Goretti coach Andrea Peterson is jubilant after the victory and traditional cutting of the net after the game.

Senior star guard and team leader Ciani Cryor cuts the net in a victory celebration for Neumann-Goretti after winning the Catholic League championship.

Wood’s Shannon May (left) defends N-G’s Ciani Cryor.

Wood’s Aubree Brown (11) launches a three-point attempt.

Kate Connolly (left) guards N-G’s Sianni Martin.

Bailey Greenberg (21) of Archbishop Wood guards Alisha Kebbe of Neumann-Goretti.

Christina Aborowa brings the ball up the court.

Sianni Martin (left) of Neumann-Goretti drives to the basket past Archbishop Wood’s Shannon May.

Kate Connolly (left) and Sianni Martin battle for control of the ball.

Bailey Greenberg (left) of Archbishop Wood defends against a shot by N-G’s Sianni Martin.

Wood’s Claire Bassetti (left) tries to drive around Siani Martin.

Jada Russell (left) guards Claire Bassetti with tenacity.

Bailey Greenberg (21) looks for a way to pass around N-G’s Felicia Aiyeotan.