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.