Delmarva Christian falls just short of last second comeback vs Ursuline

GEORGETOWN, Del.- Despite a seven point run to end the game, the Delmarva Christina Royals fell to Ursuline 53-51 to drop to 8-4 on the season.

It’s been a different year for everyone, including the Delmarva Christian Lady Royals. A team that normally only plays within the ESIAC, the Royals have had to schedule opponents from upstate Delaware. DC has played well against their new opponents going 8-3 coming into tonights matchup with Ursuline.

Midway through the first, the Raiders took a 7 point lead after a little run to start. The Royals picked it up after a timeout and took  a one point lead to end the first quarter. Delmarva Christian turned it on in the second quarter, leading by as many as eight and taking a three point lead at half after a Gabrielle Paolella buzzer beater for Ursuline.

In the second half, both teams took leads of at least four as the Raiders took a one point, 36-35 lead headed to the fourth. In the fourth, the Raiders began to pull away. Behind a big quarter from Hannah Kelley, Ursuline took a ten point lead with just under two minutes to play. Despite a last second push from the Royals, the Raiders held on for the 53-51 win over Delmarva Christian.

Ursuline Stats:

  • Hannah Kelley- 10 Points
  • Emma Raftovich- 10 Points
  • Emily Rzucidlo- 8 Points
  • Charmia Marshall-Brothers- 9 Points
  • Ella Gordon- 8 Points
  • Sophia Filipowski- 6 Points
  • Gabrielle Paolella- 2 Points

Delmarva Christian Stats:

  • Gracie Fetterman- 19 Points, 4 Rebs 6 Asts 1 Stl
  • Evelyn Jensen- 13 Points, 4 Rebs 1 Stl 1 Block
  • Kandice Schlabach- 11 Points, 4 Rebs 4 Asts 3 Stls
  • Ainsley Bell- 7 Points, 1 Reb 2 Ast 1 Stl 1 Block
  • Sierra Troyer- 1 Point, 3 Rebs 2 Asts 4 Stls
  • Tessa Kwiatkowski- 4 Rebs 1 Stl


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