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Bishop Guilfoyle girls claim state championship

In Basketball, District 6 on March 21, 2009 at 11:58 am

The Bishop Guilfoyle girls have trounced Nativity Catholic 49-27, and have brought home the state championship to Altoona.

The Altoona Mirror’s got full coverage of the Lady Marauders, led by the blogging of sports editor Buck Frank. Check out their stories by going here.

For live stats for all of today’s games visit the PIAA’s Web site here.

Catch WJAC-TV’s coverage here.

The matchups today at the Bryce Jordan Center on the campus of Penn State:

Class A girls: Bishop Guilfoyle 49, Natavity Catholic 27: Of note, the Lady Marauders won their fifth state title and finished the year with 30 wins.

Class AAA girls: Archbishop Carroll 68, Lampeter-Strasburg 45: Of note, Archbishop Carroll also won the state title this year on the boys side.

Class AA boys: Imhotep Charter 75, North Catholic 67 (2OT): Of note, North Catholic started with a 12-0 lead, but Imhotep battled back for its first state title.

Class AAAA boys: Penn Wood 72, William Penn 53: Of note, Penn Wood was pretty advantageous, scoring 30 points off turnovers. The little things make all the difference.

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  1. Great week-end of P.I.A.A. Action.. & as usual, I went for my (21) St. year of State Championships… I don’t know if I’m getting older (or) just burned out, but I’m getting a little tired of watching all these loaded Catholic schools & Prep Charter Schools just rolling over every one in their path. We need a more level playing field for the general public.. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy watching high powered H.S. Hoops basketball, but some of these kids look like they aren’t even teen-agers.. A few of them had beards bigger than mine… Hmmm !!!!All-in-all though I still got my junkie~fix of (8) games of basketball in two days time…

    The Chops…

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