From Press staff reports

Mandy Buirch scored five points in overtime as Sacred Heart came from behind and beat St. Joseph 52-47 in a Cape-Atlantic League United Conference girls basketball game Thursday.

St. Joseph had the lead until the last 40 seconds of the game.

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Sacred Heart scored five points from the foul line in overtime to give them the edge over the Wildcats.

Kennedy Johnson led all scorers with 21 points for Sacred Heart. Buirch had a total of 18 points, while Ciani Carter added 13.

Dana DiRenzo led St. Joe with 12 points and Shannon Metzler scored 11.

Sacred Heart 13 7 10 13 9-52

St. Joseph 15 9 10 9 4-47

SH-Buirch 6 5-6 18, Carter 4 2-4 13, Johnson 9 3-4 21. Totals-19 10-14 52.

SJ-G. Dudo 4 0-0 9, Metzler 5 1-2 11, Wetzel 4 0-1 8, Weiss 1 2-2 4, DiRenzo 6 0-0 12, Kozachyn 1 0-0 3. Totals-21 3-5 47.

3-pointers-Carter (3) Buirch SH; G. Dudo, Kozachyn SJ.

Records-St. Joe 4-2; Sacred Heart 6-1.

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