PIAA Class 6A girls championship breakdown: Peters Township vs. Garnet Valley

Friday, March 22, 2019 | 10:41 AM

PIAA Class 6A girls basketball championship

Peters Township vs. Garnet Valley

6 p.m., Friday at Giant Center, Hershey


Radio: WJPA-FM/TribLive HSSN

Garnet Valley (29-1)

Coach: Joseph Woods

No., Name, Pos., Ht., Yr.

1, Morgan Falcone, G, 5-6, Sr.

20, Emily McAteer, F, 6-0, Sr.

21, Madison McKee, F, 6-1, Sr.

22, Jill Nagy, G, 5-5, Sr.

42, Brianne Borcky, F, 6-0, Sr.

Peters Township (29-0)

Coach: Burt Kendall

No., Name, Pos., Ht., Yr.

20, Makenna Marisa, G, 5-11, Sr.

21, Isabella Mills, G, 5-11, Sr.

22, Jordan Bisignani, G, 5-6, So.

23, Journey Thompson, F, 6-1, Fr.

24, Mackenzie Lehman, F, 5-11, Jr.

How they got here: District 1 champion Garnet Valley defeated Cedar Crest, 52-34, Bethlehem Freedom, 50-45, Council Rock North, 47-45, and Neshaminy, 51-48. WPIAL champion Peters Township defeated Harrisburg, 54-34, Bethel Park, 62-44, Norwin, 64-47, and Upper Dublin, 51-46, in overtime.

Notable: Garnet Valley won the District 1 title for the first time. The Jaguars’ only loss was to Villa Maria Academy (Malvern, Pa.), 58-46, on Jan. 26. McAteer (Loyola) and Borcky (Drexel) are both Division 1 basketball commits and 1,000-point scorers. McAteer has averaged 14.8 points per game this season. Borcky averages 9.9. Both teams are in the PIAA finals for the first time. Peters Township has three scorers averaging double figures: Marisa 20.6, Mills 13.7 and Thompson 12.7. Marisa is a Penn State commit.

Preview story: Peters Township’s trip to Hershey was 6 years in the making

Chris Harlan is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Chris by email at charlan@tribweb.com or via Twitter .


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