Faith Christian girls’ basketball took care of seventh-seeded Sacred Heart, 40-21, in the quarterfinals of the District One Class A tournament on Friday. The second-seeded Lions shut out Sacred Heart, 12-0, in the third quarter. Ashley Forker, Monica Ervin and Liz Hoffman all finished with eight points for Faith.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball made history on Monday evening by winning the inaugural Bicentennial Athletic League (BAL) tournament with a 52-46 victory over Jenkintown at Holy Ghost Prep in Bensalem. Monica Ervin pumped in 23 points to lead the Lions, who led, 28-16, at halftime and survived a fourth-quarter rally by the Drakes to capture the BAL crown. Jenkintown’s Emma Dorshimer led all scorers with 28 points. Ashley Forker contributed 12 points for Faith. The Lions struggled from the free throw line, going eight for 23. Ervin and teammate Ashley Parylak each knocked down three three-pointers.
Ashley Forker hit two foul shots with Faith Christian girls’ basketball down by one with six seconds to go in the fourth quarter as the Lions survived against Christopher Dock, 44-43, in the quarterfinals of the BAL tournament on Wednesday. Faith trailed by nine, 35-26, heading into the fourth. Monica Ervin led the Lions with 16 points, including three treys. Forker added 14.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball dropped Bristol, 57-34, on Thursday. The Lions separated from the Warriors in the first (12-4) and fourth (17-5) quarters. Now at 18-3 overall and 12-3 in the BAL, Faith was led by Liz Hoffman with 16 points, Ashley Forker with 12, and Monica Ervin and Kirah Brown each with eight.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball went on the road and knocked off Notre Dame-East Stroudsburg, 55-41, on Wednesday. The Lions opened up a 29-18 halftime lead. Faith had four in double figures: Monica Ervin, 14 points; Ashley Forker, 12; Kirah Brown, 11; and Ashley Parylak, 10. The Lions are 16-3 overall.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball handled Plumstead Christian, 49-22, on Tuesday. The Lions took a 17-2 lead into the second quarter and a 25-6 lead into the half. For Faith, Ashley Forker stepped up with 17 points. As a team, the Lions converted all seven of their free throw attempts. Ruth Thurston paced the Panthers with 10 points; Sophie Kent had six on two three-pointers.
Monica Ervin scored 21 points – and was seven for eight from the line – as Faith Christian girls’ basketball notched a 56-48 win over Morrisville on Thursday. The Lions were up one, 39-38, after three quarters. Ashley Forker pumped in 15 points for the Lions, who improved to 14-2 overall and 9-2 in the Bicentennial Athletic League. Taylor Barnes contributed eight points.
Jessica Robinson hit a 12-foot jumper off an assist from Ashley Forker with five seconds remaining in regulation as Faith Christian girls’ basketball edged New Hope-Solebury, 35-34, on Saturday. Faith took a 17-13 advantage into halftime. Liz Hoffman put in 13 points for Faith; Ashley Parylak finished with seven and Robinson six. For New Hope, Kelley Hyland led the way with 14 points. Faith is now 13-1 overall and 8-1 in the Bicentennial Athletic League.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball rode a 31-17 halftime advantage to a 53-41 victory over Delco Christian on Tuesday. Monica Ervin led four Lions in double-digit points with 14. Ashley Forker added 11, and Liz Hoffman and Ashley Parylak each managed 10. Ervin and Parylak each drained two three-pointers.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball keeps winning. The Lions’ latest triumph, which moved them to 10-1 overall on the season, came on Saturday, 46-30, over Calvary Christian. Faith was up, 32-12, at halftime. Monica Ervin managed 14 points for the Lions; Ashley Forker added 10.