Faith Christian Academy

Lions win BAL tournament

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.

Forker sinks Dock with FTs

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.

Ervin helps Lions to victory

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.

Lions stun Lions in thriller

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.

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