The Hurricanes went down fighting in the PIAA District 1 quarterfinal against Bishop Shanahan, losing 37-30. Playing without leading scorer Abbey Walheim, Villa Maria held a lead only briefly in the second quarter. The team finished the first half down 19-22, but got no closer than 5 points for the rest of the game. Shanahan also benefited from strong play by Courtney Warley, a 1,000 point scoring senior.
Basketball will play Henderson HS at Henderson at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in a playback game for the 5th & 6th spot in District playoffs. Tickets are $5 at the door. Go Hurricanes!