Our Lady of Mercy basketball earns Section 5 title
The top-seeded Our Lady of Mercy girls basketball team defeated Bishop Kearney in a tight 65-60 match to take the Section 5 Class A1 championship Feb. 26 at Gates-Chili High School. Mercy went on to defeat Batavia 60-34 March 1 in the Class A state qualifier.
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Bishop Kearney’s Saniaa Wilson (from left) and Our Lady of Mercy’s Katie Titus and Jayla Myles miss a rebound in the first half of the Feb. 26 Section 5 Class A1 girls’ basketball championship at Gates-Chili High School.
Bishop Kearney’s Allure Simmons (left) looks to pass the ball past Mercy’s Abby Purcellin the first half.
Mercy’s Jayla Myles drives past Bishop Kearney’s Bri.Asia Mason in the first half.
Mercy’s Traiva Breedlove jumps to attempt a shot, defended by Bishop Kearney’s Saniaa Wilson.
Mercy Coach Tom Vasey cheers on his team near the end of the game.
Our Lady of Mercy fans cheer on their team during a free-throw attempt.
Mercy’s Traiva Breedlove (right) slaps the ball away from Bishop Kearney’s Rosa Graham.
Mercy celebrates their championship win as the clock runs out.
Mercy Coach Tom Vasey gives hugs to players after winning the championship game.
Bishop Kearney Coach Kevin Sheppard speaks to his team during a time-out.
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