Spartans (26-4) Top Fenwick To Win Outright ESCC Crown

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Marian’s Maryssa Cladis defends on Friday night during the host Spartans’ ESCC showdown against Fenwick. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Seniors Jasmine Matthews and Simone Law (13 rebounds, five blocks) each scored 21 points to ignite host Marian Catholic to a 53-43 victory over rival Fenwick on Friday night. The Friars cut a nine-point fourth-quarter deficit to three before Matthews took over to secure the victory.

The win gives Marian (26-4, 9-0) the outright East Suburban Catholic Conference title, marking the first time in its ESCC history (17 years) that Fenwick has not won or shared the title.

Megan Walsh added five points for Marian, while Jamie Johnson dished out seven assists and Alanna Ferry had four steals. 

Sophomores: Marian (19-0) completed a perfect campaign and ESCC championship with a 51-28 victory over the Friars.

Freshmen: The Spartans improved to 10-4 with a 40-36 trimming of Nazareth.