HERSHEY, Pa. (WKBN) – The Kennedy Catholic girls’ basketball team has claimed their second State Championship in school history with a 65-45 win over Homer-Center Thursday.
The Golden Eagles got another big game from sophomore Layke Fields. She finished with a team-high 23 points and 12 rebounds. Sophomore Monique Vincent added 13 points and freshman Bella Magestro chipped in 15 points off the bench.
This marks the 23rd consecutive win for the Golden Eagles, who finish the season with a 26-4 overall record.
The Wildcats got a fast start from senior guard Macy Sardone. She connected on two 1st quarter three-pointers and accounted for 8 points in the 1st quarter alone.
Kennedy Catholic sophomore Layke Fields scored 6 points in the frame, helping the Golden Eagles take a 13-11 lead at the end of the 1st quarter.
Kennedy would extend that lead to 26-20 at the half. Fields led the way with a team-high 11 points through the first two quarters.
Sardone connected on 3 three-pointers and led the Wildcats in scoring with 15 points in the 1st half.
Layke Fields scored the first 8 consecutive points for Kennedy coming out of the half, extending their lead to 36-23. Kennedy also got 6 points from sophomore Monique Vincent in the quarter as the Golden Eagles pushed their lead to 18 points at the end of the 3rd.
Kennedy Catholic led by as many as 22 points in the 4th quarter.