MONTGOMERY, NJ - Kennedy Schenck's four 3-pointers and 15 points weren't enough to top Gill St. Bernard's in the Franklin Lady Warriors 69-55 Somerset County Tournament (SCT) semifinal loss Saturday afternoon at Montgomery High School.
Diamond Miller also scored 15 points for Franklin but was one of four players - Camille Gray, Tiana Jackson, and Monique Davis-Campbell, to foul out in a game in which the Lady Warriors were whistled for over 40 fouls.
The Lady Warriors and Gill St. Bernard were evenly matched at the start of the game ending the first quarter tied 10-10. Gill St. Bernard took an early second quarter lead, that the Lady Warriors never overcame. During the third quarter the Warriors could only score eight points, but they fought back in the fourth quarter.
Schenck hit consecutive 3-pointers as the Lady Warriors battled back and cut the lead to 10 points in the fourth quarter. The Lady Warriors where only out scored by one point in the fourth quarter 26-25, but the 25 points from free throws by Gill St. Bernard were too much to overcome. Franklin scored 15 points from the free throw line.
Keona Schenck and Jackson contributed eight points for Franklin, and Gray added six while Davis-Campbell finished the game with seven rebounds.
The Lady Warriors finished the regular season as the second seed in the SCT and had a 16-6 overall record going 8-2 in there division. The Lady Warriors next game is Feb. 27 at Franklin High School.