There was no quit in Villa Maria Academy on Monday.
Despite trailing by nine points at halftime and 12 after three quarters, the Bears rallied in overtime beating St. Mary's of Lancaster, 64-51, in the Msgr. Martin Association.
The Bears owned the overtime out-scoring the Lancers, 18-5. Senior Jill Pienkowski and junior Jocelyn Kiszewski combined for 13 of Villa's overtime points. Pienkowski finished with 17 points and 14 rebounds while Kiszewski added 13 points with seven assists.
Also finishing with double-doubles were Sarah Bellomo (12 points, 12 rebounds) and Tiffany Meeks (10 points, 15 rebounds).
Liz Schaller (12 points), Kathy Over (11) and Mary Beth Caruso (11) were in double figures for St. Mary's.
Elsewhere in the Msgr. Martin Association, Holy Angels had six players in double figures in a 73-51 win over Mt. Mercy. Jamie Donnelly handed out 13 assists and had 14 points for the No. 1 small school Angels (18-1, 13-0), ranked No. 1 in the state in Class C. Megan Bogdan also tallied 14 points and had eight rebounds, and Alisa LaPlante had 11 points to go with eight rebounds. The Angels were coming off their first loss of the season, 66-51, to state-ranked Corcoran on Saturday.
Sacred Heart, which jumped from the No. 5 small school last week to No. 2 this week, beat Mount St. Mary, 44-36. Sally Schuster led the Sharks with 14 points, including four three-pointers.
Freshman Theresa Harrington had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Sara Heist had eight assists as Immaculata beat O'Hara, 52-31. Lindsey Butticci had 16 points for the Hawks.
Musu Jackson-Butler had 15 points as Buffalo Seminary beat Turner/Carroll, 56-24.
Canisius Cup: Dionne Turnage had 22 points and 13 rebounds and Germany Jackson added 16 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists for Traditional in a 79-36 win over McKinley. Courtney Collins had 18 for the Macks.
Melonie Pohancsek had 21 points and Gia Siracuse has 12 assists as Buffalo Arts won its fifth in a row beating Emerson, 41-33.
Ashley Deas had a career-high 32 points and Shanika Johnson added 22 as Lafayette topped Seneca, 67-46. Lafayette (11-1) travels to Traditional (12-0) on Wednesday at 3:15 p.m. looking for a share of the Canisius Cup title.
Channell Ware had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Nicole Smith added 14 points and 13 rebounds for Bennett in a 54-37 win over City Honors.
Ericka Miner had 18 points and 14 rebounds and Angel Nance added 13 points as Hutch-Tech got past Kensington, 38-33. Deneen Florez had 12 for the Knights.
Santa Moore had 20 points as South Park picked up its first win of the season beating Riverside, 45-29. Jarnen Rochers had 12 points and Tanika Davis added 11 for the Frontiers.
Non-league: Lerin Hill had 16 points and Molly Show 10 as Portville beat Springville, 45-34. Kelly Niewczyk had 15 for the Griffins.
Amber Krumpe's 18 points led Mercyhurst Prep (Pa.) over No. 5 large school Jamestown, 55-39, in Erie, Pa.
Junior Karlynn Zielan had 18 points and seven steals as Tonawanda out-scored Starpoint, 19-9, in the fourth quarter to win 42-33.
Cattaraugus III: Chrissy Bysiek had 24 points and Sarah Anderson 19 as Walsh beat North Collins, 64-37. Wendy Chuba led the Eagles with 16.
NFCAA: Tiffany Shantz had 28 points for Amherst Christian in a 49-42 win over St. Mary's School for the Deaf.