With a great crowd at hand to support the seniors on their big night, Elizabeth Seton played with a lot of heart and overcame a 17 point deficit to upset the Bishop McNamara Mustangs in overtime with a final score of 69-63.
Seton had a hard time getting anything going in the first half. They were turning the ball over and were having a hard time making shots. The Roadrunners scored nine points in the first quarter and five in the second quarter.
There was some improvement by Seton in the third quarter but McNamara was playing a better game. The Mustangs had a seventeen point lead heading into the fourth quarter.
Heading into the final quarter of the game, Seton looked like they were going to end the season with a lost and disappoint all the students and fans that came out to see them. But that wasn’t the case. The Roadrunners stepped up their game and fought back. Excellent offensive play senior Raven Fox and clutch three point baskets by sophomore Naani Carver helped Seton outscore McNamara 26-9 in the fourth and sent the game into overtime.
The Roadrunners continued to play good basketball in overtime. They played tough defense, made key baskets, and converted free throws when they were needed. But most importantly, Seton didn’t give up. They didn’t let the 17 point deficit get the best them. Seton continued to play tough basketball and was able to pull away with the biggest win of the year.
Raven Fox truly shined in her final home game. She finished with a team leading 29 points and showed why she was McDonald’s All-American nominee.
Despite the lost, McNamara junior Morgan Smith played a big role on the offensive side as she finished with 23 points.With the win, Elizabeth Seton ended the season with a 14-14 record and a 9-9 record in the conference.