Ursuline captures District crown

Ursuline captured the Division III District Title with a 73-63 win over Girard Friday night at Howland High School.

The Irish, who placed five players in double-figures, held off a late charge by Girard to seal up a trip to Regionals.

David Collins led the Irish with 22 points, while Greg Parella added 16 points and 6 rebounds.

Mark Hughes narrowly missed out on a triple-double for Ursuline finishing with 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists.  Paul Jackson tallied 12, while Gino Naples added 11 in the win.

Evan Standohar led Girard with 17 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 steals.  Dylan O’Hara added 15 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 steals.  Jimmy Standohar added 11 points and 5 assists.  Tyler Kilbourne also reached double-figures with 10.

Girard ends the season with a record of 20-4.

Ursuline improves to 17-8 on the season, and advances to face Creston Norwayne in the Division III Regional Semifinals Wednesday at 8pm at t

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