The Girls Basketball team (11-4) overcame a sluggish morning game against Bethesda Christian and then blew out Crispus Attucks in the final to win the championship of the Scott Bostick Memorial Tournament on Friday, December 28.
CCHS faced Bethesda Christian (7-6) in their first round game, and let the Lady Patriots hang around throughout the game, ending with a 61-52 victory for the Lady Warriors. Covenant held a 19-12 advantage after the first quarter, and then basically played BCS even the remainder of the game. Junior Ilani Williams-Harris led the scoring with 18 points while grabbing 5 boards and handing out 4 assists, and taking 4 steals. Senior Bailey Everett added 17 points to go along with her 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 steals. Sophomore Bonnie Ludlow also scored in double figures, netting ten points. Junior Maddi Fulks scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Lady Patriots.
Covenant took on the Lady Tigers of Crispus Attucks HS (2-11) in the final, as Attucks defeated C.A. Tindley AS 53-40 in their first round matchup. The Lady Tigers had a strong start to the championship game, holding a 7-4 lead midway through the first quarter. But Covenant ramped up their defensive pressure, finishing the quarter on a 19-0 run, and holding Attucks to just nine points the rest of the contest, to blow the game open and secure the title. Junior Sania Borom led all scorers with 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the final. Williams-Harris had 12 points, 4 assists, and 4 steals, while Everett recorded 11 points, 6 assists, and 7 steals.
The win marked the seventh time in twelve years of having the girls tournament at the Bostick Memorial Tournament that CCHS won the title. The Lady Warriors will now face George Washington CHS in the first round of the City Tournament on Monday, January 7 at 6:00 pm. The City Tournament runs on January 7-11. Click here for full details and the JV & V brackets for the 2019 City Tournament.