Bishop Diego outscored Thacher 7-2 in overtime to pull out a 41-36 girls basketball win in the Bird Cage Classic on Thursday.

Julia de la Cruz hit a three-pointer to break a 34-34 tie, Sydney Naour made a shot and Lily Simolon grabbed several rebounds at both ends of the court to key the victory for the Cardinals (6-1).

De la Cruz scored 11 points, Elliot Redkey had nine points and Citlali Morales added eight.

“It was a great win,” coach Jeff Burich said. “I was proud of how Elliot and Julia played, making key baskets when we absolutely needed them.”

Bishop plays two games on Saturday at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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Barry Punzal, Sports Editor

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