Steve Mittereder's debut as Geibel Catholic girls coach went down to the wire Friday night with Bentworth securing a 31-30 victory in the Falcons Tip-Off Tournament on Savannah Adams' late free throw.

Adams hit the second of a two-shot foul with just 16 seconds remaining in the game for the deciding point.

Geibel led 6-4 after the first period, but Bentworth surged into a 13-8 halftime lead. The Lady Gators outscored Bentworth in the second half, 22-18.

Adams led the Lady Bearcats with 10 points. Olivia Barnhart scored 10 points for the Lady Gators.

Falcons Tip-Off Tournament

Bentworth          4-9-8-10 -- 31

Geibel Catholic   6-2-11-11-- 30

Bentworth: Savannah Adams 10. Geibel Catholic: Olivia Barnhart 10. Records: Bentworth (1-0), Geibel Catholic (0-1).

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