The win marked the Panthers' third straight conference championship. St. Frances also won the Bishop Walsh Girls Invitational Tournament with a 64-52 victory against Good Counsel.
The girls' basketball coach since 1991, Shelton has led St. Frances to 11 IAAM A Conference titles and won more than 500 games. 2018 marked the Panthers' third straight perfect season in the IAAM A conference.
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Issue 250: December 2018 / January 2019