AURORA — The St. Cecilia Hawkettes (7-0) capped off the 2013 calendar year with a 57-51 overtime victory over Norfolk Catholic (6-3) in the Aurora Holiday tournament on Tuesday.
The Hawkettes jumped out to an early lead, but saw it slowly dwindle down late in regulation before taking control in the overtime period.
Sophomore guard Shandra Farmer had two steals that both lead to layups in the first 90 seconds of overtime to seal the victory for STC.
STC stormed out of the gate early, leading 19-11 after the first quarter. Junior guard Clare Hamburger had eight of her game-high 23 points in the first period.