Villanova commit, Collin Gillespie was selected as the MVP of the Philadelphia Catholic League. The 6-1, Class of 2017, point guard led the league in scoring with 24.1 PPG and, more importantly, led Archbishop Wood to first place in the Catholic League Standings.
Archbishop Wood finished the season 19-3 overall and 12-1 in PCL play. They earned the top seed in the upcoming PCL playoffs by virtue of their 82-73 win over Neumann-Goretti in which Gillespie contributed 42 points, 8 rebounds, and 7 assists (VUSports analysis of Gillespie in that game).
The PCL playoffs:
First Round (Wednesday, Feb 15)
LaSalle (10 Seed) at Archbishop Carroll (7 Seed) (7PM)
Conwell-Egan (9 Seed) at Bonner-Prendie (8 Seed) (7PM)
Quarters (Friday, Feb 17):
Bonner-Prendergast (8) vs. Archbishop Wood (1 Seed) Bensalem
Father Judge (5) at Archbishop Ryan (4 Seed) (7PM)
Archbishop Carroll at Neumann-Goretti (2 Seed) (7PM)
St. Joe’s Prep vs. Roman Catholic (3 Seed) (7PM) at Philly U
Semis (Wednesday, Feb 22):
Roman Catholic - Neumann-Goretti 6:30 PM at the Palestra
Archbishop Ryan - Archbishop Wood 8:00 PM at the Palestra
Finals (Monday, Feb 27):
At the Palestra