For one last time as high school players, Salesian's Mariya Moore went head-to-head with St. Mary's Gabby Green and Mikayla Cowling on the basketball court.

But this time, the three outstanding seniors and league rivals battled on national TV from Chicago.

In the annual McDonald's All-American game, Cowling and Green helped the West edge Moore's East squad 80-78.

Cowling had 10 points and forced a turnover with 1:02 left that helped set up the game-winning basket by Notre Dame-bound Brianna Turner, who earned MVP honors.

Cowling, who will stay teammates with Green at Cal next year, also had four rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks.

Green, a 6-foot-1 guard, pulled down a key defensive rebound in the final minute that helped preserve the win for the West. She finished with five rebounds, two points, two assists and two steals.

Moore, who was named to the East squad as a Louisville commit, had six points, five rebounds and an assist.

Cowling, a 6-foot-1 wing, had four points at halftime for the West, but the East led 41-40 at the break. Immediately after scoring her first basket, the 6-foot-1 forward got a steal at the other end that helped the West tie the game at 16.

She then scored the first four points of the second half to put the West back ahead.


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In the second half, Moore hit a 3-pointer and made two free throws with 4:09 left that tied the game at 74-74. But perhaps her best play of the game was a great dish under the basket in the first half that allowed a teammate to score an easy layup.