2009-01-08 / Sports

Girls Basketball

Tussey Mountain 53,

Southern Fulton 30

Southern Fulton was handed its first loss of the 2008-09 season Saturday when the Tussey Mountain Titans rolled on to a 53-30 Sideling Hill League victory. Lacey Beatty posted a teamhigh nine points, and Natasha Bard added eight points and seven rebounds. Jeni Hager was the next highest scorer with six points.

McConnellsburg 41, Hyndman 34

Some key shooting late in the game pushed the McConnellsburg Spartans over the Hyndman Hornets by seven points during last Friday's Sideling Hill League match-up. Rachel Porterfield had a strong offense and tallied 11 points for the Spartans, who also received 11 points, three assists, seven rebounds and two blocked shots from teammate Courtney McClure. J.J. DeShong was the next highest scorer with eight points.

Northern Bedford 54,

Forbes Road 23

With only one win to date this season, the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals found themselves outmatched by the Northern Bedford Panthers last Friday evening. During the Cardinals' 54-23 loss at home, Kaili Hockensmith totaled eight points. Ky Fraker added seven points and six rebounds.

Fannett-Metal 46, Forbes Road 28

Forbes Road only scored a total of 10 points after the halftime break Monday evening and fell to the Fannett-Metal Tigers by the final score of 46-28 during the opening round of the Forbes Road Lions Club Tournament. Kaili Hockensmith and Chelsey Souders both had six points for the Cardinals.

Md. School For Deaf 51,

Forbes Road 37

Forbes Road only trailed by four points going into the halftime break but poor shooting in the fourth period allowed the Maryland School for the Death to clinch a 51-37 win Tuesday night. During the consolation game of the Forbes Road Lions Club Tournament, the Cardinals were led by Raven Whitman, who rallied for 11 points and nine rebounds. Stephanie Clippinger was the next highest scorer with eight points.

Southern Fulton 50, Hancock 18

Southern Fulton had little difficulty putting away Hancock, Md., the host team of the Hancock Holiday Tournament. During the first round of the tourney, the Indians ran away with a 50-18 victory with a team-high 10 points from Brooke Whiteside. Lacey Beatty and teammate Chelsey Hollenshead both had six points, and Hollenshead also added four steals.

Southern Fulton 58,

Berkeley Springs 47

Southern Fulton was down by 14 points at halftime Tuesday but managed to pull away for a decisive 58-47 win over Berkeley Springs during the final round of the Hancock Holiday Tournament. Brooke Whiteside netted 14 points, and Lacey Beatty followed with 10 points and five steals. Keena Elbin grabbed 12 rebounds and tallied eight points.

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