2009-12-31 / Sports

Boys Basketball

Southern Fulton 45
Clear Spring, Md. 43

With two seconds remaining on the game clock, Southern Fulton hit a lay-up to push it ahead of Clear Spring, Md., by two points Monday, advancing them to the second-round of the Tri- State Shootout. Derek Younker had 13 points to lead the Indians, and Luke Mellott also hit double figures with 10 points and three assists. Ryan Harper finished with 10 points as well and also had seven rebounds.

Southern Fulton 76

Hyndman 30

Southern Fulton maintained its unbeaten record last Wednesday walking away with a 76-30 Sideling Hill League win over the Hyndman Hornets. Luke Mellott led the Indians with 19 points, and Ryan Harper followed with 14 points. Seth Hall chipped in 10 points and five assists.

Huntingdon 66 Forbes Road 61

The Huntingdon Bearcats pulled away in the fourth period of last Wednesday evening’s game and prevailed over the Forbes Road Cardinals by the end score of 66-61. Jesse Newman netted 24 points and five assists, and Tanner Henry tallied 20 points, 17 rebounds and three blocked shots. Tyler Keller was the next highest scorer in the nonleague game with nine points.

Chestnut Ridge 51

McConnellsburg 38

McConnellsburg had a strong second and third period last Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough to prevail over Chestnut Ridge, who clinched the Sideling Hill League match by the score of 51- 38. Ryan Defibaugh nailed 20 points while also adding 14 rebounds and three assists. Meanwhile, Evan Appleby had eight points for the Spartans.

Forbes Road 73

Chestnut Ridge 29

With their center out of commission, Chestnut Ridge was no match for the Forbes Road Cardinals, who walked away with a 73-29 Sideling Hill League win last Tuesday. Jesse Newman netted 20 points and made three steals to lead the Cardinals, while teammate Tanner Henry added 15 points and 13 rebounds. Dylan Gelvin hit double figures with 11 points. Trent Black finished out the match with nine assists.

Northern Bedford 48

McConnellsburg 33

Northern Bedford outscored McConnellsburg by 15 points immediately following the halftime break and went on for a 48-33 Sideling Hill League victory over the McConnellsburg Spartans. Ryan Defibaugh again led his teammates with 10 points, five rebounds, five assists and two blocks. Nathan Swope also also connected for 10 points, and Devin Welsh was the next highest scorer with six points.

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