2011-01-13 / Sports

Girls Basketball

McConnellsburg 64, Belleville Mennonite 35

The McConnellsburg Lady Spartans increased their season record to 4-5 Monday evening with a timely 64-35 victory over Belleville Mennonite. The Spartans shot 52 percent from the floor and were led by Libby Strayer, who recorded 15 points. Becca Hahn followed closely with 14 points, and teammates Rikki Green and Sarrah Pollock both finished with eight points.

Southern Fulton 41, Everett 34

Tied at 20 coming out of the halftime break, the Southern Fulton Lady Indians’s offense turned up the heat and pulled away for a 41-34 Sideling Hill League win over the Everett Warriors last Thursday. Chelsie Eader was the lone member of the Indians team to reach double figures after netting 13 points. Lacey Beatty followed with nine points, and Morgan Mills led the defense with 10 rebounds.

Tussey Mountain 48, McConnellsburg 20

McConnellsburg might have had a good night from the foul line last Thursday but their offensive effort was lacking during the 48-20 loss to the Tussey Mountain Titans. Lady Spartan Marleigh Jennings fell just shy of reaching double digits with eight points. Teammates Valerie Green and Becca Hahn both closed out the game with five points.

Highland View 47, FCCCS 35

Fulton County Community Christian School dumped in 17 points during the final quarter of last Thursday’s match, but it was too little too late with Highland View grabbing the 47-35 non-league victory. Jenae Gordon totalled 12 points and 11 rebounds for the double double, and teammate Josie Spade also hit double figures, having netted 10 points. Andrea Leedy was the next highest scorer with six points.

Forbes Road 40, Hyndman 24

Led by Kylynne Fraker, the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals ousted the Hyndman Hornets 40-24 in Sideling Hill League action last Thursday evening. Fraker dumped in 10 points and grabbed seven boards, while Shayla Carmack and Kaili Hockensmith had seven and six points, respectively. Jess Gearhart rounded out the game with seven rebounds and three assists.

Forbes Road 59, Mount Union 29

With Mount Union unwilling to work the ball inside and limiting their game to three-pointers, the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals easily downed their non-league rivals by a difference of 30 points last Friday. Kaili Hockensmith poured in 20 points and also had five steals and four assists, and Samantha Clippinger added 14 points and four assists. Corri Parsons hit double figures with 12 points.

Northern Bedford 46, McConnellsburg 26

Northern Bedford scored 22 unanswered points prior to the halftime break and rolled to a 46-26 Sideling Hill League win over the Mc- Connellsburg Lady Spartans. Sarrah Pollock dumped in 11 points, while Valerie Green and teammate Libby Strayer added four points each.

Boys Basketball

Southern Fulton 49, Northern Bedford 29

The Southern Fulton Indians winning season continued Monday when the Indians rolled on to a 49-29 Sideling Hill League win over the Northern Bedford Panthers. With 16 points and eight rebounds, Ryan Harper led the Indians during the victory. Seth Hall chipped in 10 points and also dished out five assists and made six steals. Chris Leasure closed out the game with seven points.

Everett 51, McConnellsburg 44

After having a dismal start, Everett’s offense got rolling in the second half Monday and easily outscored the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans for a 51- 44 victory. During the Sideling Hill League match, Evan Appleby tallied 18 points and three assists. Tony White contributed 11 points and three steals, while Billy Fleming had six points and two blocked shots.

Forbes Road 50, Southern Huntingdon 32

Having lost to the Southern Huntingdon Rockets only weeks ago during the Fannett-Metal Christmas Tournament, the Forbes Road Cardinals got their revenge Monday with a hefty 50-32 win. Chris Everts led the Cardinals’ scoring effort with 20 points and also had 16 rebounds. Tanner Henry followed narrowly with 16 points, 18 rebounds and five blocked shots.

Southern Fulton 49, Northern Bedford 29

The Southern Fulton Indians winning season continued Monday when the Indians rolled onto a 49-29 Sideling Hill League win over the Northern Bedford Panthers. With 16 points and eight rebounds, Ryan Harper led the Indians during the victory. Seth Hall chipped in 10 points and also dished out five assists and made six steals. Chris Leasure closed out the game with seven points.

Everett 51, McConnellsburg 44

After having a dismal start, Everett’s offense got rolling in the second half Monday and easily outscored the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans for a 51- 44 victory. During the Sideling Hill League match, Evan Appleby tallied 18 points and three assists. Tony White contributed 11 points and three steals, while Billy Fleming had six points and two blocked shots.

Forbes Road 50, Southern Huntingdon 32

Having lost to the Southern Huntingdon Rockets only weeks ago during the Fannett-Metal Christmas Tournament, the Forbes Road Cardinals got their revenge Monday with a hefty 50- 32 win. Chris Everts led the Cardinals’ scoring effort with 20 points and also had 16 rebounds. Tanner Henry followed narrowly with 16 points, 18 rebounds and five blocked shots.

Highland View 65, FCCCS 38

The Fulton County Community Christian School got off to a strong start scoring 14 points in the opening period of last Thursday’s nonleague match but quickly fell behind for a 65-38 loss to Highland View. Kenny Lininger dumped in 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds, while Skylar Gordon followed with 12 points, three assists and three steals.

Forbes Road 68, Hyndman 61

The Forbes Road Cardinals took advantage of their overtime play last Friday to creep by the Hyndman Hornets by the final score of 68- 61. Tanner Henry rallied for 20 points, 11 rebounds and five blocked shots, and teammate Brett Burger followed closely with a career-high 18 points. Chris Everts also reached double digits with 15 points and 16 rebounds during the Sideling Hill League game.

Southern Fulton 64, Everett 24

Southern Fulton picked up its fourth-consecutive victory last Friday evening, trouncing the Everett Warriors by a whopping 40 points. Ryan Harper managed 15 points, three blocked shots and seven rebounds to lead the Indians, who also got 12 points, six assists and four steals from Damon Gordon. Seth Hall rounded out the Sideling Hill League match with 11 points.

Tussey Mountain 88, McConnellsburg 40

Having secured a 30-point lead at halftime, the Tussey Mountain Titans’s offense kept plodding forward and eventually downed the Mc- Connellsburg Spartans by 44 points during last Friday evening’s Sideling Hill League game. Tyler Branche paved the way for the Spartans with 14 points, and teammates Evan Appleby and Tony White both netted eight points. Jesse Swope rounded out the night with seven points.

Tussey Mountain 50, Forbes Road 33

The Forbes Road Cardinals only managed to outshoot Tussey Mountain in one quarter Tuesday night and in turn fell 50-33. In the Sideling Hill League match, Tanner Henry generated 24 points, 17 rebounds and seven blocked shots. Brett Burger was the next highest scorer for the Cardinals with four points.

Southern Fulton 59, Chestnut Ridge 29

Southern Fulton scored double digits in three periods to easily outlast Chestnut Ridge by the final score of 59-29 Monday evening. Ryan Harper’s offensive streak continued during the Sideling Hill League game with 20 points, six rebounds and two blocks. Seth Hall totalled 13 points, while Chris Leasure had 12.

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