2011-12-22 / Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball

Hyndman 63

McConnellsburg 55

McConnellsburg dropped its third-straight Sideling Hill League match on Monday, falling to Hope for Hyndman 63-55. Tyler Green continued to lead the Spartans scoring effort with 23 points, while Evan Appleby chipped in 12 points and two assists. Tony White reached double figures with 10 points and two steals. Tyler Branche led the defense with 12 rebounds.

Southern Fulton 62

Tussey Mountain 53

Tussey Mountain’s home winning streak came to a halt Monday night when Southern Fulton came to Saxton and clinched the Sideling Hill League match 62-53. Three members of the Indians squad reached double digits during the game. Nick Smartt netted 19 points and made four steals, and Seth Hall and Jacob Ashkettle both had 12. Hall also contributed six rebounds, four steals and seven assists. In addition to 12 points, Ashkettle tallied three blocked shots.

Northern Bedford 79

Forbes Road 70

Northern Bedford jumped out to an early lead Monday night and held on for a nine-point victory over the Forbes Road Cardinals. Tristan Gelvin rallied for a whopping season and teamhigh 27 points, and Chase Shaw and Brett Burger were the next highest scorers with 10 points. Shaw also dished out four assists and made three steals. Burger also led the defense by pulling down 10 rebounds for a doubledouble.

Shalom Christian 53

FCCCS 21

The Fulton County Community Christian School Chargers were held pointless in the third quarter Monday night, allowing Shalom Christian to extend its lead. During the Chargers’ 53-21 non-league loss, Nathaniel Gingerich was the high scorer with nine points and five rebounds. Skyler Gordon netted six points and dished out three assists. Caleb Gingerich rounded out the game with four points, six steals and five rebounds.

Northern Bedford 63

McConnellsburg 42

McConnellsburg may have only trailed by two points after the halftime break, but it was Northern Bedford dominating the second half of last Tuesday evening’s game for the 63-42 victory. Tony White netted 15 points and made three steals to lead the Spartans during the Sideling Hill League match. Evan Appleby reached double figures with 13 points and seven rebounds.

Southern Fulton 85

Hancock 59

Southern Fulton took control early on and cruised to a 85-59 non-league victory over Hancock, Md., last Tuesday night. Among the Indians squad reaching double scoring digits were Seth Hall and Alex Seburn with 16 points each. Hall also contributed five steals, and Seburn pulled down six rebounds. Damon Gordon added 15 points and nine assists, and Nick Smartt rounded out the game with 14 points.

Forbes Road 64

Belleville Mennonite 42

Forbes Road held Belleville Mennonite to single digits during the first half Friday night and cruised to a 64-42 non-league victory. Sophomore Tristan Gelvin led the scoring effort with 15 points and four steals, and Chase Shaw added 12 points and five assists. Chris Everts chipped in 11 points and pulled down eight rebounds, while Brett Burger rounded out the game with 10 points.

Southern Fulton 72

Hyndman 29

Southern Fulton’s offense jumped out to an early lead and held on for a 72- 29 trouncing of Hope for Hyndman Friday night. Nick Smartt netted 18 points, while teammate Seth Hall followed with 13 points and seven assists. Jacob Ashkettle and Brandon Wertz each had nine points, and Damon Gordon and Jake Fitz followed narrowly with eight.

FCCCS 70

Carlisle Christian 42

Led by Nathaniel Gingerich, who had a seasonhigh 26 points, Fulton County Community Christian School ran away for a 70-42 non- league victory over Carlisle Christian. Gingerich also had seven steals, and Skyler Gordon rallied for 22 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists.

Forbes Road 51

Everett 48

Forbes Road picked up its first win of the 2011-12 season last Wednesday evening with a narrow threepoint victory over the Everett Warriors. Chris Everts led the Cardinals scoring effort with 17 points and pulled down seven rebounds. Teammate Jordan Sowers had 10 points, and Tristan Gelvin added nine points.

FCCCS 55

Calvary Christian 40

Fulton County Community Christian School dominated the opening half of last Wednesday evening’s matchup against Calvary Christian for a 55-40 non-league win. Skyler Gordon netted a team-high 28 points and added three steals. Nathaniel Gingerich followed with 11 points, and Caleb Gingerich chipped in nine points and seven assists.

Chestnut Ridge 75

McConnellsburg 50

Tied at 32 at the halftime break last Thursday, Chestnut Ridge came alive in the second half for the 75-50 trouncing of the Mc- Connellsburg Spartans. Tyler Green had a team-high 22 points for the Spartans, who also received 11 points and five assists from Evan Appleby. Tony White was the team’s next-highest scorer with eight points and 11 rebounds.

Girls Basketball

McConnellsburg 43

Hyndman 23

McConnellsburg grabbed its first Sideling Hill League win of the 2011-12 season Monday night, overcoming Hope for Hyndman by 20 points. Libby Strayer poured in 16 points and grabbed four steals. Becca Hahn netted 11 points, and Sarrah Pollock contributed six points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots.

Chestnut Ridge 54

Forbes Road 52

Sammi Clippinger netted 16 points for the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals, who fell just short of defeating Chestnut Ridge last Tuesday. In dropping the Sideling Hill League match 54-52, Corri Parsons chipped in 10 points and five steals. Jessica Gearhart finished out the night with nine points and nine rebounds.

Shalom Christian 58

FCCCS 39

Shalom Christian scored 17 points in three quarters Monday night and advanced for a 58-39 non-league win over the Fulton County Community Christian School Chargers. Jenae Gordon poured in 16 points, and teammate Morgan Daniels followed with 12 points. Teammates Kristina Koontz and Rebecca Truax finished with six and five points respectively.

Southern Fulton 58

Shanksville 30

Upping their offensive effort during the second and third quarters Saturday, the Southern Fulton Indians pulled away for a 28-point non-league victory. Macey Hollenshead led the Lady Indians with 19 points. Kayla Chilcote was the next-highest scorer with eight points and four steals, and Jenna Hollenshead had six points and seven rebounds.

Forbes Road 45

Belleville Mennonite 15

Forbes Road led by 12 points at halftime and blew open the game following the halftime break last Friday for the 45-15 victory over Belleville Mennonite. Sammie Clippinger fired in 18 points and dished out three assists. Freshman Haley Lashinsky was the next-highest scorer for the Cardinals with six points. Jessica Gearhart led the defense with six rebounds.

FCCCS 35

Carlisle Christian 34

Fulton County Community Christian School narrowly edged out Carlisle Christian last Thursday for a onepoint non-league victory. Jenae Gordon tallied 13 points, and teammate Rebecca Truax had double digits for the Chargers with 10 points. Christina Koontz added six points and 13 rebounds.

FCCCS 34

Calvary Christian 24

With some big scoring from Charger Jenae Gordon, the Fulton County Community Christian School was able to prevail over Calvary Christian last Tuesday by 10 points. During the 34-24 win, Gordon tallied 17 points, 10 rebounds and three assists. Morgan Daniels also reached double figures with 12 points. Meanwhile, Rebecca Truax led the defense with 10 rebounds and three steals.

Chestnut Ridge 57

McConnellsburg 53

McConnellsburg committed some turnovers in overtime Thursday evening, costing the Lady Spartans a 57- 53 loss to Chestnut Ridge. Nikki Fleming led her team’s scoring effort during the Sideling Hill League match with 13 points and two assists. Teammate Libby Strayer followed closely with 12 points, and Jessi Pittman netted 11 points and 10 rebounds. Sarrah Pollock also had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Everett 49

Forbes Road 28

Scoring single digits in three quarters of last Thursday evening’s game, the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals fell to the Everett Warriors by the final score of 49-28. Shayla Carmack reached double digits for Forbes Road with 12 points. Jess Gearhart and Sammi Clippinger both had four points. Freshman Breanna Worthing added four points as well as nine rebounds and three steals.

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