2012-03-01 / Sports

High School Sports

District Playoffs

Shanksville 52

Forbes Road 34

Only trailing by one point in the third quarter Thursday night, the Forbes Road Cardinals couldn’t close that gap against Shanksville, who clinched the first round of District 5-A playoffs. Dropping the match 52-34, the Cardinals were led by senior Brett Burger with 10 points and six rebounds. Chris Everts added eight points, and Tristan Gelvin rounded out the game with eight points and three assists.

Southern Fulton 52

Fannett-Metal 31

Even though they only shot 34.5 percent from the floor, the Southern Fulton Indians still prevailed Thursday night for a 52-31 win over Fannett-Metal during the opening round of District 5- A playoffs. Nick Smartt netted 18 points to lead the Indians during their victory. Alex Seburn and Brayden Litton both chipped in six points, and Damon Gordon tallied five points, 11 rebounds, four assists and four steals.

Shanksville 49

McConnellsburg 45

The McConnellsburg Lady Spartans shot less than 50 percent from the foul line but still held it together for a narrow four-point loss to Shanksville Friday evening. During the opening round of District 5-A playoffs, the Spartans were led by Becca Hahn and Jessi Pittman, who both tallied 12 points. Sarah Pollock added 10 points and five assists.

Southern Fulton 59

Forbes Road 33

Forbes Road saw its season come to an end Friday night when the Southern Fulton Lady Indians rolle to a 59-33 win during the opening round of District 5-A playoffs. Macy Hollenshead paced the Indians with 25 points, eight rebounds, three assists and four steals. Kayla Wertz followed with 13 points, and Taelor Morton added nine points. Shayla Carmack had 10 points for the Cardinals, who also saw Sammi Clippinger and Jessica Gearhart tally eight and seven points, respectively.

Boys Basketball

Highland View 58


With its lead scorer out of action due to an injury, Fulton County Community Christian School dropped last Tuesday’s non-league match to Highland View by the score of 58-25. Nathan Gingerich was the high scorer for the Chargers with nine points. Caleb Gingerich followed with seven points and five steals.

Frederick Warriors 62


Nathaniel Gingerich pour-ed in 18 points for the Fulton County Community Christian School Monday night, but it wasn’t enough for the Chargers to prevail over the Frederick Warriors. Teammates Nathan Leedy and Caleb Gingerich both tallied 11 points during the 20-point non-league loss. Caleb Gingerich also added six assists.

Girls Basketball

Highland View 42


Highland View took control of the game last Tuesday in the second period, outscoring the Fulton County Community Christian School by eight points. Highland View cruised to a 42-31 non-league win with the Chargers being led by Jenae Gordon rallying for 13 points and 10 rebounds. Morgan Daniels scored eight points, and teammate Rebecca Truax led the defensive effort with nine boards.

Frederick Warriors 33


Fulton County Community Christian School’s season came to a finale Monday night with a disappointing 33-21 loss at the hands of the Frederick Warriors. Morgan Daniels netted 13 points, which included three threepoint shots. Christina Koontz rounded out the non-league match with nine rebounds.

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