2013-02-21 / Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball

Southern Fulton 49

Berkeley Springs 42

Down by five in the final period, Southern Fulton fought back valiantly last Wednesday evening for a 49- 42 non- league win over Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Nick Smartt paved the way with 14 points, and Brady Golden added 11 points. Jacob Ashkettle rounded out the day with 10 points.

Forbes Road 58

Southern Huntingdon 51

Forbes Road secured its place in District 5-A playoffs last Thursday with a 58-51 Inter-County Conference win over Southern Huntingdon. Kyle Schoen and Tristan Gelvin both rallied for 18 points, and Brock Broadwater was the next-highest scorer with seven points.

Cumberland Valley

Christian 71


Skyler Gordon netted 31 points for the Fulton County Community Christian School Chargers last Thursday during a 71-46 non-league loss to Cumberland Valley Christian. Caleb Gingerich followed with 12 points.

McConnellsburg 65

Forbes Road 49

McConnellsburg scored well during the opening period last Friday night and cruised to a 65-49 win over the Forbes Road Cardinals. Tony White tallied 21 points and seven rebounds for the victorious Spartans, who also received 13 points from teammates Jesse Swope and Tyler Green. Kyle Schoen netted 13 points for the Cardinals, and Tristan Gelvin added 12 points and three assists.


Calvary Christian 64

Tied at 50 going into the fourth quarter, Fulton County Community Christian School had some big scoring in the final period for a 74-64 win over Calvary Christian. Skyler Gordon sunk 35 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and handed out six assists.

Huntingdon Christian 75


Huntingdon Christian had a strong night from the floor, including the threepoint zone, as part of a 75-62 win over Fulton County Community Christian School. Caleb Gingerich posted 32 points and also added 18 rebounds, nine steals and three blocked shots. Skyler Gordon followed with 18 points, six rebounds, five steals and five assists. Highland View Academy 97


Highland View Academy jumped out to an 18-point lead recently and cruised to a crushing 97-38 win over Fulton County Community Christian School. Skyler Gordon netted 20 points and also dished out three assists, while teammate Caleb Gingerich tallied 14 points, 11 rebounds and four steals.


Carlisle Christian 62

The Fulton County Community Christian School Chargers extended a twopoint lead into a seven-point victory over Carlisle Christian recently. For the third time this season, Skyler Gordon surpassed the 40-point mark. Gordon posted 45 points, nine rebounds and three steals for the Chargers. Caleb Gingerich recorded a double- double with 23 points, 23 rebounds and eight assists.

McConnellsburg 81

Southern Huntingdon 71

McConnellsburg was hot from the three-point zone and held off a last-minute effort by the Southern Huntingdon Rockets. The Spartans finished out the night with an 81-71 Inter-County Conference Victory over the Rockets, with Tyler Green leading the way with 24 points and nine rebounds. Tony White added 21 points, five assists and two steals, while Jesse Swope tacked on 17 points.

Southern Fulton 67

Fannett-Metal 52

Southern Fulton Indian Nick Smartt rallied for a game-high 26 points last Tuesday evening during his team’s 67-52 Sideling Hill League win over rivals from Fannett-Metal. Smartt also had three steals and three assists, while teammate Connor Litton contributed 13 points and three assists. Jacob Ashkettle reached double digits with 11 points and three assists.

Girls Basketball


Cumberland Valley

Christian 36

Cumberland Valley Christian allowed its lead to dwindle away, ending in a 42-36 non-league loss to the Fulton County Community Christian School Chargers. Jenae Gordon led with 19 points, while teammate Morgan Daniels tallied 10 points.

McConnellsburg 59

Chestnut Ridge 37

McConnellsburg clinched a position in the District 5-A playoffs last Friday evening with a 59-37 Sideling Hill League win over Chestnut Ridge. Jessi Keefer and Nikki Fleming both posted 18 points, and Keefer also pulled down16 rebounds and five blocked shots. Kylie Zittle finished out the game with eight points, four assists and four steals.

Bellwood-Antis 53

Southern Fulton 48

Getting off to a slow start Saturday night, Southern Fulton couldn’t gain enough momentum against Bellwood Antis, who ended the Inter-County Conference match with a 53- 48 win. Macey Hollenshead was among three players to reach double digits during the game and ended the night with 20 points, three assists and five steals. Taelor Morton had 12 points, and Ashley Roman added 11 points and eight rebounds.

Calvary Christian 45


Calvary Christian prevailed in overtime recently to pull off a 45-37 win over the Fulton County Community Christian School Chargers. Jenae Gordon had 12 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Chargers, who also received 10 points and seven rebounds from Rebecca Truax. Both Hannah Beddow and Sarah Gingerich had a strong defensive game with 11 and 10 rebounds respectively.


Lighthouse Christian 12

Fulton County Community Christian School jumped out to an early 18-point lead recently and cruised to a 66- 12 win over Lighthouse Christian. Jenae Gordon led the Chargers with 22 points, nine rebounds and seven steals. Teammate Morgan Daniels posted 14 points, seven steals and four assists, and Hannah Beddow had a double-double with 10 points and 20 rebounds. Rebecca Truax closed out the day with 10 points, 10 rebounds and four steals.

FCCCS 46 Highland View Academy 27

Trailing by five points at the halftime break, Fulton County Community Christian School came out with a renewed spirit and finished out the match against Highland View Academy with a 46-27 victory. Jenae Gordon managed 27 points, 12 rebounds and three steals for the victorious Chargers, who received six points and 10 rebounds from Hannah Beddow. Meanwhile, Rebecca Truax had seven points, five rebounds and four assists.

Carlisle Christian 42


Outscored in all but the fourth period, Carlisle Christian’s last-minute efforts turned into a 42-33 victory over Fulton County Community Christian School, which saw its three-game winning streak broken. Jenae Gordon rallied for 11 points, six rebounds and five assists, and teammate Morgan Daniels contributed 14 points.

Southern Fulton 79

Fannett-Metal 57

Fannett-Metal was hopeful its actions would avenge a prior season loss but fell short last Monday night during a 79-57 loss to Southern Fulton. Taelor Morton led the Lady Indians offense with 25 points, 10 assists and four steals. Macey Hollenshead added 16 points, 13 assists and five steals, while teammates Ashley Roman and Allison Spade finished out the Sideling Hill League game with 10 points.

McConnellsburg 51

Hyndman 31

McConnellsburg pulled away following the halftime break and ended last Tuesday’s non-league match in a decisive 51-31 win over Hyndman. Jessi Keefer tallied 20 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots. Kylie Zittle was the next-highest scorer with nine points.

Forbes Road 48

Chestnut Ridge 46

Chestnut Ridge came alive in the final period last Tuesday evening, but it was too little, too late as the Forbes Road Cardinals prevailed in a three-point win. Shayla Carmack netted 22 points during the Sideling Hill League win, and Sammie Clippinger added 13 points.

Basketball Standings

District 5 boys basketball first round playoffs will be held Thursday, February 21. Shade ( 1) will play Mc- Connellsburg (8) at Shade at 7 p.m.

Shanksville (2) will play Forbes Road ( 7) at Shanksville at 7 p.m.

Hope for Hyndman (3) will play Fannett-Metal (6) at Hyndman at 7 p.m.

Semifinals will be played February 26 and finals on March 1. Shade 17 1 Shanksville 18 2 Hyndman 15 5 Berlin 13 7 Rockwood 13 7 Fannett-Metal 9 11 Forbes Road 6 14 McConnellsburg 6 14 Turkeyfoot 6 16 Meyersdale 3 15 Salisbury 1 21

District 5 girls basketball playoffs will be held Friday, February 22. Southern Fulton (1) will play Fannett- Metal (8) at Southern Fulton at 7 p.m.

Northern Bedford (4) will

play Myersdale (3) at Northern Bedford at 7 p.m.
Berlin (2) will play Mc-
Connellsburg (7) at Berlin at
7 p.m.
Conemaugh (3) will play
Shade (6) at Conemaugh at
7 p.m.
Semifinals will be played
February 27 and finals March 2.
Final Standings
Southern Fulton 19 1
Berlin 17 1
Conemaugh 16 4
Northern Bedford 15 5
Meyersdale 14 6
Shade 15 7
McConnellsburg 12 10
Fannett-Metal 9 10
Hyndman 7 11
Turkeyfoot 7 13
Forbes Road 6 14
Rockwood 5 15
Shanksville 5 15
Johnstown 4 15
Salisbury 2 18
District 5 AA boys playoffs will be played February
22. Conemaugh (1) will have
a bye.
Tussey Mountain (4) will
play Southern Fulton (5) at
Tussey at 7 p.m.
Northern Bedford (2) will
have a bye.
Chestnut Ridge (3) will
play Windber (6) at Chestnut Ridge at 7 p.m.
Semi-finals will be held February 27 and finals March 2.
Conemaugh 18 0
Northern Bedford 17 3
Chestnut Ridge 14 4
Tussey 13 5
Southern Fulton 13 7
Windber 8 10
Everett 6 14
North Star 1 18
District 5 AA girls playoffs
will be played February 21.
Everett (1) will play North
Star (4) at Everett at 7 p.m.
Tussey Mountain (2) will
play Windber (3) at Tussey at
7 p.m.
Finals will be held March
Everett 13 5
Tussey 14 6
Windber 10 8
North Star 7 11
Chestnut Ridge 3 14
Bedford 1 18

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