High School Sports
Mt. Union 44
Bellwood-Antis 111, Mc-
McConnellsburg split a tri-meet last Thursday, easily handling Mount Union but falling to Bellwood-Antis. Spartan teammates Corey Hill and Nick Daniels were the big winners during the inter-county conference meet winning two events each. Hill continued to dominate the 110 and 300 hurdles, while Daniels clinched the discus and shot put. Hunter Miller added a win in the high jump.
Southern Fulton 94
Southern Huntingdon 56
Mason Bard and Jacob Ashkettle were big winners for the Southern Fulton Indians last Thursday during a 94-56 inter-county conference meet win over Southern Huntingdon. Bard captured first-place finishes in the 100-meter, 300 hurdles and triple jump, while Ashkettle was successful in the 400-meter, high jump, long jump and ran a leg for the winning 1600 relay team comprised of Jacob Dudich, Josh Voight and Bard. Meanwhile, Voight took the 800- meter, and Luke Wright captured first in the discus and javelin. Dylan Cross along with teammate Philip Mason, Nick Mason and Noah Hykes won the 400 relay, and Cross went on to clinch first in the pole vault. Tyler Richard rounded out the meet with a win in the 1600-meter.
Southern Fulton 136
Faith Christian 48
Clear Spring 34
Southern Fulton garnered the lion’s share of firstplace victories last Tuesday even-ing winning over Hancock, Faith Christian and Clear Spring during a quad meet. Both Mason Bard and Luke Wright cinched a pair of wins with Bard bringing home the gold in the 100-meter and 300 hurdles. Bard also ran a leg for the winning 1600-relay team comprised of Tyler Richards, Jacob Dudich and Jacob Ashkettle. Meanwhile, Wright continued to dominate the discus and javelin throw for the Indians. Richards was victorious in the 1600 meter, and Ashkettle picked up a win in the 400-meter. Josh Voight and Jacob Pryor won the 800 meter and 3200-meter respectively, and Dylan Cross rounded out the meet with a firstplace win in the pole vault.
Southern Huntingdon 72
N. Bedford 98.5
Corey Hill, Tony White and Nick Daniels shined for McConnellsburg last Tuesday with the Spartans splitting a meet with Southern Huntingdon and Northern Bedford. Hill picked up a pair of first-place wins in the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles. Meanwhile, White and Daniels rounded out the day with wins in the 100 meter and discus.
Mt. Union 39
Samantha Roberts picked up two of McConnellsburg three first place victories during a tri-meet against Mount Union and Bellwood- Antis last Thursday. Roberts closed out the inter-county conference meet with wins in the shot put and discus. The 3200-meter relay team also clinched a first-place finish.
Southern Fulton 103
Southern Huntingdon 43
Sarah Wright tallied several first place finishes for the Southern Fulton Lady Indians, who dominated Southern Huntingdon last Thursday evening. Wright took the 200-meter and high jump and ran a leg for the winning 400-meter relay team of Emma Williams, Macy Crouse and Lindsey Pryor. Wright was also part of the victorious 1600-meter relay team comprised of Williams, Porsha McCarty and Molly Lake. Lake went on to take top honors 100- and 400-meter, while teammate Macey Hollenshead racked up wins in the 1600- meter, 800-meter, long jump and triple jump. Melanie Deneen and Ashley Roman took home first-place finishes in the 3200 and shot put respectively, and the discus and javelin were won by Morgan Strait and Kendra Appel.
Southern Fulton 114.5
Faith Christian 58
Clear Spring 27
Southern Fulton dominated both the field and the track during last Tuesday’s quad meet that saw the Lady Indians down Hancock, Faith Christian and Clear Spring. Macey Hollenshead tallied four first-place wins for Southern Fulton clinching the 1600-meter, 800-meter, long jump and triple jump. Molly Lake finished out the quad meet with wins in the 100-meter and 400-meter, and Melanie Deneen and Ashley Roman added wins in the 3200-meter and shot put. Kendra Appel and Lindsey Pryor had first-place wins as well taking the javelin and pole vault, respectively.
So. Huntingdon 37
N. Bedford 82
Tierra Lake and Samantha Roberts both clinched a pair of wins for the Mc- Connellsburg Lady Spartans last Tuesday splitting a trimeet against Southern Huntingdon and Northern Bedford. Lake won the 100 meter as well as the long jump. Nikki Fleming and Olivia Mills finished the day with first place victories in the high jump and triple jump. Teammate Roberts also had a big day winning both the shot put and discus. Veronica Stone won first place honors in the javelin.
Southern Fulton 0
Southern Fulton started Saturday’s match with only nine players and ended the Sideling Hill League game with eight after starting pitcher Marley Elbin pulled a hamstring.
The Lady Indians ended the game in a disappointing 10-0 loss to Everett with Elbin taking the loss. Elbin totalled seven strikeouts, four hits and two earned runs in the first four innings of the game. Teammates Maddie Mellott and Callie Horton both batted two-for-three.
Forbes Road 10
Forbes Road continued to build on their lead last Thursday evening and finished out the Sideling Hill League game against Mc- Connellsburg with a 10-2 victory. Winning pitcher Haley Lashinksy closed out the game with 12 strikeouts, seven hits and one earned run. Lashinksy also connected at the plate for a two-run homer. Teammate Braylin Hohman went three-forthree at the plate with a double and triple. Hannah Purnell also added a triple, and Corri Parsons and Whitney Watkins each had two hits.
For the Spartans, Kristen Wilford took the loss after striking out four, walking six and giving up nine hits and five earned runs over five innings.
Southern Huntingdon 10
Southern Fulton 1
Southern Fulton managed only five hits last Thursday evening and ended the inter- county conference game in a disappointing 10- 1 loss to the Southern Huntingdon Rockets. Marley Elbin saw her pitching record drop to 5-6 after she struck out eight batters and allowed for one walk, 13 hits and 10 earned runs.
Southern Fulton 10
Northern Bedford 3
Marley Elbin struck out 14 Northern Bedford batters last Tuesday night lead the Southern Fulton Indians onto a 10-3 Sideling Hill League victory. Elbin’s statistics also included one walk, six hits and two earned runs while batting two-forthree at the plate. Teammate Jordan Deneen batted twofor four with a run and an RBI. Chelsea Sipes finished out the day with three RBIs.
Forbes Road 1
Too many errors and too few hits may have led to the downfall of the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals last Tuesday evening, who fell to Everett 12-1. Jessica Jenkins scored the only run for Forbes Road. Pitcher Haley Lashinsky saw her record drop to 3-2 after recording three strikeouts, five walks, 12 hits and eight earned runs.
Fannett-Metal broke a two-game losing streak last Tuesday with an 11-6 Sideling Hill League victory over the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans. Pitchers Gabby and Chelsea Danner combined for seven innings and tallied six strikeouts, four walks, 12 hits and 10 earned runs. At the plate, Caitlin Lynch went three-for-four with an RBI. Brandi Welsh batted two-forfour with two runs and an RBI.
Forbes Road 0
McConnellsburg jumped out to a three-run lead in the first winning last Thursday night and cruised onto a 7-0 Sideling Hill League win over the Forbes Road Cardinals. Spartan pitcher Jesse Swope was credited the win after posting six strikeouts and two hits. Dalton Garlock combined for two extra-base hits, a double and a triple. Cardinal pitcher Tristan Gelvin took the loss after lasting five innings with seven strikeouts, two walks, six hits and one earned run. Gelvin and teammate Hunter Horton both had hits.
Southern Fulton 7
Southern Huntingdon 6
Southern Fulton connected for seven hits and scored six runs in the bottom of seventh inning last Thursday to slide by Southern Huntingdon 7-6. Connor Litton came in during the final inning and picked up his second win of the season with three strikeouts. Each Indian in the lineup contributed a hit toward the Inter-County Conference win, while Brayden Litton led the team with three hits and three RBIs.
Southern Fulton 5
Jordan Clingerman and Connor Litton combined for seven innings on the mound during Southern Fulton’s 5-3 Sideling Hill League win over the Everett Warriors. Clingerman rallied for five strikeouts, two walks, five hits and three earned runs over six innings Saturday. Meanwhile, Litton pitched a scoreless seventh inning. At the plate, Litton went two-for-three with two RBIs. Dillan Lashley also added two RBIs.
Taylor Souders had a big day for the victorious Mc- Connellsburg Spartans Saturday picking up the save and connecting for the team’s only extra base hit, a double. On the mound, Souders recorded two strikeouts, one walk, one hit and one earned run, while starting pitcher J. T. Barnard added three strikeouts, one walk and three hits.
Coming off their only loss of the season, McConnellsburg found themselves on track last Tuesday evening easily handling Fannett-Metal 14-4. Tristan Deneen batted two-for-three during the Sideling Hill League matchup, which included a triple. Teammate Taylor Souders went two-for-three scoring three runs, and Dalton Garlock was two-for-four with two RBIs. Jesse Swope added a double and triple. Souders picked up the win on the mound striking out three batters and walking one.
Forbes Road 4
Trailing by seven, Forbes Road tried to eliminate their deficit in the final inning last Tuesday but ended the Sideling Hill League match in a 7-4 loss to Everett. Casey Wade opened the game on the mound for the Cardinals lasting three innings with four strikeouts, two walks, six hits and two earned runs. Hunter Horton had the team’s only extra-base hit, a double. Teammate Tristan Gelvin led the team at the plate going two-for-three.
Northern Bedford 5
Southern Fulton 3
Southern Fulton’s onerun lead dwindled away last Tuesday and ended in a 5-3 Sideling Hill League loss to Northern Bedford. Pitcher Trent Rider went the distance for the Indians with eight strikeouts, two walks, four hits and four earned runs over six innings on the mound. Brayden Litton went two-for-three at the plate with two runs scored to lead the offense.