From staff reports

HUSTONTOWN - McConnellsburg took control of Friday night's game by outscoring Forbes Road by 15 points in the first quarter, and the Spartans went on to win the boys basketball game, 65-49.

The Spartans led 26-11 after one quarter in the Sideling Hill/Inter-County Conference game, and maintained a double-digit advantage the rest of the way.

McConnellsburg (7-15, 3-11 SHL, 5-9 ICC) was led by Tony White with 21 points and seven rebounds. Teammates Jesse Swope and Tyler Green added 13 points apiece.

The Spartans benefited greatly from shooting 51 percent from the floor and holding Forbes Road to 32 percent.

McConnellsburg coach Dennis Swope said, "The boys came out on fire and played really well. I was pleased with the performance they gave me."

The Cardinals (6-16, 2-12 SHL, 4-9 ICC) got 13 points from Kyle Schoen and 12 from Tristan Gelvin. In the rebounding department, Gunner Strait led with 11 caroms.

FR coach Jeff Gelvin said, "They came ready to play and jumped on us early. We dug ourselves a big hole and we couldn't get out of it."

McConnellsburg 65

Forbes Road 49

McCONNELLSBURG

Jesse Swope 5 3-4 13, Tyler Green 5 0-0 13, Hunter Miller 2 1-2 6, Tony White 6 9-14 21, Tyrell White 4 0-0 8, Nick Daniels 0 2-6 2, Matt Snyder 1 0-0 2, Landon Richards 0 0-0 0, Welsh 0 0-0 0, Ian Cheatle 0 0-0 0, Jacob Boehme 0 0-0 0. Totals 23 15-26 65.

FORBES ROAD

Tristan Gelvin 5 2-2 12, Chase Shaw 1 4-6 6, Kyle Schoen 6 1-2 13, Macklin Hawkins 4 0-1 8, Brock Broadwater 1 2-4 4, Nick Keller 0 0-0 0, J.


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J. Martz 0 2-4 2, Cordell Strait 0 0-0 0, Gunner Strait 2 0-2 4, Hunter Horton 0 0-2 0. Totals 19 11-23 49.

McConnellsburg 26 8 12 19 - 65

Forbes Road 11 8 13 17 - 49

3-point shots - McC 4 (Green 3, Miller). Shooting - McC 32-63 (50.8%); FR 19-59 (32.2%). Rebounds - McC 26 (To.White 7); FR 31 (G.Strait 11). Assists - McC 10 (Swope, Miller 3); FR 12 (Shaw, Gelvin 3). Steals - McC 10 (Swope 4); FR 9 (Shaw 3). Turnovers - McC 12; FR 11. Fouled out - Ty.White; Shaw.

JV: Forbes Road 69, McConnellsburg 38. Nick Keller led the Cardinals with 18 points; Landon Richards and Jacob Boehme each scored 11 for the Spartans.

Next game: Both teams: Thursday, in District 5 Class A first round, TBA.

NON-LEAGUE

Hyndman 86

Fannett-Metal 72

Friday, at Willow Hill

Non-league game

Fannett-Metal put 4 players in double figures, but Hyndman had 3 with more than 18 points and the Hornets took a victory by 14 points "The middle two quarters hurt us," F-M coach Greg Best said of Hyndman's 52-30 spread during that time. "We've got to play better defense; we're giving up too many points. We had balanced scoring, but we have to stop the other team." For the Tigers (11-11), Walker Bannister, Jordan Hurrell and Trevor Reisinger each tallied 16 points and Bryce Chilcote added 11 Reisinger hauled down 18 rebounds and blocked 4 shots.

Hyndman 86, Fannett-Metal 72

HYNDMAN

Leydig 7 9-11 26, Torbet 7 4-8 18, Bingaman 2 4-6 9, Deneen 6 7-11 21, Wisniewski 3 0-2 6, Miller 3 0-2 6. Totals 29 21-40 86.

FANNETT-METAL

Walker Bannister 3 6-6 16, Jordan Hurrell 7 1-3 16, Trevor Reisinger 5 6-10 16, Bryce Chilcote 4 3-3 11, Ryan Snyder 2 0-2 4, Ben Metcalfe 3 0-0 7, Dylan Bradley 1 0-0 2, Dan Peppernick 0 0-0 0, Josh Walls 0 0-0 0. Totals 25 16-21 72.

Hyndman 17 27 25 17 - 86

Fannett-Metal 21 16 14 21 - 72

3-point shots - Hyd 6 (Leydig 3, Bingaman, Deneen 2); FM 4 (Bannister 2, Hurrell, Metcalfe). Shooting - FM 25-71 (35.2%). Rebounds - FM 30 (Reisinger 18). Assists - FM 14 (Hurrell 9). Steals - FM 4. Turnovers - FM 15. Blocked shots - FM 5 (Reisinger 4). Fouled out - Chilcote.

Next game: Thursday, in District 5 Class A first round, tentatively at Hyndman, 7.

MASON-DIXON

Calvary Christian 50

Cumb. Valley Christian 46

Friday, at Chambersburg

Mason-Dixon Christian Conf. game

Calvary Christian outscored Cumberland Valley Christian 31-22 in the second half to pull out a win "We were really strong in the first half, but our defense got weaker in the second half," Blazers coach Mike Sanders said. "It's been a long week and the guys are a little tired. We gave up too many threes." Josh Sanders scored 17 points for CVC (8-14, 3-11 MDCC) and Harper Lee added 12 Tyler Michael led the Eagles with 25 points.

Calvary 50, CV Christian 46

CALVARY

Tyler Michael 8 6-6 25, Matt Dillow 0 2-2 2, Caleb Snyder 2 1-8 5, Justin Swogger 6 0-0 16, Mark Capper 1 0-0 2. Totals 17 9-16 50.

CV CHRISTIAN

Josh Sanders 7 1-2 17, Darrin Baker 3 0-0 6, Conner Chapman 0 4-4 4, Harper Lee 5 1-3 12, Kody Kipe 3 1-2 7, Jeremiah Graves 0 0-0 0, Daniel Sung 0 0-0 0, Spencer Propst 0 0-0 0, Aaron McBeth 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 7-11 46.

Calvary 8 11 18 13 - 50

CV Christian 13 10 12 11 - 46

3-point shots - Cal 7 (Michael 3, Swogger 4); CVC 5 (Sanders 2, Lee, Kipe 2). Shooting - CVC 17-53 (32%). Rebounds - CVC 35 (Lee, Graves, Chapman 7). Assists - CVC 10 (Kipe 3). Steals - CVC 7 (Baker 4). Turnovers - CVC 17. Blocked shots - CVC 1 (Kipe).

Next game: Tuesday, in MDCC playoffs first round, at Heritage Academy, 7.