Getting physical: Cumberland Valley Christian s Darrin Baker, left, establishes position as he is defended by Alex Crilley of Shalom Christian on Friday
Getting physical: Cumberland Valley Christian s Darrin Baker, left, establishes position as he is defended by Alex Crilley of Shalom Christian on Friday night. The Blazers won, 59-55. (Public Opinion/Ryan Blackwell)
In a basketball doubleheader between crosstown rivals, Cumberland Valley Christian and Shalom Christian earned a split on Friday night in Mason-Dixon Christian Conference play.

The CV Christian boys won a thriller, 59-55. The Shalom girls prevailed in the earlier contest, 54-9.

In the boys game, Harper Lee hit a 3-pointer down the stretch to clinch the victory for the Blazers. It was their first conference win.

Conner Chapman led CV Christian (5-6, 1-5 MDCC) with 15 points, while Josh Sanders had 13 and Darrin Baker added 11 to go with his nine rebounds.

Jeffrey McCracken was impressive for the Flames (5-6, 2-2 MDCC) in defeat, pouring in 30 points.

Blazers coach Mike Sanders said, "It was a very exciting game. It was close at the end, but we held them off. It showed a lot of character for us as a team and it was a very important win."

In the girls game, Shalom blanked CVCS 15-0 in the first quarter and never looked back. The Flames (7-4, 5-1 MDCC) shot 48 percent from the floor.

Tori Yoder scored 13 points and led the Flames with nine steals and five assists.

Shalom girls coach Brad Eby said, "We tried some new things tonight that seemed to work out. We had Tori play out front instead of inside, to force more turnovers, so she didn't get as many rebounds as usual. She did get five rebounds, though."

Lydia Harris led Shalom with 16 points and Kara Lehman added 12.

Eby said, "Overall, the whole team played much better than it did about a week ago."

Maddie Keck had three points for the Blazers (2-9, 1-4 MDCC).

Sanders, who is also the CVCS girls coach, said, "We came out very flat. Sickness is some excuse, but the girls gave a poor effort. We're going to have to work on that."

BOYS

Cumb. Valley Christian 59

Shalom Christian 55

SHALOM

Alex Crilley 5 1-5 11, Matt Wenger 2 0-0 6, Jeffrey McCracken 9 11-12 30, Quentin Clapper 2 0-0 4, Logan Benton 1 2-6 4, Hunter Martin 0 0-0 0, Levi Nicklas 0 0-0 0, Andrew McKelvy 0 0-0 0, Josh Coldsmith 0 0-0 0, Barrett Eshbaugh 0 0-0 0, Jake Holderman 0 0-0 0, Conner Tiedemann 0 0-0 0, J.

Looking for a layup: Cumberland Valley Christian s Loryn Sanders, right, heads to the basket as Shalom Christian s Jennifer Knepper defends on Friday
Looking for a layup: Cumberland Valley Christian s Loryn Sanders, right, heads to the basket as Shalom Christian s Jennifer Knepper defends on Friday night. The Flames won, 54-9. (Public Opinion/Ryan Blackwell)
J. Day 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 14-21 55.

CV CHRISTIAN

Josh Sanders 5 2-6 13, Conner Chapman 6 3-4 15, Jeremiah Graves 3 1-8 7, Kody Kipe 2 1-2 5, Darrin Baker 5 1-1 11, Harper Lee 3 0-0 8, Josh Baker 0 0-0 0, Aaron McBeth 0 0-0 0, Spencer Propst 0 0-0 0. Totals 24 8-21 59.

Shalom Christian 16 8 15 16 - 55

CV Christian 13 14 1616 - 59

3-point shots - SC 3 (Wenger 2, McCracken); CVC 3 (Lee 2, Sanders). Shooting - SC 19-54 (35.2%); CVC 23-48 (47.9%). Rebounds - SC 19; CVC 37 (D.Baker 9). Assists - CVC 18 (Sanders 9). Steals - CVC 6 (Lee 3). Turnovers - CVC 13. Blocked shots - CVC 7 (Chapman 3). Fouled out - Chapman.

Next game: Shalom: Monday, at home vs. Highland View, 7:15 CVC: Tuesday, at Grace Academy, 7:30.

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GIRLS

Shalom Christian 54

Cumb. Valley Christian 9

SHALOM

Kamry Baum 1 0-0 2, Lexy Poe 2 0-0 4, Jessica Grove 1 0-0 2, Rachel Holderman 0 1-2 1, Kara Lehman 5 2-4 12, Jennifer Knepper 1 0-0 2, Brooke Kuhns 0 2-2 2, Lydia Harris 8 0-0 16, Tori Yoder 6 1-3 13, Brooke Poe. Totals 24 6-11 54.

CV CHRISTIAN

Karlee Kipe 1 0-0 2, Morgan Keck 0 1-4 1, Loryn Sanders 0 1-4 1, Maddie Keck 0 3-6 3, Jessie Morrow 1 0-0 2, Megan Bard 0 0-0 0, Vosia Belafoutas 0 0-0 0, Torri Stouffer 0 0-0 0, Hannah Turner 0 0-0 0. Totals 2 5-18 9.

Shalom Christian 15 10 23 6 - 54

CV Christian 0 5 2 2 - 9

Shooting - SC 24-50 (48%). Rebounds - SC 35 (Kuhns 9); CVC 20 (Sanders 6). Assists - SC 10 (Yoder 5); CVC 2. Steals - SC 14 (Yoder 9); CVC 4 (Ma.Keck 2). Turnovers - SC 10; CVC 24. Blocked shots - SC 1; CVC 4 (Kipe 2). Fouled out - Morgan Keck.

Next game: Shalom: Monday, at home vs. Highland View, 5:45 CVC: Tuesday, at Grace Academy, 7:30.