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Shalom Christian 56, Cumb. Valley Christian 33 >> The Shalom Christian girls basketball team put its new offense to good use Friday in a dominant 56-33 win over Cumberland Valley Christian in a Mason-Dixon Christian Conference game.

In the Flames' new offensive scheme, movement is key; and with Brooke Emge and Lydia Harris emerging as the team’s dynamic duo, Shalom (2-0, 2-0 MDCC) racked up a 26-point lead after the third quarter.

“We did a lot of good things,” Shalom coach Brad Eby said. “The new offense was jelling really well in the third quarter.”

Emge led Shalom with 14 points from in the lane, while Harris followed closely with 12 points.

CVC was led by Loryn Sanders, who had 26 points for the Blazers (1-1, 1-1 MDCC), with 16 points in the fourth quarter alone. Sanders was the only CVC player to score in the final frame.

The next leading scorer for the Blazers was Maddie Keck, with five points.

Shalom Christian 56, CV Christian 33

Shalom Christian (56)

Brooke Emge 7 0-0 14, Lydia Harris 6 0-0 12, Lauren Stains 3 0-0 6, Lindsay Stenger 3 0-0 6, Grace Banfe 1 0-4 5, Kylie Eby 1 0-0 5, Brooke Kuhns 1 1-2 3, Lexy Poe 1 1-2 3, Paige Hoover 1 0-0 2, Maggie Keller 0 0-0 0, Rachel Rheam 0 0-0 0, Emma Diehl 0 0-0 0, Sina Kim 0 0-0 0. Totals — 24 2-2 56.

CV Christian (33)

Loryn Sanders 4 6-12 26, Maddie Keck 2 1-2 5, Kaitlin Provard 1 0-0 2, Taylor Heck 0 0-0 0, Imani Harper 0 0-0 0, Isabel Beard 0 0-0 0, Brittany Morrow 0 0-0 0, Hina Ota 0 0-0 0, Tori Stouffer 0 0-0 0, Tahra Kennedy 0 0-0 0. Totals — 7 7-14 33..

Shalom Chr. _ 10 _ 14 _ 19 _ 13 _ — _ 56

CV Christian _ 6 _ 6 _ 5 _ 16 _ — _ 33

3-point goals — Shalom 2 (Eby, Banfe), CVC 4 (Sanders 4).

McConnellsburg 62, Mount Union 34 >> The McConnellsburg Lady Spartans nearly doubled Mount Union’s score Friday in a non-league victory in their season opener.

Bronwyne Mellott had more points alone (36) than the Trojans scored in 32 minutes of playing time. Mellott netted three 3-pointers and had a near perfect night at the foul line, going 13-for-14 in free throw attempts.

As a whole, McConnellsburg (1-0) was 17-for-19 at the line. Kylie Keefer and Justice Seville each added 11 points.

“We had a great defensive night tonight led by Bridgette Ritchey with six steals and eight rebounds,” McConnellsburg coach Brent Seville said. “Bronwyne Mellott had an explosive night on the offensive side of the court and she shot very well from behind the arc.”

The Spartans had a 30-10 lead at the half, but allowed Mount Union to double its score in the third with Laiken Turner leading the Trojans with 10 points in the third frame. Turner finished with 18 points.

McConnellsburg 62, Mount Union 34

Mount Union (34)

Laiken Turner 8 2-3 18, Tyonna Hartley 3 2-4 8, Kyra Hand 1 1-1 3, Sis Knable 0 0-0 3, Kearria Worthy 1 0-2 2. Totals — 13 5-10 34.

McConnellsburg (62)

Bronwyne Mellott 7 13-14 36, Justice Seville 2 1-1 11, Kylie Keefer 5 1-1 11, Alexis Mellott 0 2-2 2, Kellyn Perry 0 0-1 0, Bridgette Ritchey 0 0-0 0, Leah Seville 0 0-0 0, Taylor Walls 0 0-0 0, Carlie Lynch 0 0-0 0. Totals — 15 17-19 63.

Mount Union _ 6 _ 4 _ 15 _ 9 _ — _ 34

McConnellsburg _ 16 _ 14 _ 14 _ 18 _ — _ 62

3-point goals — MU 1 (Knable), McConn 5 (Bronwyne Mellott 3, Justice Seville 2).

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