LINKEDINCOMMENTMORE

MERCERSBURG -- James Buchanan put 12 players in the scoring column and trounced York County Tech 81-51 in a non-league boys basketball game Friday night.

Zach Vosburg scored 12 points, Toby Sowers added 11 and Hunter Sowers had 10 for the Rockets (3-1), who had eight players with at least six points.

Ryan Hege had seven points, 10 rebounds, three assists, three steals and a pair of blocked shots.

JB coach Larry Strawoet said, “The kids showed a lot of dignity and class. They did what they had to do to push the score so we could get in all the players. Those other players work hard during the week, too, to make the other guys better.”

James Buchanan 81, York County Tech 51

York Tech (51)

Deleon 4 4-4 12, Webber 1 5-8 7, Brown 7 8-10 25, Smith 3 0-0 7. Totals — 15 7-22 51.

James Buchanan (81)

Jared Pine 4 1-2 9, Micah Wise 2 1-1 6, Kyle Buchanan 4 0-0 8, Justin Helman 1 1-1 3, Gage Piper 2 1-1 5, Zach Vosburg 5 2-2 12, Toby Sowers 4 3-5 11, Hunter Sowers 4 2-6 10, Cody Tacker 3 0-0 7, Ryan Hege 2 3-7 7, Clayton Bendell 1 0-0 2, Noah Wise 0 2-2 2. Totals — 31 14-25 81.

York County  _ 10 _ 15 _ 15 _ 11 _ — _ 51

James Buchanan _ 18 _ 22 _ 21 _ 20 _ — _ 81

3-point goals — YC 4 (Brown 3, Smith), JB 3 (M.Wise, Piper, Tacker).

JV score — James Buchanan 37, York County 20.

Boiling Springs 71, Waynesboro 58 >> The game was much closer than the final score indicated, but Waynesboro suffered a Mid Penn Colonial Division defeat at the hands of Boiling Springs.

The Indians (0-4, 0-2 MPC) trailed by one point heading into the final quarter, but the Bubblers came up big down the stretch, outscoring Waynesboro 25-13 in the final frame. Boiling Springs was 18-for-25 from the free-throw line in the fourth.

Cameron Keck led the Indians with 12 points, while Evan Hine finished with nine points. Kyle Hoffman and Mitch Neterer both put up a pair of 3-pointers and collected eight points each.

Boiling Springs 71, Waynesboro 58

Boiling Springs (71)

Hunter Breon 8 10-13 30, Bryan Malone 0 1-6 1, Hunter Goshorn 2 7-10 11, Rakhi Dockens 5 0-0 13, Chase Edards 1 3-3 5, Ben Wingard 1 4-4 6, Grayson Hacker 1 0-0 2, Corry Bowers 1 0-2 3. Totals — 19 25-38 71.

Waynesboro (58)

Kyle Hoffman 2 2-2 8, Jevik Fogelsonger 2 0-0 5, Cal Davis 2 0-0 6, Mitch Neterer 3 0-0 8, Robert Ni 0 0-0 0, Cameron Keck 5 2-2 12, Ogo Akamelu 1 1-2 3, Nick Sims 1 0-0 2, Dakota Rhyne 2 1-2 5, Logan Weibley 0 0-0 0, Evan Hine 3 3-4 9. Totals — 21 9-12 58.

Boiling Springs _ 15 _ 16 _ 15 _ 25 _ — _ 71

Waynesboro _ 18 _ 10 _ 17 _ 13 _ — _ 58

3-point goals — BS 8 (Breon 4, Dockens 3, Torio), Way 7 (Hoffman 2, Davis 2, Neterer 2, Fogelsonger).

McConnellsburg 70, Southern Huntingdon 25 >> The McConnellsburg boys basketball team dominated Southern Huntingdon in a Sideling Hill League/Inter-County Conference game Friday.

After an inconsistent first quarter, in which they had six turnovers, the Spartans (2-0, 1-0 SHL, 1-0 ICC) settled in, allowing just five turnovers in the next three quarters.

“We were a little sloppy early but we got into a rhythm,” McConnellsburg coach Dane Pollock said.

The Spartans had three double-digit point scorers, and had 10 different point scorers. Chase Novak led with 19 points and also had five steals, followed by Landon Richards with 15 points, including three 3-pointers, and Ian Cheatle had 10 points.

“It’s nice to get contributions from everybody, and it will make our practices better,” Pollock said.

Jake Boehme had six points for McConnellsburg and five assists.

McConnellsburg 70, Southern Huntingdon 25  

Southern Huntingdon (25)

Snyder 1 0-0 2, Parks 1 2-4 4, Wilson 1 0-0 3, Detwiler 2 0-0 5, Cornelius 3 0-0 6, Miller 2 1-2 5.  Totals — 10 3-6 25.

McConnellsburg (70)

Jake Boehme 2 1-2 6, Ryan Koontz 0 1-2 1, Landon Richards 6 0-0 15, Chase Novak 9 0-0 19, Ian Cheatle 3 4-6 10, Patrick Keefer 1 0-0 2, Logan Little 1 0-0 2, Nic Culler 1 0-0 2, Chance Hawbaker 2 0-0 4, Ethan Barclay 3 1-2 9. Totals — 28 7-12 70.

Southern Huntingdon _ 4 _ 7 _ 6 _ 8 _ — _ 25

McConnellsburg _ 17 _ 21 _ 18 _ 14 _ — _ 70

3-point goals — SH 2 (Detwiler, Wilson) McC 7 (Richards 3, Barclay 2 Bohme, Novak).

JV score — McConnellsburg 39, Southern Huntingdon 18. Kale Harman 8 had eight points for the Spartans, while Nic Culler, Ethan Barclay and Bryce Feagley each scored six.

Southern Fulton 61, Hancock 11 >> The Southern Fulton boys basketball team used its defense to create offense against Hancock in a non-league victory.

“We just went and took care of business,” Southern Fulton coach Kent Hendershot said. “Defensively we played well in the first half and we made it easy on ourselves; we had a clean night.”

SF limited Hancock to just two points in the first half, heading into the locker room with a 30-point lead, then emerged in the second half to score 22 points in the third frame.

Southern Fulton had nine scorers, lead by Dylan Gordon, who had 18 points. Zachary Clark, who had 12 points for the Indians, also had five rebounds and five steals.

Southern Fulton 61, Hancock 11

Southern Fulton (61)

Carl Potter 2 0-1 4, Owen Hawkins 0 1-2 1, Zachary Clark 5 0-0 12, Dylan Gordon 8 0-1 18, Trent Rider 2 0-0 4, Branden Lynch 2 0-0 4, Chase Varner 2 2-2 7, Mitchell Potter 2 3-3 7, Austin Schriever 1 2-3 4, Logan Beatty 0 0-0 0, Tanner Elbin 0 0-0 0, Cooper Grove 0 0-0 0. Totals — 24 8-12 61.

Hancock (11)

Souders 1 0-0 2, Cuddage 1 0-0 2, Golden 1 0-0 3, Childers 1 0-0 2, Reedy 1 0-4 2, Trail 0 0-1 0. Totals — 5 0-5 11.

Southern Fulton _ 17 _ 15 _ 22 _ 7 _ — _ 61

Hancock _ 2 _ 0 _ 7 _ 2 _ — _ 11

3-point goals — SF 5 (Clark 2, Gordon 2, Varner), Han 1 (Golden).

JV score — S.Fulton 67, Hancock 23. Jeremiah Ashkettle 14.

Mercersburg 49, Jefferson 32 >> Mercersburg Academy got off to a great start and went on to capture a non-league victory at the Musselman Classic.

The Blue Storm (2-1) were playing without starting guard Miles Hearon but got big games from Beau Lowery and Jake Rist.

Offensively, Luka Sevaljevic led the way with 22 points, while Carlos Austin scored 10 points. Elliot Hicks contributed eight points.

“It was great to see Elliot hit a couple tonight,” Mercersburg coach Sean Crocker said. “He’d been struggling, and if we can get him going, we are going to be tough to guard. As a team, we must get better rebounding the ball, but that will come with time.”

Mercersburg 49, Jefferson 32

Mercersburg (49)

Carlos Austin 3 3-4 10, Victor Burgess 0 0-0 0, Eli Riley 2 0-0 4, Colin Adams 0 0-0 0, Daniel Bowes 0 0-0 0, Elliot Hicks 2 3-4 8, Jake Rist 1 0-0 3, Luka Sevalijevic 6 7-8 22, Yoma Onobrakpeya 0 0-0 0, Jonaki Brown 0 0-0 0, Beau Lowery 1 0-0 2, Nicholas Rubino 0 0-0 0. Totals — 15 13-16 49.

Jefferson (42)

Marcus Roper 1 2-2 4, Zach LaRue 1 0-2 2, Jimmy King 3 1-2 8, Ryan Popleins 3 0-0 6, Armonte Craig 3 0-0 7, Alex Tennant 1 0-0 3, Jevion Fugan 1 0-0 2. Totals — 13 3-6 32.

Mercersburg _ 16 _ 8 _ 10 _ 15 _ — _ 49

Jefferson _ 7 _ 0 _ 12 _ 13 _ — _ 32

3-point goals — Merc 6 (Sevaljevic 3, Austin, Hicks, Rist), Jeff 3 (King, Craig, Tennant).

Tussey Mountain 67, Fannett-Metal 58 >> The Fannett-Metal boys basketball team played a hard game against Tussey Mountain, but fell to the Sideling Hill League/Inter-County Conference foe Friday.

Despite leading after the first frame, and heading into the locker room with a tie game at halftime, Fannett-Metal found themselves in a trap in the fourth quarter, when Tussey went to a four-corner offensive scheme, forcing the Tigers to foul.

Tussey made 13 of 19 foul shots in the fourth quarter to lock in the win.

“We played relentlessly all game,” Fannett-Metal coach Greg Best said. “We clawed and scrapped all game. I am very proud of all the boys and they all stepped up tonight.”

Mikell McGee had 18 points and six rebounds, and Sawyer Rosenberry had 18 rebounds. Timber Brookens and Lucas Wingert each scored 10 points for the Tigers.

Tussey Mountain 67, Fannett-Metal 58

Fannett-Metal (58)

Layton Hoffmann 4 0-3 8, Mikell McGee 7 1-2 18, Lucas Wingert 5 0-0 10, Timber Brookens 4 2-2 10, Sawyer Rosenberry 0 0-0 0, Austin Raymer 0 0-0 0, Frank Ryder 2 1-2 5, Kyler Goshorn 0 0-0 0. Totals — 25 5-11 58.

Tussey Mountain (67)

Drew Sitch 0 1-4 1, Patrick Black 6 3-3 20, Ryan Leonard 6 8-10 20, Parker Cornelius 3 10-14 16, Elvin Donelson 3 4-4 10. Totals — 18 26-35 67.

Fannett-Metal _ 15 _ 16 _ 10 _ 17 _ — _ 58

Tussey Mountain _ 12 _ 19 _ 16 _ 20 _ — _ 67

3-point goals — FM 3 (McGee 3), TM 5 (Black 5).

JV score — Tussey Mountain 33, Fannett-Metal 28.

Northern Bedford 52, Forbes Road 43 >> After battling back from a tough start, Forbes Road fell to Northern Bedford in a Sideling Hill League/Inter-County Conference game Friday.

Northern Bedford limited Forbes Road (0-2, 0-2 SHL, 0-1 ICC) to just two points in the first quarter, but the Cardinals outscored the Panthers in the middle two frames to tie the game in the third.

Heading into the final quarter, Forbes road trailed by just three points, and were settling in.

"If we could take away the first quarter, we could have come home with a win,” Forbes Road coach Trent Black said. “We didn't score until under a minute in the first. Once we settled down, we cut the lead."

The Cardinals had 10 scorers, led by Aaron Schepis with 18, including two 3-pointers.

Northern Bedford 52, Forbes Road 43

Forbes Road (43)

Aaron Schepis 6-14 4-7 18, Bryce Hohman 2-8 1-2 5, Matt Brown 2-7 0-0 4, Michael Fleck 1-6 2-2 4, Trey Kennedy 1-1 0-0 3, Jackson Chilcote 1-2 1-2 3, Grayson Hall 1-3 0-0 2, Owen Gilbert 1-6 0-2 2, Bryce Ulsh 1-1 0-0 2, Talon Blair 0-1 0-0 0. Totals — 16-53 8-15 43.

Northern Bedford (52)

Gilbert 6-13 3-7 15, .Dasher 5-7 3-6 13, Cherry 3-10 2-4 9, Drenning 3-6 0-1 6, Fernandez 2-2 0-0 5, Lamont 0-3 2-4 2, Dasher 1-3 0-0 2, Foor 0-1 0-0 0. Totals — 20-48 10-22 52.

Forbes Road _ 2 _ 18 _ 12 _ 11 _ — _ 43

Northern Bedford _ 15 _ 11 _ 9 _ 17 _ — _ 52

3-point goals — FR 3-20 (Schepis 2, Kennedy), NB 2-8 (Cherry, Fernandez).

Grace Academy 57, Cumb. Valley Christian 26 >> Grace Academy scored 21 points in each of the first two quarters and went on to score a Mason-Dixon Christian Conference victory over Cumberland Valley Christian.

The Blazers (0-4, 0-3) had more turnovers than it did points, as they totaled 28 miscues.

Jesus Pena was CVC’s offense leader with nine points; he also had three steals. Noah Eckert finished with four points and eight rebounds.

Grace 57, CV Christian 26

CV Christian (26)

Spencer Propst 1 1-2 3, Jesus Pena 4 0-0 9, Noah Eckert 2 0-1 4, Christian Hott 0 0-0 0, Jackson Park 0 4-6 4, Aaron Johnson 0 0-0 0, David Bulich 1 0-0 2, Jim Bulich 1 0-4 2, Rex Chin 0 0-0 0, Daniel Vandersleen 1 0-1 2. Totals — 10 5-14 26.

Grace (57)

Mark Koontz 9 6-6 29, Bret Fogle 4 7-10 16, Cole Kline 0 0-2 0, Hollison Borger 3 1-2 8, Kyle Doya 1 0-0 2, Ben Zhou 1 0-2 2. Totals — 18 14-22 57.

CV Christian _ 5 _ 4 _ 8 _ 9 _ — _ 26

Grace _ 21 _ 21 _ 11 _ 4 _ — _ 57

3-point goals — CVC 1 (Pena), Grace 7 (Koontz 5, Fogle, Borger).

LINKEDINCOMMENTMORE
Read or Share this story: http://gtpa.co/1QC7d3Y