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BERKELEY SPRINGS - Southern Fulton’s boys basketball team put up its lowest point total since the 2012-13 season, and lost to Clear Spring, Md., 44-30, in the championship game of the Tri-State Shootout.

“We got our butts kicked by a good team,” SF coach Kent Hendershot said. “We played well enough defensively, but couldn’t execute offensively at all.”

Trent Rider accounted for nearly half of the Indians’ points with 14. Dylan Gordon and Branden Lynch each added six points for the Indians (6-2).

Gordon, Zach Clark and Lynch split 12 rebounds evenly.

Clear Spring 44, Southern Fulton 30

Southern Fulton (30)

Carl Potter 2 0-0 4, Zach Clark 0 0-0 0, Owen Hawkins 0 0-0 0, Dylan Gordon 1 3-4 6, Trent Rider 5 1-1 14, Logan Beatty 0 0-0 0, Branden Lynch 3 0-0 6, Chase Varner 0 0-0 0. Totals — 11 4-5 30.

Clear Spring (44)

Spencer Schultz 6 8-8 21, Jaret Luzich 2 1-2 7, Jared Barnes 1 0-0 2, Joey Fisher 6 2-7 14. Totals — 15 11-18 44.

Southern Fulton _ 5 _ 8 _ 9 _ 8 _ — _ 30

Clear Spring _ 8 _ 12 _ 14 _ 10 _ — _ 44

3-point goals — SF 4 (Rider 3, Gordon), CS 3 (Luzich 2, Schultz).

James Buchanan 57, Halifax 42 >> James Buchanan parlayed a fine first half into a nice, safe lead and captured a 57-42 victory over Halifax in the first round of the Big Spring Holiday Tournament on Tuesday.

The Rockets (6-3) will face Big Spring in the championship game Wednesday at 7:30. The Bulldogs crushed East Juniata 67-26.

JB led 11-4 after one period, 24-12 at halftime and 43-22 after three, then the Wildcats scored 20 in the fourth.

“We played a good first half, but in the second half we fouled them a lot and didn’t play good defense - that didn’t make me happy,” James Buchanan coach Larry Strawoet said. “But we did get the win to reach the final.”

Ryan Hege (14 points) and Gage Piper (12) cracked double figures for the Rockets.

James Buchanan 57, Halifax 42

Halifax (42)

Bowman 1 9-10 11, Scheib 3 0-0 6, Woods 1 1-2 4, Blasick 1 0-0 2, Schadel 5 4-5 19. Totals — 16 14-17 42.

James Buchanan (57)

Hunter Reath 1 0-0 3, Kyle Buchanan 2 0-0 4, Gage Piper 6 0-1 12, Zach Vosburg 2 3-4 7, Toby Sowers 2 3-4 7, Hunter Sowers 2 0-0 4, Cody Tacker 3 0-0 6, Ryan Hege 5 4-5 14, Jared Pine 0 0-0 0, Justin Helman 0 0-0 0. Totals — 24 10-14 57.

Halifax _ 4 _ 8 _ 10 _ 20 _ — _ 42

J.Buchanan _ 11 _ 13 _ 19 _ 14 _ — _ 57

3-point goals — Hal 4 (Schadel 3, Woods). JB 1 (Reath).

Waynesboro 40, Bermudian Springs 34 >> Waynesboro picked up its first win of the season with a narrow victory over Bermudian Springs in the first round of the New Oxford Christmas Tournament.

The Indians (1-8) led by just a point heading into the fourth quarter, but scored 16 points in the final frame to hold off the Eagles.

Despite Waynesboro still struggling to score a lot of points, it held Bermudian Springs to just 34 points - the least amount of points a team has scored against Waynesboro so far this season.

Cameron Keck led 'Boro with 12 points, and Mitch Neterer was right behind with 10 points.

Waynesboro 40, Bermudian Springs 34

Waynesboro (40)

Kyle Hoffman 1 2-2 4, Tim Correll 0 0-0 0, Jevik Fogelsonger 0 0-0 0, Cal Davis 0 0-0 0, Mitch Neterer 3 2-2 10, Cameron Keck 4 3-6 12, Ogo Akamelu 2 0-0 4, Nick Sims 0 0-0 0, Dakota Rhyne 2 1-2 5, Logan Weibley 1 0-0 2, Evan Hine 1 1-2 3. Totals — 14 9-14 40.

Bermudian Springs (34)

Staub 2 0-1 4, Hursh 0 1-2 1, Kasulen 2 2-3 6, Nace 3 2-2 8, Long 0 1-2 1, Tony Petrosky 6 2-4 14. Totals — 13 8-14 34.

Waynesboro _ 8 _ 9 _ 7 _ 16 _ — _ 40

Bermudian Spr. _ 3 _ 9 _ 11 _ 11 _ — _ 34

3-point goals — Way 3 (Neterer 2, Keck).

JV — Waynesboro 46, Bermudian Springs 29.

McConnellsburg 74, Fannett-Metal 42>> McConnellsbrug bounced back from its first loss of the season with a consolation victory over the host team at the Fannett-Metal Christmas Tournament to claim third place.

“Last night was kind of a tough one,” McConnellsburg coach Dane Pollock said. “But tonight we were balanced again and we had a lot of guys scoring.”

McConnellsburg had nine scorers, led by Jake Boehme who scored 19. Ryan Koontz tallied career-high 17 for the Spartans, followed by Chase Novak with 15. Novak also had eight assists, while Quintin Miller led with eight rebounds.

The Spartans (7-1) limited Fannett-Metal’s Mikell McGee to just 11 points, a season low for the junior, who scored his 1,000th career point Monday.

“I thought Novak did a really good job of holding McGee down,” Pollock said. “He only had seven points through three quarters.”

For the Tigers (2-6), Layton Hoffman led with 14 points, followed by McGee with 11.

McConnellsburg 74, Fannett-Metal42

McConnellsburg (74)

Jake Boehme 7 2-2 19, Quintin Miller 2 0-0 4, Ryan Koontz 5 7-8 17, Landon Richards 1 0-0 3, Chase Novak 7 0-0 15, Ian Cheatle 4 0-0 8, Patrick Keefer 1 0-0 2, Logan Little 2 0-0 5, Ethan Barclay 0 1-2 1, Nic Culler 0 0-1 0, Chance Hawbaker 0 0-0 0. Totals — 29 9-13 74.

Fannett-Metal (42)

Layton Hoffman 7 0-0 14, Mikell McGee 4 3-6 11, Lucas Wingert 2 1-2 5, Timber Brookens 1 0-0 2, Sawyer Rosenberry 3 0-0 6, Nevin Rosenberry 0 0-0 0, Colby Adams 1 0-1 2, Weston Moats 1 0-0 2, Frank Ryder 0 0-0 0, Dylan Seibert 0 0-0 0, Austin Raymer 0 0-0 0, Hunter Gibbons 0 0-0 0, Brandon Winegardner 0 0-0 0. Totals — 19 4-9 42.

McConnellsburg _ 23 _ 18 _ 18 _ 15 _ — _ 74

Fannett-Metal _ 6 _ 13 _ 10 _ 13 _ — _ 42

3-point goals — McC 6 (Boehme 3, Novak, Little, Richards).

Claysburg 59, Forbes Road 49 >> Inconsistency hurt Forbes Road in the first round of the Claysburg-Kimmel Tournament, as the Cardinals fell to the host team in the opening game.

“We came out flat again in the first and dug ourselves in a hole,” Forbes Road coach Trent Black said. “We climbed back and got it to four points late in the game and had to foul. We played a decent three quarters, but have yet to put a complete game together.”

Grayson Hall led the Cardinals (2-5) with 15 points, followed by Matt Brown with 13. Brycen Hohman also scored 10 points for Forbes Road..

“I thought our freshman, Grayson Hall, stepped up and played good tonight,” Black said. “But we shot ourselves in the foot with our foul shooting tonight.”

Forbes Road made only 10 of 21 (47%) from the foul line.

Claysburg 59, Forbes Road 49

Forbes Road (49)

Grayson Hall 5 6-10 15, Matt Brown 6 2-4 13, Brycen Hohman 5 2-6 10, Talon Blair 3 0-0 6, Jackson Chilcote 2 0-1 3, Michael Fleck 1 0-0 2, Trey Kennedy 0 0-0 0. Totals — 22 10-21 49.

Claysburg (59)

Bogel 6 2-2 13, Polisky 5 0-0 10, Eberhart 3 4-5 10, Dibert 4 1-2 10, Ebersole 2 3-6 7, Francona 2 0-0 4, Weyandt 1 0-0 3, Luciano 1 0-0 2.  Totals — 25 11-18 59.

Forbes Road _ 4 _ 14 _ 12 _ 19 _ — _ 49

Claysburg _ 8 _ 17 _ 14 _ 20 _ — _ 59

3-point goals — FR 5 (Hohman 2, Chilcote, Hall, Brown), Clay 2 (Bogel, Dilbert).

Mt. Airy 63, Cumb. Valley Christian 24 >> Cumberland Valley Christian's offense struggled, and the Blazers suffered a loss to Mt. Airy Christian on Monday in the opening round of the Patriot Holiday Tournament at the Valley Forge University.

Mt. Airy put a pair of players in double figures, while CVC's high scorer was Jesus Pena with seven points. Spencer Propst had a pair of 3-pointers and four rebounds for CVC (0-8).

Mt. Airy 63, CV Christian 24

CV Christian (24)

Spencer Propst 2 0-0 6, Noah Eckert 1 1-4 3, Christian Hott 0 0-0 0, Jackson Park 1 0-0 2, Aaron Johsnon 1 2-2 4, David Bolich 0 0-0 0, Jim Bolich 1 0-0 2, Jesus Pena 3 1-2 7. Totals — 9 4-8 24.

Mt. Airy (63)

Teddy Thompson 2 0-0 4, Andrew Stew 5 1-2 12, Will Brethouf 8 1-2 17, Xavier Mermel 2 0-0 6, Austin Finch 3 1-4 7, Warren Cobb 2 1-2 5, Stephen Rice 2 0-0 5, Mark Webster 1 2-2 7. Totals — 25 8-12 63.

CV Christian _ 9 _ 3 _ 4 _ 8 _ — _ 24

Mt. Airy _ 16 _ 18 _ 17 _ 14 _ — _ 63

3-point goals — CVC 2 (Propst), MA 5 (Mermel 2, Rice, Stew, Webster).

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