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CHAMBERSBURG - At halftime, Chambersburg trailed Red Land by a mere two points, 22-20, in a non-league girls basketball game Wednesday night at CASHS Field House.

By the end of the third period, however, the Patriots had zoomed to a lead of 45-25 after outscoring the Trojans 23-5 in that quarter.

Chambersburg coach Barry Purvis said, “Red Land has some good shooters and they weren’t hitting in the first half. But then they got hot.”

For the Patriots (4-6), Rileigh Devine scored 20 points (8 in the third period) and Bella Ricci had 16 (14 in the third).

“We should probably have had a six- or eight-point lead at the half,” Purvis said. “Red Land wasn’t playing well, and we handled their press better in the first half, even though we had 17 turnovers.”

For the Trojans (1-8), Lindsay Embly led the way with 14 points and nine rebounds. Shadai Joyner scored seven points.

Purvis said, “We had 34 turnovers and 33 points - turnovers is our Achilles' heel.”

Red Land 60, Chambersburg 33

Red Land (60)

Molly Walter 2 0-0 5, Bella Ricci 6 2-3 16, Megan Bell 2 0-0 5, Morgan Wagner 2 1-2 6, Rileigh Devine 7 3-4 20, Linsay Cramer 2 2-6 6, Maggie Kisbaugh 1 0-0 2. Totals — 21 8-15 60.

Chambersburg (33)

Olivia Sommers 0 0-0 0, Monica Henderson 0 0-0 0, Shayla Corwell 0 2-2 2, Camryn Greenlee 0 0-0 0, Kirsten Pugh 1 0-0 2, Liz Egolf 0 0-0 0, Madison Whitfield 0 0-0 0, Shadai Joyner 2 3-3 7, Liz Bishop 1 0-2 3, Lindsay Embly 7 0-0 14, Susy Anzalone 0 0-0 0, Alexis Sherman 0 0-0 0, Taylor Vrabel 2 1-2 5. Totals — 13 6-9 33.

Red Land _ 16 _ 6 _ 23 _ 15 _ — _ 60

Chambersburg _ 10 _ 10 _ 5 _ 8 _ — _ 33

3-point goals — RL 8 (Devine 3, Ricci 2, Walter, Bell, Wagner), Chbg 1 (Bishop).

Carlisle 51, James Buchanan 36 >> For the second night in a row, the second quarter proved costly for James Buchanan, which suffered a loss to Carlisle in the consolation game of the Big Spring Holiday Tournament.

The Thundering Herd out-scored JB 18-3 in the second quarter.

“We need to re-group and get together,” JB coach Jen Lauthers said. “Right now, we are not producing where we need to. There is a lot of basketball left to play. We will get everyone healthy and come out ready to go in 2016.”

The Rockets (3-5) were led by Rachel Martin, who contributed more than half of JB’s offense and finished with 19 points, 10 rebounds, four steals and a pair of blocks. She was named to the All-Tournament Team for her efforts.

Carlisle 51, James Buchanan 36

Carlisle (51)

Bekah Hughes 0 1-2 1, Kelsey Miller 6 6-8 20, Tyra Brown 0 3-4 3, Marlise Newson 1 0-0 2, Brooke August 1 0-0 2, Cara Eschenmann 2 0-2 5, Cedy Clarke 0 1-2 1, Sydney Purcel 3 3-8 9, Kassidy Ingram 4 0-1 8. Totals — 17 14-27 51.

James Buchanan (36)

Maggie Strawoet 1 0-0 2, Charity Miller 1 2-2 4, Madison Martin 1 0-0 2, Cassidy Martin 2 0-2 4, Saige Eckard 0 0-0 0, Rachel Martin 4 11-15 19, Nina Shatzer 0 0-0 0, Aspen Anderson 1 0-0 2, Rachel Manikowski 0 0-2 0, Tristen Amsley 1 0-3 3, Renee Sollenberger 0 0-0 0. Totals — 11 13-24 36.

Carlisle _ 11 _ 18 _ 8 _ 14 _ — _ 51

James Buchanan _ 9 _ 3 _ 10 _ 14 _ — _ 36

3-point goals — Car 3 (Miller 2, Eschenmann), JB 1 (Amsley).

McConnellsburg 60, Hyndman 21 >> McConnellsburg started slowly on offense for half of the first quarter, but got it in gear later, and the defense held Hyndman to seven points in the first half on its way to a victory over the Hornets in the consolation game of the Claysburg-Kimmel Tournament.

Bronwyne Mellott, named to the all-tournament team, led McConnellsburg (6-3) with 28 points, eight rebounds, five blocks and four steals.

Bridgette Ritchey added 11 points and seven steals, while Kellyn Perry had eight points and three steals.

Spartan coach Brent Seville said, “The tournament was a good experience for the girls and they got the opportunity to play on a long floor. Sam Hensley and Kellyn Perry both had good games off the bench.”

McConnellsburg 60, Hyndman 21

McConnellsburg (60)

Alexis Mellott 1 0-0 3, Bridgette Ritchey 4 3-3 11, Justice Seville 1 0-0 3, Kylie Keefer 0 0-0 0, Bronwyne Mellott 7 12-13 28, Kellyn Perry 2 4-8 8, Leah Seville 0 0-2 0, Sam Hensley 3 0-0 7, Taylor Walls 0 0-0 0. Totals — 18 19-26 60.

Hyndman (21)

Kadi Cosgrove 3 2-4 10, Kyler Cosgrove 2 0-0 6, Josie Deneen 0 1-2 1, Kyndra Dawson 0 4-6 4. Totals — 5 7-12 21.

McConnellsburg _ 14 _ 12 _ 21 _ 13 _ — _ 60

Hyndman _ 6 _ 1 _ 12 _ 2 _ — _ 21

3-point goals — McC 5 (B.Mellott 2, A.Mellott, J.Seville, Hensley), Hynd 4 (Ka.Cosgrove 2, Ky.Cosgrove 2).

Southern Fulton 62, Grace Academy 51 >> Southern Fulton’s defense slowed Grace Academy down after a hot first quarter and the Indians finished with a 2-0 record at the Hancock Holiday Mixer.

The Knights led 20-13 after one quarter, but were held to just 17 points in the middle periods. Meanwhile, the Indians (7-1) scored 33 points during that time to take a 46-37 advantage.

“We definitely clicked on defense with our man-to-man,” SF coach Meagan Raville said. “It’s what won the game for us - we had good communication.”

Olivia Mottern paced the Indians with 19 points, which puts her only 40 points away from reaching 1,000 for her career.

But she got plenty of help from Lakyn Morton (13 points), Celina Merchant (11 points, 5 assists) and Shaye Smartt (9 rebounds) and Drew Gordon (8) helped on the boards.

Southern Fulton 62, Grace Academy 51

Grace (51)

Bedregal 3 6-7 13, T.Morgan 5 0-0 11, Wright 1 1-3 3, Colvin 7 4-6 18, Eby 3 0-0 6. Totals — 19 11-16 51.

So. Fulton (62)

Celina Merchant 3 4-6 11, Lakyn Morton 5 0-1 13, Shaye Smartt 1 4-4 6, Drew Hann 3 0-0 6, Olivia Mottern 7 3-6 19, Jessie Covalt 1 0-0 2, Drew Gordon 2 1-2 5, Madison Baker 0 0-0 0, Fallon Ritz 0 0- 0. Totals — 22 12-19 62.

Grace _ 20 _ 8 _ 9 _ 14 _ — _ 51

So. Fulton _ 13 _ 18 _ 15 _ 16 _ — _ 62

3-point goals — Grace 2 (Bedregal, T.Morgan). SF 6 (Morton 3, Mottern 2, Merchant).

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