Boy’s Basketball Roundup 2/13/18 Fulton/FM

Tussey Mountain 83 Forbes Road 55

Forbes Road (9-12, 6-11 SHL, 5-9 ICC) traveled to Tussey Mountain and dropped a league game 83-55. Brycen Hohman led the Cardinals with 22 points. Grayson Hall added 12. Cardinal Coach Trent Black commented, “A pretty disappointing performance overall. We didn’t execute our game plan. Tussey was playing a gear or maybe even two gears faster than us all night. We’re struggling through our bouts of the cold, and we need to get healthy and re-energized before we open the playoffs on Tuesday.” JV TM 58 FR 40. Forbes Road has finished the regular season.

Chestnut Ridge 75 Southern Fulton 66

Southern Fulton boys basketball traveled to SHL leader, Chestnut Ridge, with a chance to tie for first place in the league.  Unfortunately, the hosts were just too much as the Indians fell to a very talented Lion squad 75-66.  The Indians were outscored in the second quarter 22-12, a deficit they could not overcome as the closest SF could pull it into was 4 points late in the 4th.  Justin Morris led the Indians with 29 points and 6 rebounds. Mitch Potter tossed in 15 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds. Branden Lynch contributed 12 points and 9 rebounds.  Noah Dillow had a game high 30 points for the Lions, who improve to 16-4 (14-1 SHL) on the season.  The Indians fall to 15-6 (12-1 ICC and 12-3 SHL). The Indians travel to county rival McConnellsburg Thursday night (makeup game from January 5) with a chance to secure the ICC South Championship and earn the nod to play in the ICC Championship game Saturday night vs Juniata Valley at Claysburg Kimmel High School.

Everett 73 McConnellsburg 41

McConnellsburg (7-14, 4-11 SHL, 4-9 ICC) hosted league rival Everett and lost 73-41. Dom Reed led the Spartans with 13 points. Spartan Coach Drew Washabaugh commented, “There are no excuses to be beaten by 42 points.  I was disappointed by how we played on both ends of the court.” JV Everett 54 MHS 29 Zander Sipes scored 8. McConnellsburg will travel to Southern Fulton on Thursday to finish the regular season with a makeup game from January 5.