Basketball Roundup 12/9/19 Fulton/FM

Girls Results

Southern Huntingdon 63 McConnellsburg 30

Orbisonia, Pa. – McConnellsburg (1-1, 0-1 ICC) traveled to Southern Huntingdon and dropped a league matchup 63 to 30. The Rockets outscored the Spartans in every quarter in route to the win. The Spartans were plagued with 29 turnovers and out rebounded 36 to 29. JV – SHC 36. MHS 31. ( MHS – Bryonna Ross 17 points). McConnellsburg will host Everett on Thursday at 6:00.

Forbes Road 49 Northern Bedford 29

Loysburg, Pa. – Forbes Road (1-1, 1-0 ICC) picked up their first win of the season at Northern Bedford 49 to 29 in ICC action. The Cardinals were led by Hannah Skiles with 17 points, which included 4 from beyond the arch. Quincy McMath had 12 points and 12 rebounds, while Harlie Strait added 8 rebounds and 7 steals. Cardinals Coach Jamie Gelvin commented, “We started strong tonight and jumped out to a nice lead but let them climb back into the game. When it got tight tonight, we kept our composure and got back to what gave us the lead in the first place. Great effort tonight. We will enjoy the win tonight, but get back to work tomorrow.  We’re all very pleased with our effort thus far.” JV – NBC 47 – FR 14 (FR- Katie Waite and Harlie Strait 4 points). Forbes Road will travel to Tussey Mt. on Thursday for a 6:00 start.

Tussey Mt. 65 Fannett Metal 25

Willow Hill, Pa. – Fannett-Metal Lady Tigers (0-1, 0-1 ICC) opened up their 2019-2020 season by hosting Tussey Mt.  The Titans raced out to a 15-6 first quarter lead.  Part way through the second quarter the Tigers had clawed back into the game only trailing 20-16.  At that point Tussey turned on the defense and ended the half on an 18-0 run.  The final score was 65-25.  The Tigers were led in scoring by Hailey Hill with 8, while the Titans were led by Brumbaugh with 18. JV – Fm 41 TM 37 (FM – Hailey Hill 14 points). Fannett Metal returns to action on Wednesday, when they host Mount Union.

Boys Results

Windber 60 McConnellsburg 44

Windber, Pa. – McConnellsburg (0-1) opened their season with a 60 to 44 loss to non league Windber.