Basketball

G-A rdp 1/21: Free throws cost Blue Devil boys vs. Bulldogs

BOYS BASKETBALL
Big Spring 51, Greencastle-Antrim 41: The Blue Devils turned a 5-point halftime deficit into a 28-26 lead in the third period, but couldn’t hold on against the Bulldogs in a Mid Penn Colonial game Tuesday night.

Zach Cole

Zach Cole

Big Spring (8-7, 3-5 MPC) was strong at the foul line, sinking 17 of 18 free throws. G-A (2-13, 1-8 MPC) took only four foul shots, making three.

“We played really hard and came up just short,” Blue Devils coach Rick Lewis said. “Big Spring hit their free throws when it mattered. If we play that hard and with that much energy the rest of the way, I’ll be very pleased.”

Zach Cole led Greencastle with 12 points and Thomas Lewis tallied 11. Lewis hit a pair of 3-pointers late in the game to pull the Blue Devils to within six points.

For Big Spring, two players scored all but eight points — Gavin Pritchard had 23 and Javaun Moore scored 20.

Big Spring 51, Greencastle 41
BIG SPRING
Matthew Ward 1 0-0 2, Javaun Moore 5 10-10 20, Gavin Pritchard 10 3-4 23, Jack Schulenberger 0 0-0 0, Seth Griffie 1 4-4 6. Totals 17 17-18 51.
GREENCASTLE
Bobby Emberson 0 0-0 0, Adam Murr 2 2-2 6, J.T. English 2 0-0 6, Riley Gembe 0 0-0 0, Thomas Lewis 4 0-0 11, Adam Root 2 1-2 6, Zach Cole 6 0-0 12, Jackson Wright 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 3-4 41.
Big Spring                13     8   14   16   —   51
Greencastle               6   10   16   10   —   41
3-point shots — BS 0; GA 6 (Lewis 3, English 2, Root).

GIRLS BASKETBALL
Big Spring 44, Greencastle-Antrim 34: The Bulldogs hit a pair of 3-pointers at the end of the third quarter and one at the start of the fourth to take a 10-point lead, then kept that margin and beat the Blue Devils on Tuesday night in a Mid Penn Colonial game.

Sayge Wilhide led Greencastle (9-6, 5-4 MPC) with 14 points, including nailing four 3-pointers. Mia Libby scored 9 points and Lauren Pool grabbed 7 rebounds.

Big Spring is 7-8 (4-5 MPC).

WRESTLING
Boiling Springs 60, Greencastle-Antrim 17: The Blue Devils were able to pick up three victories in a Mid Penn Colonial defeat to the Bubblers on Tuesday night.

At 152, Jared Miller rolled to a 15-0 technical fall in 3:29 over Boiling Springs’ Benny Garman.

Lorcan Wright picked up a pin at 126, taking 2:56 to stick Austin Mahoney. Also for Greencastle (1-11, 0-5 MPC), Garrett Keener (120) won by forfeit.

The Bubblers are 7-1 (5-0 MPC).