Basketball

G-A roundup: Polar Bears defeat G-A in boys and girls basketball

Lauren Pool

GIRLS BASKETBALL
Northern York 36, Greencastle-Antrim 32: The Blue Devils scored only 17 points through the first three quarters and a fourth-quarter rally fell short in a loss to Northern York in a Mid Penn Colonial game Tuesday night.

The Polar Bears led 27-17 after three periods and held off G-A’s 15-9 comeback attempt in the fourth.

Northern did not allow Greencastle to make a field goal until there was 1:38 remaining in the second period. The Blue Devils (8-3, 7-3 MPC) made only 2 of 18 shots from the field in the opening half and also had 11 turnovers.

For the game, the Blue Devils made only 11 of 42 shots (26%), and just 3-for-16 (19%) from behind the 3-point arc.

Lauren Pool led G-A with a double-double of13 points and 14 rebounds. Mia Libby added 9 points and Haley Noblit scored 8 points. The Blue Devils lost their second-straight game.

Conner Wright

BOYS BASKETBALL
Northern York 57, Greencastle-Antrim 54: The Blue Devils battled toe-to-toe with Mid Penn Colonial leader Northern on Tuesday and nearly pulled off an upset before falling by three points.

“It was a great game,” Greencastle coach Rick Lewis said. “It was an outstanding effort and I couldn’t be more proud of them. This is the level we are capable of playing and hopefully now we will play the rest of he way.”

The Blue Devils had 19 field goals and 13 of them were 3-pointers. Thomas Lewis (15 points) had five longballs, Conner Wright (11) had three, and Bobby Emberson, Adam Murr, JR English, Tim Ehko and Zach Cole each had one.

For the Polar Bears (14-0), ranked No. 1 in the District 3 Class 5-A power rankings, Jordan Heisey led with 18 points.

Northern had defeated G-A by 23 points earlier this year.

Northern 57, Greencastle 54
NORTHERN
Zach French 4 0-0 9, Jordan Heisey 5 5-10 18, Jacob Hamm 1 0-0 3, Tyler Weary 5 2-2 14, Alec Welchans 4 0-2 8, Andrew Gingrich 2 1-2 5. Totals 21 9-18 57.
GREENCASTLE
Bobby Emberson 1 0-2 3, Adam Murr 2 1-2 6, JT English 1 0-0 3, Riley Gembe 3 0-0 6, Conner Wright 4 0-0 11, Tim Ehko 1 0-0 3, Thomas Lewis 5 0-0 15, Zach Cole 2 2-4 7. Totals 19 3-8 54.
Northern York       18   14   14   11   —   57       
Greencastle            20   10   14   10   —   54 
3-point shots — NY 6 (Heisey 3, Weary 2, French); GA 13 (Lewis 5, Wright 3, Emberson, Murr, English, Ehko, Cole).

 

 

 

 

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