MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – The Cumberland Valley Christian Blazers survived a cold shooting night and multiple turnovers to emerge with a 21-19 victory over Faith Christian Tuesday in their Mason-Dixon Christian Conference girls basketball opener.
The Blazers (2-1) managed only two points in the first half and held a 7-6 lead at halftime. They extended it to 15-10 in the third quarter as Makenna Morris drilled a pair of 3-pointers.
“We started out slowly in the first half,” Blazers coach Corey Collins said. “Makenna was able to give us a spark in the third by hitting two threes. Our defense kept us in the game all night even though shots wouldn’t fall. It’s good to get our first league win, and we want to continue improving as the season goes on.”
Sydney Wiegand scored nine points and picked off six steals to lead the Blazers. Morris added six points, and Tori Price, Julia Waltz and Reagan Witmer scored two points each. Haven Moats grabbed a team-high seven rebounds, and Price, Witmer and Emmalyn Hott pulled down five each. Price chipped in with three assists.
The Blazers committed 25 turnovers and shot 8-for-48 from the floor.