Basketball

G-A roundup: Boys hoops survives Bulldogs’ 1-2 punch

Adam Horst

BOYS BASKETBALL
Greencastle-Antrim 74, Big Spring 61: The Blue Devils survived a potent two-man attack by the Bulldogs to pick up a Mid Penn Colonial victory Tuesday night in Newville.

For Big Spring (6-3), Jake Knouse fired in 32 points and Aidan Sallie put up 24. But only one other Bulldog reached the scoring column. The Bulldogs canned 11 three-point shots.

For Greencastle (7-3, 4-0 MPC), the major scoring was spread around, with Eli Sterling hitting for 17, Adam Horst for 16, Conner Wright 15 and Blake Shadoan 9.

That was a career-high for Horst and a season high for Shadoan.

Greencastle 74, Big Spring 61
GREENCASTLE
Jackson Eby 0 1-2 1, Eli Sterling 6 5-6 17, Surzano Solomon 1 0-1 2, Logan Alvey 2 0-1 6, Jordan Hunt 2 2-4 8, Adam Horst 6 4-6 16, Conner Wright 7 0-0 15, Blake Shadoan 3 2-4 9, Owen Plum 0 0-0 0. Totals 27 14-24 74.
BIG SPRING
Aidan Sallie 8 4-4 24, Jake Knouse 10 6-9 32, Brexton Heckendorn 2 0-0 5. Totals 20 10-13 61
Greencastle         13    21    19    21    —    74
Big Spring              8    16    14    23    —    61 
3-point shots — GA 6 (Alvey 2, Hunt 2, Wright, Shadoan); BS 11 (Knouse 6, Sallie 4, Heckendorn).

Rylee Henson

GIRLS BASKETBALL
Greencastle-Antrim 58, Big Spring 19: The Blue Devils rolled to a comfortable victory over the Bulldogs, moving their record to 9-0 overall and 4-0 in the Mid Penn Colonial, on Tuesday night at home.

G-A jumped to a 35-10 lead by halftime thanks to a half-court trap defense and transition buckets and four 3-pointers.

Haley Noblit and Rylee Henson combined for 25 of Greencastle’s 35 points in the first half. Noblit ended up with 16 points and 5 steals, while Henson scored 14 points, had 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals.

Also for the Blue Devils, Mia Libby had 10 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals, Ainsley Swindell scored 6 points and had 8 boards and 4 steals, and Shaina Overcash had 4 points and 6 rebounds.

For Big Spring (4-4), Maria Tandle scored 9 points.

Greencastle 58, Big Spring 19
Big Spring           3        7        6       3    —   19
Greencastle      15      20      16       7    —   58
 

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