Vikings lose Lyons in victory

December 18, 2003


TOWSON, Md. - Al Sowers had 16 points to lead St. John's at Prospect Hall past Loyola 41-30 in an MIAA A Conference game on Wednesday.

The win came at a cost for the Vikings, who lost Herald-Mail All-Area Second Team guard Jared Lyons to a broken hand in the first minute of play. Lyons dived after a loose ball and was elbowed on his hand. He is expected to be sidelined 4-to-6 weeks.

Gonzalo Aparicio had 10 points and Corey Dorsey had six rebounds and four assists for St. John's (4-2, 2-0).

James Buchanan 47 Shippensburg 45

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Drew Hostler had 15 rebounds - almost half of which came in the fourth quarter - as James Buchanan held off a late rally to defeat the Greyhounds in a Mid-Penn Colonial game.

The win marks James Buchanan's second in as many nights after opening the season with six straight losses. The Rockets defeated Waynesboro 65-62 in overtime on Tuesday night.


Shane Rife had 10 points, Chase Hollenshead had nine and Hostler had eight for JB (2-6, 2-2).

Josh Ebersole had 19 points - including five 3-pointers - for Shippensburg.

Steel-High 78 Chambersburg 59

STEELTON, Pa. - Tramayne Hawthorne had 25 points as unbeaten Steel-High knocked off Chambersburg in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth game.

Colby Nitterhouse had 16 points and eight rebounds, Chas Rahauser had 13 points and Jonathan Motichka had six assists for the Trojans (4-4, 3-3).

Big Spring 69 Greencastle 57

NEWVILLE, Pa. - Erick Burkholder had 18 points for Greencastle in its Mid-Penn Colonial loss to Big Spring.

Derick Wollaston added 13 points, including three 3-pointers, for Greencastle (2-5).

Cale Nelson scored 24 points, while Dan Thorpe added 20 for the Bulldogs (6-1).



Big Spring 46 Greencastle 42

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Amy Fry had 14 points and Jess Swartz added 13 as Big Spring edged Greencastle-Antrim in a Mid-Penn Colonial matchup.

Jess Statler had 17 points and five rebounds and Jess Ritchey added 13 points and five rebounds for Greencastle (2-3, 1-2).

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