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Area roundup - Trojans open season with a victory

December 04, 2004

BOYS BASKETBALL



CARLISLE, Pa. - Colby Nitterhouse started the season with a double-double, scoring 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead Chambersburg to a 46-37 victory over Mechanicsburg in the opening round of the Carlisle Tip-Off Tournament on Friday.

Jonathan Motichka added nine points and five steals for the Trojans, who outscored Mechanicsburg by 10 points in the second half. Tonight, the Trojans were to play the winner of Friday's late game between Carlisle and Hollidaysburg.

Southern Fulton 62, Bishop Walsh 44


WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Jay Ifert had 16 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to lead Southern Fulton to a season-opening win over Bishop Walsh.

Josh Merica scored 15 points, P.J. Hixon had 13 and Brock Flowers had seven assists for the Indians (1-0).

Chris Hendershot led Bishop Walsh (2-1) with 16 points.

Mercersburg 55, Western Reserve 29


HUDSON, Ohio - Eric Rahauser had 16 points to lead Mercersburg Academy, which jumped out to an 18-5 first-quarter lead and rolled past the hosts at the Western Reserve Tournament.

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James Craft had 10 points and Alex Tyler added eight in the win.

Red Lion 74, Greencastle 47


MANCHESTER, Pa. - Adam Wiestling had 13 points and Jordan Gembe added 11, but Greencastle dropped its season opener to Red Lion at the Northeastern Tournament.

Adam Becker had 20 points, while Matt Macken had 11 and Adam Krouse added 10 for Red Lion, which outscored the Blue Devils (0-1) in every quarter.

Susquehanna Township 67, James Buchanan 47


BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. - Brandon Bryan scored 18 points and Shane Rife had 11 for James Buchanan, which dropped its season opener to Susquehanna Township in the Boiling Springs Tournament.

Emmanuel Baptist 42, Heritage 40


Darren Davis scored seven of his 10 points in overtime as Emmanuel Baptist slipped past Heritage Academy in the season opener for each team.

The Eagles (0-1) had a chance to tie in overtime, but turned the ball over and time expired. Zach Hartman had 12 points and six rebounds and Kevin Sandell added 11 points and four assists.




GIRLS BASKETBALL



New Life 53, Calvary 38


FREDERICK, Md. - Connie Reginaldi scored 20 points and Kendra Varnon had 10 points and 10 rebounds as New Life Christian rolled past Calvary Christian in their Mason Dixon Christian Conference opener.

Abby Bryant had eight points and nine assists and Jessie Mumaw added eight points, five assists and six steals for the Rams (1-1, 1-0).

Rachel Peters led Calvary with 21 points.

Southern Fulton 54, Scotland 49


SCOTLAND, Pa. - Brandy Swope had 23 points to lead Southern Fulton past Scotland in its season opener.

Candace Bard had 12 points and 17 rebounds for the Indians (1-0) while Sam Cain had 15 points, eight assists and three blocks.

Mount. Union 36, McConnellsburg 22


BELLEVILLE, Pa. - Mt. Union outscored McConnellsburg 22-10 in the second half to spoil the Spartans' season opener at the Belleville Tournament.

McConnellsburg led by as many as four points in the first half, but costly turnovers allowed Mount Union to take control. The Spartans had 22 turnovers in the game. Emile Ott had 10 points and six steals, while Trisha Seiders grabbed eight rebounds for McConnellsburg.

Heritage 56, Emmanuel Baptist 40


Whitney Schlimgen scored 17 points and Heather Stamper had 15 points, 24 rebounds, five steals and five assists to lead Heritage past Emmanuel Baptist.

Brittany Eberly added 10 points for Heritage.

Carlisle 53, James Buchanan 35


CARLISLE, Pa. - Alicia Myers had 12 points and four steals, but James Buchanan couldn't climb out of a 21-4 first-quarter hole and the Rockets fell to Carlisle at the Carlisle Tournament.

Shaina Martin added nine points, while Leanna Cristofano and Kayla Meyers each had seven rebounds for JB (0-1).

Kasey James had 18 points for Carlisle.




WOMEN'S BASKETBALL



Hood 72, Christopher Newport 68


SALISBURY, Md. - Danielle Gallagher had 24 points and 12 rebounds as Hood College beat Christopher Newport in overtime in the Salisbury Optimistic Classic.

Gallagher also blocked six shots and had four steals, while Rita Willis had 20 points for the Blazers (2-3).

Candace Bryant had 18 points Christopher Newport (1-3).

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