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Indians bounced in second round

March 15, 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

BOYS BASKETBALL

INDIANA, Pa. — Southern Fulton’s season came to an end on Tuesday night because the Indians couldn’t get the ball through the bottom of the net for four quarters.

After three quarters and a 39-all deadlock, Southern Fulton managed only three points in the fourth quarter on the way to a 48-42 loss to Vincentian Academy in the second round of the PIAA Class A state tournment.

“We got good looks and just didn’t make them and we missed four free throws,” said Southern Fulton coach Kent Hendershot. “They were a good team and their size caused some mismatches for us.”

Ryan Harper finished his career with a 16-point, seven-rebound performance for Southern Fulton (22-5).

John Bray, a 6-foot-4 guard, led Vincentian Academy (26-1) with 22 points.

SOUTHERN FULTON (22-5)
Hall 3 0-0 9, Gordon 1 0-0 3, Harper 7 0-0 16,  Munson 3 1-5 7, Smartt 2 0-0 5, Ashkettle 1 0-0 2. Totals 17 1-7 42.
VINCENTIAN ACADEMY (26-1)
Bray 10 1-2 22, Dian 2 3-4-8, Kroyak 5 2-3 12, DiNardo 2 0-1 4, Wise 1 0-0 2. Totals 20 6-10 48.
So. Fulton    13    13    13    3 — 42
Vincentian    13    14    12    9 — 48
3-point goals—Southern Fulton 7 (Hall 3, Harper 2, Smartt, Gordon). Vincentian 2 (Bray).  



GIRLS LACROSSE

Goretti 16, Mt. Carmel 11

Nicole Brennan and Jessica Swarner had five goals each for St. Maria Goretti in a win over Mt. Carmel.

Alexa Radley had three goals and Christina Carbone, Maria Jones and Maggie Murray each scored a goal for the Gaels.



PREP BASEBALL

Goretti 23, Spencerville 0

Ian Moss threw a five-inning no-hitter, striking out 11, and Connor Grimsley hit a pair of home runs to lead St. Maria Goretti to a season-opening win over Spencerville.

Grimsley had three hits and five RBIs, while Tim Davidson had two hits and two RBIs and Vince Turano added two hits for the Gaels.

Mercersburg 15, Covenant Christian 1

ORLANDO, Fla. — Tucker Sandercock had three hits, including a triple, and three RBIs to lead Mercersburg Academy to a season-opening win over Covenant Christian.

Matt Timoney had two hits and two RBIs, Will Levangie had two hits and three RBIs and Christian Binford of Hagerstown struck out 10 for the Blue Storm (1-0).



COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Shepherd 5-9, Chowan 4-8

MURFREESBORO, N.C. — Sam McQuade had three hits, including a solo home run, to lead Shepherd University past Chowan (16-12) in the opening game of a doubleheader sweep.

Nichole Pitcock, Amber Dudek and Jess Mason each had a pair of hits and Megan Holmes homered for the Rams (9-5).

In the nightcap, Pitcock singled home Mason with the game-winning run in the top of the ninth. Bianca Biondillo had three hits, Tiffany Farmer had two hits, including a two-run homer, and Dudek hit a solo homer.

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