FPS staff report
January 14, 2013
Malvern 57, Conotton Valley 52
Malvern senior Max Kapron topped the 1,000-point mark for his career in leading the Hornets to a 57-52 win over host Conotton Valley last Tuesday night.
Kapron finished with a game-high 23 points and grabbed 15 boards for the Hornets.
Trey Tucci added 15 points for Malvern.
Keaton Carrothers led the Rockets with 16 points, while Zach Lyon added 14 and Brandon Robin 11.
The Rockets were without their lead scorer Brandon Bailey, who missed his second straight game with an injury.
Last Friday night at home, a huge third quarter by the Hornets proved to be the difference in the game. Malvern outscored the Strasburg Tigers 17-2 in the third quarter for a convincing 53-33 Inter-Valley Conference win.
The win improved the Hornets to 10-3 for the year and 5-2 in IVC play.
Kapron had another big night for Malvern. He recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Tucci followed with 14 points.
The Hornets led 15-8 after the first quarter, 26-19 at halftime and 43-23 going into the fourth quarter.
Hiland 53, Sandy Valley 41
The visiting Hawks started strong and rolled over host Sandy Valley 53-41 last Tuesday night in an Inter-Valley Conference game.
Brady Schlabach led the Hawks with 16 points, including four three-pointers, and Jordan Yoder added 11 points.
Zach Schlimm led the Cardinals with 15 points and Nate Shepler added 10.
The Hawks led 11-7 after the first quarter, 29-9 at halftime and 37-17 after three quarters.
Last Friday, the Cardinals fell to host Newcomerstown 58-52 in an IVC game.
Four Trojan players scored in double figures. Austin King led the way with 14 points, while Hunter Sneary and Jacob Rine each added 11 and Jordan Wharff had 10.
For the Cardinals , they were led by Schlimm with 18 points, while Shepler added 13 and Austin Neisel 10.
Marlington 69, Minerva 52
The visiting Dukes got 27 points and nine rebounds from Lucas Strouble as the Dukes downed Minerva 69-52 last Tuesday night in a Northeastern Buckeye Conference game.
For the Lions, Jantsen Locke led the way with 19 points and Billy Eyer chipped in with 12 points.
Marlington led 13-6 after the first quarter, 29-21 at halftime and 49-35 after three quarters.