PREP: Spring Grove captures girls' basketball triumph

  • Spring Grove captured a 47-32 girls' basketball triumph over Chambersburg on Monday night.
  • Lexi Hoffman led the Rockets with 15 points, while Abbie Marquette added 14 points.
  • The Rockets outscored the Trojans in every quarter, grabbing a seven-point lead by halftime.

The Spring Grove girls’ basketball team earned a non-league victory over Chambersburg at home on Monday night, 47-32.

The Rockets outscored the Trojans in every quarter, grabbing a seven-point lead by halftime and then gradually growing the advantage during the second half.

Spring Grove's Haley Wagman, left, dribbles around Chambersburg's Camryn Greenlee during girls' basketball action at Spring Grove Area High School on Monday. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Lexi Hoffman led the way for Spring Grove with 15 points, which included three 3-pointers, followed by Abbie Marquette’s 14-point performance.

Gabby Lecono was the only Chambersburg player to reach double figures in the contest, finishing with 11.


York Catholic 62, Littlestown 33: At Littlestown, the Fighting Irish solidified its spot in first place in York-Adams Division III. York Catholic is now 16-1 overall and 10-0 in the division. The Irish have a two-game lead over Delone Catholic. Littlestown fell to 9-6 overall and 7-3 in the division. D'Andre Davis led York Catholic with 18 points, while Melik Martin added 14.

Manheim Central 63, Kennard-Dale 47: At Manheim, the Rams were doomed by a poor second quarter, when they were outscored 16-5. K-D was led by Adam Freese, who poured in 18 points, including knocking down four 3-pointers, while Donnell Williams contributed with 12. Manheim Central improved to 15-1. K-D fell to 8-9.

Arlington Baptist 65, Red Lion Christian 36: At RLC, the visitors out scored the home team 19-5 in the third quarter to pull away. For the Swordsmen, Brad Sweitzer scored 14 points, while Robert Englestad knocked in 11 points.


Central York 9, Annville-Cleona 3: The Central York ice hockey team continued its strong surge to the Central Penn Interscholastic Hockey League playoffs with a convincing victory in Tier 2 action at York City Ice Arena. The Panthers (10-4-1, 21 points) entered the night two points back of the Little Dutchmen (10-6-1, 21 points) in the Tier 2 standings. Jacob Nagy registered a hat trick for the Panthers, while Cody Rumsey had two goals and two assists. Jordan Kline had a goal and three assists to match Rumsey’s team-high four points, while Sean Barba and Nagy each had three points. Central outshot the Little Dutchmen, 43-17.

Susquehannock 4, Penn Manor 3: The Susquehannock hockey team edged past Penn Manor in CPIHL Tier 3 play at Lancaster Ice Rink. The Warriors (11-3-2, 24 points) were given a test by a Comets (6-10-0, 12 points) team that won’t be making the playoffs, but looked to play spoiler. Susquehannock moved into sole possession of second place in the Tier 3. The Warriors got goals from four different players, with Alan Reider, Ethan Schwartz, Ian Smith and Timothy Schwensen all finding the back of the net. Schwensen added an assist to become the only multi-point scorer for Susquehannock. Hayden Folfas made 27 saves on 30 shots to earn the win in goal.


South Western 52, Susquehannock 24: At Glen Rock, the Mustangs received pins from Jordan Shepard (145), Ethan Baney (152), Tyler Osborne (170), Tom Aumen (220), Ethan Wolford (106), Kasey Doll (113) and Chase Mowery (126). For the Warriors, Colby Romjue (132) and Andrew Senft (285) each picked up a pin.



Littlestown 38, York Country Day 9: At York, the Lady Bolts cruised to the non-league victory. No other details were provided.

Spring Grove's Ashton Ball, left, works to get around Chambersburg's Ashley Adams during girls' basketball action at Spring Grove Area High School on Monday. Dawn J. Sagert photo