The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

High School Sports

January 26, 2014

High school basketball in brief | Jan. 26, 2014

JOHNSTOWN — High School Boys

New Hope Academy Charter 73, Bishop McCort 55: Nemo Trexler scored 26 points to move into second place on the Bishop McCort all-time scoring list, but the Crushers fell to New Hope Academy Charter on Saturday afternoon.

Trexler passed Pete O’Connor (1,378) and now has 1,385 points.

Karch Helsel added 10 points for the Crushers (10-4).

Three Mighty Ants (9-7) scored in double digits led by a game-high 29 points from Mantrel Morgan. Kareem Oden added 14 points and Jarman Murphy, 12.

The teams were tied at 11 after the first quarter, but New Hope outscored McCort 25-15 in the second to forge ahead and finished off the Crushers in the fourth with a 20-8 scoring advantage.

Berlin Brothersvalley 61, Shanksville-Stonycreek 53: In Berlin, the Mountaineers outscored the Vikings 37-21 in the second half to overcome a 32-24 halftime deficit and hand the visitors a WestPAC South loss.

Trevon Ward led all scorers with 21 points for Berlin (11-2), which also got 15 points from Jake Snyder and 10 from Zac Cooney.

Joe Hudak topped  Shanksville (11-3) scoring with 18 points while Ryan Platt added 16.

High School Girls

Berlin Brothersvalley 56, Shanksville-Stonycreek 40: In Berlin, Erica Craig scored 18 points to help keep the Mountaineers (13-0) unbeaten with a WestPAC South win over the Vikings.

Trista Stutzman paced Shanksville with 17 points.

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