HMS Basketball Sweeps MMC
Tue 12-16-2014 
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn won a close 51-44 War Eagle Conference basketball game over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn on Tuesday night. HMS led 15-14 after one, 25-21 at halftime, and 40-35 after three. Regan Shockley scored 22 for HMS. The Hawk overcame 21 turnovers in the contest. HMS improves to 5-1 on the year. They are at Hinton on Friday. MMC got 22 from Sarah Dreckman while Alison Meehan chipped in 11. The Eagles are also 5-1. They host Gehlen Catholic on Friday.
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn overcame foul trouble and 21 turnovers to beat Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 52-47 on Tuesday night. The Eagles led 17-16 after one quarter. HMS regained the lead 27-23 at halftime and held the four point margin after three, 35-31. Jordan Japenga had 14 for the Hawks including four 3 pointers. Cayle Carney had 12 points while Blake Simons had 11. HMS is 4-1 and travels to Hinton on Friday. MMC's Jacob Spieler led all scorers with 15 in the losing effort. Missed free throws hurt the Eagles. They were 9-for-26 at the line. MMC is winless on the year and hosts Gehlen Catholic on Friday.