HMS Basketball Sweeps MMC

Tue 12-16-2014 []

Girls Recap:
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.
Boys Recap:
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.