Rebels, Trojans both fall at Sebring Holiday Classic

SEBRING — Heritage Christian and Southern Local both posted wins on Friday during action at the Sebring Holiday Classic at Sebring McKinley High School.

In the first game, Southern knocked off Crestview 52-40. Jacob Joiner had 20 points for the winners, 4-4. Cam Grodhaus added 11 points, five assists and seven rebounds with Max Hart scoring 10 points.

Scott Murray posted 20 points for Crestview, 2-6. Drake Golden added 14 points.

Jayce Sloan led the way on the boards for Southern with 11 rebounds. Sloan also had five steals.

In the second game, Angelo Milini powered Heritage with 20 points in a 53-50 win over host Sebring.

Heritage is 6-1 and will play Southern for the championship at 7:30 p.m. today.

Sebring will meet Crestview in the consolation game at 6 p.m.

For Sebring (4-4), Gabe Lanzer had 17 points and 14 rebounds. Jake Hunter added 14 points.

Sebring’s jayvees beat Heritage 53-39. Southern won its jayvee game over Crestview, 59-29.

FIRST GAME

CRESTVIEW: 3-7-18-12–40

SOUTHERN: 10-12-16-14–52

CRESTVIEW SCORING: Scott Murray 7-3-20, Drake Golden 7-0-14, Jude Riffle 1-0-2, Brandon Yansenns 0-1-1, James Fitzgerald 2-0-4. TEAM TOTALS: 17, 4-8: 40.

SOUTHERN SCORING: Dom Pugliano 2-0-5, Cam Grodhaus 5-1-11, Jacob Joiner 6-5-20, Max Hart 5-0-10, Brock Smalley 1-0-2, Jayce Sloan 0-2-2, Ethan West 1-0-2. TEAM TOTALS: 20, 8-17: 52.

Three-point goals: Crestview 2 (Scott Murray 2).

SECOND GAME

HERITAGE: 14-16-10-13–53

SEBRING: 13-14-11-12–50

HERITAGE SCORING: Sterling Hunter 2-0-4, Evan Caldwell 4-4-15, Bryan Brooks 1-0-2, Ken Martin 3-2-8, Angelo Milini 5-10-20. TEAM TOTALS: 16, 18-34: 53.

SEBRING SCORING: Jake Hunter 4-6-14, Joey Clark 1-1-4, Collin Baia 2-0-5, Zane Peterson 1-0-3, Gabe Lanzer 6-3-17, Trent Ritchey 2-1-5, Nick Weingart 1-0-2. TEAM TOTALS: 17, 11-25: 50.

Three-point goals: Heritage 3 (Caldwell), Sebring 5 (Clark, Baia, Peterson, Lanzar 2).