Broncos Cruise Past Witches 72-44 [SCORES]
The Hampden boys are the defending Class A state champions and showed they have no plans of giving up the title after closing the regular season with a 72-44 win over Brewer.The win concludes a perfect regular season for the Broncos with an 18-0 record while Brewer goes to 14-4 and takes the number two spot in the heal point standings.
Hampden got off to a quick start and never looked back as Sophomore Ian McIntyre scored 19 of his game high 21 points in the first half that allowed the Broncos to take a commanding 41-18 lead into the locker room at halftime.
The second half included more of the same with Hampden leading by as many as 32 points at one time. Senior Nick Gilpin contributed to that effort with a 20 point performance. Nick Chasse was the other player in double digits with 12. Chasse got the start for Brandon McIntyre who missed his third straight game with a micro-fracture in his ankle.
Matt Pushard led Brewer with 12 points despite not making a field goal in the first half.
The Brewer girls locked up a post season spot following a 40-35 win over Hampden. The Witches finish the regular season with an 8-10 record after posting just one win a year ago.
Courtney Pearson and Emily Lord hit key baskets in the fourth quarter to seal the win. Pearson finished with a game high 11 points while Lord had 8.
The 10-8 Broncos got 8 points from Courtney Dunton and Brooklyn Scott and will be the number five seed in the upcoming tournament.
Below are other scores from the final night of the regular season.
- Hampden 72 Brewer 44
- Lewiston 54 Bangor 43
- Ellsworth 62 MDI 59
- Hermon 47 John Bapst 33
- Bucksport 58 Calais 36
- Foxcroft 89 Central 68
- Mattanawcook 55 Houlton 41
- George Stevens 46 Searsport 34
- PVHS 42 Greenville 41
- Brewer 40 Hampden 35
- Bangor 52 Lewiston 34
- Hermon 63 John Bapst 47
- Orono 47 Old Town 28
- Houlton 66 Mattanawcook 37
- Foxcroft 43 Central 25
- Nokomis 53 Mt. Blue 40
- Presque Isle 77 Caribou 51