Coyotes Win, Reclaim #1 Spot [SCORES]
Playing their respective regular season finales the Old Town Coyotes and Orono Red Riots battled for 4 quarters with the Coyotes coming away with the 66-57 win.Along with the win came enough heal points to move back into the number one spot in the standings.
Orono controlled the first half and led by as many as 14 points before Old Town fought back to cut the deficit to four points at halftime. Andre Miller, Kaleb Gifford and Drew Coulombe would spark the Coyotes in the second and outscore the Riots 36-23 to close out the win and improve to 15-3.
Coulombe finished with 16 points and was clutch form the line over the final two quarters. He was 6-8 in the second half from the line including 5-6 over the final 2 minutes of the game. Ryan Hoogterp scored a game high 17 points that included four 3-pointers. Miller added 14 points and Chad Bartlett 10.
Orono finished the regular season with a 14-4 record and was led by Jake Koffman's 14 points.
Old Town's stay in the top spot might last just a day as MDI and Ellsworth play ther finale tonight which will surely shake up the standings again.
Below are scores form other games on Wednesday night.
- Old Town 66 Orono 57
- Caribou 44 Presque Isle 39
- Washington Academy 70 Naraguagus 50
- Bucksport 44 Sumner 30
- MDI 49 Ellsworth 35
- Calais 61 Woodland 48
- Searsport 45 George Stevens 40