Gilpin Scores Winner In OT, Broncos Beat Messo
The thriller of the high school hoops season to date - Hampden 64, Messalonskee 62 in overtime.
Division one bound Nick Mayo sent the game into overtime with a three pointer with just a couple of seconds left in regulation. Part of his 32 point night.
After getting down six points in OT, the Broncos surged back to take the lead when he drove to the basket and scored with four seconds left. Part of his 22 point night.
The win puts the Broncos at 3-1. Messalonskee falls to 3-1.
It was a terrific game that stayed close all night. 11-11 after one quarter. Hampden hit a jumper at the buzzer to take a one point lead at the half. It was tied again 37-37 after three quarters. And, then tied 52-52 at the end of regulation.
Other Schoolboy Scores...
Edward Little 60 Mt Blue 39
Brewer 66 Skowhegan 63
Oxford Hills 71 Lawrence 56
Old Town 64 Ellsworth 48
Winslow 88 Waterville 52
Oceanside 67 Camden Hills 37
NOTE: You can hear post game comments from Hampden coach Russ Bartlett, Nick Gilpin, plus comments from Messalonskee coach Pete McLaughlin during today's Morning Pitch Show starting at 6am.