The Hampden Broncos opened defense of their state title with a 67-44 win over Skowhegan Friday night.

Senior guard Nick Gilpin led the Broncos with 22 points. Sophomore Ian McIntrye added 13. Nine players scored points for coach Russ Bartlett's Broncos.

Hampden outscored the Indians 37-18 in the second half, including 19-5 in the third quarter.

Garrett McSweeney and Cameron Barnes each had 12 points for Skowhegan.

NOTE: Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket and 929theticket.com high school hoops coverage continues tonight when MDI meets Old Town (Boys). Live PBP at 7pm.

Friday Night Schoolboy Scores...

Edward Little  67    Bangor  62

Brewer  68   Cony  60

Nokomis  58   Mt.Blue  50

Camden Hills  57   Waterville  47

Messalonskee  58   Lawrence  47

Bucksport  35   Searsport  24

 

Friday Night Schoolgirls Scores...

Edward Little  43   Bangor  37

Brewer  47   Cony  26

Hampden  33   Skowhegan  27

Lawrence  67   Messalonskee  43

MDi  62   Old Town  31

Ellsworth  53   Foxcroft  39

Central 51   Mattanawcook  40

Washburn  48   Hodgdon  38