Hampden Stampedes Into Semis
Nick Gilipin scored 34 points as the Hampden Broncos showed why they're the top seed in Class A North.
Gilipin and the Broncos scored the game's first eight points Saturday night and never slowed down as they raced towards a 63-47 win over #8 seeded Skowhegan at the Augusta Civic Center.
The Broncos did the bulk of their damage in the first half, opening up a 20 point lead in the second quarter. Skowhegan cut the deficit to nine midway through the third quarter, and played Hampden close in the second half, as the game was 23-22 after the intermission.
With the win, Hampden advances to the semifinals where they will face #5 seeded Oceanside. The Broncos are in search of their fifth consecutive regional title.
Skowhegan's season comes to an end with a record of 10-10.