Orono Boys Explode for 29 Points in 3rd Quarter – Beat Foxcroft Academy 74-52 [STATS]
The Orono Boys Basketball Team scored 32 points in their 1st Half against Foxcroft Academy Friday night, but in the 3rd Quarter they exploded for 29 points, in their 74-52 victory over the Ponies in Orono.
Orono led 17-13 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 32-26 at the end of the 1st Half. After their 3rd Quarter eruption, the Red Riots led 61-42.
Orono was led by Ben Franics with 24 points while Pierce Walston had 22 points. Ellis Spaulding had 10 points. The Red Riots poured in 10 3-pointers. Ben Francis had 4 3's, Brady Hews and Ellis Spaulding each had 2 3's and Pierce Walston and Will Francis had a 3-pointer. Orono was 12-21 from the free throw line.
Foxcroft Academy was led by Jadon Richard and Caden Crocker, both finishing with 11 points. The Ponies had 6 3-pointers, with Crocker draining 2, and Richard, Devin Henderson, Silas Topalski and Adam Conner each adding 1 3-pointer. The Ponies were 10-19 from the free throw line.
Orono is now 13-2. They play at Houlton on Wednesday, February 1st at 7 p.m.
Foxcroft Academy is 9-4 and will play at John Bapst on Tuesday, January 31st at 8 p.m.
You can nominate someone for the Winter Week 8 High School Athlete of the Week by emailing HERE. Please put High School Athlete of the Week in the subject. Nominations for games January 22-28 need to be received by January 23rd. Then tell us why your nominee is deserving! Let us know specifics! How many goals did she/he score? How many points did she/he score? How fast did they run or throw in the indoor track meet? How fast did they swim in the swim meet? How did they do in the wrestling meet? We also want to know what school they go to! Please send them by Monday night!
Tuesday we will then compile the nominees and it will be your turn to choose the winner! You can then cast your votes, and voting will close Thursday night at 11:59 p.m. We will then announce the winner online and on air on Friday each week!
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