The Orono Boys Basketball Team defeated John Bapst 51-42 on Tuesday night, January 17th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Orono led 14-10 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 23-18 at the end of the 1st Half. The Red Riots led 36-27 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Orono had 3 players in double-figures. Pierce Walston led all scorers with 17 points and a 3-pointer. Ben Francis had 12 points while Ellis Spaulding had 10 points including a 3-pointer. Caden Gray had a 3-pointer. The Red Riots were 4-9 from the free throw line.

John Bapst was led by Mattia Eberle with 11 points while Jon Pangburn had 10 points including a 3-pointer. Tristen Martin and Sam Bay each had a 3-pointer. The Crusaders were 5-8 from the free throw line.

Orono is now 11-1 on the season and will travel up to Aroostook County to play the Presque Isle Wildcats on Saturday, January 21st at 4:30 p.m.

John Bapst is 2-9 and travel South to play the Waterville Panthers on Saturday, January 21st at 1 p.m.

Thanks to Bob Beatham for the stats.

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Line Score

Orono Boys149131551
John Bapst  Boys10891542


Box Score


Pierce Walston1771-3
Brady Hews0----
Caden Gray511--
Ellis Spaulding10-312
Bergen Soderberg0----
Ben Francis126---
Luke Soctomah0----
Will Francis0----
Sebastian Vanidestine3--34
Adam Sherman0----
Mason Kenney0----
Noah Schaff42---
Matt Allen0----

John Bapst

Jon Pangburn103112
Anes Omar0----
Nigel Tall0----
Logan McMahon42---
Jack Mason0----
Mattia Eberle114-34
Sam Bay3-1--
Soren Peterson0----
Mark Gaetani84---
Tristen Martin61112
Tassallo Wedding0----
Bryce Stengel0----
Camren Barker0----

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