Local roundup: Lebanon boys basketball rallies for win on Senior Night

Published: 02-18-2024 8:00 PM

Modified: 02-22-2024 6:38 PM

Boys Basketball

Lebanon 59, Hollis Brookline 51

Key players: Lebanon — Nick Brill 20 points, Talan Patkul 16 points Hollis Brookline — Cam Kump 17 points

Highlights: Lebanon was down double digits in the first quarter but rallied back on Senior Night. In the second half Lebanon outscored Hollis Brookline 37-20.

Coach’s quote: “It was nice for these seniors to get this win on their home court. They deserve it with all the hard work and leadership they’ve shown this year. ” — Lebanon’s Blendon Salls

Records: Lebanon 5-12; Hollis Brookline 4-13

Mascoma 62, White Mountain 59

Key players: Mascoma — Brayden Pierce 23 points, James Thomas 12 points, Aiden Smith 9 points, Tanner Moulton 8 points White Mountain — Avery Woodburn 21 points, Whipple 17 points, Kason Smith 12 points.

Highlights: A back and forth affair. Tied at the half. White mountain made a run early in the third to go up 8. we went on a run to go up eight. They clawed back and forced overtime. We traded buckets in overtime and Brayden Pierce hit an NBA range 3 at the buzzer

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Coach’s quote: “Really proud of how our kids battled through adversity and a tense atmosphere. We hung together tough. All the boys came together for that victory. And what a timely shot by Brayden. ” — Mascoma’s Silas Ayres

Records: Mascoma 18-1; White mountain 12-8

Hanover 50, Kingswood 14

Key players: Hanover — Ryan McLaughlin (12 points), Christian Blix (12 points)

Highlights: Hanover led 26-10 at halftime

Coach’s quote: “I thought we came out with real focus on the defensive end of the floor and that continued throughout the game. The key to our success all season has been defense and it showed again tonight.” — Hanover’s Ben Davis

Records: Hanover 16-1; Kingswood 6-9

Hartford 61, Otter Valley 40

Key players: Hartford — Brayden Trombly 12 points, 10 rebounds, Kole Fotion 10 points, Ayo Lowe 9 points Christian Hathorn 8 points Otter Valley — Owen Thomas 15 points.

Highlights: With win Clinched SVL league title, most regular season wins in program history, no. 1 seed in upcoming playoffs

Coach’s quote: “Tonights game was a good tune up before the playoffs begin next week. The gym was loud and crowded, which felt like a playoff game. I like how we are playing right now heading into the playoffs. ” — Hartford’s Mike Gaudette

Records: Hartford 19-1; Otter Valley 13-7

Girls Basketball

Lyndon Institute 54, Oxbow 39

Key players: Lyndon Institute — Brooke’lyn Robinson, Amy Parker, and Mollie Renadette Oxbow — Braylee Phelps, Brooke Osgood, and Libby Swift

Highlights: Oxbow had 5 three-pointers — one by Natalee Spear, one by Anastase Bourgeois, and three by Braylee Phelps. Brooke’lyn Robinson had 19 for Lyndon Institute as she became the schools all-time leading scorer.

Coach’s quote: “Lyndon is a good opponent and they’re well coached. Even with the loss, we got a lot out of playing a quality team this time of year.” — Oxbow’s Barry Emerson

Records: Lyndon Institute 15-3; Oxbow 9-9

Girls Hockey

Exeter 3, Lebanon-Stevens-Kearsarge 2

Key players: Exeter — Lilyan Blood 2 goals, Sophie Young game-winning goal Lebanon-Stevens-Kearsarge — Olivia Pollard, Biff Maher one goal each

Highlights: Exeter scored the only goal of the third period.

Coach’s quote: “We were missing a few key players and had a hard time finding our legs all game. Now we finally get a chance to recharge going into our last game and the playoffs.” — Lebanon’s Mike Sheehan

Records: Exeter 12-5-0; Lebanon-Stevens-Kearsarge 11-6-0

Girls Hockey

BFA St. Albans 6, Hartford 3

Key players: Hartford — Emma Bazin and Braelyn Park

Highlights: Canes were up 1-0 after 1st, down 4-3 after 2nd and wouldn’t be score again but continued to out shoot the Comets the remainder of the game.

Coach’s quote: “Really proud of the work we put in today. We are focused on preparing for the post season, and this was a great showing. ” — Kylie Young

Records: BFA St. Albans 15-3-1; Hartford 12-6-1

Boys Hockey

Lebanon Stevens Mascoma 3, Dover 2 OT

Key players: Lebanon Stevens Mascoma — Seniors on Senior Night: Paddy Mooney, Tyler Christian, and Jack Clary.

Highlights: The Seniors filled the scoresheet: Clary unassisted, Mooney from sophomore Ben Benes and Clary from Christian for the game-winner. Evan George was outstanding in goal.

Coach’s quote: “Adversity has hit us hard, and our boys hit back harder. I couldn’t be prouder of every player on the roster. ” — Lebanon’s Dean Cashman

Records: Lebanon Stevens Mascoma 10-5 League 12-5 Overall ; Dover 9-5-3 League

Boys Hockey

Keene 2, Hanover 1

Key players: Hanover — Ryder Wilson goal, Wyatt Seelig assist, Jack Wilkinson assist, Jo Jo Drent 24 saves

Highlights: Hanover able to muster just 4 shots early on, all from the perimeter, gave Keene life

Coach’s quote: “Seemed like we were chasing the game all night. Disappointing start fueled Keene’s fire. They were hungrier than we were.” — Hanover’s Dick Dodds

Records: Hanover 12-7


Key players: Windsor— Avery Bean, Sam Russell, Victoria Feickert Brattleboro — Thomas Bell,

Highlights: Bean had high scores of 212, 216; Russell 160,151; and Feickert 155,124 to help the team earn the no. 1 seed on the day. In the bakers match, Windsor beat Hartford in two straight to go against Brattleboro in the final. They won 188-158, 126-198, 176-171

Coach’s quote: “The team pulled off a great last season match to secure the 5th seed in the state standings. This was extra special to me to go out this way as I’ll be retiring after 12 years.” — Windsor Steve Bly

Records: Windsor Seeded 5th in the state; Brattleboro seeded 3rd in thestate