Local Roundup: Oxbow girls hoops step up to defeat Randolph

Published: 02-09-2024 8:30 PM

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GIRLS BASKETBALL

Oxbow 33, Randolph 26

Key players: Oxbow — Braylee Phelps, Brooke Osgood, Natalee Spear; Randolph — Kaleigh Jarvis-Chabot

Highlights: Phelps played Randolph’s Ella Messier really tough all night. She worked very hard to keep her out of the scoring column and off the glass.

Coach’s quote: “We took another step forward this week. The team faced adversity and found a way to win a very close game. ” — Oxbow’s Barry Emerson

Records: Oxbow High School 9-6; Randolph 5-10

Lamoille 49, Thetford 35

Key players: Lamoille — Ava Clark (12 points), Elise Small (10 points); Thetford — Whitney Lewis (13 points), Kelsey Bogie (10 points)

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Highlights: Thetford played well defensively.

Coach’s quote: “I was proud of the girls’ effort. They played hard the entire game. ” — Thetford’s Jolene Cadwell

Records: Lamoille 12-3; Thetford Academy 9-7

BOYS BASKETBALL

Mascoma 69, Fall Mountain 65

Key players: Mascoma — Aiden Smith (13 points), Tanner Moulton (16 points), T.J. Mardin (12 points), Brayden Pierce (13 points, all in the first quarter); Fall Mountain — Luke St. Pierre (31 points), Ledger Willett (10 points), Tyson Patch (10 points), Owen Riendeall (8 points)

Highlights: Mardin and Smith played extremely hard to help will Mascoma to a hard-fought victory. Bryce Ballou, Colin Meyers and Brody Goulett came in off the bench and added to that cause with energy and big-time plays down the stretch.

Coach’s quote: “Really proud of our guys stepping up in big moments to claw out a victory against a really tough Fall Mountain team who is clicking at the right time of year. They will be a tough out in the playoffs. ” — Masoma’s Silas Ayres

Records: Mascoma 15-1; Fall Mountain 8-9

Windsor 60, Otter Valley 51

Key players: Windsor — Noah Jenks (26 points), Anthony Cook (12 points) Corey Lockwood (12 points); Otter Valley — Drew Pelkey (13 points), Connor Denis (11 points)

Highlights: Down by three points to start the fourth quarter, Windsor used a 24-12 advantage in the final frame to take a win against D-II Otter Valley.

Coach’s quote: “Our transition and half-court man-to-man defense was strong all night. We took care of the ball much better in the second half, which also helped us set our defense on the other end. I’m very proud of our mental toughness tonight.” — Windsor’s Larry Dougher

Records: Windsor 7-11; Otter Valley 11-5