Local Roundup: Mascoma boys beat Fall Mountain

Published: 02-01-2024 6:41 AM

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BOYS BASKETBALL

Mascoma 71, Fall Mountain 42

Key players: Mascoma — Tanner Moulton, James Thomas, TJ Mardin, Aiden Smith, Bryce Ballou; Fall Mountain — Pat Conners (11 points), Luke St. Pierre (10 points), Tyson Paten (7 points)

Highlights: Tanner Moulton had 26 points and tenacious defense in Mascoma’s victory. Bryce Ballou came off the bench and brought needed energy with great defense and steals chipping in eight points for the Royals, James Thomas had 13 points and TJ Mardin had 12 points and controlled the glass.

Coach’s quote: “Aiden Smith had key defensive stops and got rebound after rebound. Fall Mountain hung around with their gritty play. It was a good game for us, shaking rust and having to close a team out towards the end of a game. Good experience working through adversity.” — Mascoma’s Silas Ayres

Records: Mascoma 11-1; Fall Mountain 6-7

Hartford 84, Mount St Joseph 31

Key players: Hartford — Christian Hathorn (16 points), Evan Lynds (14 points), Kole Fotion (11 points), Brayden Trombly (10 points); Mount St. Joseph — Arthur Treanor (10 points)

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Highlights: Hartford led 49-4 at the half, and all nine players scored.

Coach’s quote: “Defensively in the first half, our rotations were really good as the kids communicated well. We got out in transition, and that’s when we are at our best. We have Windsor next at home Friday night, which is a fun rivalry game. ” — Hartford’s Mike Gaudette

Records: Hartford 14-1; Mount St. Joseph 4-10

Bow 73, Lebanon 63

Key players: Bow — Jake Reardon, Brendan O’Keeffe, Colby Smith; Lebanon — Nick Brill, Declan Brandis, Nehemiah Billings

Highlights: Declan Brandis (18 points), Nick Brill (15 points) and Nehemiah Billings (12 points) topped the Raiders’ scoresheet.

Coach’s quote: “Bow is a top-five team, and we stuck with them. Their fast break was very effective beating us down the court for open shots. We played really well in the half court and did a great job rebounding versus a much bigger team. ” — Lebanon’s Blendon Salls

Records: Bow 8-3; Lebanon 3-9

Rivendell 64
Green Mountain 56

Key players: Rivendell — Jacoby Patterson (19 points, 8 assists), Finn O’Donnell (30 points, 8 rebounds); Green Mountain — Tanner Swisher (24 points), Austin Kubisick (20 points)

Highlights: After taking a one-point lead into halftime, Rivendell burst for a 23-10 third quarter to pull away from Green Mountain. Parker Piper had seven rebounds, and both Piper and Carter Bacon played excellent defense in the second half.

Coach’s quote: “Really happy with how we came out in the third quarter. Everyone committed to defense and we limited our turnovers ” — Rivendell’s Andy Perkins

Records: Rivendell 8-6; Green Mountain 8-7

Hanover 35, Oyster River 32

Key players: Hanover — Ryan McLaughlin (14 points), Christian Blix (7 points); Oyster River — Ethan Brewer (16 points)

Highlights: Hanover led 17-12 at halftime.

Coach’s quote: “I was really impressed with how resilient our team was tonight. In a close game, we stayed poised and made some big plays down the stretch despite Oyster River making a run at the end.” — Hanover’s Ben Davis

Records: Hanover 12-1; Oyster River 6-5

White River Valley 66
Rivendell 61

Key players: White River Valley — Wyatt Cadwell (20 points), Tattin Griffin (15 points), Braydon Russ (10 points); Rivendell — Finn O’Donnell (20 points), Jacoby Patterson (23 points)

Highlights: Tough game; both teams played tough on both sides of the ball.

Coach’s quote: “What an atmosphere; two tough teams giving it their all! ” — White River Valley’s D.J. Craven

Records: White River Valley 11-1; Rivendell 7-5

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Hanover 50, Oyster River 41

Key players: Hanover — Sydney McLaughlin, Claire Starosta, Nina Marshall, Elena Mierke; Oyster River — Wren Horne (16 points)

Highlights: Closely contested game throughout. Tied 8-8 after one quarter and 21-21 at halftime thanks to a half-court buzzer-beater by Sydney McLaughlin. Oyster River grabbed a 38-35 lead early in the fourth before the Bears went on a 15-3 run to win on the road. Team win.

Coach’s quote: “This was a much-needed, hard-fought, playoff-like game that will serve us well as we begin to prepare for a playoff run. I’m very proud of the grit and toughness we showed tonight, battling each and every possession. We need to build on this momentum.” — Hanover’s Dan O’Rourke

Records: Hanover 8-4; Oyster River 9-3

Harwood 48, Oxbow 46

Key players: Harwood — Eloise Lilley, Quinn Nelson; Oxbow — Braylee Phelps, Libby Swift

Highlights: It was a well-played game by both teams.

Coach’s quote: “We continue to get better each week. The team is working hard and staying focused on our goals.” — Oxbow’s Barry Emerson

Records: Harwood 9-2; Oxbow 6-5

Mascoma 47, Fall Mountain 25

Key players: Mascoma — Kylie Rogers, Gabby Pierce, Emily Seiler

Highlights: Played great defense.

Coach’s quote: “It was a great team win.” — Mascoma’s Tonya Young

Records: Mascoma 6-6; Fall Mountain 4-5

GIRLS HOCKEY

Hanover 3, Lebanon 1

Key players: Hanover — Maeve Lee, Rory Seelig, Rachel Rockmore (1 goal each); Lebanon — Andy Lindquist (36 saves), Biff Maher (shorthanded goal)

Highlights: After a scoreless first period, Hanover scored twice in the first period and 1:08 of the second to outpace the Raiders.

Coach’s quote: “We left everything we had out on the ice and won the third period. Andy Lindquist did a great job in goal for us tonight.” — Lebanon’s Mike Sheehan

Records: Hanover 7-3-1; Lebanon 7-4-0