Vermont Academy 78 Mont Clare 72
Vermont put the final punctuation mark on their weekend by knocking off a very dangerous Mont Clare team. Trey Davis led the wildcats in scoring with 21, Daquein McNeil did as he always does produce as he put the game on his shoulders in crunch time scoring 8 points in two minutes he finished the game with 17 points.
Nia Prep 67 Winchendon 63
A tough nosed Nia Prep was aggressive the whole game and never let up Darrell Lucky is one of the better guards around as he displayed his scoring arsenal. Winchendon wouldn’t back down as they fought tooth and nail but came up short Tevin Falzone was the high man for Winchendon with 15 points
Bridgton Academy 88 Marianapolis Prep 78
When Darrick Wood gets its going its hard to withstand the scoring abilities of this Bridgton team Wood finished with a game high 25 points. Current teammate as well as future teammates at St. John’s Amir Garrett went for 22 points. Marianapolis had scoring support from four players Nigel Sydnor with 21 and Kachi Nzerem with 17, Kristian Medinachipped 13 while Greg Senat with 14 points.
Worcester Academy 77 IMG Academy 37
Worcester Academy jumped on IMG Academy from start to finish. Rene Castro was the scoring leader for Worcester with 18 points, worcester had a great game plan which took IMG Academy’s big’s right out of the equation.
Cushing Academy 55 Salisbury (CT) 42
Cushing Academy continued its dominance over Salisbury in Sunday’s action at the Hoop Mountain Prep Showcase at Marianapolis Prep. The victory was the seventh in a row for the Penguins over Knights, the longest winning streak any school has over Salisbury.
Cold shooting and foul trouble plagued Salisbury (1-1, 1-0 in NEPSAC Class A) in the first half as Cushing opened up a 26-21 lead after the first 16 minutes. Chris McCullough scored six of his seven points, including a three to open the game, to lead Salisbury. Cushing was paced by the inside work of Andrew Chrabascz, who netted nine of his game-high 15 points as the teams headed to the locker rooms.
With strong play up front and solid defense, the Penguins extended their lead to as much as 15 points in the second stanza. Behind the inside scoring of Samuel Dingba and the perimeter play of Ryan Frazier and Brandon Hedley, Salisbury was able to close the gap to seven in the closing minutes before Cushing rallied with several baskets to end the contest.
Frazier finished the night with 14 points and Hedley tossed in 10 to lead the Knights. Dingba’s seven rebounds paced Salisbury.