Monday, March 2, 2009

Wolverines Fall To Winchendon in Regular Season Finale

Bridgton Academy traveled to Winchendon School for their final regular season game on Saturday. The Wolverines got off to a quick start and worked to protect a slight lead throughout the first half, however in the closing minutes before halftime Winchendon was able to make a small run trimming the lead to just two at 37-35 going into the break.

The second half remained close with neither team able to seperate themeselves from the other and to the surprise of no one it came down to the final seconds before a winner could be declared. Despite having their chances the Wolverines came up short falling by a final score of 72-68.

Malik Stith (Long Island, NY) led the Wolverines with a team high 13 points while Carl Blair (Katy, TX) also reached double figures with 12.

Bridgton finishes with a regular season record of 21-10 and will play St. Thomas More in the opening round of the NEPSAC Class A tournament on Wednesday, March 4th at Endicott College in Beverly, MA.

The first round of the NEPSAC Class A Tournament will be as follows:

Game 1: (1) South Kent School vs (8) Northfield Mount Hermon
Game 2: (4) Winchendon School vs (5) Worcester Academy
Game 3: (2) Bridgton Academy vs (7) St. Thomas More School
Game 4: (3) Brewster Academy vs (6) Maine Central Institute

Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs Winner Game 2
Game 6: Winner Game 3 vs Winner Game 4

Game 7: Winner Game 5 vs Winner Game 6

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